Vista Point: Weekly Goings-on in Isla Vista

Events happening in and around Isla Vista for community members to engage in.
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Delirium 2021: Rappers Denzel Curry and Doechii Light Up Storke Plaza

Doechii and Denzel Curry both showcased their remarkable talent and versatility as musicians and the ebullient crowd that descended upon Storke Plaza demonstrated, as always, that UCSB does it better.
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Artsweek Picks: The Buzziest Coming Attractions of Fall 2021

Here is Artsweek’s selection of upcoming movie releases you should check out in the coming weeks! 
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Local Arts Scene Cautiously Reopens After Months in the Dark

As vaccination efforts continue to forge ahead in Santa Barbara County, the local arts and music scene is gearing up to welcome back members of the community. 
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NIKI And Dominic Fike Headline Extravaganza 2021

Budding R&B songstress NIKI and Floridian indie-rap star Dominic Fike took the stage for the second night of this year’s Extravaganza concert on Sunday, May 16.
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SBIFF 2021: Carey Mulligan Wins The Cinema Vanguard Award At The Santa Barbara International Film Festival

The tribute, which honors actors who have “the tenacity to forge new ground in their craft,” was in recognition of Mulligan’s electrifying performance in “Promising Young Woman."
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“Waiting on Host”: UCSB Filmmakers on Shooting During the Pandemic

The film is about Jennifer, a professional dancer who lands an audition for a coveted role only to find out that her grandmother has tested positive for COVID-19.
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“Script to Screen”: In Conversation with “The Big Short” Screenwriter Charles Randolph

Matt Ryan was joined by screenwriter Charles Randolph for an engaging conversation about his work on “The Big Short," a true-crime comedy that takes place during the financial crisis of 2008. 
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“Six Cents” Podcast: Three UCSB Students Give Their Two Cents on Politics, Sports, Music and the World Around Them

For those of you who are looking to add a new podcast to your rotation, allow me to introduce you to UC Santa Barbara’s very own “Six Cents.” 
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Highlighting Nature’s Beauty, UCSB Student Alex Funk Shares His Art To Raise Money for Charity

Inspired by the natural beauty of Santa Barbara and saddened by the onslaught of tragedies in recent months, Funk wants to help his community through his art. 
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Streamlining the Social Aspects of Music, College Students Introduce Their Vision for Paddle

Along with his childhood friends and fellow college students Sam Nicholson and Matthew Dull, Cerofeci has been working on developing a music and social media hybrid app called Paddle. 
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In Review: Dominic Fike Proves Himself on “What Could Possibly Go Wrong”

To call “What Could Possibly Go Wrong” a promising debut is an understatement, as Fike has created a record that remarkably encapsulates the nihilistic and cynical worldview of his Gen Z fanbase.
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Vegan Queen Tabitha Brown Brings Her Garlic Powder and Catchphrases to UCSB

If you’re on TikTok like the rest of us, you’ve probably come across one of Tabitha Brown’s videos.
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“The King of Staten Island” Is Exactly What You Think It Is

In true Davidson fashion, “The King of Staten Island” tackles serious issues with abrasive sarcasm and laugh-out-loud one-liners.
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Dance in the Age of COVID-19

For UC Santa Barbara’s dance majors, virtual classes are uncharted territory and have left many of them struggling to find their footing.
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