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Interview: New York Philharmonic Conductor Alan Gilbert

The music director talks orchestras, Beethoven, and the future of classical music in anticipation of his upcoming stint at the Music Academy of the West. Read story.

Packing the Bowl with Slightly Stoopid

The reggae rockers are headed back to Santa Barbara with Stephen Marley and Cypress Hill. Read story.

Review: Self Evident Truths at the Santa Barbara Art Foundry

This nationally touring collection of photographs will culminate with a 2016 show in Washington, D.C. Read story.

Review: Orlando at Casa Esperanza

Elements Theatre Collective confronts the mystery of identity with fantasy and farce. Read story.

Review: Body of Work at UCSB’s HSSB Ballet Studio Theatre

The longtime UCSB dance professor has created a solo show charting the trajectory of his more than 40 years ... Read story.

Book Review: War of the Whales

Joshua Horwitz’s book is a reminder that our technological, industrial, and military prowess can produce unintended deadly consequences. Read story.

Youth Interactive Is Takin’ It to the Streets

The S.B. nonprofit is throwing a day-long party and concert in the Funk Zone on Sunday, July 27. Read story.

Charles Lloyd Named NEA Jazz Master

The Santa Barbara-based flautist, saxophone player, and composer was awarded one of the nation's top honors in jazz on ... Read story.

Review: Boyhood

Richard Linklater writes and directs this real-time story about growing up. Read story.

Interview: New York Philharmonic Conductor Alan Gilbert

The music director talks orchestras, Beethoven, and the future of classical music in anticipation of his upcoming stint at ... Read story.

Best Show You're Not Watching: Faking It

MTV's newest comedy mixes Clueless, Portlandia, and My So-Called Life. Read story.

Music Makers: We Want You!

Calling all musical talents: We’re gearing up for our annual Santa Barbara Music Issue, ... Read story.

Sam Yahel’s Showstopper Moment

Regina Carter returns to the Lobero; Sings Like Hell welcomes Ariana Gillis. Read story.

Sunken Garden Movies Are Back

UCSB Arts & Lectures is bringing some of cinema’s greatest silents to the Santa ... Read story.

UCSB Arts & Lectures Announces 2014-15 Lineup

Starting this fall, Arts & Lectures will kick off another star-studded year of events. Read story.

Review: Boyhood

Richard Linklater writes and directs this real-time story about growing up.

Dog Days of Summer

Tips to keep your pets safe during the sunny months.

Adoptable Pet of the Week

Benny is a wonderfully sweet calm neutered male Miniature Pinscher and German Pinscher mix

Youth Interactive Is Takin’ It to the Streets

The S.B. nonprofit is throwing a day-long party and concert in the Funk Zone on Sunday, July ...

Sports: S.B. Foresters

The S.B. Foresters Have the California Collegiate League’s Best Record for the 18th Time in 20 Years.

Pre-Fiesta Events 2014

Old Spanish Days kicks off Wednesday, July 30.

Scene in S.B.

Santa Barbarans enjoy the summer sun.

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