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Richie DeMaria

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Peter Harper's Cycles of Song and Soul

Songwriter/Sculptor/Teacher Preaches Peace at SOhO

The songwriter/sculptor/teacher preaches peace at SOhO.

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Chef's Corner: Sandra Adu Zelli and Brian Dodero

The Chefs Behind the Culinary Creations at Handlebar on De la Vina Street

Meet the chefs behind the culinary creations at Handlebar on De la Vina Street.

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Pvris, The Drums Shake Up State Street

Outer Spaces, Killer Kaya Rock Up Goleta

Outer Spaces and Killer Kaya rock up Goleta.

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A Perfect Circle to Play Arlington Theatre

Art-Metal Band Returns with New Album, 'Eat the Elephant'

The art-metal band returns with new album, 'Eat the Elephant.'

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Wisdom and Woe on Spencer VH’s ‘Acceptance’

Funzone Founder Creates Ambient Beauty

Funzone founder creates ambient beauty.

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Havin’ a Craic on State Street

St. Paddy’s Gigs Keep the Party Going

St. Paddy’s gigs keep the party going.

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Dante Elephante Looks Ahead

SXSW-Bound Band Plays SOhO with Clean Spill, Lvxe, Made Up People

SXSW-bound band plays SOhO with Clean Spill, Lvxe, and Made Up People.

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Dos Pueblos Jazz Choir to Compete at Monterey Festival

Student Ensemble One of Eight in Nation to Be Selected

The student ensemble is one of eight in the nation to be selected.

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Positively Strong on State Street

805Strong, King Shelter, and More Shows

805Strong, King Shelter, and more shows rock February.

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Amo Amo Debuts for a Good Cause

Jim James–Produced Band Helps Montecito at SOhO

The Jim James–produced band will help Montecito at SOhO.

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Dan Zimmerman Trio Kicks Off February

The Coffis Brothers, Detroit Sportsmen’s Congress Round Out Month

The Coffis Brothers, Detroit Sportsmen’s Congress round out the month.

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TEDx Evolves at Laguna Blanca

Santa Barbara Prep School Curates Sold-Out Event

Sold-out event a success despite fire, floods, and evacuations.

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The Uncertain Future of Montecito’s Trails

Mudslides Completely Reshaped Watersheds

Favorite hikes in Santa Barbara front country have been ravaged by fire and flood.

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Spoon Gives Confident, Tight Performance at the Arlington

Rock Group Showed Off Sterling Professional Skills and Experimental Prowess

Rock group showed off its sterling professional skills and experimental prowess at its Santa Barbara show on January 18.

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Joss Jaffe, Maureen Kuo Collab on New Video

CalArts Graduate Hand-Draws Animation for ‘Ganesha’

The CalArts graduate hand-drew her animation for “Ganesha.”

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Francis Arant and Jan Lamberton Smith Release ‘Yellow Flowers’

Cuyama Mama Teams with Son for Album of Poem-Songs

Cuyama mama teams with son for album of poem-songs.

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Spoon Stirs Up the Rock at Arlington

Drummer Jim Eno Talks New Album, ‘Hot Thoughts’

Drummer Jim Eno talks new album, ‘Hot Thoughts.’

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Azeem Ward's ‘Kaizen’ EP Is Great, Relaxing Musical Tonic

Favorite Flutist's Newest Is Chill and Relaxing

The favorite flutist's newest record is fittingly chill and relaxing.

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Living the Dream with Alastair Greene

Santa Barbara Rocker Celebrates 20 Years with a Show at SOhO

The Santa Barbara rocker celebrates 20 years in the business with a show at SOhO.

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Blind Boys of Alabama’s Gospel at Campbell Hall

Blind Boys of Alabama’s Gospel at Campbell Hall

UC Santa Barbara holiday show offers joy in difficult times.

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Homegrown Fineries with Poetics of the Handmade

Holiday Makers’ Market Features Santa Barbara Artisans and Craftspeople

Holiday makers’ market features Santa Barbara artisans and craftspeople.

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Songwriters & Radios Go ’Round

SOhO’s 805 Rockers, KCSB’s Courtyard Concert, and more

SOhO’s 805 rockers, KCSB’s courtyard concert, and more

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Trucking On with Derek Trucks

Tedeschi Trucks Cofounder Talks Music Before Arlington Show

The Tedeschi Trucks Band cofounder talks music before the Arlington show.

