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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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Sarah Jones Brings Stories to Campbell

In a time when the objectification and exploitation of women has increasingly become a popular debate in regards to, well, prominent people in our society, Sarah Jones’s performance felt highly fitt...
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Bill T. Jones Unleashes Narratives at Granada

Jones’ strong voice cut through the theater as he read his stories, which varied greatly across subjects, themes, time periods and locations.
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Bernhard Showcases Talent and Heart

The tiny, yet immensely passionate cast is remarkably in-sync with one another, chiming chorus lines at the exact same time and spitting in to metal cans in unison.
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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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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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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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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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Pearson, UCSB Dance Aspire to Greatness

After performing with renowned companies, creating his own company, working as director for Santa Barbara Dance Theater and teaching for 26 years as a professor for UCSB’s dance department, Jerry Pe...
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Chilla Vista Brings Community Together

Not even the fierce winds could keep hundreds of students and community members from coming out to enjoy live music, art and dance at Isla Vista’s annual music and arts festival.
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Pride 2016: Drag Show Packs IV Theater

To commemorate the weeklong pride celebration at UCSB, campus organization Queer Commission hosted fellow gauchos to a night of drag-tastic performances at I.V. Theater.
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Juan Felipe Herrera: Much More Than a Poet Laureate

Those who settled in at Campbell Hall on Feb. 1 expecting a simple evening of poetry witnessed Juan Felipe Herrera deliver a one-man variety show that mixed comedy and storytelling with elements of hi...
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SBDT’s 40th Anniversary

UCSB’s resident dance company, Santa Barbara Dance Theater, celebrated its 40th anniversary in January at the Hatlen Theater with a full-length performance that attracted audience members across fou...
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Culture Clashes at Campbell

The curtains open, a Latina woman tap dances in front of an American flag in the backdrop and Tupac’s “Hail Mary” blasts over the speakers for all to hear. Campbell Hall was in for an interestin...
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Winter Wonder Drag at UCSB

If David Bowie taught us anything, it was to always strive to be the artistic, sexy, alluring and flamboyant humans we are. And with Mr. Bowie’s recent passing (moment of silence for my still-aching...
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