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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

Go See: When the Lights Go Out

Santa Barbara artists Kerrilee Kaski and Jen Smithwick collaborate with L.A.’s Zen Arts troupe on an intimate, immersive theatrical experience. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Talking Trap with A$AP Ferg

A$AP Mob’s trap lord talks clothing lines, lifestyle brands, and the resurgence in New York’s hip-hop scene. Read story.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Circle Bar B Dinner Theatre Is Haunted

Director Brian Harwell talks ghosts, farce, and Ty Cobb. Read story.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Assad Family Reads from a Brazilian Songbook

Sérgio and Odair Assad brings the family to UCSB’s Campell Hall on April 9. Read story.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

On the Run with Bonnie & Clyde

Out of the Box Theatre brings the musical to Center Stage Theater April 3-13. Read story.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

DANCEworks 2014 Kicks Off

New York-based Mark Dendy Projects begins a month-long residency at the Lobero Theatre, giving community members a chance to get in on the action. Read story.

Thursday, March 27, 2014
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