FIESTA FINALE, Sunday, August 3rd, 2003
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For the past three years, a public audience of over 3000 attended free performances of professional dance and music. The evening also includes a special narration describing the historical traditions of Santa Barbara. Visual Artists take part in an exhibit featuring decorative fans. A Children's Party -   featuring dance lessons & art/crafts instruction - completes this family event.   Scholarship Sponsors receive visibility at this annual community event featuring world-class performances and media coverage.

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Children's Fiesta Party - Courthouse Garden
5:30 - 7:30pm  Free.  
Call for reservations (805) 898-2597
Crafts and dancing.  Come for the Pinata, stay for the performance.

Art Exhibit - Courthouse 1st Floor
6 pm - 8pm Free.  Featuring the Fan Project - a display of decorated fans donated for sale by artists of all ages.  Proceeds build the art scholarship fund.

Fiesta Finale Performance - Sunken Garden  8 pm
A showcase of professional ballet, modern and flamenco dance, Latin music and the "painting that comes to life".  Lawn seating free.  Please bring your blanket and lawn chair.

Special Patron Seating for the performance: $100. includes Gala Fiesta Party 5pm - 8pm.  Festive reception, cocktails, art exhibit, tapas dining on the balcony above the garden, dancing, and special candlelit seating for dessert and the performance.  Donation to benefit artists of all ages. Call (805) 682-8184 or email

Produced by the John E. Profant Foundation For The Arts, a non-profit 501(c)(3).  Your support provides scholarships in art, dance, music, theater, and literature. See

Special Offer The Four Seasons Biltmore offers special room rates for guests of Fiesta Finale Gala. Call (805) 565-8299 to reserve rooms. Limited availability.

2003 Fiesta Finale Honorary Committee
Mayor Marty Blum
Jim Buckley, Montecito Journal
Bill Campbell, former editor Hearst publications
Congressional Representative Lois Capps
Larry Crandell Sr.
City Councilmember Iya Falcone
Stan & Betty Hatch, Law Office of Hatch & Parent
Bonnie Wilkie and Jon Henricks
Sheila McGinity, national art museum board
Haley McGuire
Tom Parker, Hutton Foundation

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