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Les Big Byrd

Les Big Byrd is a Swedish experimental rock band that is rich in potential.

Review: The Purge: Anarchy

This sequel gets under your skin, in spite of its ridiculous premise.

Review: Five Women Wearing the Same Dress at Plaza Playhouse Theater

This play about Southern bridesmaids from the creator of Six Feet Under plays through July 27.

Review: Music Academy’s Festival Orchestra at the Granada Theatre

Winning soloists on horn, violin, and piano were featured on Saturday, July 19

Make Peace, Not War

I hope my senators and my representative will seize the opportunity to speak out in support of diplomatic talks on Iran's nuclear program.

Interview: New York Philharmonic Conductor Alan Gilbert

The music director talks orchestras, Beethoven, and the future of classical music in anticipation of his upcoming stint at the Music Academy of the West.

Empty Bowl Fills Asian-Fusion Noodle Cravings

Sidling up to Jerry Lee’s noodle bar inside the Santa Barbara Public Market.

Packing the Bowl with Slightly Stoopid

The reggae rockers are headed back to Santa Barbara with Stephen Marley and Cypress Hill.

Body of Man Missing in Lake Cachuma Found

Isaiah Sanchez, 22, was last seen on July 11.

Bike Coalition Shifting into High Gear

Escrow closes on Haley Street digs; pioneering bike advocate Ralph Fertig dies.

Measure P Preserves and Protects

Over 400 communities across the United States have already banned fracking.

Traffic in Goleta

Rush hour in Goleta threatens to go from California cruisin’ to Goleta gridlock.

Starr Struck

Most of us at the Ringo Starr concert enjoyed an evening of live, world-class rock and roll, led by a guy with Class A "celebrity buzz."

The S.B. Questionnaire: Diego Barbieri

Talking food, life, and greencards with the Brazilian co-owner of Arlington Tavern.

Swimming in Chlorine

Swimmers beware.

Water Politics

Last time we had a drought, we were asked to cut back on our water — and we did so.

Biking Across Santa Barbara

Is there any way to make Alameda Padre Serra safer for bikes?

Carbajal in Climate Change Talks

White House recommendations to be made in the fall.

In Memoriam

On a darkening plane the dead are weeping.

The Boss Responds

A call to Angie's List about its transparency in advertising is answered by Angie herself.

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