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White Reaper Wakes Up Santa Barbara With Concert at SOhO

Recently, White Reaper, a Kentucky-based quintet rock band, headlined a concert at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club downtown along with supporting acts The Aquadolls and Native Sun.
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“All the Bright Places”: A Trip Back to Middle School

It’s better late than never for Netflix to finally release an “All the Bright Places” screen adaptation.
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Zack Fox Brings Laughs to I.V. Theater Amidst End-of-Quarter Stress

Zack Fox packed I.V. Theater last Wednesday night at UC Santa Barbara as crowds arrived early and waited excitedly for Fox to bring a pre-dead week treat of laughter.
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“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” Crafts a Smoldering Love Story

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” is a poignant, brilliantly realized story about love. But more specifically, it is a beautiful meditation on the memory of love.
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Bad Bunny Does What He Wants On “YHLQMDLG”

Bad Bunny, who grew up with aspirations to become the Daddy Yankee of his time, has undeniably altered the landscape of the genre with his commitment to stay true to his craft.
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Gauchos Crowd The Hub for Battle of the Bands 2020

Yung Fuzz, Pretty Cheeky, Closeout and Tastegood all showed up to The Hub last Thursday to prove themselves as worthy contenders among the long list of other prestigious bands in town.
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The Consequences of Pursuing Art: “Miss Anthropocene” by Grimes

In “Miss Anthropocene,” Grimes explores the consequences of the pursuit of art by personifying her self-destructive tendencies.
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Poet Claudia Rankine Talks Race and Creativity at Corwin Pavilion

Recently, poet, author and editor Claudia Rankine brought her insights on the relationship between creativity and racial projects to a discussion at UCSB's Corwin Pavilion.
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Tracks of the Month: February 2020

The best tracks to come out of February 2020!
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In Review: “Man Alive!” by King Krule

British underground indie idol King Krule delivers “Man Alive!”: an unfiltered album raw with depression and disillusionment.
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In Review: “The Slow Rush” by Tame Impala

After a handful of singles sprinkled throughout the months leading up to its release, “The Slow Rush”  has finally arrived.
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Theater and Dance Brings a Thrilling Performance of “Hookman” to Performing Arts Theater

This past weekend, the UC Santa Barbara Department of Theater and Dance gave an exciting performance of “Hookman,” bringing the 2012 slasher comedy to life in the Performing Arts Theater.
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A 17-Track Love Letter: “Changes” by Justin Bieber

“Changes” shows off an incredibly mature and refined sound never before heard from the pop megastar.
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“To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You”: Does It Live Up to the Hype?

I fittingly watched the movie in my bed on Valentine’s Day, hopeful that it would live up to the book’s rollercoaster of emotions. 
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In Review: “Horse Girl”

“Horse Girl,” a new Netflix 2020 drama, is something very different and unexpected.
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