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Courtesy of Ekta Prashnani

IASB & Dhadkan Celebrate Navratri with Dance

Traditional Indian music, synchronized dancing and the clinking of wooden instruments filled the Hub last Saturday night.
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Laura Marling is a Darling

It’s rare for one denuded voice and an old, acoustic guitar to transfix an audience so completely as Laura Marling did this past Friday night.
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Uh-Huh HONNEy

HONNE, a self-described “electric soul” duo hailing from England, will take the stage at SOhO Restaurant and Music Club this Tuesday, Oct. 11.
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NAKED SHAKES Do Something With “Nothing”

The bareness of the set emphasizes the acting of the students on stage, leading to many laughs-out-loud from the audience, but along with somber moments of stillness.
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Artsweek & Co. Review the Hottest New Records

22, A Million by Simone Dupuy In 2012, Justin Vernon released an album independently under the name Bon Iver, deriving from a French phrase meaning “good winter.” Indeed, the band’s first two al...
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Sunni Patterson Waxes Poetic on Resilient Love

Night one of the two-day series brings insight and inspiration through shared experience.
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Laura Marling to Grace SOhO Stage

On Oct. 7, SOhO Restaurant & Music Club will host Laura Marling, the star that set fire to the British Nu-Folk scene and danced in its flames.
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Legendary: The Who to Hit Santa Barbara Bowl

The 51-year old English rock band comes to town Thursday night as a leg of what could very well be its final performance exhibition, titled, “Back to the Who Tour 51!”
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Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus

Keys N Krates Ring in School Year

The energy was palpable Saturday night as students hurried to UCSB’s Welcome Back Concert, eager to dance up a sweat to the trap beats of EDM group Keys N Krates.
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Iron & Wine: Mighty Fine

“I don’t have a setlist,” the musician cooed lowly into the microphone... He then welcomed requests, prompting polite shouts from the audience for music old and new.
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Courtesy of UCSB Arts & Lectures
Courtesy of UCSB Arts & Lectures

Coming Soon to a Campus Near You

UCSB Arts & Lectures have a track record, and their lineup for the Fall 2016 season has a gem for every ear and eye.
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SB Bowl Upcoming Picks

Artsweek writers preview their most anticipated shows at Nexus voters' favorite venue.
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VRLA attendees immerse themselves in a world of color and sound at the world’s first VR rave. The performance used SubPac technology, among other new VR systems, to feel music and beats physically. Phi Do / Daily Nexus
VRLA attendees immerse themselves in a world of color and sound at the world’s first VR rave. The performance used SubPac technology, among other new VR systems, to feel music and beats physically. Phi Do / Daily Nexus

A New Future Unveiled at Virtual Reality Cons

“Most of you are here because you believe VR is the future,” declared co-founder Cosmo Scharf to a crowd of 6,000 techies early this August at the Virtual Reality Los Angeles (VRLA) Summer Expo 20...
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Frank Ocean, ‘Blonde’ and the Visual Album

Using the phrase “long-awaited” would be trite in welcoming the release of Frank Ocean’s third album. The reclusive writer, singer and producer has been clamored after since last summer when fan...
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Suicide Squad: A Small Dose of Fun To Relieve the Blah

"Suicide Squad" is the third film of the thoroughly meh (at best) DC Extended Universe, focusing on the titular misfit anti-heroes, but at least the soundtrack's pretty sweet.
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