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Our upcoming events are listed below:


He's My Brother, She's My Sister
14/15 Granada Underground
He's My Brother, She's My Sister
Self-described purveyors of "glam-folk," "cirque rock," "garage country," and "desert pop," Los Angeles, California-based five-piece He's My Brother, She's My Sister specialize in theatrical, forward-thinking folk-rock in the vein of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes that blends '60s and '70s nostalgia with the fiery, bluesy Americana of Jack White and the Black Keys.
Thu 6/4/15 10:00PM McCune Founders Room He's My Brother, She's My Sister


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


<i>Nicky's Family</i>
Movies that Matter
Nicky's Family
Discover the inspirational true story of “Britain's Schindler” Sir Nicholas Winton who personally and by his own initiative saved the lives of 669 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia and brought them across Hitler’s Germany to Britain.



Mon 6/8/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Nicky's Family


<i>The Muppet Movie</i>
Granada Theatre Film Series
The Muppet Movie
Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, from 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


Ode To Joy
2015 Music Academy of the West
Ode To Joy
Mason Bates' Ode was commissioned by the Phoenix Symphony in 2001 as a companion piece to Beethoven’s Ninth. Ode takes Beethoven’s piece and turns it backward, beginning with the joy and working back to the music of the first movement, and in so doing, chronicling how the world has developed since the great choral symphony was written in 1827.
Sat 6/20/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Ode To Joy


The Way We Were
Granada Theatre Film Series
The Way We Were
A bittersweet love story about dedication, ambition, and what it takes to make a relationship work— this classic romance features Barbara Streisand and Robert Redford in the peak of their careers. Before the screening, enjoy a discussion of the film’s score by composer, musician, actor, and guest curator Paul Williams.
Mon 6/22/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The Way We Were


<i>Ghostbusters</i>
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


Ravel's Bolero
2015 Music Academy of the West
Ravel's Bolero
Come see the one movement piece by Ravel that met wordwide acclaim when it premiered in the Paris Opera in 1928. In what was then a ground-breaking blend of style’s this composition is not to be missed.
Sat 6/27/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Ravel's Bolero


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


<i>The Postman Always Rings Twice</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
The Postman Always Rings Twice
A classic film noir about all things film noir—passion, collusion, suspicion, danger, and murder. Lana Turner plays the perfect uncertain blonde, and John Garfield the perfect bumbling protagonist. Don’t miss your chance to see this iconic film in the classic Granada Theatre’s big screen.


Tue 7/7/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The Postman Always Rings Twice
Tue 7/7/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The Postman Always Rings Twice


<i>E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial</i>
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


Mahler's Romantic Fifth Symphony
2015 Music Academy of the West
Mahler's Romantic Fifth Symphony
The music director of the Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä, will lead a piece by a compatriot Finnish composer, Kalevi Aho, that depicts the lives of ancient Chinese people and their beautiful landscape. The program will close with Mahler’s personal love story embedded in his most popular symphony, including its strikingly sublime Adagietto, a musical poem for his cherished wife.
Sat 7/11/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Mahler's Romantic Fifth Symphony


Concerto Celebration
2015 Music Academy of the West
Concerto Celebration
Come see the winners of the Music Academy’s annual, highly competitive Concerto Competition perform as soloists with the orchestra under the direction of New York Philharmonic Assistant Conductor Courtney Lewis. Each section of the orchestra will shine in Bartók’s symphonic masterpiece, the Concerto for Orchestra.
Sat 7/18/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Concerto Celebration


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


<i>Lawrence of Arabia</i>
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


<i>The Lady From Shanghai</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
The Lady From Shanghai
Come see Rita Hayworth and Orson Welles in one of the classic film noirs of the 40s. Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot. Full of fun, grizzly, drama, this film is one that helped define the film noir genre.


