They Sang Like Hell

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Aiofe O’Donovan’s performance Feb. 23, 2016 at Sings Like Hell with her talented Band was wonderful. Tender and tough, incisive and wise; an evening to remember. Singer-songwriter John Fullbright, hailing from Oklahoma, tells and sings stories that touch the heart and the mind and enthralled the audience in a one-man tour…

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Meet Buoso Donati: i limoni in limonata.

Author Brooks Firestone

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Philanthropist, author, winery founder and former California State Assemblyman Brooks Firestone had the winning bid for the chance to play a role in Opera Santa Barbara’s upcoming production of Puccini’s “Giannin Schicchi.” What he didn’t know was he’d won the role of Buoso Donati, a corpse! Always one to look…

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They could Handel it

Santa Barbara Choral Society - Handel's "Messiah" 3/19/16 Hahn Hall MAW © David Bazemore

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Handel’s Messiah, usually appearing at Christmas time, was given a rousing performance by the Santa Barbara Choral Society in the sonic heaven of the Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall last weekend, true to the date of the piece’s Dublin Easter premiere on April 2, 1742. Conducted with verve by Artistic…

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