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Arts & Entertainment Reviews

Summer Reading Suggestions

Chaucer’s Books staff offer myriad selection of great tomes. Read story.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Ten Best Santa Barbara Novels

Sleuths, saints, and sinners explore the town’s enchantments and fatal illusions. Read story.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Deb Olin Unferth’s ‘Wait Till You See Me Dance’

Short story collection includes delightfully strange pieces. Read story.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Jo Nesbø’s ‘Thirst’

Popular Norwegian crime-fiction writer shows what a perverse and creative imagination can conceive. Read story.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra

Fellows perform ‘Rite of Spring’ in first series performance. Read story.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Air at the Santa Barbara Bowl

French funk for Solstice. Read story.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

PCPA Presents ‘Lend Me a Tenor’

Catch the comedy musical under the stars at Solvang Festival Theater. Read story.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Josh Kun Crosses the ‘Aural Border’

Josh Kun discusses Southern Californian and Mexican music history at SBMA. Read story.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

California Space & Light

Porch Gallery Ojai Invitational 2017. Read story.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Phillips, Topol, Watkins, and Irion Sing the 805

SOhO's Songwriter Round Up showcases Santa Barbara talents.  Read story.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Music Academy of the West Concerts on June 20 and 22

A Jeremy Turner commission premiere and a recital by David Daniels. Read story.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Marc McGinnes ‘Rise Up’

Stilt crazy after all these years. Read story.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

'The Show That Never Ends’ Reviewed

David Weigel examines the rise and fall of prog rock in his new book. Read story.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

It Comes At Night

Playing on fears, this survivalist horror flick is a surreal thought-provoker. Read story.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Disorderly Construct Breaks the Law

Artists off script at the Arts Fund Gallery. Read story.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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