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Lorde’s Solar Power Tour Felt Right at Home at the Santa Barbara Bowl

The “Solar Power” album, a testament to living in the moment and appreciating the nature that surrounds us, was perfect for the venue.
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Orville Peck Showcases “Queer Country” at The Arlington Theatre

Multitalented country singer Orville Peck was in Santa Barbara for the first time on his Bronco tour in support of his most recent album of the same name. 
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In Review: Tove Lo Continues Her Winning Streak With “No One Dies From Love”

Based on “No One Dies From Love,” her upcoming record is likely to fit perfectly into her already solid discography.
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Dancers off the Stage: “Visions of Vibrancy” Spring Dance Concert

The annual UC Santa Barbara Spring Dance Concert, “Visions of Vibrancy,” highlighted the talent of senior dancers as they showcased their dancing and choreography skills.
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“The Unwritten Books”: Best of National Poetry Month

As National Poetry Month closes, here are some of the Artsweek staff’s favorite poems!
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Literature in Review: The Future

With a malfunctioning robot, a memory innovation and a happiness index, three writers attempt to peek into our future.
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Tracks of the Month: April 2022

Here are some of the Artsweek staff's favorite new tracks from April!
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Disclosure at the Santa Barbara Bowl

House music fans and those who like to have a good time are destined for a night of great music, stellar visuals and incredible vibes all around.
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Record Recap: Revisiting Kevin Abstract’s “ARIZONA BABY” Four Years Later

“ARIZONA BABY” has incredible production value and proved itself as Abstract’s strongest album.
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In Review: “Killing Eve” Season 4, A Crushing Ending for a Riveting Series

BBC America’s spy-thriller “Killing Eve” has finally come to an end with its fourth and final season after a four-year-long run. In this season everything comes to a head in a disappointing end.
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In Review: A Celestial Flight Through Yung Lean’s Mind in “Stardust”

When he joins forces with production masters like Skrillex, fine-tuned vocalists like twigs and his classic squad of Swedes, Lean shows that he has no reason to be humble.
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Originality is Back: “Everything Everywhere All at Once” is an Instant Classic in all Universes

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” takes the done-to-death multiverse movie and gives it a revamping that major movie studios have yet to do.
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King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Perform at The Arlington Theatre

Australian band King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard brought their mind-altering brand of psychedelic rock to the Arlington Theatre in downtown Santa Barbara.
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On This Day: Nas’ “Illmatic,” The Gold Standard of Rap

The songs and stories of “Illmatic” represent the perfection of every trait associated with purist hip-hop, from tales of struggle to intricate writing to unique instrumentals.
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“Murder In Paris”: A Story of International Intrigue Comes to the Carsey-Wolf Center

The 2021 documentary “Murder in Paris: The Assassination of Dulcie September” documents the life and mysterious death of the eponymous South African activist.
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