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Arlington Theater

Arlington TheaterThe Arlington Theater was designed in the Mission Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival styles.   The ceilings of the lobbies are heavily beamed and painted. The auditorium is built to give the theatergoer the impression that he is sitting outside in the plaza of a colonial Spanish town.  Each wall features houses, staircases, and balconies, not painted on but built out from the walls.  The original ceiling remains to give patrons the impression that they are sitting outdoors under the stars.  Today, theatergoers can enjoy a variety of shows  – from the newest movie releases to live performances.  For further information call (805) 963-4408

Lobero Theater From its earliest days, the Lobero has been Santa Barbara’s grand stage for both community and professional performances.  The Lobero flourished in the 1920s with a glittering golden era of “preview performances” for Hollywood. Stage greats Lionel Barrymore, Tallulah Bankhead, and Bela Lugosi, as well as young musicians Vladimir Horowitz and Sergei Rachmaninoff, were among the giants who trod the Lobero Stage.  It is the home stage to most of the major performing arts groups in Santa Barbara including Opera Santa Barbara, State Street Ballet, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, Speaking of Stories, Sings Like Hell, CAMA’s Masterseries, Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, Flamenco Arts Festival, Santa Barbara Theatre, Music Academy of the West, and many others.  For further information call (805) 963-0761

Granada TheaterThe Granada Theater is Santa Barbara’s oldest standing movie palace, opening on April 9, 1924.  The Granada Theater was restored to its original grandeur, reopening on March 6, 2008. It now mixes movies and shows into its lineup.  The theater is best known as the home of the Santa Barbara Civic Light Opera.  For further information call (805) 899-3000.

Santa Barbara BowlThe Santa Barbara Bowl was originally designed to serve as an annual performance venue for

Santa Barbara Bowl

Fiesta.   Imagine one hundred horses with costumed riders carrying torches and descending from the Riviera into this beautiful amphitheater.   Today, the Santa Barbara Bowl has become a home for the performing arts in Santa Barbara.  As the largest outdoor amphitheater in Santa Barbara County,  the Bowl retains its intimate ambiance while offering the enjoyment of a beautiful and natural outdoor venue.  For further information call (805) 962-7411.

West Beach Music and Arts Festival – The three-day gathering for music fans, families and beachgoers alike will feature non-stop performances on multiple stages by rock, reggae and jam bands.  Located seaside just west of Santa Barbara’s renowned Stearns Wharf, the all-ages festival will also feature arts and crafts vendors, activities oriented toward children plus The OASIS, a lush tropical inspired-area surrounded by palm trees located in the heart of the festival.  For further information call (805) 966-3000.

International Jazz Festival and World Music Beach Party In September, three days of jazz performed at East Beach by world-renowned musicians. For further information call (805) 966-3000.

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