March 22, 2001 |
Kid-scaled and eco-friendly, the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History brings children closer to California nature, wildlife and history. On a recent rainy Sunday afternoon, hundreds of parents and children packed the museum's auditorium as David and Anita Jackson of Paso Robles-based Zoo to You Wildlife Education brought out a Bengal tiger, a pair of monkeys and exotic birds and snakes.
January 25, 2001
* Stage--Santa Barbara Civic Light Opera will open "Triumph of Love" Friday at the Granada Theatre, 1216 State St., Santa Barbara. A seven-member cast is featured in this musical adaptation of Marivaux's 1732 comedy, which explores the lengths to which people will go in the quest for love. Show times: Wednesday-Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 and 7 p.m. Also: this Wednesday, 3 p.m. $12-$47. 966-2324.
June 9, 1994 |
Before Bugs Bunny, Roger Rabbit, Harvey, the Playboy Bunny and maybe even the Easter Bunny (nobody knows when the Easter Bunny showed up--I called the library), there was Peter Rabbit. The work of Beatrix Potter, this wascally wabbit's literary mom, is featured in an exhibition at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History called "The World of Peter Rabbit." The exhibition, which includes a re-creation of Mr.
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March 29, 1994 |
The chicks are back. After being closed for three years, the chick hatchery, one of the most popular exhibits at the California Museum of Science and Industry, has reopened. The hatchery, which had been a part of the museum's educational exhibits since the 1950s, has been redesigned and relocated to the Science South Building. Visitors will be able to watch as chicks break through their shells and begin their development.
December 9, 1993 |
Whales and dolphins will share the spotlight Friday in a three-part presentationat the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. First, Jean-Michel Cousteau will present his new film "The Secret Societies of Dolphins and Whales," in which he visits with dolphins in the Bahamas, finds pilot whale skeletons inside a cave in Fiji, and tracks humpbacks from Hawaii to Alaska.
November 25, 1993 |
UC Santa Barbara's Arts and Lectures program on Friday will offer $2 discounts on tickets for any remaining events on its 1993-1994 schedule. And procrastinators take note: This is a one-day-only deal. Among the 15 upcoming performers are the Lar Lubovich Dance Company, Actors from the London Stage, The Mighty Clouds of Joy gospel group, Inti-Illimani, Philip Glass, Spalding Gray, and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.