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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.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Reusable Cups Come to the Bowl

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

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The TAMI Show Rocks the Plaza

Director/producer brings his new film about the iconic TAMI Show to Carpinteria’s Plaza Playhouse Theater on August 23. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Jenny Lewis

Alt-country’s reigning queen returns with her first solo album in six years. Read story.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Lark Hosts an Art Contest

Santa Barbara artists of all ages and skill sets are invited to try and design their way to a dinner for two. Read story.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Sunken Garden Movies Are Back

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

Thursday, July 3, 2014

UCSB Arts & Lectures Announces 2014-15 Lineup

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

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Funk Zone Artist Village

Mesa Lane Partners and the Santa Barbara Foundation are sponsoring a temporary Artist Village made of containers in the Funk Zone. Read story.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Performing Arts Center Opens on Cota Street

May 22 marks the grand opening of Santa Barbara Dance Arts’ new home. Read story.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Jessye Norman Is a Diva with a Spine

Soprano Jessye Norman will discuss her new memoir, Stand Up Straight and Sing!, on May 16 at Hahn Hall. Read story.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Heavenly Haden Harmony

The Haden Triplets are just one part of Arts & Lecture’s Americana Music Jam on Saturday, May 3. Read story.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Les Misérables Opens at San Marcos High

Students will perform a fully (revolving) staged version of one of the world’s best-known musicals May 1-10. Read story.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The Philip Glass Ensemble Rescores La belle et la bête

UCSB Arts & Lectures will present Glass’s critically praised film and live music project on April 30. Read story.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Mary Poppins Lands at Dos Pueblos High

Dos Pueblos is one of only six schools nationwide chosen by Disney to pilot the new Mary Poppins musical. Read story.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
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