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Trip Out with Mystic Braves

The L.A. psych rockers join The Abigails, Pearl Charles, and Jeffertitti’s Nile at SOhO on December 26. Read story.

Art Museum Plans Renovation

The $50 million project will add new gallery space and a rooftop garden. Read story.

Review: Chakaia Booker at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum

The prints and sculptures in this West Coast debut show Chakaia Booker's fluent command in multiple media. Read story.

The Making of Lit Moon’s Humbug!

In this stylish and deeply felt version of A Christmas Carol, five actors play 20 roles. Read story.

Three Claras, One Interview

We sat down with three of the young ladies playing Clara in this year’s Santa Barbara Nutcracker productions to ... Read story.

Book Review: What Happens Next? Matters of Life and Death

The essays in Douglas Bauer’s latest collection were written after he flew from Boston back to Iowa to piece ... Read story.

California Crossing with Cracker’s David Lowery

The Camper Van Beethoven frontman on the Inland Empire, Cracker’s new double disc, and early morning songwriting. Read story.

Review: Preservation Hall Jazz Band at the Lobero Theatre

New Orleans’ R&B songsmith Allen Toussaint sang through his 50-year career with help from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Read story.

Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The third Hobbit may be the best yet, but it could still benefit from some serious editing. Read story.

The Christmas Revels Are on a Boat

For this year’s Christmas Revels, the setting is onboard a ship with Irish emigrants on the way to America. Read story.

Mitchell Explains It All

The Clarissa Explains It All creator talks TV at Magic Lantern on Friday, November 7. Read story.

FUNZONE Hosts Charity Concert for Ferguson Public Library

Watercolor Paintings, Sun Daes, and Chaye Tione play a benefit show on Friday, December ... Read story.

Speaking of Stories Channels PRX's The Moth

The popular spoken-word series is now accepting submissions for its November, community-led event. Read story.

Reusable Cups Come to the Bowl

Santa Barbara’s beloved venue continues to greenify with the help of Klean Kanteen and ... Read story.

California Crossing with Cracker’s David Lowery

The Camper Van Beethoven frontman on the Inland Empire, Cracker’s new double disc, and early morning songwriting.

Get Your Holiday Shop On in Ojai

Deck the Halls brings its seasonal pop-up fare back to the Ojai Rancho Inn.

Beta Play’s Ultimate Holiday Playlist

Tommy & The High Pilots may have changed their name, but they’re still keeping their Christmas tradition ...

The Making of Lit Moon’s Humbug!

In this stylish and deeply felt version of A Christmas Carol, five actors play 20 roles.

FUNZONE Hosts Charity Concert for Ferguson Public Library

Watercolor Paintings, Sun Daes, and Chaye Tione play a benefit show on Friday, December 19.

Host an Exchange Student

Host families are needed for four International students who will attend Bishop Diego High School in spring.

“Big Dave’s” Egg Nog

Review of The Hungry Cat’s “Big Dave’s” Egg Nog.

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