Fine Arts

Bill T. Jones Unleashes Narratives at Granada

Jones’ strong voice cut through the theater as he read his stories, which varied greatly across subjects, themes, time periods and locations.
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Favianna Rodgriguez Illuminates the MultiCultural Center

In present times, artists and activists like Rodriguez are as important and integral to social justice as ever. The rights of many are lost in a state of vulnerability.
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Art of the Black Panther Party Celebrates a Revolution

Douglas had constructed iconic images, that embodied the Black Panther Party’s persona of the militant and revolutionary poor, one that resonated with and began to define the insurgent minority.
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Bernhard Showcases Talent and Heart

The tiny, yet immensely passionate cast is remarkably in-sync with one another, chiming chorus lines at the exact same time and spitting in to metal cans in unison.
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The Life Behind “Lifeforms”

According to Westmore, the makeup profession allows the artist to be as intimate with actors and production as the director or cameraman, sometimes more so.
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NAKED SHAKES Do Something With “Nothing”

The bareness of the set emphasizes the acting of the students on stage, leading to many laughs-out-loud from the audience, but along with somber moments of stillness.
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Coming Soon to a Campus Near You

UCSB Arts & Lectures have a track record, and their lineup for the Fall 2016 season has a gem for every ear and eye.
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A New Future Unveiled at Virtual Reality Cons

“Most of you are here because you believe VR is the future,” declared co-founder Cosmo Scharf to a crowd of 6,000 techies early this August at the Virtual Reality Los Angeles (VRLA) Summer Expo 20...
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BFOM Bids Grads Adieu

This Saturday, BFOM hosted their quarterly concert to a sold-out and packed-in I.V. Theater, wishing their senior members an emotional goodbye.
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Wordstock Shows Colors of I.V.

Over 50 people gathered in Anisq’Oyo’ Park last Saturday to indulge in the 2016 Wordstock Music Festival presented by WORD, the Isla Vista arts and culture magazine.
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Grads Present Theses at AD&A

The array of MFA grad students' paintings, sculptures and multi-media fixtures at the Art, Design & Architecture Museum fall decidedly in the category of abstract.
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Tribe Ties Gallery Synesthesia Trips Out Glass Box

The Glass Box was painted bright: intricate tie-dye tapestries layered the walls, each one unique in pattern, color and saturation.
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Pearson, UCSB Dance Aspire to Greatness

After performing with renowned companies, creating his own company, working as director for Santa Barbara Dance Theater and teaching for 26 years as a professor for UCSB’s dance department, Jerry Pe...
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Chilla Vista Brings Community Together

Not even the fierce winds could keep hundreds of students and community members from coming out to enjoy live music, art and dance at Isla Vista’s annual music and arts festival.
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Artist Shows Her Cultura in MCC

On April 12, East L.A. born artist Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin presented her collection of art currently on display in the MCC. One only needed to listen for a moment to find her. Loud, engaging and m...
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