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‘(500) Days of Summer’ Writer Discusses Heartbreak and Growth

“You can’t make someone love you, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t love out there in the world for you,” professed screenwriter Scott Neustadter on Saturday, Oct. 12 at UCSB. Pollock Theate...
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Writer Shteyngart Charms With Insight and Wit

On April 10 in Campbell Hall, award-winning novelist Gary Shteyngart gave an endearing public reading of his latest work, Little Failure: A Memoir, a refreshingly realistic take on the challenging imm...
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Acappella Groups Offer Weekend Performances

UCSB has the fortune of harboring an expansive community of talented musicians, among which stand the ensembles of singers who create music collaboratively using just their voices as instruments. This...
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The Devil Wears Prada” Script-to-Screen at the Pollock

Director of Pollock Theater Matt Ryan interviewed screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna in Script-to-Screen, a series that examines the creative processes of film directing, screenwriting and acting throu...
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Redefining a Classic in ‘Carrie the Musical!’

This month, a spine-tingling reimagining of Stephen King’s first novel Carrie comes to downtown Santa Barbara in the form of “Carrie the Musical.”
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Film Producer Roger Birnbaum Imparts Advice

Last Friday, film producer Roger Birnbaum visited UCSB’s Hollywood Industry class in Pollock Theater to reflect on his career in the music and film industries and impart artistic advice.
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Disney Chairman Talks Shop at Pollock

On Oct. 18, a special guest visited Professor Cheri Steinkellner’s Film Studies Hollywood Industry class. Alan Horn, the Chairman of Walt Disney Studios and former President of Warner Bros. Entertai...
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A&L to Screen Award-Winning War Doc

On Oct. 22, UCSB Arts & Lectures will be hosting a screening of the Sundance award-winning political documentary “Dirty Wars.” The conspiracy film follows investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill a...
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