Tue 7/21/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The Lady From Shanghai
Tue 7/21/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The Lady From Shanghai


<i>Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe</i>
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


Rossini's <i>Opera Cinderella</i>
2015 Music Academy of the West
Rossini's Opera Cinderella
Come see the classic fairytale performed live as Rossini’s classic opera! An eye-opening new twist on a classic tale, the Music Academy of the West does justice to this incredible story, made all the more memorable by the incredible music and performances of some of the brightest stars to grace the Central Coast.
Thu 7/30/15 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Rossini's Opera Cinderella
Sat 8/1/15 2:30PM The Granada Theatre Rossini's Opera Cinderella


von Dohnányi Conducts Brahms
2015 Music Academy of the West
von Dohnányi Conducts Brahms
Come see the living legend Christoph von Dohnányi who rose to international stardom and became honorary conductor for life of London’s Philhormia Orchestra conduct Brahms – a very special treat for a very special evening.
Sat 8/8/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre von Dohnányi Conducts Brahms


<i>Oklahoma!</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Oklahoma!
Back in 1955, one New York Times rave review and a warm reception by the public launched this Rodgers & Hammerstein film adapted musical to the hearts of millions. Now selected by the Library of Congress for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant,” Oklahoma! is the story of young ranch-hands in love—written (and sung) in true R&H fashion.


Sun 8/9/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre Oklahoma!
Sun 8/9/15 6:00PM The Granada Theatre Oklahoma!


<i>The Outlaw Josey Wales</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
The Outlaw Josey Wales
Come see Clint Eastwood in one of the best roles of his career—as the outlaw in The Outlaw Josey Wales. Once a mild-mannered Missouri farmer, Josey Wales joins up with a Confederate guerilla unit after pro-Unionists murder his family.

A prime example of classic Western films, don’t miss your chance to see Josey on The Granada Theatre’s big screen!


Mon 8/10/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The Outlaw Josey Wales


<i>Maltese Falcon</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Maltese Falcon
A classic film noir, come see Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor get to the bottom of one of the most famous classic crime capers. Eccentric criminals, gorgeous liars, the quest for riches… and the desire to solve mystery’s riddles.



Tue 8/11/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre Maltese Falcon
Tue 8/11/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Maltese Falcon


<i>Surf's Up</i>
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


<i>RoboCop</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
RoboCop
RoboCop takes 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


<i>Asphalt Jungle</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Asphalt Jungle
Starring in what was a minor but key role, this is one of the films that launched Marilyn Monroe’s career. This classic caper film was nominated for four Academy Awards, and also stars Sterling Hayden, Jean Hagen, Sam Jaffe, Louis Calhern, and James Whitmore.



Tue 8/25/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre Asphalt Jungle
Tue 8/25/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Asphalt Jungle


<i>Despicable Me</i>
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


Sweet Smell of Success
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Sweet Smell of Success
Part of the Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series feat. Paul Williams

The 1957 classic starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis, The Sweet Smell of Success is a legendary Hollywood film in its honest and gripping portrayal of power, weakness, control, and abandon. Come see what makes good movies great and enjoy classic Hollywood on The Granada Theatre’s 4k ultra high definition screen.
Mon 8/31/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Sweet Smell of Success


<i>Groundhog Day</i>
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


<i>The Big Sleep</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
The Big Sleep
A classic 1946 film noir, this is Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall at the height of their careers and during the peak of their “Bogie and Bacall” phenomenon. Based on the eponymous Raymond Chandler novel, The Big Sleep is a crime mystery of epic proportions and is not to be missed!



Tue 9/15/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The Big Sleep
Tue 9/15/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The Big Sleep


<i>The King and I</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
The King and I
Come see the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, The King and I, live on the big screen. A modern musical classic, The King and I tells the tale of a widowed school teacher who comes to Siam in the 1860s to teach schoolchildren but winds up learning about the ways of the East, but not without parting her own brand of knowledge upon the king.

A favorite of young and old, don’t miss The King and I!


