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Charles Donelan

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Father John Misty: The Persona

Santa Barbara's Arlington Theater Goes for Tillman’s Persona

Santa Barbara's Arlington Theater goes for Tillman’s persona.

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‘The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui’

Westmont Does Brecht’s Gangster Play

Westmont does Brecht’s gangster play.

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Diving into ‘Mozart in Dance’

Santa Barbara Symphony and State Street Ballet Stage Mozart’s ‘Requiem’

Santa Barbara Symphony and State Street Ballet to stage Mozart’s ‘Requiem.’

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Pop! Bang! Pow! at The Arts Fund

‘Fun-raiser’ Features Psychedelic Pop Art, Magic, and Aerial Dance

‘Fun-raiser’ features psychedelic pop art, magic, and aerial dance.

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‘Husbands and Wives’ at ETC

Middle-Aged Couples Lead Troubled Lives

Middle-aged couples lead troubled lives.

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ArchitecTours 2017

AIA Architecture Tours Focus on ‘Living with Water’

AIA architecture tours focus on ‘Living with Water.’

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Rafa Esparza: ‘for you and the sky’

SBCC Atkinson Gallery Presents Esparza's Decolonial Adobe Installation

SBCC Atkinson Gallery presents Esparza's decolonial adobe installation.

‘Disgraced’ at Center Stage

Strong Performances in an Intricate Contemporary Play

Strong performances in an intricate contemporary play

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Ruth Ellen Hoag’s Funk Zone Mural

Artwork Captures Decades of History

Artwork captures decades of history.

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Nick Waterhouse at S.B. Polo & Wine Festival

Festival to Feature Macy Gray and Nick Waterhouse

Festival to feature Macy Gray and Nick Waterhouse.

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‘Husbands and Wives’ at Ensemble

ETC’s Jonathan Fox Helms Stage Adaptation of Woody Allen Film

ETC’s Jonathan Fox helms stage adaptation of Woody Allen film.

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Bill Murray Is Unbelievable

Film Star Performs Live with Classical Trio

Film star performs live with classical trio.

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Making Art in a Time of Rage

UCSB Course Features Artists of the Resistance

UCSB course features artists of the resistance.

‘King Lear,’ Cast One

UCSB’s Naked Shakes Doubled Down on Lear at UCSB’s Performing Arts Theatre on September 12

UCSB’s Naked Shakes doubled down on Lear at UCSB’s Performing Arts Theatre on September 12.

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‘Disgraced’ Comes to Center Stage

2013 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Best Drama Gets SB Premiere

2013 Pulitzer Prize winner for best drama gets S.B. premiere.

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Tower of Power Plays the Granada

East Bay Funk Pioneers Make Tour Stop in Santa Barbara

East Bay funk pioneers make a tour stop in Santa Barbara.

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Lila Downs Opens Arts & Lectures Season

Grammy Winner Downs Brings Music New and Old to the Granada

Grammy winner Downs brings music new and old to the Granada.

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‘Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA’

Santa Barbara Museums Collaborate On Massive Los Angeles/Latin American Art Project

Santa Barbara Museums collaborate on massive Los Angeles/Latin American art project.

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‘Anaïs, A Dance Opera’ at The New Vic

Protofeminist Anaïs Nin Gets a Rock/Dance Tribute

Protofeminist Anaïs Nin gets a rock/dance tribute.

‘King Lear’ at UCSB

Naked Shakes Takes On ‘Lear’

Naked Shakes takes on ‘Lear’.

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World Business Academy Honors Chopra, Partridge

Author Deepak Chopra and <em>Indy</em> Editor in Chief Marianne Partridge Receive WBA Awards

Author Deepak Chopra and Indy Editor in Chief Marianne Partridge receive WBA awards.

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‘Anaïs, A Dance Opera’

The Life of Anaïs Nin Told Through Music and Dance

The life of Anaïs Nin told through music and dance

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DANCEworks’ ‘Sin Salida’

Beyond Tango with Kate Weare

Contemporary choreographer Kate Weare explores the tango tradition.

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Khalid in Concert

MTV’s Best New Artist Rollin’ at the Bowl

MTV’s Best New Artist was rollin’ at the Bowl.

