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Favianna Rodgriguez Illuminates the MultiCultural Center

In present times, artists and activists like Rodriguez are as important and integral to social justice as ever. The rights of many are lost in a state of vulnerability.
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Art of the Black Panther Party Celebrates a Revolution

Douglas had constructed iconic images, that embodied the Black Panther Party’s persona of the militant and revolutionary poor, one that resonated with and began to define the insurgent minority.
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The Life Behind “Lifeforms”

According to Westmore, the makeup profession allows the artist to be as intimate with actors and production as the director or cameraman, sometimes more so.
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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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Grads Present Theses at AD&A

The array of MFA grad students' paintings, sculptures and multi-media fixtures at the Art, Design & Architecture Museum fall decidedly in the category of abstract.
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Tribe Ties Gallery Synesthesia Trips Out Glass Box

The Glass Box was painted bright: intricate tie-dye tapestries layered the walls, each one unique in pattern, color and saturation.
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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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Artist Shows Her Cultura in MCC

On April 12, East L.A. born artist Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin presented her collection of art currently on display in the MCC. One only needed to listen for a moment to find her. Loud, engaging and m...
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Art Takes Balls

Encompassing the culture and creativity of Santa Barbara inhabitants is the Arts Fund, a nonprofit art gallery in the Funk Zone that showcases local artists. Artists on the rise can display their art ...
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We Remember Them: Honoring the Unlucky Bright Minds of Our Youth

On a terrible May 23rd, in 2014, the UCSB and the Santa Barbara communities suffered greatly at the hands of contorted misfortune. Six students bore the brunt of this onslaught: Katie Cooper, George C...
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Demi Anter: A Not-So-Starving Artist

  At 10 after three, a girl wearing a flowing white blouse and silver sunglasses made her appearance at a table in front of the Coffee Collab. Her reddish hair framed her face perfectly, with blu...
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Alum Pat Fish Talks Tattoos

The SRB welcomed renowned tattoo artist Pat Fish on the evening of Tuesday, April 7 to talk about her love of tattooing. From her affinity for Celtic designs to the highs and lows of tattoo trends in ...
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The Taboo Reimagined: Eric Beltz and The Cave of Treasures

It was hard to miss the poison oak plant sitting in the middle of The Cave of Treasures, but some of the other elements associated with danger in the installation were subtler. The Cave of Treasures, ...
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MCC Art Exhibit Hosts African Diaspora Images of Zéna Allen

Time and time again, the MultiCultural Center transforms itself into unique spaces for poetry, visual art, music and overall cultural education. At this very second, the ordinarily bare walls of the M...
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Cecco del Caravaggio’s Resurrection: A Tale of Renaissance Art and Enlightenment in the 21st Century

One aspect of university life that is undeniably great, unique and often overlooked is the cultural opportunities afforded to students outside of the seemingly rigid school/party dichotomy. In additio...
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