“Take Five” from the midterm crunch when legendary jazz man Dave Brubeck and his quartet come to the Lobero. God and Satan duke it out in the era of the silent screen. UCSB Arts and Lectures present the 1926 film, “Faust,” with live piano accompaniment in Campbell Hall at 7:30 p.m. Discuss the flick with friends over two for one drinks at Calypso from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Stocked up on Cipro yet? For a more musical lesson in mass intimidation, check out rock band Scare Tactic among others tonight at the Living Room. An invasion of singer-songwriters hit the area. Soho has guitarist Willy Porter and, as part of the Sings like Hell series, Catie Curtis and Eliza Gilkyson lay down coffeehouse folk tinged with Southern soul and new age, respectively. At the Lobero Theatre. For tickets call 963-0761.
Hey you, cheap ass. DP might connote free music and Ice house, but it just doesn’t roll off the tongue like L.A.’s Sunset Strip. If you can, fork out a little loan money for Fuel at the House of Blues, or stay local as Santa Barbara’s new live venue the Coach House brings Cave-In, progressive college rock with metal-core roots. Or take it easy at the Multicultural Center’s screening of “Baile Perfumado.”
Arts and Lectures Fall films continue with “The Last Dance.” The story of forbidden love and the South Indian art form of Kathakali, combines dance, music, sung dialogue and pantomime at 7:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall. Japanese delicacies walk and talk in “Octopus Lady and Slug Man,” a collection of fables by storyteller Johnny Moses, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
Some words just sound sexier in Spanish. Jaguares, the Latin alternative rock band plays the Arlington Theater at 8 p.m. Call Ticketmaster for a seat. Time to light up and ponder your existence here at UCSB. A.S. Program Board presents “How High,” a touching film that looks at two normal guys who smoke something magical and end up at Harvard, 8 p.m. in I.V. Theater.
He sings all the right things at exactly the noontime. Seth Horan from Vertical Horizon plays a solo show in our very own Storke Plaza. A few doors down and a world apart the Gamelan Ensemble performs at UCSB Music Bowl. If you liked A&L’s “The Last Dance,” Zakir Hussain will be performing tonight in Campbell Hall at 8 p.m. along with Shujaat Khan, one of today’s top-ranking classical Indian musicians. Hussain, who has collaborated with the likes of George Harrison, Van Morrison, Tito Puente, just to name a few, and has brought his progressive use of Indian music to the world music stage.