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Ninette Paloma

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Jessica Lang Dance at the Granada

Dance Troupe Performs Dazzling Works

Dance troupe performs dazzling catalog of work as versatile as the dancers themselves.

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HH11 Dance Festival Returns to Center Stage

Audiences Can Take in a Variety of Genres and Approaches

Celebration of “art in motion” offers dance audiences the opportunity to take in a variety of genres and approaches.

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Conversations, Educational Seminars, and Social Events

SBIFF Makes Most of Encounters Between Audience and Storyteller

SBIFF strives to make the most of synergetic encounters between audience and storyteller.

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7 Fingers Performs at the Granada

Montreal Company Blends Acrobatics, Dance, and Aerial

Montreal company blends acrobatics, dance, and ground and aerial acts.

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SBIFF Women’s Panel

Hollywood’s Talented Females Behind and in Front of Camera

A chat with some of Hollywood’s most talented female professionals behind and in front of the camera.

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Women Gaining Foothold in the Film Industry

SBIFF Has Record Number of Female Filmmakers in This Year’s Festival

SBIFF increases number of female filmmakers in this year’s festival.

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Santa Barbara Dance Theater’s ‘Distance and Desire’

Presentation Surveys Relationships and Communication

Presentation surveys relationships and communication through a fresh and fertile lens.

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Monique Meunier Joins UCSB Dance Department

Former N.Y.C. Ballet Principal Dancer’s Message of Diversity

The former New York City Ballet principal dancer brings her message of diversity to university.

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Compagnie Käfig Intermingles Reality and Invention

Dancers Sliced Their Way Around Interactive Virtual World

The stage was framed with lights, lasers, and digital projections as 11 dancers sliced their way around an interactive virtual world.

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Mastering the Cakewalk

Day in the Life of Artisan Baker Amber Vander Vliet, Owner of Enjoy Cupcakes

A day in the life of artisan baker Amber Vander Vliet, owner of Enjoy Cupcakes.

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How to Linger at Bettina Pizzeria

Brendan Smith and Rachel Greenspan Open New Hangout on Coast Village Road

Brendan Smith and Rachel Greenspan open new hangout on Coast Village Road.

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Company Wang Ramirez Wows Audience

French Dance Troupe Presented Dazzling ‘Borderline’

French dance troupe presented a dazzling ‘Borderline.’

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Field Notes from New York Fashion Week

Santa Barbara Boutique Owners Buy Up Their Spring Collections

Santa Barbara boutique owners pick their spring collections.

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Two French Hip-Hop Companies Make Their Santa Barbara Debut

UCSB’s Arts and Lectures Presents Company Wang Ramirez and Compagnie Käfig

UCSB’s Arts and Lectures presents Company Wang Ramirez and Compagnie Käfig.

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American Dance & Music Opens The Dance Hub

Carrie Diamond Creates a Sanctuary for Dancers

Carrie Diamond creates a sanctuary for dancers.

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Wynton Marsalis Conjures a Musical Incantation

Maestro Adds Dancers Lil Buck, Jared Grimes, and Myles Yachts to Musical Mix

Legendary maestro adds dancers Lil Buck, Jared Grimes, and Myles Yachts to the musical mix.

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Christina Sanchez Dance and Nectar

Area Dance Presenters Trade In Mystique for Insight

Two area dance presenters trade in mystique for insight.

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DANCEworks’ All-Star Reunion

All Resident Artists Return for 10th Anniversary

All resident artists return for the program’s 10th anniversary.

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Tribeca Film Festival: Fashion Designers

Slate Included Numerous Documentaries About the Rarified World of High Fashion

This year’s slate included numerous documentaries about the rarified world of high fashion.

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Mark Morris’s ‘Pepperland’

Acclaimed Choreographer Celebrates 50 Years of ‘Sgt. Pepper’

Acclaimed choreographer celebrates 50 years of ‘Sgt. Pepper.’

Music Takes Center Stage in Several TFF Cinematic Offerings

Tribeca Slate Speaks to the Transformative Effects of Music

Several films on the Tribeca slate speak to the transformative effects of music and its role in shaping the lives of a rich and absorbing set of characters.

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Robin Bisio and Ethan Turpin’s ‘Entangled Waters’

Multimedia Art Installation Projected onto Curves of County Courthouse

This multimedia art installation will be projected onto the curves of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

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Here's Where to Find Santa Barbara’s Best Chile Relleno Burritos

The Story Behind and Where to Find This Meal Within a Meal

The story behind and where to find this meal within a meal

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HH11 Dance Festival Holds to Vision of Inclusivity

Choreographers, Dancers Flesh Out Narratives About Human Experience

Regional and international choreographers and dancers joined forces with area talent to flesh out narratives about the human experience.

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Çudamani Gives Rare Public Performance

Balinese Dance and Music Ensemble Lights Up UCSB’s Campbell Hall

One of the island’s most revered ensembles lit up Campbell Hall with an entrancing program.

