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Arts & Entertainment Reviews

Coachella Interview: Sofi Tukker

One of Sunday’s best acts talks the Grammys and Brazil. Read story.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Coachella Weekend 1 Wrap-Up

Radiohead, Kendrick, and Gaga headlined, but up-and-comers were equally exciting (or more). Read story.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Pärt, Greig, and Sibelius

Guest conductor Christian Arming delivered a concert of major metropolitan caliber, a testament to the quality of our town’s symphony. Read story.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Radiohead Gives Another Unforgettable Bowl Show

The band delved deep into the darker parts of its catalog. Read story.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Camerata Pacifica Channels Discontent

Camerata Pacifica uses composition to embody chilling political era in ways that words cannot. Read story.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Generationals Energize SOhO Scene

The New Orleans–based indie pop band transported the crowd into the carefree ebullience of warm nights. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Kathy Griffin Kills at the Granada

The comedian had the audience in stitches for the entirety of the two-and-a-half-hour show. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Sigur Rós

An Icelandic storm session hit the Santa Barbara Bowl on April 7. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

‘Ghost In the Shell’ Fails Beloved Japanese Franchise

Scarlett Johansson’s stilted delivery of mostly dumb dialogue never rings true. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Regina Spektor Makes S.B. Tour Stop

The pop singer captivates the Arlington audience on Wednesday, April 5. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

State Street Ballet’s ‘Cinderella’

The audience was thrilled with Prokofiev’s classic score with crowd-pleasing contemporary choreography. Read story.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Susan Graham Debuts in Santa Barbara

Renowned mezzo-soprano’s innovative program featured music both relatable and timeless. Read story.

Monday, April 10, 2017

S.B. Chamber Orchestra Fosters Musical Dialogue

The final segment of “Music Dialogue” invited focused attention and discussion to the quartet’s musicians and chamber music as a whole. Read story.

Friday, April 7, 2017

DPHS Performs ‘The Addams Family’

The high school theater department tackles the popular Broadway musical. Read story.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

John Pizzarelli at Lobero Theatre

The quartet showcased arrangements of music by Paul McCartney. Read story.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
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