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Our doors may be closed, but our hearts and minds are very much open, and we want to stay connected and hopeful with you. While we wait patiently in the wings for things to return to normal, we hope you enjoy a semi-regular glimpse into the Lobero’s rich history.

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Enjoy a semi-regular peek into the Lobero archives. We hope you’re staying safe and enjoying the arts from the comfort of your own home. Go ahead and read more stories from the Lobero's rich history.

Peek into the Lobero archives

Intermission Blog


1963: Onstage on this Date

On May 27 & 28, 1963, Psychic Peter Hurkos appeared at the Lobero as part…

1988: Onstage on this Date

On May 24, 1988 Nigeria's King Sunny Ade played the Lobero Theatre for the first…

Santa Barbara Landmarks #LightItBlue

Historic Santa Barbara is now bathed in blue as several of the city's landmark buildings…



On May 27 & 28, 1963, Psychic Peter Hurkos appeared at the Lobero as part of a wildly popular West Coast ESP tour. He went on to work with the Boston Police Department on the Boston Strangler case. #Intermission http://ow.ly/PxqF50zRUa8

WFH Wednesday, anyone? Our very good coworker of the week is Nana the Saint Bernard (for all my Peter Pan fans out there). Nana enjoys pretending she's a lapdog, ensuring all visible surfaces are covered in her hair, and holding her own leash because she is an independent woman🐶


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