See the KITP Social Wiki for lots of ideas, and please join it if you'd like to contribute!


Workshop social coordinators: Andrea Puhm and Edgar Shaghoulian


Workshop outdoor activities


There are many good possibilities for outdoor activities in or near SB. Please put your name below any of these, if interested in them! Group activities may be coordinated, or individuals can find others with similar interests and coordinate together.

Road biking: Every Wednesday cycling up Old San Marcos Road: 3 mile 1200 feet climb at 8% grade, the total ride is 16 miles. Some of us will add another 1300 feet up to the crest. Newcomers are very welcome, it's a fun ride and the view is marvelous. Meeting point outside KITP at 5pm. Next ride June 3.

Hiking (range from local and easy, to harder and further afield…): put your name here to find others with this interest.

Mountain biking: put your name here to find others with this interest.

Running (road or trail): put your name here to find others with this interest.
Dan Roberts

Basketball: We will meet at 6pm in front of KITP and walk over to some outdoor basketball courts. No previous experience required! Sign up below!
Tuesday April 14
Edgar Shaghoulian
Francisco Rojas
Douglas Stanford
Matthew Dodelson

Other activities: specify and put your name here to find others with this interest.

Workshop dinners


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Thursday 6/10
Group dinner at Freebirds in Isla Vista. Meeting in front of KITP at 6pm. Sign up below!
Sam McCandlish
Dan Roberts
Ellen van der Woerd
Sergey Sibiryakov

WEDNESDAY 6/03
Group dinner at Beachside Cafe in Goleta. Meeting in front of KITP at 6:30pm. Sign up below! If you are going on the bike ride you can come directly to Beachside Cafe when you are done.
Edgar Shaghoulian
Xi Dong
Alex Maloney
Adam BzowskiMarjorie SchilloEllen van der WoerdThomas HertogJamie SullySergey SibiryakovAntony SperanzaDan Roberts
Matthew Dodelson

Thursday 5/28
Group dinner at India Club in Goleta. Meeting in front of KITP at 6pm. Sign up below! If we do not have enough cars we will instead go to beachside cafe...
Edgar Shaghoulian
Bartek Czech
Adam Brown +1
Daniel Harlow
Sam McCandlish
Dalit Engelhardt
Douglas Stanford (can bike)

Thursday 5/21
Group dinner at TAP THAI Cuisine. Meeting in front of KITP at 6pm. Sign up below!
For those who have a car and plan to leave from KITP please indicate how many people you can fit.
Adam Brown
Andrea Puhm
Donal O'Connell
Laurens Kabir
Matthew Dodelson
Daniel Harlow
Raphael Bousso
Dalit Engelhardt
Douglas Stanford

Thursday 5/14
Group dinner at Beachside Cafe. Meeting in front of KITP at 6pm. Sign up below!
Andrea Puhm
Lionel Mason
Zvi Bern
Donal O'Connell
Laurens Kabir
Fotis Dimitrakopoulos
Henriette Elvang
Radu Roiban
Dalit Engelhardt
Matthew Dodelson

Thursday 5/7
Group dinner at Olio Pizzeria. Meeting in front of KITP at 6pm. Sign up below!
Edgar Shaghoulian
Ben Freivogel
Radu Roiban
Laurens Kabir
Andrea Puhm
Donal O'Connell


Thursday 4/30
Group dinner at undetermined location. Meeting in front of KITP at 6pm. Sign up below!
Donal O'Connell
Tomislav Prokopec

Thursday 4/23
Group dinner at Himalayan Kitchen in downtown Santa Barbara. Meeting in front of KITP at 6pm. Sign up below!
I-Sheng Yang
Tomislav Prokopec
Andrea Puhm
Djordje Radicevic
Francesca Vidotto
Carlo Rovelli
Ted Jacobson
Laurens Kabir
Shun-Pei Miao
Vladimir Rosenhaus

