Arts Life

Globe Theatre Actors Visit Santa Barbara Schools

Three practitioners from London teach ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to school kids. Read story.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Third Annual Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival

This year’s roster includes features, shorts, and documentaries. Read story.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Theater League Presents ‘A Chorus Line’ and 2018-19 Season Slate

Tony Award–winning musical comes to the Granada March 20-21. Read story.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Art Exhibits Focus on Santa Barbara Japanese Internment During WWII

The shows remind us that history is continuous and that the arcs of multi-decade or multi-century narratives must constantly be illuminated. Read story.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

UCSB Winter Concert Series

The university’s robust music program provides numerous opportunities to hear classical music. Read story.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Teens Sing for Santa Barbara

Area youth come together to raise money for Unity Shoppe fund for Thomas Fire and mudslide survivors. Read story.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band Bring Raucous Art Form to S.B.

UCSB Arts & Lectures welcomes pipa and puppets on Thursday, March 8. Read story.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Daniel Geiger Wins Teen Star 2018

It was an excitement-fueled night as folks packed into The Arlington Theatre to cheer for — and vote on — this year’s winner. Read story.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Nebula Dance Lab’s HH11 Returns

Annual dance festival offers performances in a well-rounded palette of methods and approaches. Read story.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

2018 Teen Star Showcase Finale

The annual singing competition has 10 crooners vie for the championship title during a one-night vocal spectacular. Read story.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

‘Jumping at Shadows’ Offers Multifaceted Examination of How Fear Is Stoked

Author Sasha Abramsky explores what happens when a society places the idea of safety at all costs ahead of the common good. Read story.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Banff Mountain Film Festival Presents Alpine Adventures

High-altitude explorations are the subject of this cinematic lineup. Read story.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

SBIFF 2018’s Third Weekend Films

Award-winning films ‘Secret Ingredient,’ ‘Skid Row Marathon,’ and ‘The Last Suit’ screen at the Riviera Friday-Sunday, February 16-18. Read story.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Symphony Celebrates Leonard Bernstein

Lisa Vroman to sing with orchestra and chorus that revels in breadth of composer’s achievement. Read story.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Chris Hillman Talks New Album, Tom Petty, and Thomas Fire

The cofounder of the Byrds will play a benefit concert for victims of the Thomas Fire. Read story.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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