Arts & Entertainment Reviews

‘An American Tango’

State Street Ballet shines in evening-length work. Read story.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

“When the Lights Go Out”

Wild times on the Lobero Stage. Read story.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Presenting a Chumash Perspective of Missions

Gary Robinson’s engaging novel offers an alternative viewpoint for 4th graders. Read story.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

New Noise Festival 2016

There were plenty of excellent performances at this year’s seventh annual event to keep firmly planted in the groove. Read story.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Ry X and Sierra Reeves Play Unitarian Society

An enthrallingly atmospheric and intimate night. Read story.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Van Morrison @ the S.B. Bowl

The smoky-voiced Irish singer bathed the moonlit crowd in hits on Saturday, October 15. Read story.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Desert Daze in Pictures

Photos from the psychedelic desert weekend festival in Joshua Tree. Read story.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Hippie Sabotage Plays Ventura

The duo captivates the crowd with gravitational stage presence. Read story.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

UCSB Arts & Lectures presents Alonzo King LINES Ballet

The group presents great new choreography to music by Charles Lloyd. Read story.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Blink-182 Light Up the Bowl

The band played songs from its new album, California, and their radio hits ranging from “Miss You” to “All the Small Things.” Read story.

Monday, October 10, 2016

The Who: 50 Years of Maximum Rock

The legendary band tears it up at the Bowl Thursday, October 6. Read story.

Monday, October 10, 2016

‘Finding the Wow’ Is a Rally Cry for Following Dreams

The author follows her desire to become a pilot. Read story.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Echo & the Bunnymen Play Ventura

On Sunday, October 9, Echo & the Bunnymen performed at the Majestic Ventura Theater and did not disappoint. Read story.

Monday, October 10, 2016

TOPS and Weyes Blood at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, Wednesday October 5

A musical yin and yang, SOhO Restaurant & Music Club’s Weyes Blood/TOPS double-bill was an immensely impressive and enjoyable pairing of low moods and high, gravity and groove. Read story.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Weslie Ching Presents ‘Semiosis’

The choreographer’s full-length concert pushed modern dance boundaries. Read story.

Thursday, October 6, 2016
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