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The Third Thursday Studio program invites participants to explore techniques and themes of contemporary art inspired by artists in the exhibition through conversation and hands-on experimentation.
During the exhibition Beyond 2º, the Third Thursday Studio series will examine concepts of upcycling and repurposing in a variety of media.
Over 60 craft breweries, ciders, wineries, surfboard shapers, plenty of food trucks, and live entertainment by Cornerstone, Afishnsea the Moon, and DJ Hecktik! This is a beer festival you can't miss! Over 145 beers poured from over 55 breweries in 2015!
Entry includes tastings from any of the 60+ breweries, ciders, and wineries at Surf 'n' Suds. 65$ for VIP, 50$ for General Admission. Transportation: Hop on the brew bus which picks up at Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. at 11am!
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Avaf will produce an immersive and tactile setting that comprises a range of mixed media, including printed rugs mixed with hanging fabric, theatrical backdrops, and wall coverings. A stimulating experience, audiences will be invited to interact with the space by laying on the ground, listening to or playing music, rearranging elements, and creating their own performances using the provided materials and environment. This exhibition will act as a kind of survey or quasi-retrospective of images that avaf has previously utilized in their 10+ career. It will also include documentary pictures of past installations and performances, details of wallpapers, and screenshots of seminal video works. avalanches volcanoes asteroids floods uses the avaf acronym, a play on words or “combo” often utilized by the artists, to refer to our collective anxiety around natural disasters (particularly sensitive in California and Brazil at the moment). More broadly, the title is used to upend the traditionally linear historical survey exhibition, suggesting a more dynamic or vigorous framework.
Photo: assume vivid astro focus, ángeles veloces arcanos fugaces, 2014, Roller disco installationat Faena Art Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Courtest the Artist. Carolina Bonfanti. Courtesy: Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
An evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara. On the first Thursday of each month, participating museums, galleries and art-related venues offer free access to visual and performing art in a fun and social environment.
Image Caption: Julia Barbosa Landois, Culo de Oro/The Golden Ass, 2011, Performance still. Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, Courtesy Walley Films.