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The Magnificent Seven
Monday at the Movies
The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven is a 1960's reimagining of the 1954 Kurosawa classic, The Seven Samurai. In this updated version, a rag-tag bunch of seven men are hired to guard a small Mexican village that is periodically plundered by a band of renegade bandits.

Mon 3/30/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The Magnificent Seven


Gil Shaham
2014/2015 UCSB A&L
Gil Shaham
One of the foremost violinists of our time, Gil Shaham, the winner of multiple Grammy Awards and other prizes, plays the complete six in an exciting live recital to a video production by David Michalek.
Tue 3/31/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Gil Shaham


Chicago
2014/2015 Theater League
Chicago
CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz, one show-stopping song after another, and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.

Parents should be warned of the show’s hot topics, including murder, violence and adultery, as well as some off-color dialogue.

Tue 4/7/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Chicago
Wed 4/8/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Chicago


The New World
2014/2015 SB Symphony
The New World
In this fascinating exploration of how the American experience has made its mark on composers and artists from around the world, we explore the work of Tanaka, Korngold and Dvorák, all composers who came to America in order to make music.

Sat 4/11/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre The New World
Sun 4/12/15 3:00PM The Granada Theatre The New World


Steamboat Bill, Jr.
Granada Theatre Concert Series
Steamboat Bill, Jr.
A silent film screening with live music accompaniment by the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra (PRO).
The (PRO) came into being as the result of conductor Rick Benjamin's 1985 discovery of thousands of turn-of-the-century orchestra scores once belonging to Victrola recording star Arthur Pryor. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (Buster Keaton, 1928) -- Keaton, as the hapless son of a Mississippi riverboat Captain, tries to learn the family business. Extremely funny, with a fantastic cyclone finale!

Mon 4/13/15 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Steamboat Bill, Jr.


Mutter-Bronfman-Harrell Trio
2014/2015 UCSB A&L
Mutter-Bronfman-Harrell Trio
Dazzling violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, peerless pianist Yefim Bronfman and enthralling cellist Lynn Harrell perform two treasured works of chamber music. This exceptional encounter between three of the world’s most highly regarded classical virtuosos follows their appearance the same week at Carnegie Hall!
Fri 4/17/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Mutter-Bronfman-Harrell Trio


A Streetcar Named Desire
2014/2015 Opera SB
A Streetcar Named Desire
Based on Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize winning play, André Previn’s A Streetcar Named Desire reigns as one of the great American operas.

Mature subject matter; parental discretion advised.

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Fri 4/24/15 7:30PM The Granada Theatre A Streetcar Named Desire
Sun 4/26/15 2:30PM The Granada Theatre A Streetcar Named Desire


Mi Familia
Movies that Matter
Mi Familia
My FamilyMi Familia (1995) 128 minutes, R
This film traces three generations of an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies, and triumphs. Maria and Jose, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, and face deportation all in the 1930's.

Mon 4/27/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Mi Familia


Santa Barbara Economic Forecast Project 2015
Panel Discussion: Business in the Social Media Age. The panel will delve into practical strategies businesses can use to increase social media presence, and will deliver helpful tips for increasing brand awareness for small and large companies alike.
Thu 4/30/15 8:30AM The Granada Theatre Santa Barbara Economic Forecast Project 2015


Michael Pollan
2014/2015 UCSB A&L
Michael Pollan
Michael Pollan is the nation’s leading food expert. He has been writing books and articles about the places where nature and culture intersect: on our plates, in our farms and gardens, and in the built environment. He is the author of numerous books including several bestsellers, including The Omnicore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals.
Thu 4/30/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Michael Pollan


Dorrance Dance
2014/2015 UCSB A&L
Dorrance Dance
After taking the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival by storm, Michelle Dorrance and her company make their Santa Barbara debut with The Blues Project, featuring nine incredible tap artists, a live blues band and original music by award-winning composer Toshi Reagon.
Sat 5/2/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Dorrance Dance


Los Angeles Philharmonic
2014/2015 CAMA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
The Los Angeles Philharmonic makes its highly anticipated yearly visit to Santa Barbara, under the baton of brilliant young Russian maestro Vasily Petrenko (b.1976), Chief Conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic and of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, as well as Principal Conductor of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

Sun 5/3/15 4:00PM The Granada Theatre Los Angeles Philharmonic


Common Ground
2014/2015 State Street Ballet
Common Ground
Common Ground is a collaboration between State Street Ballet, Detroit’s Eisenhower Dance, & Santa Barbara Dance Theatre. For the first time, these three innovative companies will join forces in an evening of cutting edge contemporary dance.

Sat 5/9/15 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Common Ground


Places in the Heart
Movies that Matter
Places in the Heart
Places in the Heart (1984) 111 minutes, PG
In 1930's Southern US, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.

Mon 5/11/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Places in the Heart


Porgy and Bess
2014/2015 SB Symphony
Porgy and Bess
Since adolescence, George Gershwin had wanted to write an opera. Finally at age 35 he got his chance, working with Dubose Heyward on Porgy and Bess.

