A look back on some of our stories published this past year.


Extravaganza 2023: Galantis, Remi Wolf, Destroy Lonely bring extravagant success

SBIFF 2023: Oscar nominee Angela Bassett presented with Montecito Award

SBIFF 2023: Cate Blanchett Outstanding Performer of the Year Award

SBIFF 2023: Jamie Lee Curtis honored with the Maltin Modern Master Award

SBIFF 2023: Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson receive the Cinema Vanguard Award

SBIFF 2023: 8 Hollywood stars receive the Virtuosos Award for their performances

SBIFF 2023: Outstanding Directors of The Year Award Presented to Todd Field and Martin McDonagh

SBIFF 2023: Oscar-nominated screenwriters celebrated at festival’s Writers Panel

SBIFF 2023: Women’s Panel hosts 6 Academy Award-nominated panelists

SBIFF 2023: Bess Wohl’s directorial debut “Baby Ruby” is a biter

SBIFF 2023: U.S. Premiere of “I Like Movies” Closes out Santa Barbara International Film Festival



UCSB sororities take an unconventional spin on sisterhoods

Remembering Dave from the Grave: KCSB Super Listener

Local photographer looks to bring the streets of Isla Vista together

Conversations with a 20-something: @liam.oce on content creation and virality



Driven and transparent: jomch on his debut album and being true to himself

In Review: Paramore grows up for “This Is Why”

In Review: Stray Kids bends genre and celebrates success in third studio album “5-STAR”

In Review: Season two of “The Bear” raises the stakes and serves up chaos

In review: “Bottoms” marks a new age of comedy

In Review: Metro Boomin’s contribution to “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”

Stay tuned for more in 2024!