Arts Life

Rodrigo Amarante’s Healing Songs

The Brazilian singer/songwriter will play tunes at The Goodland May 29. Read story.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

UCSB Amplified Debuts

UCSB plugs into campus music scene with live performance series. Read story.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Young Playwrights’ Festival Anniversary

Dos Pueblos hosts the Young Playwrights’ Festival 20th anniversary. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Interview with Zach Gill

Jaden Gill talks shop with her dad, the ALO frontman. Read story.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

April Is Poetry Month, Part V

David Starkey reviews 30 books of poems, one for each day of the month. Read story.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Daniel Levitin Talks Too Much Information

Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin explores the effects of sensory overload on the brain in his latest book. Read story.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Coachella 2015 Playlist

Check out these key tracks from can’t-miss acts. Read story.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015


The Seattle duo is parlaying two previously sold-out shows into one big concert at the Arlington Theatre. Read story.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

UCSB Arts & Lectures Resurrects Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Grab your coconuts and head to UCSB for the 40th-anniversary screening of the British comedy classic. Read story.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Italian Pianist Alessio Bax Tackles St. Patrick’s Day

The Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra celebrates the music of the British Isles with an Italian. Read story.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Good Reads: Abroad at Home

National Geographic’s new book takes readers around the world in North America. Read story.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Norman Lear In Conversation

Barry Kemp interviews Norman Lear for Antioch on Friday, March 6. Read story.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Open Call for Earth Day Musicians

Submit by February 15 for a chance to play the 2015 Earth Day Festival in Alameda Park. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Speaking of Stories Channels PRX's The Moth

The popular spoken-word series is now accepting submissions for its November, community-led event. Read story.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Reusable Cups Come to the Bowl

Santa Barbara’s beloved venue continues to greenify with the help of Klean Kanteen and LoaTree. Read story.

Thursday, August 28, 2014
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