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In Photos: Summer Solstice Celebration
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In Photos: Summer Solstice Celebration

Santa Barbara celebrated the first day of summer with a weekend-long festival in downtown complete with music, dancing, arts and crafts, local vendors, and a Carnival-style parade. Photos by Cameryn Brock / Daily Nexus

Annual Reel Loud Film Festival Returns
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Annual Reel Loud Film Festival Returns

UCSB will celebrate its 23rd Reel Loud Festival at Campbell Hall this Friday night. Brought to you by a dedicated crew within the Film & Media Studies Department, Reel Loud is a silent short film fest that has become a beloved campus tradition. Known for its variety of skillful student […]

Two Banjos in Paradise: The Mystifying Talent of Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn
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Two Banjos in Paradise: The Mystifying Talent of Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

There’s something about a crowd of people that gather to see a banjo duo — some kind of eagerness or intense dedication to sharing in musical delight. The banjo (or something a lot like it) is found in cultures all over the world, and is deeply rooted in what we […]

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Dam-Funk, Speak Volumes Celebrate 10 Years of Magic Lantern

Tomorrow evening, local UCSB-based music bloggers and event producers Speak Volumes Media will collaborate with Magic Lantern Films to bring celebrated artist Dam-Funk to Isla Vista Theater. Dam-Funk, who hails from Los Angeles, will bring his early-80s-inspired “boogie funk” to this exciting event.  Dam-Funk is also a member of the […]

Get Friendly With UK’s Rising EDM Stars
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Get Friendly With UK’s Rising EDM Stars

Recently, one of my friends was listening to a remix of Justice’s popular song “We Are Your Friends.” Instead of the usual repetitive “We are… your friends!” verse, this version began with “We are… [awkward pause] friends!” A few bars later, the song’s true intro finally revealed who the remix […]