Sat 5/16/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Porgy and Bess
Sun 5/17/15 3:00PM The Granada Theatre Porgy and Bess


United States Air Force Band of the Golden West
Granada Theatre Concert Series
United States Air Force Band of the Golden West
The only active-duty Air Force band west of the Rockies, the Band of the Golden West is comprised of about 60 talented and versatile Airmen-musicians under the command of Captain Dustin M. Doyle. The 40-piece concert band has performed for thousands of listeners in live concert appearances and for millions worldwide via its numerous recordings and television and radio broadcasts. Throughout its history, the Concert Band has collaborated with some of America's leading band conductors, receiving enthusiastic critical acclaim as one of premier musical organizations of its kind.
Tue 5/19/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre United States Air Force Band of the Golden West


L.A. Chamber Orchestra
2014/2015 CAMA
L.A. Chamber Orchestra
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra returns to Santa Barbara with a program featuring Mendelssohn's lively Italian Symphony, created in the wake of the composer's yearlong 1830 sojourn to Italy. Esteemed pianist and LACO Music Director Jeffrey Kahane will lead the ensemble from the piano in Mozart's much loved Piano Concerto No.21.

Wed 5/20/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre L.A. Chamber Orchestra


Eddie Izzard
2014/2015 Westbeth Ent.
Eddie Izzard
Eddie Izzard has sold out Madison Square Garden and became the first stand-up comedian to play a solo show at the Hollywood Bowl. He takes ideas and situations and extrapolates them into bizarre tangential, absurd, and surreal comic narratives - topics that skip from Darth Vader and Greek mythology to human sacrifice and chaos theory.
Fri 6/5/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Eddie Izzard


The Muppet Movie
Granada Theatre Film Series
The Muppet Movie
Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, from of the large crew of loveably fuzzy characters created by puppet master Jim Henson, have embarked on a quest for stardom. While the lovable and hilarious crew tries to make their way to Hollywood to see if they can reach the silver screen, first they must navigate the hardships of life on the road. A hilarious romp with some of your favorite characters from childhood, don’t miss The Muppet Movie.

Wed 6/10/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre The Muppet Movie


Vicki Lawrence & Mama
Granada Theatre Concert Series
Vicki Lawrence & Mama
Emmy Award winning comedienne Vicki Lawrence is one of the most beloved television personalities of her generation. Known from the cast of The Carol Burnett Show and as "Mama" from Mama's Family, today you can see Vicki Lawrence in her signature mixture of stand-up comedy, music, and observations about real life.

Sun 6/14/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Vicki Lawrence & Mama


Ghostbusters
Granada Theatre Film Series
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters is a modern comedy classic that was nominated for two Academy Awards, don’t miss your chance to see everyone’s favorite team of wise-cracking paranormal scientists on the big screen!

Wed 6/24/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre Ghostbusters


The African Queen
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
The African Queen
The African Queen was nominated for four Academy Awards and shot on location in the then Belgian Congo and the then British protectorate of Uganda. This 1951 classic won Humphrey Bogart his only Oscar. A tale of unwitting friendship, rife danger, and hard-earned love, this classic is a must-see return to the big screen.

Mon 7/6/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The African Queen


E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL is a classic film that tells the story of a young, fatherless boy who befriends an alien in need. Winner of 53 awards and 28 nominations, this movie broke box-office records, proving that family-friendly films could be smash successes.

Wed 7/8/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial


Count Basie Orchestra
GranadaTheatreConcertSeries'16
Count Basie Orchestra
One of the most iconic names in Jazz, The Count Basie Orchestra is coming to town for ONE NIGHT ONLY.

Pianist and bandleader William James “Count” Basie was and still is an American institution that personifies the grandeur and excellence of Jazz. Don’t miss your chance to see the legendary Count Basie Orchestra live in The Granada Theatre.

Sun 7/19/15 4:00PM The Granada Theatre Count Basie Orchestra


Lawrence of Arabia
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Lawrence of Arabia
Lawrence of Arabia is a true story based on an inordinately complex man who has been labeled everything from hero, to charlatan, to sadist. Thomas Edward Lawrence blazed his way to glory in the Arabian desert, then sought anonymity as a common soldier under an assumed name. Winner of 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, don’t miss this 1962 classic on the big screen.

Mon 7/20/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Lawrence of Arabia


Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is based on the classic novel by C.S. Lewis, four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.

Wed 7/22/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe


Surf's Up
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Surf's Up
Surf's Up is a behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year, don’t miss a chance to see this family-friendly animated favorite.

Wed 8/12/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre Surf's Up


RoboCop
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
RoboCop
RoboCoptakes place in a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, where a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.

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Mon 8/24/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre RoboCop


Despicable Me
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Despicable Me
One of the most popular movies in recent years, Despicable Me tells the story of the grumpy and nefarious Gru—a man who meets his match when he reluctantly adopts three little girls in order to secure his plans to steal the moon.

Wed 8/26/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre Despicable Me


Groundhog Day
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day is a modern comedy classic, featuring grumpy television weatherman (Bill Murray), who reluctantly goes to cover the feel-good story of a small town Groundhog Day celebration, only to wake up the following day to find himself mired in a endless loop of Groundhog Days. When he realizes there are no consequences for his actions, he’s forced to decide what to do with his newfound power—use it for good, or use it for evil? Either way, it’s fun to watch.

Mon 9/14/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Groundhog Day