Monthly Archives: April 2014

Granada Theatre Celebrates 90 Years Since First Opening Its Doors in Santa Barbara

Beginning last Wednesday and for the two weeks leading up to April 9, participating stores are designing 1920s-themed storefront window displays for the public to enjoy. Displays will include a showcase of vintage dresses and costumes generously on loan from Renaissance Boutique, UCSB, SBCC and Westmont Theater  Departments. They will be on display two weeks prior to the 90th anniversary in the store windows of local retail stores such as Bella Rosa Galleries, Bryant & Sons, Ltd., Chicken Little, Diani, Granada Books, Nordstrom, Metropolitan Showroom and Boutique, Renaissance Fine Consignment, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sullivan Goss, Swarovski and Wendy Foster. more

Celebrate Freedom Event Act 1

A wide variety from authentic Caribbean Reggae, Centro-African Drum & Dance Troupe, to Classical presented by featured Young Soloists of the Santa Barbara Music& Arts Conservatory and the Westmont College Orchestra &Band. The Keynote speaker is the renowned Piper Dellums, a powerful and inspirational woman, writer, filmmaker, speaker, intercessor and survivor! more

SBCARTL: Luncheon honors fallen standout Johnson

At Westmont, the baseball program saw several firsts over the past two weeks. They saw the program’s first GSAC sweep with wins over Biola, the program received votes in the coaches poll for the first time and saw Steven Pollex earn his first GSAC player of the week award.

In tennis, the Warriors men’s and women’s programs are in the midst of a good season, with the men ranked fifth in the NAIA and the women ranked 12th. Both teams face Concordia today in an important GSAC showdown. more

Westmont Observatory to Open for Total Lunar Eclipse

The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years will be the focus of a free, public viewing on Monday, April 14 from 10:30 p.m. until 2 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the Westmont Observatory.

The special viewing occurs in conjunction with the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit, whose members bring their own telescopes to Westmont for public use. more