Compositions by Beethoven, Brahms, Ravel and Gershwin will make up the program for The Bach Camerata's concert at 8 tonight at the Music Academy of the West in Montecito. General admission is $18. Call (800) 557-BACH. The academy is located at 1070 Fairway Road.
Audience members will be taken on a fantasy recycling trip, where old things become new again and people can change the course of their lives, in the Santa Barbara Dance Theatre production of "My Magic Shoes," Friday and Saturday at the Lobero Theatre. Show times are Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 5 p.m. Tickets are $12 (adults), $7 (children). Call 963-0761. The theater is located at 33 E. Canon Perdido St.
Looking for a house? There will be plenty of them at Santa Barbara's Contemporary Arts Forum during a showing of the "Home Work," exhibit Saturday through April 2.
Artists, architects and designers are among those who submitted drawings and photographs of houses, designs of houses, miniature houses, doghouses, dollhouses and other abodes.
The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Call 966-5373. The gallery is located on the second level of Paseo Nuevo shopping center.
Mahler's Symphony No. 5 and "Passaglia" by Benjamin Lees will make up the program for Santa Barbara Symphony concerts Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Arlington Theatre. General admission is $15 to $34 Saturday, $14 to $25 Sunday, with discounts for students and seniors. The Arlington is located at 1317 State St. Call 963-4408.
The Stephen Petronio Company will stretch the boundaries of contemporary dance, with a high-energy, dramatic performance Saturday at UC Santa Barbara's Campbell Hall. The show will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15, $13 and $10. Call 893-3535.
Five of the world's top fiddlers, representing a variety of styles, will share the Lobero Theatre stage Sunday night in the "Masters of the Folk Violin" concert presented by the National Council for the Traditional Arts.
Musicians will include 85-year-old Claude Williams (jazz), Kenny Baker (Appalachian bluegrass), Michael Doucent (Cajun), Natalie MacMaster (Scottish-Cape Breton style) and Brendan Mulvihill (Irish).
Tickets are $18.50 (adults), $16.50 (children age 16 and younger). Call 963-0761. The Lobero is located at 33 E. Canon Perdido St.
Steve Perry, formerly the lead vocalist of the rock band Journey, will perform at the Arlington Theater at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets are $24. Call 963-4408.