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Poetry & Literature Club Open Heats Up the Collab with Open Mic

For many, writing is a creative outlet. From singing songs to constructing poetic rhyme schemes to spinning short tales, it’s a source of relief — a type of catharsis. At Thursday’s open mic nig...
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Alum Pat Fish Talks Tattoos

The SRB welcomed renowned tattoo artist Pat Fish on the evening of Tuesday, April 7 to talk about her love of tattooing. From her affinity for Celtic designs to the highs and lows of tattoo trends in ...
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Ryan Davidson Brings Folk Punk to the Velvet Jones

Red lights glimmered at Velvet Jones last Sunday, April 12, as Ryan Davidson prepared to hit the stage. The muggy and thick smell of sweat from the rock show that had just taken place wafted through t...
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Estrogen Levels on the Rise: Rainbow Girls and The Wild Reeds Play SOhO

“We wrote this song after some guy told us we should be backup singers.” This sentence left the lips of one of the members making up Rainbow Girls as they delved into the song “She-Bop Nation....
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“Grasshoppers for Grandpa” Gives an Inside Look to the History for Downtown Bar

The site of Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens is Santa Barbara’s last visible remnant of the Chinatown that once was. Today, the space is open for business under the name The Pickle Room. But nine years ag...
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Brotherly Love at Arlington: The Avett Brothers

Purple lights shone down onto the stage in the stunning Arlington Theatre Tuesday, Feb. 10 as a flurry of fans eagerly waited for the Grammy-nominated band. The UCSB Arts & Lectures event was near...
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My Not so So Ordinary Eight Days as an Intern

The 2015 Santa Barbara Film Festival came to a close this past Sunday. With it goes the star sightings, the hip boxed water for pass holders and the influx of visitors to downtown Santa Barbara. But w...
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2015 Golden Globes: An evening full of laughter, winners and a surprising F-Bomb.

19.3 million people watched the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards this past Sunday, kicking off awards season with a bang of surprises. From the shenanigans of Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, to the surprisin...
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Best of 2014: Music Albums

Artsweek Staff Shares the EP’s that Made Us Groove These Days… by Ab-soul Kelsey Tang, Staff Writer By infusing the fuzzy ambience of downtempo into classic hip-hop, Ab-Soul’s These Days… ...
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Comedy Central Darling Mike Birbiglia Brings Jokes to UCSB

Mike Birbiglia stepped onto the stage at Campbell Hall on Dec. 4 in Adidas, jeans and a button-up. Currently on his “Thank God for Jokes” tour, the laid-back comedian wasted no time getting down t...
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Diane Rodriguez, How Saying No to No Paved Her Way to Success

Being told no is no fun. It’s something that everyone can agree on. It makes you sad. It makes you wonder why, and it can defeat you if you let it. At this year’s “Kick-Off” for the Theater an...
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Hello World! Concert Rocks the Park!

Anisq’Oyo’ Park in Isla Vista is the picture perfect location for outdoor events. Used for the yearly Shakespeare in the Park productions, the amphitheater setup makes for perfect viewing no matte...
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Ray LaMontagne Brings Brilliance to the Bowl: The Shy Supernova Shines On

As the lavender blue sky began to set on Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Santa Barbara Bowl, the anticipation building through the crowd was clear. The cool night was filled with chill vibes as more and more...
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