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Arts Life

David Crosby and Friends Play Lobero

The drummer-less quartet performed richly evocative, dreamy folk rock with lots of vocal harmonies. Read story.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Kota Ezawa at MCASB

Oakland-based artist Kota Ezawa brings his skill with digital tools to bear on the history of art theft and art vandalism in the 20th century. Read story.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Coen Brothers’ ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’

It adds up to that good ol’ yet new-fangled magic. Read story.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is Spectacle of Sight and Sound

Film tackles Freddie Mercury’s legendary story with flourish and fervor. Read story.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra Have Sizable Jazz Chops

Band gave a joyously fourth wall-breaking performance at UCSB’s Campbell Hall. Read story.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

‘Amélie’ at Center Stage

Out of the Box brings Paris to Santa Barbara. Read story.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Mazzy Star Plays Ventura Theater

Singer Hope Sandoval and bandmates continually raised the bar by sounding both fresh and timelessly classic. Read story.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Santa Barbara Reads Contest Winners 2018

Kelly Grogan and Miguel Hernandez selected for their ‘Frankenstein’ pieces. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Opera Santa Barbara Presents ‘La Bohème’

Puccini’s immortal tale of artistic life in the Latin Quarter. Read story.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Sting and Shaggy Shake Things Up

Santa Barbara Bowl show is a funky reggae party. Read story.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Ojai Film Fest Honors Eva Marie Saint

Legendary actress is being feted for her contribution to cinema. Read story.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Nebula Dance Lab Presents ‘Helix’

The evening-length program features contributions by several area companies. Read story.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Joan Halifax in Conversation with Pico Iyer

An evening with a bodhisattva. Read story.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

‘Transformer’: Interview with Transgender Weightlifter Janae Marie

Documentary chronicles Matt “Kroc” Kroczaleski’s journey from male to female. Read story.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

‘The Kindergarten Teacher’

Maggie Gyllenhaal commands every moment she’s on the screen, strongly poised as a woman teetering on the brink. Read story.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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