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Six Seasons and a Movie

An art show that is particularly dear to Artsweek’s heart will open this summer in Los Angeles. PixelDrip art collective’s “Six Seasons and a Movie” art show began as an art-based personal cop...
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Art MFAs Share their Work in On-Campus Show

Last Friday, students and faculty visited Gallery 479 for the closing reception of the first year Studio Art graduate students’ “First Year Review.” The show was up for two weeks, and while it w...
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‘Entangled’ Premiers at UCSB

Last week, “Entangled,” a new work about sibling relationships and quantum physics by playwright Lila Rose Kaplan, made its world premiere at UCSB’s Hatlen Theater. The play, which follows the i...
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Exploring a Game of Chance: La Lotería at Gallery 479

Many of us are familiar with the Mexican bingo-style game Lotería, whether we played it at home with our families, at day-care with our childhood friends, or with classmates to learn basic Spanish vo...
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Groupwork: A Living Breathing Monster

Many people compare visiting a museum to visiting a church. A place that houses art becomes sacred somehow. It becomes a destination for people to observe carefully constructed historical and personal...
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Young Virtuosos: Joy Kills Sorrow Plays Lobero

Last Saturday night, two phenomenal bands graced the Lobero Theatre’s stage as part of Lobero’s current “Sings Like Hell” series. Austin-based folk-rock band Wheeler Brothers opened for the up...
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Coachella Announces 2012 Line Up

So, the line up is out, and here’s what you’ve probably been hearing:   “I’ve seen so many of these bands already …” “Snoop and Dr. Dre? I’m gonna get so high.” “RADIOHEAD!”...
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Demi Anter and Chanel Miller: Spoken Word at UCSB


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John Fleck Brings ‘Mad Women’ to UCSB

“You are a classy audience,” visiting professor and playwright Brighde Mullins began, standing in front of a minimal set consisting of glittery garments, mirrors, a wig, a leopard-print director...
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Pulitzer Prize Winner Awes Campbell Hall

The Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet, Mary Oliver read poems spanning her roughly forty-year career to a packed Campbell Hall on Saturday night. The event drew a noticeably older crowd which was d...
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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Hippies. Homeless. Hipsters. Heaven. These may seem like some incongruous terms, but they actually add up to produce one incredible thing: the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. Hardly Strictly is a ...
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Kingsley Proves “Yes” is Just Long Enough

On Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, “Yes is a long time,” a theater and dance production written by Sibyl O’Malley and directed by UCSB faculty member Mira Kingsley, opened for a three-night run at UCSB...
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UCSB WORDistas Share Their Self-Love

Students from UCSB’s Women of Color Revolutionary Dialogues (WORD) group shared poetry, music, dance and videos in their “love, WORDistas” show at the MultiCultural Center Theater last weekend.
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Q-Comm’s Annual Student Drag Show

  The Student Run Drag Show on April 28 — put on by the UCSB Associated Students Queer Commission — rocked my world in so many ways. It also led me to embrace the following:   1. Drag is...
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Fleet Foxes: Not So Helpless, Not So Blue

Fleet Foxes, the popular Seattle folk band, have a new album set to release on May 3, 2011. Helplessness Blues manages to retain the melodic harmonies and old time-y influences that made the band’s ...
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