The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative is currently helping to organize a neighborhood-wide event in the Funk Zone that will take place on Saturday, October 6th. Focus on the Funk Zone is an all-day event highlighting the value of the the area’s artist/artisan population, it’s architectural heritage, and unique mix of locally owned businesses. It will also be a chance for visitors to experience first-hand the neighborhood’s unique culinary and cultural offerings including food and wine specials, exclusive di
ning experiences, and guided tours of the area’s creative community.
Focus on the Funk Zone is an opportunity to show people the value of the hidden and not-so-hidden treasures that make this neighborhood so special. It is also a day to showcase the type of lively arts oriented atmosphere that can be created when the community comes together to promote a future for the neighborhood that is explicitly arts/culture-centric and preserves the unique demographic of the area.
The current list of participants includes: AMASS Gallery, The Art Crawl, The Arts Fund, The Brooks Institute, CMND-Z, Carleton-Kirkegaard Gallery, Ashley Dart, Xárene Eskandar, GONE Gallery, The Loft, Metropulos Fine Food Merchants, Blake Rankin, Spare Parts Bistro, The Surf Museum, Surfbeat Gallerie, wall space gallery, MichaelKate Interiors, and Youth Interactive.
We are currently looking for volunteers to help us with advance preparation for the event, and to help out on the day of the event. If you are interested in helping out with the event please click on the link below and submit your contact information. And please help us spread the word about Focus on the Funk Zone.
For more information and an up to date list of activities go to: http://funkzone.net/focus-on-the-funk-zone/
Thanks so much,
Nathan Vonk President Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative
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