Thursday 4/5: Check out the award-winning documentary “Manufactured Landscapes” at Campbell Hall tonight. The film follows artist Edward Burtynsky as he travels through China creating art out of industrial materials and debris, and exploring the effects of the industrial revolution along the way. The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are just $5 for UCSB students.
Friday 4/6: Take advantage of a rare opportunity to explore the University Art Museum’s latest exhibition with its co-curator Kurt Helfrich, as he leads a tour through “Crafting a Modern World: The Architecture and Design of Antonin and Noemi Raymond.” The tour starts at noon today, and the best part is that admission to this one-of-a-kind experience is totally free.
Saturday 4/7: A self-proclaimed combination of Bob Dylan, Curtis Mayfield and The Smiths with a little Nina Simone and Oscar Brown Jr. thrown in, Jason Luckett is a singer-songwriter with a sound all his own. Check him out at Zoey’s Cafe in Ventura tonight, as he performs with Corduroy Days. Folk trio The Sympathetics will also perform at the 8 p.m. show.
Sunday 4/8: The Brian Summers Band plays indie rock with a sunny Southern California flair. Head down to The Knitting Factory in L.A. tonight, and see them performing along with Cavil at Rest, Lost Ocean, Artbeat and Between the Trees. Doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets are just $12 at the door.
Monday 4/9: Dance just doesn’t get much better than Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal – Canada’s premiere ballet company. The ensemble makes its Santa Barbara debut at the Arlington Theatre tonight, with their unique program “Minus One,” choreographed by renowned choreographer Ohad Naharin. The show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets are just $25 for UCSB students.
Tuesday 4/10: Surf guitar superstars Paul Johnson of The Surfaris and Gil Orr of The Chantays are set to play a swell game of dueling guitars at SOhO tonight. Catch their show at 8 p.m.
Wednesday 4/11: Based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s critically acclaimed novel, “Everything Is Illuminated” is a unique and innovative combination of comedy, drama and history. Featuring Elijah Wood and directed by Liev Schreiber, the movie tells the story of a man’s journey to find the woman who saved his grandfather during the Nazi invasion of Ukraine. Go see it at the MultiCultural Center at 6 p.m. Admission is free.