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Robert Plant & The Santa Barbara Bowl Shifters

Robert Plant & The Santa Barbara Bowl Shifters

Bring us that low-strumming guitar, the solid percussive drum beat, the humming bass and the electric switches and mixes. This upcoming weekend, on May 31, Robert Plant, legendary rock icon,…

Ecological Storytelling Screens Miyazaki Classic: “Nausicaä of Valley of the Wind”

Ecological Storytelling Screens Miyazaki Classic: “Nausicaä of Valley of the Wind”

Graduate student Jeremy Chow from UCSB’s English department hosted the screening of the animated film “Nausicaä of Valley of the Wind” on Friday in South Hall room 2635. This spectacular…

Cambodian Rock n’ Roll

Cambodian Rock n’ Roll

"Don't Think I've Forgotten" tells the story of rockers fighting to be heard amidst revolution…

Hole in the Brain, Whole in the Mind: Cole Cohen Launches Her New Book Titled Head Case

Hole in the Brain, Whole in the Mind: Cole Cohen Launches Her New Book Titled Head Case

Sitting in the neurologist’s office in the middle of June 2007, Cole Cohen grips the arms of her chair and stares at the MRI displayed on the monitor. A black…

Poetry & Literature Club Open Heats Up the Collab with Open Mic

Poetry & Literature Club Open Heats Up the Collab with Open Mic

For many, writing is a creative outlet. From singing songs to constructing poetic rhyme schemes to spinning short tales, it’s a source of relief — a type of catharsis. At…

Urban Dance Company Holds Swaggy Dance Showcase

Urban Dance Company Holds Swaggy Dance Showcase

On Saturday, May 9th, Urban Dance Company hosted their first annual showcase in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, where the company, along with several guest groups, delivered some swaggy hip hop…

“Merchants of Doubt”: A Discussion on Effective Science Communication

“Merchants of Doubt”: A Discussion on Effective Science Communication

Last Wednesday, the Sustainable Science Communication Conference kicked off its event with a screening of “Merchants of Doubt” in UCSB’s Pollock Theater. Featuring approaches from several academic research disciples, community…

What is Water: A Review and Discussion of “Chinatown” (1974)

What is Water: A Review and Discussion of “Chinatown” (1974)

On Wednesday, May 6, the Carsey-Wolf Center kicked off its new series, Inside Perspectives: Neo-Noir and the Contemporary City, with a 1974 favorite,  “Chinatown.” Directed by Roman Polanski and starring…