The UCSB Art, Design & Architecture (ADA) Museum will be hosting a free event 6 p.m. Thursday at the ADA Museum for DIY printmaking, collaborative mural making, music, food and a meet-and-greet with Master of Fine Arts artists. The fest goes until sundown, but the music and food part of the evening will start at 8 p.m. Nimita’s Indian Cuisine will be featured at the event.
UCSB Challah for Hunger will host a bread sale from 12-2 p.m. Friday on the Isla Vista Food Cooperative patio. The purpose of the sale is to raise money and awareness for social justice causes.
Local band This is Napoleon? will be playing 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. Friday at 6519 El Nido Ln. Savage Henry, another I.V. band, has hinted that they might be playing as well.
RAICES DE MI TIERRA
The UCSB traditional Mexican dance group, Raices De Mi Tierra, will be having their annual show 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Campbell Hall. This year’s show is titled “Amor Trascendiendo Fronteras,” which translates to “Love that Transcends Borders.”
A local group called Food Not Bombs will serve free vegan food at 5 p.m. Sunday at Little Acorn Park (next to Bagel Cafe). Food Not Bombs is a large organization that spans the country and is a form of “franchise activism.” They believe that corporate and government priorities are skewed and allow hunger despite the abundance of food and food waste. Those interested in cooking for Sunday can email organizers at email@example.com. The dinner is regularly held every Sunday.
SPICE IT UP
The I.V. Food Co-op is hosting a free hot sauce tasting event 6-8 p.m. Monday on the Co-op patio. The store has over 50 different kinds of hot sauces and has recently added more. Co-op staff will be sampling out 10 varieties of hot sauces.
The I.V. Community Services District (CSD) will be hosting a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the I.V. Clinic building for residents to raise concerns regarding public safety. The I.V. CSD, formed in November after the approval of Measure E, has the power to contract with Santa Barbara County and the UC for additional police protection services in I.V. The CSD can also fund infrastructure in I.V., such as street lighting.
Associated Students Program Board (ASPB) will be showing “Logan” at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the I.V. Theater. Admission is free to UCSB students. “Logan,” released in March, explores the dark past of “X-Men” hero Wolverine (played by Hugh Jackman) as he makes a last stand to protect the ailing Professor X (played by Patrick Stewart). A.S. Program Board regularly shows free films on Tuesday as part of their “Free Tuesday Film” series.
FRUITS OF OUR LABOR
The I.V. Food Co-op will be providing free produce samples 5-7 p.m. Wednesday on the Co-op patio. Amongst Co-op’s newest additions to the produce section: stone fruits and squashes.
A version of this story appeared on p. 3 of the Thursday, May 25, 2017, edition of the Daily Nexus.