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Alec Hartnett / Daily Nexus

Rudy Francisco Shares Truth in Poetry

The AΦA/ Poet's Club event was smartly structured; the first hour was a showcase featuring members from the club, and the second hour was slated for Rudy Francisco’s set.
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Grads Present Theses at AD&A

The array of MFA grad students' paintings, sculptures and multi-media fixtures at the Art, Design & Architecture Museum fall decidedly in the category of abstract.
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Arthur Nguyen / Daily Nexus
Arthur Nguyen / Daily Nexus

KCSB Pays Bowie Tribute

On Thursday night, KCSB presented “Starman Under the Stars,” a tribute to Bowie’s legacy and the wide range of his talents.
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Shwayze Buzzes at Surfrider Show

IV Surfrider's Concert for the Coast featured booths with info about beach care, raffle prizes and, of course, a free concert with Shwayze as the headliner.
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Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus
Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus

Tribe Ties Gallery Synesthesia Trips Out Glass Box

The Glass Box was painted bright: intricate tie-dye tapestries layered the walls, each one unique in pattern, color and saturation.
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The Lumineers (from left): Neyla Pekarek, Jeremiah Fraites and Wesley Schultz.

Lumineers Ho-Hey Their Way to SB Bowl

The Lumineers translate the passion of their music into one of the most emotional, genuine shows a band could put on, which they're bringing to SB Bowl on May 28th.
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The Lumineers (from left): Neyla Pekarek, Jeremiah Fraites and Wesley Schultz.
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WLF  logo

2016 Women’s Literary Festival Brings Insight, Inspiration

A gathering of nearly 200 attendees met up at last weekend’s 11th Women’s Literary Festival, an event held annually in Santa Barbara.
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Togapalooza Rocks I.V.

Saturday, May 14, hosted the fourth annual Togapalooza, a yearly event that serves to assemble the most notable bands of I.V for an all-day music festival from 12 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Courtesy of Jack Tanenbaum
Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus
Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

In Review: Extravaganza 2016

ASPB certainly outdid their already esteemed selves with the studded list of performers, and the relatively smooth run of 2016’s Extravaganza makes it one for the books.
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Do-Over Tour Coming to SB Bowl

Revel as your sixth grade heroes grasp for relevance once again. Adam Sandler, David Spade, Nick Swardson and Rob Schneider are teaming up with Netflix for a comedy show to promote their new film.
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Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus
Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

María del Pilar Shares Truth in Song at MCC

“Tu y yo bailamos, con mucho vigor.” The words rolled off smoothly as del Pilar strummed the strings of her ukulele. The passion from her high-pitched vocals resonated throughout the room.
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Film & Media Dept Hosts Inaugural Women In Media Conference

The WIM conference emphasized the growing roles of women in entertainment and media industries and offered attendees tips and insights for pursuing careers in technology, film, television and media.
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Courtesy of carseywolf.ucsb.edu

Debugging the Gender Gap with Code

Growing up, women are often told that they won’t like math, science or coding — or perhaps they are told that they aren't good enough. When people are told something enough they start to believe i...
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Photo Courtesy of Gerald Minakawa

Artists Create Giant Bamboo Creatures for Extravaganza 2016

Several artists have been working throughout the week at a ranch in Santa Barbara to create two giant sculptures for UCSB’s Extravaganza 2016 concert.
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Photo Courtesy of Gerald Minakawa
Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus
Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

Artsweek Sits Down, Turns Up with Gryffin

Infused with live elements of an electric guitar, piano keyboard and melodic house beats, Gryffin’s sound is immediately presumed to be influenced by the classic rock genre.
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