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In Loving Memory of Lita Stone

This year, our campus and the Nexus suffered a tragic loss with the passing of Artsweek writer and CCS literature student Lalita Stone. I did not know Lita well outside of working together. She wrote ...
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Parting Words from Graduating Artsweek Staff, Part 1

How to get the car through the door and other words of advice from Artsweek staff, present, past and future...
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Parting Words from Graduating Artsweek Staff, Part 2

INCOMING EDITOR ‘HELLO’: AUDREY BACHELDER Dear Gauchos, I am so happy and honored to be your Artsweek Editor for the 2014-2015 year. I pledge to fill up these Thursday pages with clever st...
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Parting Words with ‘Gaucho Marks’ Founder

I recently spoke to my friend Mathew Javidi about his final issue of Gaucho Marks, the UCSB satire magazine that has been going strong since he founded it three years ago.  The most recent issue is a...
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Student Spoken Word Artist to Perform Solo Show

Fourth-year sociology major Ryan Yamamoto will perform his own solo show of spoken word poetry at Muddy Waters Coffee House in downtown Santa Barbara tonight as a part of the quarterly poetry series p...
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Annual Reel Loud Film Festival Returns

UCSB will celebrate its 23rd Reel Loud Festival at Campbell Hall this Friday night. Brought to you by a dedicated crew within the Film & Media Studies Department, Reel Loud is a silent short film ...
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Dam-Funk, Speak Volumes Celebrate 10 Years of Magic Lantern

Tomorrow evening, local UCSB-based music bloggers and event producers Speak Volumes Media will collaborate with Magic Lantern Films to bring celebrated artist Dam-Funk to Isla Vista Theater. Dam-Funk,...
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Les Ballets Trockadero Returns to Santa Barbara

Last Tuesday night, the Granada Theatre and UCSB Arts & Lectures welcomed the renowned dance troupe, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (a.k.a. “the Trocks”) to Santa Barbara. The group beg...
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What To Expect From A&L This Spring

As always, UCSB Arts & Lectures will present numerous entertaining and enriching performers from a variety of disciplines to our campus this spring.
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Comic Hodgman Steals Dads, Hearts, Ayn Rand’s Clothes

“The Daily Show” regular correspondent and author of the Complete World Knowledge trilogy of faux-factual almanacs brought his unique brand of existential crisis-fueled comedy to Campbell Hall las...
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Let’s Explore Everything With David Sedaris

At 8 p.m. on Feb. 28, 2014, I had the pleasure of seeing David Sedaris, one of my all-time favorite comedic writers, read at the Arlington Theatre in downtown Santa Barbara.
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Tonight: Spoken Word Star Anis Mojgani Will Visit Santa Barbara’s Granada Books

Acclaimed spoken word poet Anis Mojgani will return to Santa Barbara for an intimate, free performance at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Granada Books on State Street. The event is brought to us by UCSB’s Mul...
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San Miguel Res Hall Features Art by L.A.’s Diane Gamboa, Screenprinting Demos

The San Miguel Residence Hall is the host of an exciting art show featuring the work of Diane Gamboa. “Art & Altered States” opened last Sunday. Tonight, starting at 7 p.m, guests are welcomed to ...
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Of Montreal At the Hub

Last May, I was sitting in the parking lot behind my apartment complex, doing a final Facebook check before going inside and taking much-needed nap. After staying up all night working on Artsweek and ...
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Ten Songs Everyone Should Listen To Before Seeing Of Montreal

On Friday, January 24th, 2014, UCSB will welcome the Atlanta, GA, neo-glam, pop-rock curiosity Of Montreal to The Hub. For those of you who were not lucky enough to be exposed to OM in your teenage ye...
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