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Arts & Entertainment Reviews

Review: Chappie

Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi mess gets sort-of saved by rave-rappers Die Antwoord. Read story.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Review: Lucinda Williams at the Lobero Theatre

The beloved Americana songwriter thoroughly rocked on Friday, March 6. Read story.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Review: RESCUE at UCSB’s Red Barn

Artists from Rotterdam invade the Red Barn Project Space through March 11. Read story.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Photos: The Garden at Velvet Jones

The beloved Burger Records duo charged through a set of new and old songs on Friday, February 27. Read story.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Review: The Lazarus Effect

Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, and Evan Peters star in a film written by Luke Dawson and Jeremy Slater and directed by David Gelb. Read story.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Photos: Giraffage at EOS Lounge

Photographer Andrew Elia captured the San Fran electro artist and the dance party at EOS Lounge on Friday, February 27. Read story.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Review: The Insect Comedy at Westmont College

Satire takes a bug’s-eye view of human society at Porter Theatre. Read story.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Review: In the Red and Brown Water at Hatlen Theater

UCSB’s BFA Students excelled in this new production at Hatlen Theater. Read story.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Review: Nederlands Dans Theater 2 at the Granada Theatre

UCSB’s Arts & Lectures brought the modern dance company back to S.B. for the first time since 2003 this week. Read story.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Review: Kirk Knight and Mick Jenkins at Velvet Jones

Kirk Knight and Mick Jenkins made due with what they had on Thursday night. Read story.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Review: Zero Motivation

Set on an Israeli military base, this female-focused coming-of-age dramedy is both witty and poignant. Read story.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Review: What We Do in the Shadows

Flight of the Conchords alum Jemaine Clement cowrites, codirects, and costars in this mockumentary about three hapless vampires. Read story.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Review: Jim Adkins at Velvet Jones

Fans flocked to see the Jimmy Eat World frontman play an acoustic Monday night set in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Review: Mr. Turner

Timothy Spall stars as the revered 19th-century painter in director Mike Leigh's latest beautifully shot new film Read story.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Light Up the Sky Goes Up at SBCC

Moss Hart’s comedy satirizes Broadway behind the scenes. Read story.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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