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Richie DeMaria

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Dear Baby Boomers Who Deny Climate Change

An Open Letter from the Next Generation

An open letter from the next generation

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David Sedaris on Finding and Keeping Stories

Renowned Author Returns to the Arlington Theatre with 'Theft by Finding'

The renowned author returns to the Arlington Theatre with 'Theft by Finding.'

‘Lost City of Z’ Is Subtly Powerful

Slow-Paced Thought-Provoker Examines Amazonian Exploration

The slow-paced thought-provoker examines Amazonian exploration.

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Interview: Honne @ Lobero

U.K. Act Talks Coachella, New Songs, and the Meaning of 4/20

The U.K. act talks Coachella, new songs, and the meaning of 4/20.

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Chris Fossek Releases Debut Album

One of Santa Barbara's Favorite Spanish Guitarists Makes Recording Premier

One of Santa Barbara's favorite Spanish guitarists makes his recording premier.

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Little Dragon’s Big Sound

Swedish Synth-Soul Sensations Join Glass Animals at S.B. Bowl

The Swedish synth-soul sensations join Glass Animals at S.B. Bowl.

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White Ledge–Hurricane Deck Loop for the Weekend Warrior

An Overnight Not For the Faint of Heart, In the Heart of the San Rafael Wilderness

An overnight not for the faint of heart, in the heart of the San Rafael Wilderness.

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Empanadas @ Tangonadas

Cheap Eats and Chimichurri Delights at New State Street Spot

Cheap eats and chimichurri delights at new State Street spot.

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Coachella Interview: Sofi Tukker

One of Sunday’s Best Acts Talks Grammys, Brazil

One of Sunday’s best acts talks the Grammys and Brazil.

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Coachella Interview: Pond

Australian Rockers Talk New Album ‘The Weather,’ Australian Music, and Aesthetics

The Australian rockers talk new album ‘The Weather,’ Australian music, and aesthetics.

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Coachella Weekend 1 Wrap-Up

Radiohead, Kendrick, and Gaga Headline, But Up-And-Comers Equally Exciting (Or More)

Radiohead, Kendrick, and Gaga headlined, but up-and-comers were equally exciting (or more).

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Radiohead Gives Another Unforgettable Bowl Show

Band Delves Deep Into Darker Parts of Catalog

The band delved deep into the darker parts of its catalog.

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Words on One Last Waking Dream, Lucidity 2017

Encounters Good and Bad in the Land of Eudaimonia.

Encounters good and bad in the land of Eudaimonia.

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New Order Embraces the New

Dance-Rock Pioneers Continue Legacy of Reinvention at S.B. Bowl

The dance-rock pioneers continue their legacy of reinvention at the S.B. Bowl.

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Phantogram to Disrupt Santa Barbara

Also: Rainbow Girls at SOhO, Untz Festival Pre-Party at Velvet Jones

Also: Rainbow Girls at SOhO and The Untz Festival Pre-Party at Velvet Jones.

S.B. Celebrates Licorice Day with Red Vines

Popular Candy Coasts to Town with California Collection Next Week

WT: The popular candy will coast to town with their California collection next week.

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Victorian Vogue Celebrates 30 Years

Fabulous Fashion & Costume Shop Will Offer 30 Percent Discount for April

The fabulous fashion and costume shop will offer a 30 percent discount for April.

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Why Rocha Swim’s Suits Stand Out

Handmade, One-Woman Line Featured Twice in ‘Sports Illustrated’

The handmade, one-woman S.B. swimsuit line was featured twice in ‘Sports Illustrated.’

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Tractors, Trucks, and Trolleys, Oh My!

Tykes Can Explore Transportation at Carpinteria Fundraiser

Tykes can explore transportation at the Carpinteria fundraiser.

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Bacara Hosts S.B. Food & Wine Weekend

4th Annual Event Features Chefs Nancy Silverton, Richard Sanford, and Clark Staub

The 4th annual event features chefs Nancy Silverton, Richard Sanford, and Clark Staub.

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Q&A with Arlo Guthrie

Legendary Folk Singer Visits Lobero Theatre

The legendary folk singer visits the Lobero Theatre.

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S.B. Maritime Museum Hosts Asphaltum Lecture

Archaeologist and Chumash Storyteller Will Discuss ‘Chumash Super Glue’

An archaeologist and Chumash storyteller will discuss “Chumash Super Glue.”

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Sigur Rós Comes to Town

Santa Barbara Bowl Season Opens with Icelandic Experimental Rockers

The Santa Barbara Bowl season opens with the Icelandic experimental rockers.

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The Realities of a Military Career

Truth in Recruitment Educates High Schoolers on Their Options

Truth in Recruitment educates high schoolers on their options.

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Great Springtime Shows to Choose From

Caveman, Luis Muñoz, Agent Orange, Coffis Brothers, and More in Weeks Ahead

See Caveman, Luis Muñoz, Agent Orange, Coffis Brothers, and more in the weeks ahead.

