Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Santa Barbara International Film Festival begins January 30

Santa Barbara International Film Festival kicks off
Santa Barbara International Film Festival   Jan. 30-Feb. 9 The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts and educational organization. Over the past 32 years, SBIFF has become one of the leading film festivals in the United States attracting 90,000 attendees and offering 11 days of 200+ films, tributes and panels, fulfilling their mission to engage, enrich, and inspire people through the power of film.
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A feature film documentary about the life of a
biologist turned award-winning filmmaker will be shown
Wednesday night as the 34th Annual Santa Barbara
International Film Festival gets underway.
The film “Diving Deep: The Life and Times of
Mike deGruy” will show tonight at 8 p.m. at
The Arlington Theatre.
In 2012, deGruy was killed in a helicopter
crash in Australia while filming for famous
Hollywood director James Cameron.
The documentary is told through the eyes
of his wife and filmmaking partner, Mimi.
deGruy was among the first to film many
rarely seen creatures in the world’s oceans.
According to the press release about the
film, deGruy’s passionate belief of “we are
destroying the ocean before
we even know what’s there” is highlighted
in this retrospective of his remarkable life
and career.

for a schedule of events, click here

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Santa Barbara Audubon Society Talk, 1-23-2019

Winter birds photographed by Hugh Ranson.
photos from SB Audubon Society Website

Santa Barbara Audubon Society Talk
Wednesday, January 23 at 7 pm
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Farrand Hall
2559 Puesta del Sol Road
Topic:  The Natural History of Acorn Woodpeckers."
Speaker:  Thomas Kraft, Ph.D
Free admission
santa barbara audubon society

Friday, January 18, 2019

Rosewood Miramar to Open February 11th

Rosewood Miramar Beach Aerial Shot

After 20 years, the Rosewood Miramar will finally open.  Schedule opening is February 11.  Located right on the beach in the Montecito area, this was formerly the Miramar Hotel and Club.  Having traveled through several hands, and much community resistance, the Miramar is finally finishing. Miramar Beach is gorgeous, the hotel states that it is family and pet-friendly, and offers a spa and pool.
(the above photo is from the Rosewood Miramar Website)

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