Actress to receive Montecito award

Kate Winslet will be feted with the Montecito award at the Santa Barbara Film Festival Jan. 23 at the Arlington Theater.

Event will rep the second time Winslet has been honored by the Santa Barbara festival; thesp was awarded the performance of the year nod in 2005. The fest has never before feted the same person twice.

Winslet stars in two films this year: “Revolutionary Road” and “The Reader.”

Tickets to the kudos gala may be purchased at SBfilmfestival.org.

Fest will run Jan. 22-Feb. 1.

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