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Review: Wish I Was Here

Zach Braff’s latest feels like Garden State Redux — and not in a good way.

Review: Title and Deed at Rubicon Theatre

This new comic monologue explored the concept of homeland on Thursday, July 24.

Scene in S.B.

Spirit Talia Ortega Vestal and Junior Spirit Natalie Mowers show off their firery Flamenco at Old Spanish Days.

Books: Old Spanish Days: Santa Barbara History Through its Public Art

Author Erin Graffy de Garcia captures S.B.’s Spanish soul in her new book.

Review: A Double Dose of Michael Matheson

Two simultaneous shows by this promising artist are on display through August 31.

We All Need Health Care Now

Medicare's seniors-only coverage was all that Congress would pass in 1965. Sound familiar?

Marriage: No Diversity

All things equal; a homosexual relationship lacks diversity in comparison to a heterosexual one.

Keepsakes of the Past

Starshine ponders the hoarding tendencies of her youngest son.

Nate Birkey Celebrates New Album at SOhO

The jazz trumpeter gets back to his roots on Just a Closer Walk.

Voting Discrimination Lawsuit Filed

Attorney argues city council doesn’t adequately represent Latinos.

Review: Slightly Stoopid at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Stephen Marley and Cypress Hill opened this genre-crossing show on Friday, July 25.

Convicted Murderer Sues County for Alleged Jail Beating

Court documents detail the confrontation between Charles Owens and two guards.

Greenville Water for Montecito?

Indian Valley Community Services District proposes to sell and transfer 1,000 acre-feet of water to Montecito Water District.

Review: Ghetto at Center Stage Theater

Theater in the Jewish ghetto of Vilna is the setting for Joshua Sobol’s play about the survival of the spirit.

Review: Lucy

Luc Besson’s first head film is unintentionally campy but visually stunning.

White Fence

For the Recently Found Innocent is Tim Presley’s fifth studio album as White Fence, as well as his second collaborative effort with fellow psych-pop auteur Ty Segall.

The Fight for the Bees

Environmental and food safety groups in Alameda County have challenged the state's method of approving new agricultural uses for honeybee-killing pesticides.

Review: Solace: The Photography of Joseph Donovan

These painterly photographic landscapes are on view at wall space gallery through August 30.

Meatless on the Mesa

Vegetarian restaurant Mesa Verde comes to Santa Barbara.

Sprouting Sprocket Scores Big at Dwell on Design

Brian and Katrina Manzo are rethinking mobile outdoor living with their award-winning trailer.

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