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Songs to Cry to During Midterms: An Artsweek Playlist

In honor of midterms season, Artsweek has compiled a playlist of songs that are the perfect catalyst for emotional release. 
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Music and Me: How Songs Shape Our Mental Health

As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, Artsweek takes a personal look at how usic has informed bout our struggles and victories with mental health.
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Tracks of the Month: April 2018

From Aminé and Injury Reserve to A$AP Rocky, April brought an assortment of energetic, eccentric and thoughtful hip hop tracks.
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Artsweek’s Favorite Albums of 2016

All in all, 2016 was one hell of a year. And, as with any particularly tumultuous time, it left us with some amazing music.
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Artsweek’s Favorite Films of ’09

1. "Inglourious Basterds" We're all well aware of Quentin Tarantino's notoriety for dirty, unpolished cult classic cinema. What "Basterds" accomplishes is a popular culture version of his taste, where...
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What Was Great in ’08

This year, Artsweek staff, like the rest of the U.S., and indeed, most of the world (besides China, perhaps), was not immune to the superpowers of Batman.
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Lupe Fiasco To Raise Havoc Monday

It's an event many UCSB students have been waiting for: One of hip hop's most popular commercial artists infecting radio today, Lupe Fiasco, will be playing at UCSB's Thunderdome on Monday evening, in...
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They’re Here, They’re Queer: Outrageous!

Prop 8 might not have passed (thanks a lot, Central California), but Santa Barbara still knows how to have a gay old time. Tonight at UCSB's Multicultural Center, SB's annual LGBTQ film festival, Out...
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