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Terry Tempest Williams Talks National Parks at Campbell Hall

‘Citizen Writer’ Discusses America’s Public Wilderness with ‘The Hour of Land’

The “citizen writer” will discuss America’s public wilderness with “The Hour of Land.”

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Bear Hugs Sends Teddies to Syrian Refugees

UCSB Senior Launches Compassionate Donation Program

A UCSB senior has launched a compassionate donation program.

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Chef’s Corner: Jen Jasinski

James Beard Award–Winning SBCC Grad Returns for Cooking Up Dreams

The James Beard Award–winning SBCC grad returns to S.B. for Cooking Up Dreams.

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Make a Great Escape with The Moth

Live Storytelling Favorite Back for Second-Annual Mainstage Show at Lobero

The live storytelling favorite is back for its second-annual Mainstage show, “Great Escapes.”

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‘Brain Candy Live!’ Serves Food for Thought

Adam Savage and Michael Stevens Spark Minds at Arlington Theatre

Adam Savage and Michael Stevens spark minds at the Arlington Theatre.

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Transgender Community Space Opens

Lisa's Place Is One of a Kind

Lisa's Place is one of a kind.

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Starry Nites Festival Has Mellow Kickoff

The Low-Key Rock Fest Featured The Kills, The Dandy Warhols, Cat Power

The low-key rock fest featured The Kills, The Dandy Warhols, and Cat Power.

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State Street: Chuck Berry, Strand of Oaks, and Fuzjn

The Rock Legend Passes, plus New Music about Living On

The rock legend passes, plus new music about living on.

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Meet the New Crop of Santa Barbara Resisters

Tough and Energized, They're Swinging High and Hitting Hard

Tough and energized, they're swinging high and hitting hard.

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Lucidity Evolves In Year Six

Eudaimonia Celebrates Collective Experience

Eudaimonia celebrates collective experience.

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Beefhearts Pop-Up’s Popping Off

Chefs Nick Bodden and Ronald Allen Crank Out Creative Takes on Comfort Food

Chefs Nick Bodden and Ronald Allen crank out creative takes on comfort food.

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Exploring Golden Canyon in Death Valley National Park

Gower Gulch Loop Is One of the Park’s Best Hikes.

The Gower Gulch loop is one of the park’s best hikes.

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The Mutineers Host Brewhouse St. Pat’s Show

S.B.-Portland Band Joined by Matt Armor and The Matters

The S.B.-Portland band will be joined by Matt Armor and The Matters.

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Spring Happenings 2017

Swing Into Spring with These Upcoming Events and Activities in and Around Santa Barbara

Swing into spring with these upcoming events and activities in and around Santa Barbara.

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Starry Nites Festival Launches at Live Oak

Inaugural Festival Features Alan Parsons, She Wants Revenge, Kolars, and Many More

The inaugural festival features Alan Parsons, She Wants Revenge, Kolars, and many more.

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Starry Nites Co-Founders Talk Festival's Debut

Desert Stars Creators Tell Why S.B. Is Perfect Place for New Event

The Desert Stars creators tell us why S.B. is the perfect place for their new event.

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Alan Parson's Ongoing Projects

Legendary Sound Engineer Talks Concept Albums, Classic Rock

She Wants Revenge Wants to Celebrate

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Buellton Hosts Wine and Chili (and Craft Beer) Festival

4th Annual Event Features Over 20 Chili and Salsa Cooks

4th annual event features over 20 chili and salsa cooks.

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Killer Kaya Plays Starry Nites, Velvet Jones

Six-Piece Shines with Its Kaleidoscopic Psychedelia

The six-piece shines with its kaleidoscopic psychedelia.

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Shane Koyczan Shares Stories at SOhO

Canadian Spoken-Word Artist Tackles Themes of Bullying, Death

The Canadian spoken-word artist tackles themes of bullying and death in his work.

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Arnoldi’s Chef Is Cracking Pi

S.B.’s Tim Hushion Asserts Randomness May Be Predictable with Pi

S.B.’s Tim Hushion asserts that randomness may be predictable with pi.

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Alton Brown Gets Cooking at Arlington Theatre

Food Network Star Combines Food, Chemistry, and Music in ‘Eat Your Science’

The Food Network star combines food, chemistry, and music in 'Eat Your Science.'

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Tao Jonz Plays Whiskey Richards

State Street Favorite Returns; Plus a New Beatles Book by Carpinteria Author

The State Street favorite returns; plus, there’s a new Beatles book by Carpinteria author Mark Brickley.

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Rita Wilson Hosts Liner Notes

Singer/Actor Talks to Hit Songwriters at Granada Theatre

The singer/actor will talk to hit songwriters at Granada Theatre.

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Tropical Winetails at High Roller Tiki Lounge

Michael Cobb's Solvang Hideaway Gives Grapes a South Pacific Spin

Michael Cobb’s Solvang hideaway gives grapes a South Pacific spin.