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Nebula Dance Lab’s HH11 Returns

Annual Festival Offers Four Days of Performances

Annual dance festival offers performances in a well-rounded palette of methods and approaches.

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Chinese New Year Festival

Sino West Celebrates the Year of the Dog

Sino West celebrates the Year of the Dog with dancing and storytelling.

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Cirque Éloize Performed Wild West–Inspired ‘Saloon’

Montreal-Based Troupe Brings Contemporary Circus to Granada

The Montreal-based troupe brought their contemporary take on circus acrobatics and theater to the Granada.

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Kader Attou and Compagnie Accrorap

French Troupe Unveiled Its Flavor of Hip-Hop in Unrelenting, Heart-Pumping Wave

French dance troupe unveiled its particular flavor of hip-hop in one unrelenting, heart-pumping wave.

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SBIFF Variety Artisans Awards

Tribute to Hollywood’s Unsung Heroes

Evening was a tribute to the production designers, make-up artists, musical composers, costume designers, and sound editors who quite literally bring a film to life.

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Accrorap and Cirque Éloize Come to the Granada

Two Dance Companies Pay Homage to the American Dream

UCSB Arts & Lectures presents two dance companies that pay homage to the American Dream.

Pilobolus Dance Troupe Performs New Work

Show Blends Acrobatic Arts and ‘Commedia dell’arte’

Show paints an evolutionary tale of shape-shifting worlds that blend acrobatic arts and ‘commedia dell’arte’ with the modern prowess of contemporary dance.

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Santa Barbara Dance Theater’s Winter Concert

Performances Drove Home Arts’ Healing Properties

The five evening performances drove home the notion that the arts offer healing properties.

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S.B. Dance Theater’s New Works for Winter

Four Female Choreographers Contribute to Program

Four female choreographers have been commissioned, all having carved out a reputation for unapologetic grit and grace within the world of contemporary dance.

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Monica Bill Barnes’s West Coast Project

Famed Choreographer Takes Up Residency at UCSB

Famed choreographer takes up residency at UCSB.

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Nebula Dance Lab’s Season Begins

Company Opens with ‘Through the Looking Glass’

Company opens with ‘Through the Looking Glass.’

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SBCC’s ‘Collective Collaborative’

Tracy Kofford Presents Expertly Curated Dance Program

An expertly curated dance program highlighting disciplines from ballet to contemporary dance

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Bread of the Dead

Santa Barbara’s Mexican Bakeries Offer Día de los Muertos Specialties

Santa Barbara’s Mexican bakeries offer Día de Los Muertos specialties.

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Revering the Radish: The Rise of Plant-Based Cuisine

How Santa Barbara Chefs Are Elevating Vegetable-First Cuisine

How Santa Barbara chefs are elevating vegetable-first cuisine.

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A Look at ‘Through the Looking Glass’

Nebula Dance Kicks Off 2017 Season

Nebula Dance Lab kicks off its 2017 season with an homage to ‘Alice in Wonderland.’

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ODC/Dance at the Granada

San Francisco Company Pairs Movement with Andy Goldsworthy Art

San Francisco company pairs contemporary choreography with Andy Goldsworthy art.

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago at the Granada

Company Performed New and Restaged Works

Poignant showing of both new and restaged works.

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Weslie Ching Presents ‘Formal Devices’

Santa Barbara Choreographer Showcases New Slate of Works at Center Stage Theater

The Santa Barbara choreographer will showcase her new slate of works at Center Stage Theater.

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Flamenco Arts Festival 2017

Four-Day Event Offers Kaleidoscope of Cultural Offerings

Four-day event aims to expose audiences and participants to a kaleidoscope of cultural offerings.

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Hubbard Street Dance at the Granada

Chicago-Based Company Offers Rich Tapestry of Choreographic Expressions

Chicago-based company offers a rich tapestry of choreographic expressions.

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Summer Baking with Stone Fruit

Featuring a Galette, Plum Tart, Peach Pie, and Apricot Croissant

Santa Barbara pastry shops feature a galette, plum tart, peach pie, and apricot croissant.

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DANCEworks Offers Master Classes

Workshops Blend Classic Tango with Contemporary Dance

Workshops offer a collaborative residency that blends classic tango with contemporary dance.

Santa Barbara Dance Theater’s Now/Ever/More

Vibrant Performance at Lobero Theatre

The company gave a vibrant performance at the Lobero Theatre.

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Santa Barbara Dance Theater Presents its Spring Performance

NOW/EVER/MORE’ Reflects on the Challenges and Beauty of Being Human

Guest choreographers, a historic reprisal, and two works by Christopher Pilafian reflect on the challenges and beauties of this grand collaborative project: being human.

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SBCC Spring Dance Concert

‘Collective’ Presented a Powerhouse Program

‘Collective’ presented a powerhouse program that underscored the dancers’ palpable hunger for expansion.