Articles written by: Madison Medeiros

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A Letter From the Editor

Welcome back, everyone. I hope you all had a delicious winter break filled with fun and carelessness because I worked two jobs to afford living in this over-priced wasteland. But I’m not bitter. No my friends, I am enlightened. After many New Year’s Eve drinks and my midnight kiss, my […]

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Cockeyed Optimist to Shed Light on UCSB

Southern California rock band Cockeyed Optimist will perform for UCSB next Monday as part of A.S. Program Board’s free afternoon concert series. Hailing from Orange County, the four-piece band is travelling to different colleges along the coast, stopping in Santa Barbara between gigs at Mira Costa College and the University […]

Blitzen Trapper and Dawes Rock SOhO
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Blitzen Trapper and Dawes Rock SOhO

Nothing is better than kick-ass live music and good-hearted people. Blitzen Trapper and Dawes infused SOhO with passion, energy and heart last Saturday, giving the sold-out crowd a night not to be forgotten. Smoke Fairies, a female duo from England, layered pretty vocal harmonies with classic rock vibes to kick […]

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Malkovich Brings ‘Infernal Comedy’ to the Granada

Thirty minutes after curtain call, Musica Angelica finally started Michael Sturminger’s show, “Infernal Comedy — Confessions of a Serial Killer”, with their beautiful performance of C.W. Gluck’s “Don Juan.” The orchestra, who played with great passion and energy, was brilliantly conducted by Martin Haselbock. As the musicians swayed with each […]

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Lisa Hannigan Sweetly Serenades SOhO

Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan played to a full house at SOhO on Saturday night. Dressed in an emerald dress and stylish boots, she looked as beautiful as the music she performed. Many of the songs Hannigan played were from her sophomore album, Passenger, which was released on Sept. 20 in […]