events in santa barbara, ca near hotel indigo at the state house
The Santa Barbara International Film Fesival is THE film festival to attend. Set in our beautiful "American Riviera," the SBIFF is a star studded, world class event that honors top-of-the-line films from all over the world. This years festivities will take place from January 30 through February 9, 2014.
This year Emma Thompson will be awarded the Modern Master on Saturday, February 8; Oprah Winfrey will receive the Montecito Award on Wednesday, February 5 and the Outstanding Performer of the Year will go to Cate Blanchett on Saturday, February 1.
The SBIFF also features fantastic screenings that are free to the public at the Riviera Theatre. Follow the link below for more information or tickets to events such as the Opening Gala and tribute shows.
With the city’s destination desirability and the Festival’s attraction of stellar luminaries and exceptional programming, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival is truly “unmissable."
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.
Our museum partner, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara offers a First Thursday contemporary performance each month at their main space located in the Paseo Nuevo Mall on the Upper Arts Terrace. Next up for November is Animal Cracker Conspiracy. Check it out. Free admission. Come early and enjoy their pre-performance Happy Hour.
Image Caption: Animal Cracker Conspiracy, The Collector, 2013, Hybrid puppet theatre, 40 min., Courtesy the Artists