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John Blondell Presents Two Versions of Henry VI, Part 3

Catch Lit Moon and the Bitola National Theatre do back-to-back performances of this Shakespeare classic on November 17. Read story.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Quasi Celebrates 20 Years of Music

Ex-husband and wife Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss are at it again. Quasi plays SOhO November 14. Read story.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

A New Generation of Top Girls

Theater UCSB brings the play to campus starting November 9. Read story.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Go See Million Dollar Quartet

Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins all figure in this popular jukebox musical hit. Read story.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Watch This: Girl Rising

This documentary follows nine girls from across the world as they struggle to get an education. Read story.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Parson Redheads Talk New Album, New Baby

Muddy Waters Café welcomes the Portland quartet back to town on Tuesday, November 5. Read story.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Art Bark International Presents Minty

Regional artists present an afternoon of fresh, new dance and physical theater in an informal setting. Read story.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

S.B. Open Streets Takes Over the Funk Zone

Cabrillo Boulevard will shut down for a street-wide public health and art festival on Saturday, November 2. Read story.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

'Thriller' Dance Raises Money for Rwanda

Santa Barbara invites all to take part in 2013’s Thrill the World event at the Courthouse Sunken Gardens. Read story.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

State Street Ballet Presents Taming of the Shrew

San Francisco-based choreographer Robert Sund presents his take on Shakespeare’s classic farce Saturday night at the Granada. Read story.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Mike Nichols Talks Lions, Elephants & Giants

The famed Nat Geo photographer will bring still and moving images to the Marjorie Luke on October 27. Read story.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Janusphere Dance Company Returns to S.B.

The New York City-based company was last here in 2008; director and S.B. native Darion Smith says they’ve evolved in that time from a neoclassical to a truly contemporary dance company. Read story.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Big Read Essay Contest

The Independent and the S.B. Public Libraries are sponsoring an essay contest. Read story.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Third Time’s the Charm for Yuja Wang

The acclaimed virtuoso Yuja Wang will give her third Santa Barbara recital at UCSB’s Campbell Hall on Monday, October 14. Read story.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Nebula Dance Lab’s New Vision

Floodlit & Fallen runs October 10-13 at Center Stage Theater. One Company, Many Projects Read story.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

Santa Barbara Fair and Expo celebrates “25 Years of Magic”, ... Read More