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Ukulele Genius Jake Shimabukuro Returns

The blazing master of the Hawaiian four-stringer is back in town to make his uke riotously laugh. Read story.

It’s All About the Music

Just four years in and S.B.’s Notes for Notes is broadcasting its tune throughout the U.S. Read story.

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.

Sink Your Fangs into Dracula

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

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 ... Read story.

Books: No Future for You

Most satirical writing looks weak in comparison to the Baffler magazine’s withering critiques. Read story.

Chicano Batman Plays for Free in I.V.

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

Review: Tony Bennett at the Granada Theatre

For those who arrived late to Bennett’s six-decade-long chart topping party, seeing the man live can conjure up a ... Read story.

The Awakened World International Film Fest Debuts

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

Joshua Bell Is Back

UCSB Arts & Lectures presents the superstar violinist with Italian pianist Alessio Bax at the Granada Theatre. Read story.

Best Show You're Not Watching: Nathan For You

Nathan Fielder is taking the feel-good reality TV model and turning it on its head. Read story.

Tinariwen’s Transcendental Blues

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

Joshua Bell Is Back

UCSB Arts & Lectures presents the superstar violinist with Italian pianist Alessio Bax at the Granada Theatre.

Double Energy Twins Take on Food Allergies

Judi and Shari Zucker write The Ultimate Allergy-Free Cookbook.

GVB: San Marcos v. Dos Pueblos

The Royals put it all together to outlast the Chargers in five sets last night.

Adoptable Pets of the Week

These bunny sisters are a low-key pair looking for a home.

Chicano Batman Plays for Free in I.V.

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

Tinariwen’s Transcendental Blues

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

When Uni Met Abalone at the Biltmore

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

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