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Kamasi Washington is a Jazz Legend in the Making

Deep bonds formed through trust, friendship and family make better jazz than anything that the most talented strangers could create.
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Postmodern Jukebox Brings Charm to Arlington

The stage lit up with a flaming, passionate red, and the musicians of Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ) took the stage in their first-ever show in Santa Barbara.
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Lucidity Fest Coming to SB this Spring

Get ready, Santa Barbara, because in a little over six weeks from now, April 7-9, the Lucidity Festival will return to our very own Live Oak Campground for its sixth and final gathering.
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Grammys Pay Tribute to Past and Present

No matter how small an artist starts, they can reach the height of their craft.
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Yuja Wang and Company Take Granada By Storm

The audience filed back in and the two virtuosos re-emerged, Kavakos unchanged and Wang now draped in a slinky, subdued green evening dress.
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‘Vagina Monologues’ Showcase Verses in Feminism

The muses guided the crowd through a vocal exercise in repeating the word “vagina” over and over, attempting to diffuse tension and set the Monologues’ theme of promoting familiarity and comfort...
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Five Directors Honored at SBIFF

The Outstanding Directors Award ceremony was held on Feb. 7, with the Arlington Theatre playing host to such acclaimed filmmakers as Damien Chazelle, Ava DuVernay, Barry Jenkins, Kenneth Lonergan and ...
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Six Songs About Girls: A Valentine’s Day Playlist

Sugar, spice and everything nice.
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The Friday Review: Process by Sampha

Sampha has been featured in tracks by Kanye, Beyoncé, Frank Ocean and Drake, yet hadn’t released a full debut album of his own until this week’s Process.
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Poetry of the World Presented at MCC

The poetry presented throughout the night told many different stories. Themes of injustice, entrapment and cultural dissonance were prevalent as the poems expressed the feelings of many people in Amer...
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SBIFF’s Virtuosos Awards Celebrate Diversity

This year’s Virtuosos Awards ensemble dared to defy the divisions that are often employed within Hollywood and created compelling performances that enticed audiences across countless screens.
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A Moonlit Evening with the Stars of ‘La La Land’

The two stars of “La La Land” had come to receive their Outstanding Performers of the Year Awards alongside their director, Damien Chazelle.
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Sango & Monte Booker Bringing the Sound of Tomorrow to SOhO

On Sunday, Feb. 4, SOhO is lucky to host a pair of innovative young beatmakers for a night of squeaky-clean polished mixes and cuts.
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The Friday Review: CULTURE by Migos

The brilliant X factor in this group’s success is the Migos’ conscious realization of their influence in spaces that transcend music.
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Elephante Brings Dreamy Beats to the HUB

The energy was already high nearly an hour before Elephante came on, and the Hub filled up quickly for the sold-out show.
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