Mon 9/28/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The King and I
Mon 9/28/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre The King and I


Lang Lang
2015-2016 CAMA
Lang Lang
Lang Lang returns to Santa Barbara! He inspires millions with his open-hearted, emotive playing, whether it in intimate recitals or on the grandest of stages – such as the 2014 World Cup concert in Rio, with Placido Domingo, to celebrate the final game; the 56th GRAMMY Award, where he performed with Metallica; the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, where more than four billion people around the world viewed his performance.

Tue 10/6/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Lang Lang


<i>Carousel</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Carousel
Based on the classic Rogers & Hamerstein musical by the same name, this hit movie tells the story of a young couple in love just trying to make it, and all the musical drama that entails. Don’t miss your chance to see this fun musical classic on the big screen!


Mon 11/23/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre Carousel
Mon 11/23/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Carousel


Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
2015-2016 CAMA
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
The 2015|16 season marks Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s 43rd year of making internationally acclaimed music, from classical to contemporary, while reinventing the way individuals and organizations across the world think about collaboration, outreach, and democratic leadership.

Mon 11/30/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Orpheus Chamber Orchestra


Merri-Achi Christmas
GranadaTheatreConcertSeries'16
Merri-Achi Christmas
Mariachi Christmas celebrates the traditions of Mexico during the Christmas season. Mariachi music accompanies folkloric dance as the show explores customs from across Mexico.
Sun 12/6/15 3:00PM The Granada Theatre Merri-Achi Christmas


Hawaii
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
Hawaii
Part of the Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series feat. Paul Williams
Nominated for 7 Academy Awards and winner of two Golden Globes, Hawaii is a distillation of James Michener’s epic eponymous novel that features Julie Andrews, Richard Harris, and Gene Hackman—all in celebrated rolls.

Don’t miss your chance to see Hawaii on the big screen!

The Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series is designed to highlight films that are important beyond their cinematic tradition for their showcasing of great cinematic scores. Guest curator Paul Williams is an actor, composer, and a celebrated musician who will host a talk with audience Q&A before the film.
Mon 12/7/15 7:00PM The Granada Theatre Hawaii


Jackie Evancho
GranadaTheatreConcertSeries'16
Jackie Evancho
The young soprano from Pittsburgh with the stunning voice won runner-up on America's Got Talent and launched her music career, signing with Columbia Records, shortly thereafter.
Sat 12/12/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Jackie Evancho


Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Acknowledged as one of the United Kingdom’s most prodigious orchestras, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra enjoys an international reputation for bringing audiences worldwide first-class performances and the highest possible standards of music-making across a diverse range of musical repertoire.

Tue 1/19/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


<i>South Pacific</i>
GranadaTheatreFilmSeries '16
South Pacific
South Pacific is a 1958 American romantic musical film adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific, which broke (and still holds) the record for the only musical production to win Tony Awards in all four acting categories. A classic in its form, don’t miss this chance to see South Pacific in the theater!


Mon 2/8/16 2:00PM The Granada Theatre South Pacific
Mon 2/8/16 7:00PM The Granada Theatre South Pacific


Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields performs fresh, brilliant interpretations of the world’s most loved classical music. Founded by Sir Neville Marriner in 1958, his vision and inspiration keep the Academy sound and spirit alive.
Tue 3/8/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Academy of St. Martin in the Fields


Montréal Symphony Orchestra
The Montréal Symphony Orchestra (Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal) was founded in 1934 and stands today as one of North America’s great orchestras. The orchestra has produced nearly 100 recordings, earning 48 national and international awards.
Thu 3/24/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Montréal Symphony Orchestra


Los Angeles Philharmonic
2015-2016 CAMA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
The incomparable Los Angeles Philharmonic returns for its much anticipated yearly visit to Santa Barbara, this time under the baton of young Czech maestro Jakub Hruša who is Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Prague Philharmonia, Principal Guest Conductor of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and a regular guest conductor of the world’s leading orchestras.

Sun 5/1/16 4:00PM The Granada Theatre Los Angeles Philharmonic