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Arts & Entertainment Reviews

John Nava Brings Painting and Tapestry to Sullivan Goss

On display is the artist’s masterpiece of contemporary tapestry. Read story.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Lark’s Love Letter to Santa Barbara

Acme Hospitality releases ‘Around the Table,’ a cookbook and much more. Read story.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Santa Barbara Symphony and Pablo Sáinz Villegas are Two Peas in a Classical Pod

The guitar virtuoso Pablo Sáinz Villegas is in residence. Read story.

Monday, November 20, 2017

‘Happy Hour’ in the Time of #MeToo

Monica Bill Barnes at UCSB Read story.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Reviewed | ‘BPM (Beats per Minute)’

Film conveys a historical slice of life in the AIDS struggle with a strong, supple cinematic voice. Read story.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Reviewed | ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Kenneth Branagh’s film isn’t a nuanced character drama, but offers a fun puzzle for Agatha Christie fans. Read story.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Nate Streeper’s ‘Murder on the Orion Express’

Braille librarian publishes a futuristic murder mystery solved by a deadbeat detective from a backwater planet. Read story.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Juilliard String Quartet’s Exquisite Performance

CAMA presented renowned foursome in first installment of its Masterseries. Read story.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Reviewed | ‘Wonderstruck’

The plot moves along so slowly that it is difficult to feel any connection to the subjects. Read story.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Leila Josefowicz and John Novacek in Recital for UCSB

Stirring modern music for violin and piano Read story.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

SBCC Presents ‘It’s a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play’

Theatre Arts Department production successfully embodies the celebratory nature of the holidays. Read story.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Tedeschi Trucks Jam at The Arlington

While they did deliver big a few times, overall the show never really hit a consistent vibe. Read story.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Samantha Bee Keeps It Light

Comedian was more subdued than the four-alarm WTF fire drills we’ve come to expect. Read story.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Reviewed | ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

The film plays out with the inevitability and perversity of a classical tragedy. Read story.

Monday, November 13, 2017

‘The Square’

The illuminating, sly, and beautifully made film is a must-see in S.B.'s suddenly busy art-house scene. Read story.

Friday, November 10, 2017
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