Il Postino Event Schedule

POSTINO EVENT SCHEDULE

Opera Santa Barbara is thrilled to offer a variety of events in anticipation of its next opera Il Postino (The Postman) on March 7 and 8 at the Lobero Theatre.

All events are free and open to the public. Download the Event Schedule: ENGLISH // SPANISH

EVENT SCHEDULE


NERUDA INSPIRED ART EXHIBIT at SANTA BARBARA CITY HALL | WED, JAN 22 – 5:00PM
Meet artist Mary Heebner at the closing party of her art show, “On the Blue Shore of Silence: Poems of the Sea by Pablo Neruda”. Chrisman Studio Artist Kelly Guerra will perform.

ONLINE POETRY CONTEST | FEB 1 – MAR 1
Open to youth and adults. Submissions accepted in English or Spanish.
Topic: Respond to or be inspired by the poetry of Neruda. Finalist poems will be displayed at the Lobero Theatre esplanade; winning submissions will be read at opening night.
In partnership with SB Public Library and SB Poet Laureate. Details on the Opera SB Facebook Page

1ST THURSDAY CONCERT at SB MUSEUM OF ART | THUR, FEB 6 – 5:30PM

POETRY NIGHT at EASTSIDE LIBRARY | THUR, FEB 20 – 5:30 – 6:30PM
Featuring SB poet-laureate, Laure-Anne Bosselaar and Il Postino Director, Crystal Manich.

FEATURED RECORDING CONTEST | DEADLINE: MON, FEB 24
OSB needs a local male singer to record a short song for our performances of Il Postino. Winner will receive $250, two free tickets, and have their recording used onstage in the opera.
Details on the Opera SB Facebook page.

OPERA PUB NIGHT at TELEGRAPH BREWING COMPANY, SB | WED, FEB 26 – 6:00PM
OSB takes over the taproom with speaker presentations, roundtable discussion, and audience Q&A. Explore recently published books by Vassar College Graduate and UCSB Translation Studies Professor S. Jill Levine, UCSB alumna Jessica Powell and author/filmmaker Mark Eisner.

NOONTIME CONCERTS


And across the Central Coast, don’t miss our popular and free Noontime Concert Series featuring Spanish language repertoire and selections from the upcoming opera Il Postino (The Postman).

THUR, JAN 30 – Ojai Library
FRI, JAN 31 – EP Foster Library Ventura
MON, FEB 3 – Santa Maria Public Library
TUES, FEB 4 – Oxnard Public Library
WED, FEB 5 – Solvang Wildling Museum
WED, FEB 26 – Santa Barbara Public Library

Learn more about the Noontime Concerts.

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PROGRAMACIÓN DE IL POSTINO:


DESCARJAR Programación de Il Postino. 

EXHIBICIÓN DE ARTE INSPIRADA POR NERUDA, SANTA BARBARA CITY HALL | MIÉRCOLES, ENERO 22 – 5:00PM
Conozca a artista Mary Heebner en la recepción de su muestra de arte, “On the Blue Shore of Silence: Poems of the Sea by Pablo Neruda”. Chrisman Studio Artist Kelly Guerra cantará.

CONCURSO DE POESÍA EN LÍNEA | FEB 1 – 14
Abierto al público de todas las edades. Presentaciones aceptadas en Inglés o Español.
Tema: Responda a o inspírese por la poesía de Neruda. Poemas finalistas serán mostrados en la esplanada del Lobero Theatre. Presentaciones ganadoras serán leídas en la noche del estreno.
En asociación con SB Public Library y SB Poet Laureate. Más información en Facebook.

1ST THURSDAY CONCERT en SB MUSEUM OF ART | JUEVES, FEB 6 – 5:30PM

NOCHE DE POESÍA en la EASTSIDE LIBRARY | JUEVES, FEB 20 – 5:30-6:30PM
Con SB poet-laureate, Laure-Anne Bosselaar y Il Postino Director, Crystal Manich.

CONCURSO de GRABACIÓN | FECHA de ENTREGA: LUNES, FEB 24
OSB necesita un cantador masculino que grabe una canción corta para nuestras actuaciones de Il Postino. El ganador recibirá $250, dos entradas gratis, y su grabación será destacada en el escenario de Il Postino. Más información en Facebook.

OPERA PUB NIGHT en TELEGRAPH BREWING CO., SB | MIÉRCOLES, FEB 26 – 6:00PM
Opera SB presentará en la taberna con presentaciones y discusiones acerca de la política y los poemas de Pablo Neruda. Explore las publicaciones con Professor S. Jill Levine (UCSB Translation Studies), Jessica Powell (UCSB alumna), autor/cineasta Mark Eisner, y artista Mary Heebner.

CONCIERTOS GRATIS DE MEDIODÍA PARA LA COMUNIDAD:
JUEVES, ENERO 30 – OJAI LIBRARY
VIERNES, ENERO 31 – EP FOSTER LIBRARY VENTURA
LUNES, FEB 3 – SANTA MARIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
MARTES, FEB 4 – OXNARD PUBLIC LIBRARY
MIÉRCOLES, FEB 5 – SOLVANG WILDLING MUSEUM
MIÉRCOLES, FEB 26 – SB PUBLIC LIBRARY

 

Special thank you to our Partner Organizations for their support of Opera Santa Barbara and Il Postino (The Postman).



L'Elisir d'Amore, March 2016, Photo by David Bazemore