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Jazz & Folk Music

SB has but one place that features jazz and folk: SOhO Restaurant & Music Club . They have decent food if you want to eat before/during a performance.

Hiking in and around Santa Barbara



Next (and last!) social dinner: Thursday December 16th

at 7 pm
at the Beachside Bar & Cafe
http://www.yelp.com/biz/beachside-bar-cafe-goleta
http://www.menupix.com/santabarbara/restaurants.php?id=630023
The restaurant is 10 minutes walking from KITP, on the Goleta beach next to the pier.

We'll meet at 6:45 pm in front of the main entrance of KITP (the one facing the NanoCafe' and Elings Hall)
and walk there together.
The Moon is going to be almost full, so the path will be bright,
but if you do have one, bring just in case a torch/flashlight/bike light.


Please sign up before Wednesday at noon
To sign up write your name below here (click on Edit on the right up corner and then Save), indicating
if any additional people are coming with you


1. John Cardy
2. Alejandro Muramatsu
3. Masaki Oshikawa
4. Shintaro Takayoshi
5. Ian McCulloch








Past events.
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NEXT SOCIAL DINNER: Thursday December 2nd,

at 7:50pm

at Carlitos Cafe & Cantina

http://www.carlitos.com/index.html


NOTE: due to the large group there will be a fixed menu for everyone including:

appetizers, entree (3 choices including a vegetarian one), dessert

for a total of $39.50 (not including Beverages, Sales tax or 20% Gratuity)

If you can bring cash that will ease the payment process.


We'll meet at 7:15 pm in front of the main entrance of KITP (the one facing the NanoCafe' and Elings Hall)

we will catch together the bus 24x, which stops at the roundabout in front of the institute
at 7:24pm

so please be in time!

(bus-ticket is $1.75 you pay on the bus in cash-no change)
the restaurant is 3 blocks up on State Street from the bus stop, 10 min walking
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=34+West+Carrillo+Street,+Santa+Barbara,+CA+93101-2721+(Greyhound+Bus+Lines:+Location)&daddr=Carlitos+Cafe+and+Cantina,+Santa+Barbara,+CA&hl=en&geocode=FaA3DQIdYHrd-CFcOHh2Sgh8Nw%3BFZRJDQIdpW3d-CGaX_cGc7ftcQ&mra=ltm&dirflg=w&sll=34.420646,-119.702954&sspn=0.006478,0.012424&ie=UTF8&ll=34.422841,-119.704113&spn=0.006478,0.012424&z=16

If you are coming independently we'll meet at 7.50pm at the restaurant.

Note: this week there are the First Thursday activities in downtown, so you may want to check them out before dinner
http://www.santabarbaradowntown.com/go.asp


Please sign up before Wednesday at noon
To sign up write your name below here (click on Edit on the right up corner and then Save), indicating:
-if you have a car and how many extra seats you can offer
-if you need a ride
-the number of additional people coming with you


1. Claudia De Grandi (i'll meet you directly at the restaurant)
2. John Cardy (can take 3-4 passengers)
3. Miguel Aguado (going with G. Vidal)
4. Alejandro Muramatsu (no car)
5. Ehsan Khatami (no car)
6. Sarang Gopalakrishnan (no car)
7. Ludovic Jaubert (I'll meet you directly at the restaurant)
8. Gabriele De Chiara (no car)
9. Didier Poilblanc (meet you directly/drive to downtown around 5pm)
10. Federico Becca (i'll meet you directly at the restaurant)
11. Marcos Rigol (needs a ride)
12. Kevin Beach (no car)
13. Ian McCulloch (no car)
14. Naoki Kawashima (meet you directly/drive to downtonw around 6pm)
15. Kenji Harada (no car, going with Naoki)
16. Sandra Sorella (no car)
17. Fakher Assaad (no car)
18. Shintaro Takayoshi (no car)
19. Philippe Corboz (going with G. Vidal)
20. Mari-Carmen Banuls (going with G. Vidal)
21. Glen Evenbly (going with G. Vidal)
22. Guifre Vidal (car, taking Glen Evenbly, Philippe Corboz, Miguel Aguado, MC Banuls)
23. Masaki Oshikawa (no car)
24. Shinsei Ryu (i'll meet you directly at the restaurant)



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past events:

Third SOCIAL DINNER: Thursday, November 18 at 7:45 pm
Spice Avenue on State Street in Santa Barbara
http://www.spiceavenuesb.com/


Please sign up before Wednesday at noon
To sign up write your name below here (click on Edit on the right up corner and then Save), indicating:
-if you have a car and how many extra seats you can offer
-if you need a ride
-the number of additional people coming with you


1. Roger Melko
2. Sandro Sorella ( I need a ride)
3. Boris Svistunov
4. Alejandro Muramatsu (need a ride)
5. Ehsan Khatami (need a ride)
6. Masud Haque (need a ride)
7. Ludovic Jaubert (will take bus)
8. Ann Kallin
9. Bryan Clark (need a ride) + 1 additional guest.
10. Thomas Lang (need a ride)
11. Zhenya Kozik [car + 1 passenger = 3 vacant seats]
12. Fakher Assaad (will take bus)
13. Marcos Rigol (needs a ride)
14. Vincent Pasquier (needs a ride)


past events:

SECOND SOCIAL DINNER: Thursday, November 4 at 7:30 pm
at Enterprise Fish Co. in Santa Barbara
http://www.enterprisefishco.com/

1. Roger Melko
2. Boris Svistunov (needs a ride)
3. Stefan Kehrein (needs a ride)
4. Dima Feldman (needs a ride)
5. Stefan Wessel (have a car - can give a ride to 3 people)
6. Thomas Lang (needs a ride)
7. Ann Kallin
8. Sarang Gopalakrishnan (no car but could take bus)
9. Oleg Starykh (needs a ride)
10. Alejandro Muramatsu (needs a ride)
11. Bryan Clark + 1 additional guest
13. Fabian HM (needs a ride)
14. Andreas Lauchli
15. Steve White (minivan: I'm guessing 4 people can ride?)




FIRST SOCIAL DINNER: Thursday, October 21st at 7:45pm
at Opal Restaurant in downtown Santa Barbara
http://www.opalrestaurantandbar.com/

1. Roger Melko (has a *small* truck, can give ride to 2 short people)
2. Matthew Fisher
3. Sarang Gopalakrishnan (no car, will take the bus)
4. Stefan Kehrein (no car, will need a ride)
5. Gora Shlyapnikov (no car, could use a ride)
6. Masaki Oshikawa (no car; OK, will take a bus)
7. Stefan Wessel (car, can give ride to 3 people)
8. Wolfram Brenig (car, can give ride to 3 people (short and tall))
9. Bryan Clark (need ride) + 1 additional guest (doesn't need ride)
10. Joerg Schmiedmayer (needs a ride)
11. Andrew Daley (needs a ride)
12. Luis Santos (needs a ride)
13. Marcos Rigol (needs a ride)
14. Gediminas Juzeliunas (needs a ride)
15. Zi Yang Meng (ride with Stefan)

We'll meet at 7:05pm in front of KITP to go together to the restaurant
Transportation will be organized to assure a seat for everyone,
if there will be not enough cars, some of us can take together
the bus to santa barbara (Line 24x, which stops at the roundabout in front of the institute at 7:24)
If you are coming independently we'll meet at 7.45pm at the restaurant.