Thursday 4/16
There will be a group dinner at Los Agaves in downtown Santa Barbara (there are two Los Agaves, we will decide which one on the day of), meeting at KITP at 6pm. Sign up below!
Tom Banks
Xi Dong
Edgar Shaghoulian
Laurens Kabir
Djordje Radicevic
Ahmed Almheiri
Andrea Puhm
Veronika Hubeny
Mukund Rangamani

Wednesday 4/8
Easy Hike and Dinner: Hike to Inspiration Point, leaving the KITP at 430, and then dinner afterwards (~7pm). Add your name below if interested.
Onkar Parrikar
G. Pimentel
D. Harlow
B. Freivogel
Martin Sloth

Thursday 4/2
There will be a group dinner at a local restaurant (to be determined based on size of group); tentative plan is to meet at 6:30.
Please add your name below if you wish to join.
Tom Banks: I'd like to come to dinner. I'd prefer downtown SB to Goleta.

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General information



Some Area Restaurants

Arnoldi's Cafe - Little Italian restaurant in historic stone building from 1930's with seating and bocce ball out back.

Beachside Bar & Cafe, down the hill from KITP overlooking Goleta beach.

The Boathouse - Seafood place right on Hendry's beach.

Brewhouse - Pretty much what you expect - beer and hearty food. For large groups, they require a pre-selected menu with only 4 entree choices.

Carlitos - Nice Mexican restaurant on State Street.

Edomasa - Sushi.

Olio Pizzeria - Highest rated pizza place in town, but kind of pricey (up to $20 for individual pie).

Opal - California/Fusion.

Trattoria Vittoria - Italian. Will only take large groups either early (before 5:30) or late (after 8:00).

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Hiking around Santa Barbara



Local Events


Music:


The Met: Live in HD

  • The Metropolitan Opera broadcasts HD simulcasts of operas to movie theaters all over the world. The live performances are Saturday matinees in New York, so they start here at 9:55am and are shown locally at the historic Arlington Theater in downtown SB and, in a smaller venue at Hahn Hall at the Music Academy of the West in Montecito. It will be rebroadcast again at Hahn Hall at 6:00pm on Saturday and at 2:00pm on Sunday.


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.


Gym Activities

  • If you are interested in swimming/running/weightlifting or playing some sports like table tennis or soccer, you may wish to join UCSB's Recreation Center. KITP visitors pay the Community rate.

Santa Barbara Theaters






General information



Some Area Restaurants

Arnoldi's Cafe - Little Italian restaurant in historic stone building from 1930's with seating and bocce ball out back.

Beachside Bar & Cafe, down the hill from KITP overlooking Goleta beach.

The Boathouse - Seafood place right on Hendry's beach.

Brewhouse - Pretty much what you expect - beer and hearty food. For large groups, they require a pre-selected menu with only 4 entree choices.

Carlitos - Nice Mexican restaurant on State Street.

Edomasa - Sushi.

Olio Pizzeria - Highest rated pizza place in town, but kind of pricey (up to $20 for individual pie).

Opal - California/Fusion.

Trattoria Vittoria - Italian. Will only take large groups either early (before 5:30) or late (after 8:00).

MORE



Hiking around Santa Barbara



Local Events


Music:


The Met: Live in HD

  • The Metropolitan Opera broadcasts HD simulcasts of operas to movie theaters all over the world. The live performances are Saturday matinees in New York, so they start here at 9:55am and are shown locally at the historic Arlington Theater in downtown SB and, in a smaller venue at Hahn Hall at the Music Academy of the West in Montecito. It will be rebroadcast again at Hahn Hall at 6:00pm on Saturday and at 2:00pm on Sunday.


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.


Gym Activities

  • If you are interested in swimming/running/weightlifting or playing some sports like table tennis or soccer, you may wish to join UCSB's Recreation Center. KITP visitors pay the Community rate.

Santa Barbara Theaters