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Arts & Entertainment Reviews

New Order Keeps the ’80s Alive

Their nostalgic sound delights longtime fans and leaves new listeners wanting. Read story.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

SBCC Spring Dance Concert

‘Collective’ presented a powerhouse program that underscored the dancers’ palpable hunger for expansion. Read story.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

UCSB’s Spring Dance Concert

Graduating seniors seized the choreographic reigns exploring the use of narrative and structure in distinctive manifestations of voice and approach. Read story.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

‘Lost City of Z’ Is Subtly Powerful

The slow-paced thought-provoker examines Amazonian exploration. Read story.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Humana Theater Festival Report

Santa Barbara’s Kate Bergstrom saw many new plays in Louisville Read story.

Monday, April 24, 2017

‘Colossal’

Poignant film explores the nature of evil. Read story.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Camerata Pacifica Plays Hahn Hall

The chamber orchestra served the purpose of reflecting the current ineffable political turmoil. Read story.

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Robby Krieger Band Plays the Libbey Bowl

Former Doors member celebrates 50 years of the band’s music. Read story.

Monday, April 24, 2017

‘Last Train to Nibroc’

The DogStar Theater Company debuts at Center Stage. Read story.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Travis Scott Bird’s Eye View Tour

Rap star Travis Scott opened his 2017 tour at the Santa Barbara Bowl on April 12. Read story.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Theatre Group at SBCC Presents ‘Rabbit Hole’

The moving production features excellent performances by a strong cast. Read story.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

‘Baby Doll’ at the New Vic

ETC stages Tennessee Williams’s saga of a dysfunctional love triangle against a backdrop of mid 20th-century southern poverty. Read story.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Coachella Interview: Sofi Tukker

One of Sunday’s best acts talks the Grammys and Brazil. Read story.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Coachella Weekend 1 Wrap-Up

Radiohead, Kendrick, and Gaga headlined, but up-and-comers were equally exciting (or more). Read story.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Pärt, Greig, and Sibelius

Guest conductor Christian Arming delivered a concert of major metropolitan caliber, a testament to the quality of our town’s symphony. Read story.

Monday, April 17, 2017
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