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Being Santa Barbara’s cultural heart doesn’t happen by accident. The Lobero Theatre Foundation staff are hard at work every day making sure this  theater remains the vibrant community resource we all know and love. Take a peek backstage, and see what’s happening.

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The Lobero Blog

Sometimes 280 characters isn’t enough. Enjoy a few more in-depth stories and photos of our fabulous foundation and supporters.

Lobero Partners

Good Time Blues – The Back Forty with Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan

Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan are set to play the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara,…
BACKSTAGE at the Lobero

Meet John Gerngross & Cheryl Doty

John & Cheryl are two remarkable individuals committed to making the Lobero a better place.…
BACKSTAGE at the Lobero

Reflections on a Decade of DANCEworks

In 2008, Dianne Vapnek approached me about partnering with the Lobero to continue the work…