Calendar for 10/19

Thursday (10/19): Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet” gets a makeover tonight, courtesy of famed Bulgarian director Lilia Abadjieva. The award-winning director’s re-imagining of the classic play features an all-male cast, a soundtrack packed full of popular rock hits and more. See the show for yourself when it comes to Campbell Hall at 7 tonight. Tickets are just $17.50 for students, thanks to the folks at Arts & Lectures.

Friday (10/20): In the mood for some feel-good teen movie fun? Check out “Step Up,” as it screens at I.V. Theater tonight, courtesy of Magic Lantern Films. Showings of this dance-infused drama are at 7 and 9:30 p.m. and tickets are just $4.

Saturday (10/21): Feeling irie? Head down to Dalton’s Sports Bar and Grill on Calle Real in Goleta tonight, to check out Santa Barbara’s very own dub-rock all-stars, Natural Incense. The show starts at 10.

Sunday (10/22): Check out a special tour of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s permanent collection at noon today. The tour will take visitors through the museum’s “Picture Stories: The Art of Europe and the Americas” exhibition, which is an installation of about 150 paintings, drawings, prints, photos and sculptures, with a special emphasis on the Latin American collection. For more information, check out

Monday (10/23): L.A.-based alternative rockers The Autumns take over the stage at the Troubadour on Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles tonight. The show, which also features Hong Kong Six, The Color Turning and Repeat Repeat, starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available for $8 in advance through Ticketmaster.

Tuesday (10/24): Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon and Amy Adams are racing into I.V. Theater tonight, as Associated Students’ Program Board screens “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.” Tickets for the screenings, which start at 7:30 and 10 p.m., are just $3 for students.

Wednesday (10/25): Oops, they did it again. Program Board brings yet another fun and free activity to UCSB, as they host pop-rockers Thriving Ivory at the UCSB Lagoon. The show starts at noon.