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Battle of the Bands Brings Large Turnout to the Hub

Rock & roll blasting through speakers, flashing multicolored lights and densely packed students jumping in every direction made Thursday night’s Battle of the Bands a beacon of excitement amongs...
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Chainsmokers Tackle Earl Warren Showgrounds

Earl Warren Showgrounds became a playground for Gauchos on Tuesday for the highly anticipated, sold-out Chainsmokers show. The event was put together as a collaborative effort between the Chainsmokers...
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Courtesy of wfuv.org

Citizen Cope to Bring the Love at SOhO

This Friday at 9 p.m., Feb. 12 at SOhO, love will certainly be in the air, in the form of a soulful acoustic performance by none other than Citizen Cope. The singer/guitarist/songwriter will be perfor...
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Zion-I To Take On Velvet Jones

The duo of MC Zumbi and DJ AmpLive traffic in genre influences. Their name is rightly suggestive of reggae sounds, but their style ranges farther than that. Zion I embodies the classic hip-hop pair of...
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Autograf To Come to SOhO

Future house group Autograf will be taking over SOhO Restaurant and Music Club on Feb. 11. The group is comprised of Chicago natives Jake Carpenter, Louis Kha and Mikul Wing. The three members all hai...
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“Finest Hours” Interview with Casey Affleck and Ben Pine

“The Finest Hours” premiered in theaters on Friday, Jan. 29. The film tells the story of the rescue of the S.S. Pendleton, one of the most daring rescue missions in the history of the Coast Guard....
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Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

Sam Crane Live at the Batcave

Aside from the occasional hungover student biking to the overloaded library or a bird cawing overhead, it’s quiet on campus on Sundays. Life—the buzz of students chatting with friends or bikers pe...
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Leo, Oscars and Bears – Oh My!

Poor Leonardo DiCaprio. Five times he has seen golden statues march past him, and five times he has had to watch them fall into the hands of another. So now, in an attempt to finally ensnare an Oscar,...
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Tarush Mohanti / Daily Nexus

Culture Clashes at Campbell

The curtains open, a Latina woman tap dances in front of an American flag in the backdrop and Tupac’s “Hail Mary” blasts over the speakers for all to hear. Campbell Hall was in for an interestin...
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‘Room’ Leaves Viewers Heartbroken

Like many of the other astounding independent films that debuted in 2015, “Room” failed to gain attention prior to its release. Despite the setback, the movie has managed to gather the attention o...
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Exclusive Interview: Robby Hauldren of Louis The Child

Dressed in a light pink sweatshirt underneath the warmth of a Northface jacket, Robby Hauldren, one half of the up-and-coming electronic DJ duo Louis the Child, met up to chat with Artsweek. Born and ...
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Art Takes Balls

Encompassing the culture and creativity of Santa Barbara inhabitants is the Arts Fund, a nonprofit art gallery in the Funk Zone that showcases local artists. Artists on the rise can display their art ...
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Hood Internet to Mash Up SOhO

At 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, an unprecedented event in the universe will be happening in downtown Santa Barbara. Stars will be colliding one after another after another, putting SOhO’s structural ...
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XYLØ and FMLYBND Take Over Velvet Jones

It took me by surprise when I read about XYLØ’s upcoming show dates and I did not see one for Los Angeles, but dates for both San Francisco and Santa Barbara. XYLØ is a duo based out of L.A., but ...
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Tarush Mohanti / Daily Nexus
Tarush Mohanti / Daily Nexus
Tarush Mohanti / Daily Nexus

Mariachi Metal Group Metalachi Rocks Velvet Jones

A young man gets up on stage. He wears a loose-fitting, colorful button-down. I speak with his mother, Sherry Mandell, about the organic produce company she works for. Her son belts out: “This place...
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