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Visual Art

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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Trash to Treasures: Local Artist David Diamant’s Recycled Art

In downtown Santa Barbara, beautiful artworks and murals cover building walls and fences, surrounding the areas close to the beach. There you may catch local artist David Diamant showing off his lates...
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L.A. Museum Guide

Two weeks into school and you’re already swamped with readings, bored of lectures and disinterested in anything that involves effort. This lack of motivation is obviously not the best way to start t...
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50 Years in the Making: Architect Barton Myers’s Retrospective

Between now and Dec. 12, UCSB’s Art, Design, and Architecture Museum (AD&A) is hosting an exhibition titled “Barton Myers: Works of Architecture and Urbanism” — a retrospective based on My...
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From Childhood, to College, to Cartooning: An Evening with Matt Groening and Lynda Barry

When Matt Groening and Lynda Barry stepped onto the stage of the Arlington Theatre on Friday, Oct. 10, it was in a style only two cartoonists could pull off: wearing knit hats shaped like “Futurama...
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