Yearly Archives: 2010

STORY OF THE YEAR: All-local CIF soccer final rocked the community

UCSB touted itself as Soccer Heaven when it hosted the NCAA Men’s College Cup earlier this month. more

Tennis community loses beloved coach, author

Lloyd Garrison had quarterbacked the Santa Barbara State football team and even shot down a Japanese fighter plane from his flying boat during World War II. more

A FULL PLATE : 2010 in Theater: Santa Barbara Kept On Keepin’ On

Santa Barbara’s theater scene marked anniversaries, more

Art Will, and Does, Win Out : 2010 Wrap-up: Art

Looking over the landscape of the 2010 art year, a quick-fix verdict is easy: It could have been worse. more

Author, Professor Newton to Headline New Camarillo/Las Posas Republican Women January 18 Meeting

The newly merged Camarillo/Las Posas Republican Women Federated will feature keynote speaker Dr. David Newton, founder and director of the Entrepreneurship Program at Westmont College, at their upcoming meeting on Jan. 18 at 11:30 a.m. at Spanish Hills Country Club. Newton is author of the newly released book “Job Creation: How It Really Works and Why Government Doesn’t Understand It.” more

Art Will, and Does, Win Out : 2010 Wrap-up: Art

Looking over the landscape of the 2010 art year, a quick-fix verdict is easy: It could have been worse. Dark economic forces might have been more devastating and art-viewing options more severely impacted, but somehow, the scene has mostly prevailed, and there has been plenty of rewarding art to look at this year. Art itself aside, the biggest news of Santa Barbara’s 2010 art year had to do with a building, the new Westmont Museum of Art. Long in the planning, and finished ahead of schedule, the wonderful new museum is a modestly sized but beautiful and full-service venue with a great future ahead of it. more

Competition open to artists

Buenaventura Art Association announces a call for entries for its 25th annual Open Competition at the Buenaventura Gallery, 700 E. Santa Clara St., Ventura. … John Carlander, art professor at Westmont College is the juror. He was a graduate assistant and teaching fellow at Bowling Green State University, where he earned an MFA. He taught at Ashland University (Ohio), Concordia College (Minnesota), and Augustana College (SD) before coming to Westmont. more

Westmont Professor to Explore the Legacy of MLK

Chandra Mallampalli, associate professor of history at Westmont College, will discuss how Martin Luther King Jr.’s powerful vision of racial justice draws from the past while orienting us to the future. more

Call for Entries

Buenaventura Art Association has announced a “Call for Entries” for their 25th Annual Open Competition at the Buenaventura Gallery. The exhibit will run from January 11 – January 29 with the bring-in for the artists on Sunday, January 9 and Monday, January 10 from 11 am – 2 pm. The awards ceremony (with $1,500 in prizes awarded) will be on Saturday, January 9 from 4 – 7 pm. John Carlander, art professor at Westmont College will be the juror. more

Alpine Adventure

Trying to climb one of the world’s deadliest mountains is a heck of a way for a “life skills coach” to spend the week before Christmas. But Matt Bancroft is not a foolhardy man. He knows all the terrors of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington and is prepared to survive them or avoid them. He is secure enough in his knowledge to convince his girlfriend, mountaineering neophyte Chantelle Honaker, to go along with him. more