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Brazil’s World Cup Woes and Wins

How the South American country fared during the soccer tournament. Read story.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Carmel Valley Ranch

“The Ranch,” as locals call it, is actually a private club set on 500 acres with an elegant lodge inside its gates. Read story.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Kobe Bryant Comes to Town

The L.A. Lakers star came to Santa Barbara on Wednesday to kick off annual basketball academy at UCSB. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Roger Durling’s Permanent Wave

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is hosting a summer mini-fest full of French cinema. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Farm-to-Bar: Nectar of the Todds

Gin-based, nectarine-syruped ode to the World Cup and upcoming cocktail competition. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Ringo Starr’s Backing Band Seriously Rips

Come for the Beatle, stay for the shred factor. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Americana Alive Puts S.B. Bands Front and Center

The Lobero Theatre hosts a festival-style night of music featuring six homegrown acts. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Music Makers: We Want You!

Calling all musical talents: We’re gearing up for our annual Santa Barbara Music Issue, hitting stands October 9. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Do It for the Love Wines

Review of Do It for the Love Foundation wines. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Music Academy of the West Goes Big

With an expanded guest artist program and a powerful new relationship with the New York Philharmonic, the Music Academy of the West is attracting international attention. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Camille Cimini Fruin

Our own Camille Cimini Fruin, who's been an advertising rep with The Santa Barbara Independent for about 25 years now, just let us in on a secret. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Temples

Is Temples Britain’s best new band? Maybe. But they could use more cowbell. Read story.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Review: Begin Again

The Once writer/director gives us a more-polished version of his breakaway musical hit. Read story.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Event: Women in the Military

Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation celebrates women in the military with a musical tribute featuring a full orchestra, the Santa Barbara Choral Society, and bagpipers. Read story.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Orlando by Elements

Catch playwright Sarah Ruhl’s modern stage adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s novel at various locations July 11-27. Read story.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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