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The Palm: The Life and Legacy of John Palminteri (Ethan Stewart)

ON THE COVER: John Palminteri (also pictured above). Photos by Paul Wellman.

KUT

The always-cutting-edge women of The Santa Barbara Independent family took it up a notch when a bunch decided to attend the KUT program at the Martial Arts Family Fitness studios. Pictured from left, Rachel Gantz, Michelle Drown, Terry Ortega, Marianne Kuga, Sarah Sinclair, and Brandi Rivera endured together the muscle aches from resistance training, kickboxing their way to tighter, lighter, healthier awesomeness. So does Kickboxers Ultimate Training work? "You get results!" says Ortega.

In Print

Ringo Starr’s Backing Band Seriously Rips

Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie, and More Play with the Beatle at the S.B. Bowl

Come for the Beatle, stay for the shred factor. Read story.

Americana Alive Puts S.B. Bands Front and Center

Erland, Omar Velasco, Doublewide Kings Head to the Lobero

The Lobero Theatre hosts a festival-style night of music featuring six homegrown acts. Read story.

The Music Academy of the West Goes Big

New York Philharmonic Partnership and More

With an expanded guest artist program and a powerful new relationship with the New York Philharmonic, the Music Academy of the West is attracting international attention. Read story.

Throw a Shoe at That Dog

How WWI Gave Rise to the Good Land and Why We Should All Be Very Afraid

Poodle tells how WWI gave rise to the Good Land and why we should all be very afraid. Read story.

Industrial Eats Consuming Buellton Foodies

New West Catering’s Jeff and Janet Olsson Open Santa Barbara Wine Country’s Hottest Restaurant

New West Catering’s Jeff and Janet Olsson open Santa Barbara wine country’s hottest restaurant. Read story.

The Bait and Switch of Seafood Fraud

Dual Bills Look to Close Legal Loopholes, but Fishermen and Others Worry About More Red Tape and Higher Costs

Dual bills look to close legal loopholes, but fishermen and others worry about more red tape and higher costs. Read story.

To Heaven and Back with Robert Francis

Los Angeles Singer/Songwriter on Giving Up, Getting Right

The Los Angeles singer/songwriter brings his new album to SOhO on July 9. Read story.

C’est Cheese, Part Deux

Santa Barbara Street Cheese Shop Expands Café and Catering

The Santa Barbara Street cheese shop expands its café and catering. Read story.

Going ’Cue Crazy

The Santa Barbara Independent’s 5th Annual Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest

The Santa Barbara Independent’s 5th annual Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest. Read story.

Ain't No Slur To Be a Cur

Poodle Takes on Sammy Alito Junior, the Supreme Court, and the Hobby Lobby

Poodle takes on Sammy Alito Junior, the Supreme Court, and the Hobby Lobby. Read story.

A Muddy Affair: Historic Home Spared Demolition

Pearl Chase Society Goes to Bat for Montecito's 174-Year-Old Hosmer Adobe

Pearl Chase Society goes to bat for Montecito's 174-year-old Hosmer Adobe. Read story.

Street Art on Instagram

Esther Tran Le Documents Urban Artists Via @thestreetmuseum

Santa Barbara native Esther Tran Le has turned walking in New York into a curatorial position. Read story.

Talking Songwriting with Chuck Prophet

San Fran Singer Brings the Strings to the Lobero

The San Francisco singer returns to Sings Like Hell with a string section in tow. Read story.

Joan Baez Is Pushing Forward

Iconic Folkie Comes to the Santa Barbara Bowl with the Indigo Girls

The iconic folkie heads to the Santa Barbara Bowl with the Indigo Girls on Wednesday, July 2. Read story.

The Promise of Printeer

Meet Mission Street Manufacturing, Santa Barbara’s 3D Printing Startup

Meet Mission Street Manufacturing, Santa Barbara’s 3D printing startup. Read story.

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