Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 31-April 10


36th Santa Barbara International Film Festival
March 31 - April 10, 2021

What: Santa Barbara International Film Festival

When: The 36th annual festival is taking place this year March 31st - April 10th

Where: 140 Loma Alta Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 92054

How to Watch: For the first festival doing side-by-side beachfront drive-ins that will be offered for free to the general public, with a hybrid ticketing model for online attendees. All films will be available after the opening night and available for viewing immediately so you can spend your days binging top content from around the world (Netflix-style).

Links to passes: are available on sbiff.org.

Who: International talent from the best in film will descend on SB via LIVE virtual tributes to talk about their careers and why these types of festivals are critical to the overall entertainment community.

Honorees and panelists include: Bill Murray, Sacha Baron Cohen, Amanda Seyfried, Riz Ahmed, Maria Bakalova, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Andra Day, Sidney Flanigan, Vanessa Kirby, Tahar Rahim, Zendaya, Carey Mulligan, and Delroy Lindo.

More: The festival will feature 47 world premieres and 37 U.S. premieres from 45 countries.

Top films to watch out for: Invisible Valley (Opening Night); Trees of Peace; The Conservation Game; Coast and Alaskan Nets.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center Opens!

 Information and photo from the SBMNH Newsletter and website.

Dear friends,

We're delighted to share that starting Friday, March 5, the Sea Center will be bringing exhibits outdoors from Friday–Sunday, 11:00 AM–4:00 PM (weather permitting). No reservations are required, and admission is just $7/person. Free for Members, join today.

Sign up for our free Change in the Weather workshop this Thursday, March 4 to get empowered for conversations about climate change, and join our next Science Pub From Home on Monday, March 8 to hear conservationist and TV presenter Stephanie Arne explain the international effort to save the remaining 1% of African Penguins.

Parents, registration is now open for Nature Adventures spring camps and classes for ages 4–12, and includes both online and at-home activities. Members receive discounts.

Finally, we invite you to join us for our next Natural History of Wine, Beer & Spirits on March 27 when we will explore the connection between entomology and the delicious wine produced by the Margerum Wine Company.
Your support keeps us a vital part of this place we all treasure.

Looking forward to seeing you,