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Author Michael Lewis Headlines Breakfast
January 13, 2022
Michael Lewis, bestselling author of blockbuster books such as “Moneyball” and “The Blind Side,” speaks with Westmont president Gayle D. Beebe at the 17th annual President’s Breakfast Friday, March 4, 2022, from 7 a.m.- 9 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. Tickets cost $125 each and go on sale Friday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.
Celebrating a Classic American Opera
January 12, 2022
Westmont presents Aaron Copland’s great 20th century American opera “The Tender Land” January 28 and 30 at 7 p.m. at Center Stage Theatre in Paseo Nuevo. Purchase tickets, which cost $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors or military, at the Center Stage box office at centerstagetheater.org. Please visit the Center Stage website to view the latest COVID-19 requirements.
Study Examines Attachment to God, Psychological Distress
January 4, 2022
A national study examines the link between perceived relationship with God and mental health from a sample of more than 1,600 Americans. The research suggests that religious believers who relate to God in an uncertain or anxious manner are more likely to experience symptoms of psychological distress, including anxiety, paranoia, obsession and compulsion.
Edison Contributes to STEM Education
January 4, 2022
Westmont College has received $20,000 toward scholarships for four students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Edison International, the public utility parent company of Southern California Edison. The company has awarded this grant to Westmont every year since 2013.
Art Exhibition is ‘Amplifying the between’
January 3, 2022
Santa Barbara artist Marie Schoeff explores a profound yet unpretentious relationship with nature and spirituality in a new exhibition at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art from Jan. 13-March 26. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, there will not be an opening reception for “Marie Schoeff: Amplifying the Between."
Getting Jazzy with Chick Corea
December 7, 2021
The Westmont Jazz Ensemble highlights the work of Chick Corea, who died earlier this year, in a concert Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 8 p.m. in Deane Chapel. The performance is free and open to the public. As per the county requirement for all indoor events, masks will be required. Any outside guests will be asked to present either proof of vaccination or a negative test result from the past 72 hours. For more information, please call (805) 565-6040.