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Positively State Street

Whether you're the Scrooge of Santa Barbara, the kid who's never been kissed at midnight, or simply someone who's (adeptly) decided not to travel this holiday season-worry not. Read story.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Artist Max Hirschfield Brings 'Outsider Art' to Cesar Ch¡vez Charter School

Students learn to create art from simple materials. Read story.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Positively State Street

It is with great sadness, best wishes, and a backing track of awesomely eerie Theremin warbles that Santa Barbara says goodbye to the Volt Per Octaves ( this week. Read story.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Positively State Street

As we creep into high shopping season and start realizing that most of our weekends from here on through New Year's are going to be devoted to holiday party schmoozing, I encourage you to get up, get out, and get your rock on-before it's too late. Read story.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Hometown Santa Barbara

The new book Hometown Santa Barbara is no conventional guidebook, but rather an insider's guide that should appeal to locals as much as tourists. Read story.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Mary Heebner's Intimacies: Poems of Love

S.B. artist illuminates the poetry of Neruda. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Positively State Street

While skirting out of Santa Barbara this past Sunday may have meant that I missed one of the more hyped-about shows of the fall (Shiny Toy Guns at Velvet Jones it also afforded me a trip to one of L.A.'s more anticipated musical events of the season. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Off the Wall

Art in unusual places. Read story.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Positively State Street

S.B. Band oso returns home to play after their European tour. Read story.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Positively State Street

Music happenings on Halloween. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Positively State Street

Though I have yet to figure out how, the folks at Twiin Productions have managed to book one hell of a musical event this week at Velvet Jones. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

On the Road

In celebration of all things matrimonial, Colorado deejay and soon-to-be-husband Peter Blick will be throwing an open-to-the-public, post-wedding party this Saturday, October 11, at Stateside. Read story.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

This One's for the Ladies

Making a noteworthy return to town next Thursday, October 9, are the reigning voices of Hollywood's famous Hotel Cafe. Read story.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Thinking Local and Acting Global

After an assuredly much-needed summer break, Santa Barbara songstress, promoter, and music fan Christina Grimm is back to her old tricks and haunts this upcoming Thursday, September 18, when she presents her 18th Santa Barbara Songwriter Showcase at Jensen Guitar's Mainstage. Read story.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Beachward Bound

Carpinteria's reggae star Dominic Balli is the winner of the first ever Independent Road to West Beach Contest. Read story.

Thursday, September 4, 2008
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