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Chicano Batman Plays for Free in I.V.

This East L.A. group is fusing genres, styles, and cultural references. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Tinariwen’s Transcendental Blues

This Saharan band lives in that sweet spot where psych rock and blues combine. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

When Uni Met Abalone at the Biltmore

Chef Alessandro Cartumini honored to prepare special James Beard dinner at Four Seasons Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Vision Quest of Vintage 2014

Wil Fernandez’s Multimedia Portrayal of a Year in Santa Barbara Wine Country Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

5K Run/Walk for Love

Domestic Violence Solutions holds its first ever 5K Run/Walk for Love fundraiser. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Awakened World International Film Fest Debuts

This first-ever event is bringing some of Santa Barbara’s stars into the spotlight. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

State Street Ballet Premieres Scheherazade

Chicago-based dancer/choreographer Autumn Eckman debuts a piece she first considered 15 years ago when she was a company dancer with State Street Ballet. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Sports: Running Against the Odds

A daughter with Lou Gehrig’s disease gets a push from her father in the S.B. Marathon. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Bella Bellosguardo

Despite some outright begging, only a select handful of Santa Barbara Independent staffers got to visit Huguette Clark's Bellosguardo estate for our cover story, namely Columnist Barney Brantingham and Executive Arts Editor Charles Donelan, who captured himself and the third lucky one, Paul Wellman, our ever-on-duty photography editor. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Surf Brewery Mondo’s

Review of Surf Brewery Mondo's Blonde Ale. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Dons basketball player Andrew Fay is named S.B. High’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Read story.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Sink Your Fangs into Dracula

Director Kit Steinkellner has created a new dramatic version of Bram Stoker’s novel. Read story.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Review: Barton Myers: Works of Architecture and Urbanism

The Toro Canyon architect’s works are surveyed in this sprawling exhibit, on display at UCSB through December 12. Read story.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Review: Fury

Great war movies ride a razor’s edge, the thin line between exhilaration and horror, and this movie does that well. Read story.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Scene in S.B.

Santa Barbarans visit Lane Farms to pick out their perfect jack-o’-lantern. Read story.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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