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Phishing for Phish Tickets

Sleeping over at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Read story.

Rubicon Presents 2 Pianos 4 Hands

The emotional life of aspiring pianists provides the humor in this spectacular display of dueling keyboard virtuosity. Read story.

Lynda Barry and Matt Groening Talk Love, Hate & Comics

Lynda Weinman interviews her longtime college friends about their upcoming talk at the Arlington Theatre. Read story.

Review: The Heiress at SBCC’s Garvin Theatre

Henry James–based drama, directed by Judy Garey, plays through November 1. Read story.

Charlie Albright Is Taking Requests

Pianist Charlie Albright views recitals as a dialogue with his listeners. Read story.

Books: No Future for You

Most satirical writing looks weak in comparison to the Baffler magazine’s withering critiques. Read story.

Thom Yorke

Radiohead’s leading man reinvents the music distribution wheel — again. Read story.

Review: Tony Bennett at the Granada Theatre

For those who arrived late to Bennett’s six-decade-long chart topping party, seeing the man live can conjure up a ... Read story.

Review: Last Days in Vietnam

Rory Kennedy’s profusely illustrative documentary makes some sense of the tragic farce that was the Vietnam War. Read story.

Review: Charlie Albright at Hahn Hall

UCSB Arts & Lectures presented this program, which included Schubert, Chopin, and the pianist’s own improvisation. Read story.

Best Show You're Not Watching: Nathan For You

Nathan Fielder is taking the feel-good reality TV model and turning it on its head. Read story.

Concert High Season

TV on the Radio, Nick Waterhouse, and Reptoid come to town. Read story.

Ukulele Genius Jake Shimabukuro Returns

The blazing master of the Hawaiian four-stringer is back in town to make his ... Read story.

Speaking of Stories Channels PRX's The Moth

The popular spoken-word series is now accepting submissions for its November, community-led event. Read story.

Review: Last Days in Vietnam

Rory Kennedy’s profusely illustrative documentary makes some sense of the tragic farce that was the Vietnam War.

Books: No Future for You

Most satirical writing looks weak in comparison to the Baffler magazine’s withering critiques.

Review: The Heiress at SBCC’s Garvin Theatre

Henry James–based drama, directed by Judy Garey, plays through November 1.

Thom Yorke

Radiohead’s leading man reinvents the music distribution wheel — again.

Review: Charlie Albright at Hahn Hall

UCSB Arts & Lectures presented this program, which included Schubert, Chopin, and the pianist’s own improvisation.

Ukulele Genius Jake Shimabukuro Returns

The blazing master of the Hawaiian four-stringer is back in town to make his uke riotously laugh.

Massive Attack at the Santa Barbara Bowl

The British trip-hop act brought a heavy and heady helping of music and atmospherics on October 17.

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