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Arts & Entertainment Reviews

‘Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play’

A supercharged look at a world without power. Read story.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

‘The Cunning Little Vixen’

Opera Santa Barbara brought the operatic fox and her friends to the Granada. Read story.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

SBCC Presents ‘A Flea in Her Ear’

Theatre Group at Santa Barbara City College offered up an outlandish farce. Read story.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

‘Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus’

Journalist Matt Taibbi’s new book shows how Trump won the White House. Read story.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Andrea Bowers and Marcos Ramírez ERRE

‘So Close and So Far’ at Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art; plus ‘Into Nothing’ at Architectural Foundation. Read story.

Monday, March 6, 2017

“Blood Wedding’ at Westmont

Westmont cast sheds new light on Garcia Lorca’s classic tragedy. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

‘The Devil’s Music’ Roars at Rubicon

Miche Braden brings Bessie Smith to Life in ‘The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith’ Read story.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

‘Zoot Suit’ at the Mark Taper

Breakthrough musical gets thrilling revival Read story.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ at the Geffen Playhouse

O’Neill’s group portrait of family dysfunction Read story.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Maria Schneider Orchestra Soars

The Lobero Theatre hosted the jazz orchestra on Monday, February 20. Read story.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Stellar HH11 Dance Festival Outshines Rain

A myriad of disciplines and approaches were showcased in the two-hour program. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

‘Lydia’ at UCSB

UCSB Theater offers complex wisdom in border drama. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

State Street Ballet's ‘Rite of Spring’

Glorious return to Granada for State Street Ballet. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Laughs and Scares with Night Vale’s ‘Ghost Stories’

The live-action rendering of the supernatural podcast is a delight. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

S.B. Chamber Orchestra Brings Romance to the Museum

The Valentine’s Day performance featured conductor Heiichiro Ohyama. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017
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