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A to Z Treasure Map of Art to Find at UCSB

Artsweek editors Demi Anter and Audrey Bacheldor present a map to all of the creative treasure Santa Barbara has to offer.
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Student Spoken Word Show to Awe the MCC on June 7

Three ladies walked into Art Studio 137, the spoken word class taught by Kip Fulbeck and Elizabeth Folk. The first woman thought that she already knew how to rock the spotlight, the second thought tha...
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WORDSTOCK Hits its Stride in Second Year

Yellow felt cut-outs bearing the word “WORD” lined the grass of Little Acorn Park this past Saturday, a token of WORD Magazine’s second annual WORDSTOCK Festival. Also covering the grass were bu...
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X13 Marks the Spot

At precisely 1:15 p.m. this past Sunday, hordes of happy Gauchos ditched their pre-game parties and headed to Harder Stadium for the biggest free event of the school year. Tons of graduates, Isla Vist...
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MCC To Host Spoken Word Artist at Coffee Cat Downtown

Hey you! Yes, you, the one who is reading the Daily Nexus Artsweek section right now. Do you have plans tonight? Oh, you don’t? Well then, in that case, you should drop by the Coffee Cat (a 10-minut...
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PEOPLE WHO NEED PEOPLE

PART I The first part of the final show for UCSB’s Honors Art Program, “People Who Need People” recently finished its run in Gallery 479. The exhibition lasted from April 1 through 5 and feature...
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Coachella 2013: Two Takes on Two Weekends

Weekend 1: A Love Letter From a First-Time Festivalgoer   Audrey Bachelder, Assistant Artsweek Editor   There’s a certain kind of magic that surrounds the festival called Coachella. It’s...
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Luminarium “Exxopolis”: A Solid Place for a Nap

If you were the type of kid who got super stoked when a birthday party involved a bounce house, I really hope you made it to Exxopolison the Lagoon Lawn this past weekend. Exxopolis, one of 20 Luminar...
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Alpha Punk Takes Home Top Honors at Battle of the Bands

Audrey Bachelder Staff Writer   Like live music? Like mosh pits? Like pop-up bands that win big events? Well I hope you went to the Battle of the Bands on Wed., Feb. 27, because it was a savory n...
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The Virtuosic Heights of Ezra Miller and Company

Here’s the thing: I love “Perks of Being a Wallflower.” It is a great movie. It is poignant and funny and delves into how teenagers think and act and deal. Patrick, played by Ezra Miller, is cle...
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Quentin Tarantino Loves His Movies

“If you’re going to make movies for yourself, you better love your shit. You better get off 24/7 to your own movies … and that’s what I do,” said Quentin Tarantino to a hooting crowd at the ...
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‘Our Space’ Event Inspires Multicultural Togetherness

El Centro Building 406 is a feverish swell of culture and history; it is also the most ideal place on campus to host a multicultural mixer. This past weekend, the Student Commission on Racial Equality...
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Annie Griffiths’ Photographic Genius

“I’m a big kick-the-fear-out-of-my-life kind of person,” said National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths to the audience gathered in Campbell Hall this past Sunday. “The more [traveling]...
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