Art & Entertainment Features

Q&A with Eric Burdon

Rock ’n’ roll legend talks past successes and the timelessness of psychedelic rock. Read story.

Friday, May 5, 2017

BRAVO! Puts Families Inside the Sound

This is how the Santa Barbara Symphony and the school district make music together. Read story.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

MCASB Plans Museum in Funk Zone

The Museum of Contemporary Art buys the lot at 35 Anacapa. Read story.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Five for Fighting Plays the Lobero

Platinum-selling recording artist stops in S.B. with string auartet in tow. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Interview with Lukas Nelson

Promise of the Real frontman talks “masterpiece” new album and the S.B. Jazz Fest. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

KCSB’S Ally Gonzalez and Her Love of Radio

The station’s general manager talks her passion for broadcasting and future programming expansions. Read story.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


A new live/work/arts community emerges on Garden Street. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., March 24, 2016
Updated 3:38 p.m., March 25, 2016

David McCullough Talks the Wright Brothers

Pulitzer Prize-winning author gives a gripping account of the birth of the airplane. Read story.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

UCSB Arts & Lectures 2015-16 Season

Series subscriptions are on sale now. Read story.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Tinika Ossman-Steier Back in the Solstice Parade She Helped Create

The former Santa Barbaran returns to town as a festival artist in residence. Read story.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Santa Barbara’s Latino Music Scene

A Vibrant Latino Music Scene Grows in Santa Barbara Read story.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Gardens & Villa Prep a New Album, Talk Pro Pickling

The Santa Barbara boys are finishing a new record and coming home to SOhO on April 2. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Throwback Thursday with Strung Out

Twenty-six years in, the Simi Valley punkers are still making fists pump. They’re also playing Velvet Jones on April 2. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Why We’re Flocking to Lotusland

The famed Montecito estate hosts a contemporary art exhibit about birds. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

All Hail Lucinda Williams

The beloved singer/songwriter returns to Santa Barbara on Friday, March 6. Read story.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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