1. Murs, Scarub, Bicasso, Eligh, Aesop, Sunspot Jonz, Luckyiam and The Grouch – separately, they’re eight of the most interesting and innovative rappers on the West Coast, and together they’re Living Legends. Check them out at The Hub on Friday. Doors open at 9 p.m., and pre-sale tickets are just $18 for students.
2. Legendary Afropop jazz musician Hugh Masekela and his Chissa All-Stars are coming to Campbell Hall. Check out the man who has performed with Paul Simon, Dizzy Gillespie and Harry Belafonte, just to name a few, at 8 p.m. on Feb. 8.
3. Campus group Indus focuses on issues affecting UCSB’s South Asian community. See their annual student-run show dealing with the raciest and most taboo of those issues on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. The Indus “Too Hot” show will be happening in TD 1701.
4. Stephen King’s Duma Key was the number one book on The New York Times’ Bestseller List as of Feb. 4. The novel follows Edgar Freemantle as he recovers from a terrible accident and deals with the consequences thereof.
5. You might have to travel to L.A. to see it, but “U23D” is already getting the kind of buzz you would expect from an IMAX film featuring the seminal rock band, 3-D technology and surround sound. Check it out in theaters now.
6. If the release of “Rambo” made your day, then take heart in knowing that Sylvester Stallone just signed a two-picture deal to direct and star in two action films with “Rambo” producer Danny Dimbort.