Month: January 2007

Santa Barbara International Film Festival localized

Meeting God In 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama, Ventura filmmaker Rick Ray chats with the “rock star of peace” by Matthew Singer Director Rick Ray did not go to India in 2001 with the intent of making what would become 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama. Initially, he was commissioned by a production company to shoot another of his standard travel documentaries. He agreed to do the job for free because the producer promised him an interview with the Dalai Lama, the spiritual and political leader of Tibet and one of Ray’s longtime idols. The contract even listed...

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Scavenger Hunt: Celebrating Ventura County’s minutiae

Long live the community bulletin board Before Craigslist, this is how we survived can be incredibly useful and, if you’re in a rush, probably the best place to find random stuff (not to mention random people). But bulletin boards, those things we used before we’d ever heard of Craig Newmark (and his Web site), are infinitely more entertaining: the clutter, the randomness, the frantic, handwritten notes. A good bulletin board is regularly cleansed of out of date junk and holds only the most interesting announcements and offers. Local trapeze artist desires roommate and potential partner in new act....

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Palm trees and icicles

On Monday morning, Jan. 15, 2007, students at Brooks Institute of Photography were surprised to see the water fountain in the courtyard had icicles hanging from it due to recent record-breaking lows in Ventura. In fact, record-breaking lows have recently been observed in several Southern California...

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