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Tracks of the Month: February 2018

Every month, Artsweek’s staff collects a handful of newly released tracks that highlight the best musical moments of the past 30 days. Check out January’s tracks of the month for some possible add...
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The Friday Review: Crush by Ravyn Lenae

In Crush, Steve Lacy and Ravyn Lenae travel together through lingering compositions, unraveling one another’s potential as musicians.
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‘Black Panther’ Leaps Its Way to the Top

Ryan Coogler's  "Black Panther" is a film rooted in real-life issues that tells one of Marvel's more grounded stories while being set in an unabashedly sci-fi setting.
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Tyler, The Creator to Visit UCSB

Multi-talented artist Tyler, The Creator is slated to visit Campbell Hall on March 9 to take part in a conversation with AS Program Board.
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5 KCSB Shows You Should Be Listening to Now

Regardless of what kind of music you listen to, KCSB is sure to have something that’ll tickle your fancy.
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Southern Rapper J.I.D Makes SB Debut at Velvet Jones

As the song ended and the crowd was still moshing, people were cheering in deep appreciation of the immensely talented group of people all standing on stage in conjunction.
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‘Big Sick’ Writers Uncover Their Roots at Script to Screen

The Big Sick champions the romantic comedy genre, delivering humor, heart and reality while simultaneously staying true to its roots.
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Bad Love: A History of the Worst Love Songs

Over the course of time, love songs have played an integral role in music consumption. Many love songs evoke the sort of romantic essence they were intended to, and some miss that mark. Here are a few...
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Femme in Rap: How Black Girls Changed Hip-Hop for the Better

With each artist they emphasized the role that the specific women had in breaking traditional rap binaries as they reclaimed and redefined the misogynistic and homophobic themes and language commonly ...
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Script to Screen: Jordan Peele Discusses ‘Get Out’

To lighten the mood, Peele talked about alternate endings. There were two endings that were filmed: an ending with Chris going to jail and the ending shown in the film. To our surprise, there was one ...
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Vagina Monologues Bring Intersectional Discourse to Campbell Hall

This year’s “Monologues” spoke especially to the increasing diversity and individual empowerment within the feminist movement and within the production itself, but the MC’s did not fail to not...
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In Photos: 33rd Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Celebrities and media flocked to the Arlington Theatre as the 33rd Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival hit the red carpet.
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Milk Drunk Crowned Winner of Battle of the Bands

Following those two bands came Milk Drunk, who dedicated their performance to another local I.V. band, RabbitFoot. Jumping right into their first song, this trio set the crowd on fire not only with th...
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SB in Sound: Radio Stations to Look Out For

If the struggle to rediscover decent radio stations sounds familiar, this article will put you in good hands. Below, you’ll find a short guide to the hottest FM radio sounds broadcasting near UCSB.
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2018 SBIFF Virtuosos Awards Shine Bright

The recipients of the 2018 Virtuosos Award provided a fascinating unpredictability that had the audience on edge of their seats, ready to laugh and leaving them reluctant to leave the escape of a Holl...
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