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Philip Koplin: 1942-2017

Editor, Artist, and Funk Zone Pioneer

Philip Ivan Koplin died suddenly of a viral heart infection on July 6, 2017.

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21st Century Tango

Kate Weare and Esteban Moreno Create New Forms for DANCEworks

Kate Weare and Esteban Moreno are creating new forms for DANCEworks.

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Miki Garcia Departs MCASB

Director and Chief Curator Will Take Top Position at ASU Art Museum

Director and chief curator will take top position at ASU Art Museum.

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Charleston Victims Remembered in Ceramic

Artist John Aaron’s Sculpture of Mother Emanuel Church Headed for South Carolina

John Aaron’s sculpture of Mother Emanuel Church is headed for South Carolina.

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Matt Straka, ‘Observed/Observer’

Photos of Disaster Tourism and Other 21st-Century Sights

Photos of disaster tourism and other 21st-century sights

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RFK by Jesse Alexander

Historic Photos of Kennedy in California, 1968

Historic photos of Robert Kennedy in California, 1968

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Bryan Ferry at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Ferry Revs Up with Roxy Music and More

Ferry revs up with Roxy Music and more.

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State Street Ballet in Chile

Ensemble featured in Santiago Ballet Gala

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Miki Garcia to Leave Museum of Contemporary Art

Executive Director Will Take Top Position at Arizona State University Art Museum

Executive Director and Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara Miki Garcia has announced her resignation effective November 1, 2017.

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The Deepest State

New Documentary ‘Icarus’ Exposes Russian Sports Doping Scheme

New documentary ‘Icarus’ exposes Russian sports doping scheme.

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Judith Owen Sings About the Big Stuff

Singer/Songwriter on Tour with Bryan Ferry

The singer/songwriter talks touring with Bryan Ferry.

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Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Closes

After 38 Seasons, SBCO Ceases Operation

After 38 seasons, SBCO ceases operation.

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Diana Krall

Krall Quintet Charms the Santa Barbara Bowl

Krall Quintet charms crowd at the Santa Barbara Bowl.

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On the Verge Reviewed

‘At the Table,’ ‘A Likely Pair,’ and ‘Outcry’

‘At the Table,’ ‘A Likely Pair,’ and ‘Outcry’

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Music Academy Finale Week Concerts

Three Great Nights of Music

Seventieth anniversary season ends with an extraordinary week of shows.

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‘Newsies’, a Fast-Paced, Enjoyable Show

PCPA Musical Praises Union Power

PCPA musical praises union power.

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Close Escapes: Venice Beach

Hotel Erwin Provides Hip Luxury in the Heart of Venice Beach

Hotel Erwin provides hip luxury in the heart of Venice Beach.

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‘The Elixir of Love’

Music Academy Does Donizetti

Music Academy does Donizetti.

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Ojai Playwrights Conference

OPC Celebrates 20 Years of Bold New Works

OPC celebrates 20 years of bold new works.

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‘High Society’ at SBCC

Cole Porter Songs Fitted to a Philadelphia Story

Cole Porter songs fitted to a Philadelphia story.

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On the Verge Summer Rep

Community Arts Workshop Hosts Innovative Summer Theater Festival

Community Arts Workshop hosts innovative summer theater festival.

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Launch Pad Summer Reading Series

UCSB Play-Development Program Expands

The UCSB play-development program expands.

‘Appalachian Spring’: American’s ‘Ode to Joy’

Aaron Copland’s Classic and a World Premiere

Aaron Copland’s classic and a world premiere are on the evening’s slate at the Tue., Jul. 11 concert at the Lobero.

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‘Newsies’ at PCPA

Newsboys Dance and Sing for a Fair Deal

Newsboys dance and sing for a fair deal.

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Stage Left Presents ‘Legally Blonde’

Their Take on the Hit Musical Plays at Santa Barbara High School

Their take on the hit musical plays at Santa Barbara High School.

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Troubadour John Craigie Sings of California

‘No Rain, No Rose’ Singer to Play Santa Barbara Bowl

‘No Rain, No Rose’ singer to play Santa Barbara Bowl