INSPIRE POPUP Monday Dec. 20  5:30-8:00 pm -at WorkZones

Local artists, authors, entrepreneurs, musicians and artisans will showcase their wares and ideas at the return of Inspire Pop-Up on Monday, December 20, from 5:30-8:00 at WorkZones in  at 351 Paseo Nuevo upstairs. The event is free and open to the public. Each presenter will be speaking for 5 minutes about something that inspires them.   It’s also a birthday celebration for artist Penny Little!

Claudia Bratton, artist and hat maker will have her Miss Tickle Hats and small art pieces for sale. “Beauty inspires me; it touches something inside of me that makes me want to express more beauty.” Bratton said. She is well known in Santa Barbara as the former Summer Solstice Celebration executive director. She has dedicated decades of her life to arts in the community. Claudia will also have jewelry for sale from Susan Dworski and Nancy Murdock.

Penny Little, author, musician and artist will share her Little Savage cartoons, art and greeting cards. Little will  have her most recent albums available for purchase, and will perform some songs from her recent album “Goodbye Yellow Butterfly” dedicated to her husband and musical partner Nik Green, who passed away in 2016.  “This is an opportunity to get inspired, to find a few treasures and last- minute gifts for the holidays. It’s a little bit Pecha Kucha, a little bit mini-Ted Talk a little bit pop-up marketplace, and a little bit party.” says event organizer Penny Little.”And it’s my birthday!”

Simone Byers, communications consultant, says she is inspired by “Spock’s Vulcan mind meld and the realization that language is one of the closest technologies we have to share our minds with one another.”

WorkZones is is an innovative shared office space concept, that provides fast WiFi, team suites, open co-working spaces, private offices, hourly meeting rooms, premium coffee, and inspiration.

INSPIRE POPUP-12.20.21 – 4-up to print



WHAT: INSPIRE Pop-Up, a fun release party, mini salon and mingle, for new works by artists, artisans, authors, and entrepreneurs.  In addition to having their wares available for sale, each guest participant will speak about inspiration, something that inspires them, or might inspire others.
WHEN: December 17th, 5-8 PM
WHERE :  Night Lizard Brewing Company
607 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
COST:      Free entrance; purchase beer, food, kombucha, soft drinks
WHO:   Works Wares and Ideas  from Claudia Bratton, Penny Little,  Bonnie Kelm, David Segall.
WHY:   Inspiring people share their new works, wares, ideas.  The theme “Our Home Our Planet”

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WHAT: INSPIRE Pop-Up “Changes and Transitions”
WHEN: October 15th, 5-8 PM
WHERE :  Uncorked Wine Tasting and Kitchen
432 East Haley.
COST:      Free entrance; purchase food and wine.
WHO:  Patricia Schwartz, Claudia Bratton, Penny Little, Nik Green
WHY:   Inspiring entrepreneurs, artists, authors and artisans with new works, wares, ideas.

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