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Artsweek Summer Movie Preview

Resident snarky/sassy/savvy film critic Alex Wehrung offers up his summer recommendations to moviegoers.
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BØRNS Talks New Album, Influences

The Daily Nexus gets the scoop on the artist's inspirations and background.
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Courtesy of Connie Ha via The Confluence

Lightning in a Bottle Gets Woogie

The Nexus's outgoing Artsweek editor reflects on this famed spring music festival.
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BFOM getting hyped during their hit arrangement of "Let's Get It Started." Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

BFOM Bids Grads Adieu

This Saturday, BFOM hosted their quarterly concert to a sold-out and packed-in I.V. Theater, wishing their senior members an emotional goodbye.
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BFOM getting hyped during their hit arrangement of "Let's Get It Started." Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus
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Paris Cullen / Daily Nexus

Wordstock Shows Colors of I.V.

Over 50 people gathered in Anisq’Oyo’ Park last Saturday to indulge in the 2016 Wordstock Music Festival presented by WORD, the Isla Vista arts and culture magazine.
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Beyoncé Gets Political in Lecture

Kevin Allred, an adjunct professor in women’s and gender studies at Rutgers University, came to UCSB to give students a lecture all about the legendary Queen B.
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Students gathered in the UCen Hub to recite self-made poems and songs to the crowd. John Clow / Daily Nexus
Students gathered in the UCen Hub to recite self-made poems and songs to the crowd. John Clow / Daily Nexus

Dope Metaphors Gets Real

Warm spotlights, chill vibes and supportive snapping encompassed the UCSB Poets’ Club’s showcase, Dope Metaphors.
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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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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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Courtesy of Rae Ann Varona

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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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.
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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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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Courtesy of Jack Tanenbaum

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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