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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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Two Banjos in Paradise: The Mystifying Talent of Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

There’s something about a crowd of people that gather to see a banjo duo — some kind of eagerness or intense dedication to sharing in musical delight. The banjo (or something a lot like it) is fou...
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Downtown Exhibition Features UCSB Artists

The Arts Fund of Santa Barbara is currently hosting an alluring exhibit titled “Drift and Fixation.” This is an all-Gaucho show, featuring undergraduate, graduate and staff artwork, which opened i...
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Assad Family Love Translates on the Campbell Stage

The Assad Family performance on our campus last week was the concert of my dreams. I could have stayed and watched the band — which performed at Campbell Hall in a show presented by UCSB Arts & ...
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Traditional Sufi Music Delights Students

Asif Ali Khan, protégé of the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and his fellow Qawwali musicians shared their traditional devotional singing and drumming with an audience at Campbell Hall last Thursday. C...
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Alt Bluegrass Band Plays Intimate Show

A truly captivating and perfect musical experience is like seeing a shooting star. These moments are always too brief, and perhaps this is what makes them so exquisite. Worries and woes dissipate, men...
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Trombone Shorty Makes Santa Barbara Dance

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue made a grand return to the Campbell Hall stage last Tuesday night for a sold out show presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures. The performance was electrifying.
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Blues Legends Hiatt and Lovett Inspire at Campbell

I have never seen Campbell Hall as full as it was this past Tuesday night at the John Hiatt and Lyle Lovett concert. Every seat in the hall was filled with high spirits and enthusiasm for the spectacl...
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SF JAZZ Brings Revered Composers to Life

The SF JAZZ Collective gave the audience at Campbell Hall an evening of impeccable music last Thursday night at an event presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures. The collective, now in its tenth season, is ...
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The Captivating Sounds of Simon Shaheen Quintet Live at Campbell Hall

Simon Shaheen and his quintet of equally appraisable musicians graced us with their exuberant presence in a dynamically enthralling evening concert at Campbell Hall Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013. Shaheen is ...
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SB Symphony Brings Unique Interpretation of ‘Mozart and Mendelssohn’ to Music Lovers

The Santa Barbara Symphony, directed by Maestro Nir Kabaretti, graced its endearing Santa Barbara fans with a bold and tasteful concert at the Granada Theatre Jan. 19 and 20. The concert, entitled “...
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Brazilian Jams Sweep Campbell

While most of UCSB’s population was in I.V. at some sort of Halloween party last Friday night, a small number of us, along with other community members, got our own party started at Campbell Hall. I...
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Symphony Opens to Acclaim

The Santa Barbara Symphony kicked off their 60th anniversary season last Saturday with a gripping evening concert with conductor Nir Kabaretti. In celebration of the community members who have helped ...
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