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Kum-Kum Bhavnani’s Nothing Like Water

          ‘Nothing Like Chocolate’ Teaser from Kum-Kum Bhavnani on Vimeo.
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Campus Art Museum Debuts 1st Thursday Events

On Thursday, Nov. 3, the Art, Design & Architecture Museum at UC Santa Barbara hosted a free spoken word and musical performance at its satellite space, the Jane Deering Gallery, as a part of down...
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‘Goblin’: Not Quite the Greatest Rap Album Ever

Tyler, the Creator is tough to get a handle on. He complains about being misunderstood but seems almost to revel in the inability of the mainstream to know what to make of him and OFWGKTA as a whole.
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Fareed Zakaria and Eric Schmidt Wow the Arlington

Fareed Zakaria and Eric Schmidt spoke at the Arlington Theatre on Monday in what I would call the single most relevant and interesting discussion I have ever seen during my time at UCSB.
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A Night With Anthony Bourdain

People must really think they know Anthony Bourdain pretty well. That’s the only conclusion I can come to after attending Bourdain’s joint talk with French-American chef Eric Ripert, an event marr...
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David Sedaris Humors Fans at the Arlington

David Sedaris brought his wit and charisma to an eager crowd at the Arlington Theatre last Friday. The noted American humorist read selections from his latest book, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest B...
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Odd Future and Taking Offense

Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is a controversial rap clique from Los Angeles that generates equal parts praise and vitriol from their listeners. I submit, for your consideration, a tweet from Tyl...
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Coachella 2011

On Friday, after falling asleep at about 2 a.m. due to a combination of nerves, exhilaration and a commitment to playing loud electronic music until three in the morning, you wake up at 8:30 a.m. to t...
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Off Bourbon: Artsweek in New Orleans

Heading to New Orleans with your father and his friends for Spring Break is few people’s idea of a good time.
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The NBA Trade Deadline: As Foggy as Ever

One day after the Knicks traded half of their active roster for Carmelo Anthony, the Nets swooped in and nabbed Deron Williams from the suddenly doomed Utah Jazz.
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UCSB Gets a Taste of Weiner

Matthew Weiner spoke to a well-dressed crowd on Sunday at the Granada Theatre in downtown Santa Barbara.
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Sebadoh Brings Bakesale to Velvet Jones

Sebadoh played songs from their albums Bakesale and Harmacy to a relatively empty Velvet Jones Monday.
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The “Crazy Wisdom” of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

What if I told you that there was a Buddhist monk that escaped Tibet just as the Chinese invaded, smoked, hung out with Allen Ginsberg and married a 16-year-old girl? Oh, and I forgot to mention that ...
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The Oscar Network

This year marks the second of the expanded Best Picture category and, while there are many worthy nominees, there is no clear favorite.
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Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

For those of you unfamiliar with Patton Oswalt’s comedy: You’re wrong.
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