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Arts & Entertainment Reviews

‘The Orphan Keeper’ Stumbles

Camron Wright’s novel starts out strong but peters out by the end. Read story.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Gary Clark Jr. at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Gary Clark brings bigger blues. Read story.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

'Macbeth' at Ensemble Theatre Company

Shakespeare meets desert ops in this new production. Read story.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Cyndi Lauper Cranks Up the Heat

The spirited singer delights fans at the Arlington on Wednesday, September 28. Read story.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Weslie Ching Debuts ‘Semiosis’

The S.B. choreographer stages an evening of her work at Center Stage. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

‘in a word’ from Elements Theatre Collective

Three actors explore language, grief, and redemption. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally Slay Lobero Crowd

The couple offers up an evening of music and laughs with Summer of 69: No Apostrophe. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Dolly Parton at the S.B. Bowl

The singer delivers an outstanding set on a sultry Sunday evening. Read story.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Vim Vigor’s ‘Future/Perfect’

DANCEworks presents a new piece by Shannon Gillen. Read story.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

assume vivid astro focus at MCASB

The artist duo stage ‘Retrospective’ at Museum of Contemporary Art S.B. Read story.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Iron & Wine Plays UCSB

Singer Sam Beam doesn’t disappoint at the Campbell Hall concert. Read story.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A Conversation with Jim James

My Morning Jacket’s frontman introduces material from his latest record, Eternally Even, to audiences on the West Coast. Read story.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Shook Twins and Erisy & Raff Lull Us Into Good Times at SOhO

Hypnotic folk tunes rock crowd into state of contemplative contentment. Read story.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Sheila E. Energizes Chumash Casino Resort

Inimitable drummer plays hits and takes a moment of reflection during set. Read story.

Monday, September 19, 2016

‘The Boondawgle Estate’ Premieres at Center Stage

DramaDogs and PlayFest present a new comedy. Read story.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
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