Arts & Entertainment Reviews

‘Suor Angelica’ and ‘Gianni Schicchi’

Maria Kanyova Triumphs as Sister Angelica Read story.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

‘Ray Strong, American Artist’

Monograph and database honor and preserve painter’s work. Read story.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Linda Rondstadt Tells All; Audience Does, Too

Ronstadt’s Touching Memoir Night at the Lobero dampened by audience’s life stories Read story.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Avi Buffalo Plays to Funzone’s Intimate Strengths

Special Solo Set joined by Litronix, Text Back, Bobby Rae Read story.

Monday, April 25, 2016

The ’80s Live On in The 1975 at Santa Barbara Bowl

The ethereally-lit April 21 show was an ecstatic experience. Read story.

Friday, April 22, 2016

S.B. Voice Teacher Signs Her New Book

Agatha Carubia’s ‘Heart-Based Singing: Vocal Technique’ is for anyone who enjoys singing. Read story.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

‘Proof’ Portrays a Fascinating Math of the Heart

‘Proof’ portrays a fascinating math of the heart. Read story.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

‘Bad Jews’ at the New Vic

Ensemble Theatre Co. presents this acrimonious comedy set on the Upper West Side. Read story.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Tackles ‘eXtras’

Latest offering is timely and highly entertaining. Read story.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Avi Buffalo Plays the Funzone

Singer/songwriter talks about his band and solo project. Read story.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Pollock Theater’s Script to Screen Hosted ‘Jaws’

Screenwriter Carl Gottlieb shares biting anecdotes. Read story.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Freddie Gibbs Turns Pain into Parties

Hip Hop singer plays to amped up crowd at Velvet Jones Read story.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

UCSB Dance Department’s Jerry Pearson’s Final Curtain

The four-piece collection ‘Aspire’ sent the dance department’s esteemed colleague off in style. Read story.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Third Eye Blind Unites the Arlington Theatre

Alt-rock megastars play old and new hits. Read story.

Friday, April 8, 2016

The 40th Annual Humana Festival of New American Plays

Emerging Narratives Expand Inquiry into Our Nation’s Soul Read story.

Originally published 6:00 a.m., April 8, 2016
Updated 1:49 p.m., April 12, 2016
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