Review: The Declarations of Independents

Sullivan and Goss’s group show focuses on women of modernism. Read story.

2015 Independent Theater Awards

It was a night of a cappella heroes and dramatic triumphs. Read story.

Common Ground at the Granada

State Street Ballet, Eisenhower Dance, and S.B. Dance Theater perform on one stage. Read story.

Impact X Inspires Goodwill Work

Paksy Plackis-Cheng publishes book, hosts inspirational panel of thinkers and doers at the New Vic. Read story.

Matt Armor Still Rocks

Longtime Santa Barbara musician talks about his solo project. Read story.

Charles Lloyd & Friends at the Lobero

Charles Lloyd and Bill Frisell collaborate on great American music. Read story.

Far from the Madding Crowd

This retelling of Thomas Hardy’s novel maintains the pastoral gentility of the genre without drowning it in sappy sentiment. Read story.

CAMA Presents Tetzlaff-Vogt Duo

The renowned German violinist and pianist performed at the Lobero on May 11. Read story.

Norman Lear In Conversation

Barry Kemp interviews Norman Lear for Antioch on Friday, March 6. Read story.

The Underground Youth’s Beautiful and Damned

Manchester band’s latest EP treads toward dark-wave territory. Read story.

Young Playwrights’ Festival Anniversary

Dos Pueblos hosts the Young Playwrights’ Festival 20th anniversary. Read story.

Interview with Zach Gill

Jaden Gill talks shop with her dad, the ALO frontman. Read story.

Green Your Vacation with New App

Santa Barbara’s VitaTravel introduces the carbon-offset tool VitaExplorer for eco-conscious travelers. Offers Peer-to-Peer Dog Sitting

Website connects dog owners with dog sitters.

Ogden Enters Music Fest Fray in a Beautiful Way

Home of Santa Barbara expats grows itself a lively Americana weekend.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Examines Islam in the 21st Century

Somali-born scholar, activist, and politician speaks at Granada Theatre on May 23.

Death on the Deck

Two friends out for a short backpacking trip encounter unexpected conditions, leading to a tragic death.

Perfecting Pork at Valley Piggery

Jake O. Francis raises pigs, teaches butchery, caters roasts, and sells straight to you.

Fiesta on Film

Documentary Polka Dot Alley explores Santa Barbara’s cutthroat youth flamenco community.

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