Maggie Yates

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‘Killing Eve’ Is A Tantalizing Blend of Camp and Noir

BBC America’s Spy Thriller Is Easy to Watch and Fun to Binge

The standard conventions of this secret-agent thriller make watching the show easy, and the ungainly emotional weirdness of the characters makes bingeing it fun.

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Cookin’ at the Cookery Grabs Ahold of the Audience

ETC’s Enjoyable Evening of Excellent Music

ETC’s production offers an enjoyable, toe-tapping evening of excellent music and a cast and band that exude genuine joy in the performance.

‘Cabaret’ Is a Well-Crafted Presentation

UCSB Delivers Provocative Vision of Entertainment in Times of Decay

UCSB delivers a provocative vision of entertainment in times of decay.

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Life Is a ‘Cabaret’

UCSB’s Theater and Dance Department Presents the Iconic Musical

UCSB’s Theater and Dance Department presents the iconic musical.

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Audra McDonald Comes to the Granada

Chanteuse to Sing Show Tunes and Music from the Silver Screen

Celebrated chanteuse will sing show tunes and music from the silver screen at her Santa Barbara appearance.

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‘Beyond the Opposite Sex’: ‘Transition’ Not Catchall Definition for Everyone with Gender Dysphoria

Doc Reinforces Idea That People Who Transition Are Defined by Character, Not Gender Affirmation

Documentary reinforces the idea that people who transition are defined by their character, not their gender affirmation.

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George Christie’s ‘Outlaw’

Former Hells Angel Does Solo Show

Former Hells Angel Does Solo Show

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The Ethically Chic Conflict-Free Diamond

Avoid Buying Gems Mined in Conflict Zones

Avoid buying gems mined in conflict zones, where they are distributed by corrupt governments to fund insurgency and take a deadly toll on their local environment and population.

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Julio and Macy’s Love Among the Ruins

Wedding Is Testament to Community Spirit in Wake of Catastrophe

Their wedding represented the indomitable spirit of Santa Barbara and Montecito, even in the wake of catastrophe.

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BASSH Showcases Area Social Dance Scene

Annual Event Is Light and Enjoyable, Focusing on Importance of Dance Education

The tone of the event is light and enjoyable, and the focus is on the importance (and fun) of a dance education.

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