Arts Life

Peter Bradley at the Squire Foundation

The artist is the subject of a new book on color in modern art. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., March 9, 2017
Updated 12:46 p.m., March 9, 2017

S.B. Debuts New Public Sculpture, ‘1925’

Artists Kym Cochran and Jonathan PJ Smith commemorate the famous quake at Jardin de las Granadas. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Night Vale Haunts Lobero with ‘Ghost Stories’

The popular podcast, created by a UCSB alum, hosts a live performance on Valentine’s Day. Read story.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Lit Moon Tackles Tennessee Williams

John Blondell brings ‘The Glass Menagerie’ to the Westmont stage. Read story.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Gerald DiPego Talks New Book, 'Write!'

Santa Ynez author offers writing tips at S.B. Writers Conference Read story.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Life in a Costume Shop: An Interview with Designer Pamela Shaw

Take a peek at film and stage costume designer Pamela Shaw. Read story.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

‘Killing the Hangman’: Good Atmosphere But Lacks Taut Storyline

James Pattillo’s novel lacks tautness, and his otherwise promising novel is doomed to a predictable end. Read story.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Mount Moriah Dances the Metaphysical

The NC band’s third release is a soul-seeking set of Southern rock and country. Read story.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Aoife O’Donovan’s New Record Is Divine

‘In the Magic Hour’ offers a beautiful aural alchemy of songs. Read story.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

‘Flashdance the Musical’

Julia Macchio stars in stage “Flashdance.” Read story.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano Moves Forward

¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! presents legendary band with new leader Read story.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Cloves’ Soulful Vocals

The slow, acoustic serenades in ‘XIII’ are perfect for when you need to clear your head. Read story.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Molly Hahn’s Mindful Empire

‘Buddha Doodles’ gets picked up by Andrews McMeel Publishing house. Read story.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

How SoundBrand Will Make Businesses Sound Better

Women’s Economic Ventures graduate creates audio logo business SoundBrand Read story.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Strypes Releases Sophomore Record

Ireland's rock 'n' blues revivalists' exuberant joie de vivre continues apace on ‘Little Victories.’ Read story.

Thursday, December 3, 2015
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