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Odesza and Sofi Tukker Play Santa Barbara

EDM Masters Close Out the Bowl Season

Electronic dance music masters close out the Bowl season.

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Ace Rivington Opens in La Arcada

Stylish Store Offers Custom-Tailored Jeans

Stylish clothier offers custom-tailored jeans.

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Music to Fall for This Weekend

Parting Lines, Kacey Johansing, Van Goat, and Easter Teeth

Parting Lines, Kacey Johansing, Van Goat, and Easter Teeth

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Andrew Bird’s Sound World

Violin Visionary Shares ‘Echolocations: River’ at UCSB

The violin visionary shares Echolocations: River at UCSB.

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Staying Spirited with Weyes Blood, Father John Misty

The Two’s Spiritual Rock Hits the Arlington; Killer Kaya Returns

The two’s spiritual rock hits the Arlington, and Killer Kaya returns.

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Through Ira’s Looking Glass

A Talk with the ‘This American Life’ Host Ahead of Granada Appearance

A talk with the ‘This American Life’ host ahead of his Granada appearance.

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Talking with The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne

Frontman Discusses New Songs, Fantasy, and the Loch Ness Monster

Frontman discusses new songs, fantasy, and the Loch Ness Monster.

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August Ridge Showcases Paso Robles Flavors

New La Arcada Tasting Room Offers Northern Italian Varietals

The new La Arcada tasting room offers northern Italian varietals.

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Nessi Gomes Soothes Souls at Yoga Soup

Special Performance Included Sound Bath

The special performance included a sound bath.

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Lana Del Rey’s Sweet Sadness

Strong Bowl Show Impressive if Unsurprising

The strong S.B. Bowl show was impressive if unsurprising.

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Eat This: New Menu @ The Honey B

Chia Pudding, Spring Rolls, and Superfood Smoothies

Chia pudding, spring rolls, and superfood smoothies.

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Price, Postel & Parma Celebrates 165 Years

S.B. Law Firm Is Longest-Running in California

The S.B. law firm is the longest-running in California.

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Riviera Robotics Rock the Competition

Student Team Looks To Tournaments Ahead After Strong Year

The student team looks to tournaments ahead after a strong year.

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Little Village Foundation Shares California Sounds

A Look at S.Y.V. Nonprofit, plus Shows at SOhO and Velvet Jones

A look at the S.Y.V. nonprofit, plus shows at SOhO and Velvet Jones

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Armada Shares Sommelier Secrets

Carlos Mascherin Clues You In to Master Methods

Carlos Mascherin clues you in to master methods.

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Step into September on State

Ashanti, Ja Rule, plus Shows at Velvet, SOhO, Funzone

Ashanti and Ja Rule, plus shows at Velvet Jones, SOhO, and Funzone.

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Yoga Teaching in Santa Barbara

A Mecca for Training Programs and Practice

The city has long been a mecca for training programs and practitioners.

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Los Padres ForestWatch Defends Carrizo Plain

Nonprofit Resists Trump’s Monuments Review

The nonprofit resists Trump’s monuments review.

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State Street: Rocking Through August

New Releases by Kinothek, Venice, and The Only Ocean, and New Guitars.

New releases by Kinothek, Venice, and the Only Ocean, and new guitars.

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Moby, ‘More Fast Songs About the Apocalypse’

Moby and The Void Pacific Choir Deliver Hard, Fast Sounds

Moby and The Void Pacific Choir deliver hard, fast sounds.

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Bryan Ferry to Play Santa Barbara Bowl

Legendary Performer Will Mix Solo and Roxy Music Hits

The legendary performer will mix solo and Roxy Music hits.

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Santa Barbara Celebrates Peace Week

Paper Cranes, Sand Sculptures, and Meditation Mark Hiroshima Anniversary

Paper cranes, sand sculptures, and meditation mark the Hiroshima anniversary.

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Meet Fiesta 2017’s Saint Barbara

Robin Hill Cederlof to Portray the City’s Patron Saint

Robin Hill Cederlof to portray the city’s patron saint.

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Old Spanish Days La Presidente

Rhonda Ledson Henderson Heads Up Fiesta 2017

Rhonda Ledson Henderson heads up Fiesta 2017.

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Get to Know the 2017 Spirits of Fiesta

2017 Spirit Norma Escárcega and Junior Spirit Eve Flores

2017 Spirit Norma Escárcega and Junior Spirit Eve Flores

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Viva La Música at Fiesta

Enjoy Old Favorites Like Spencer the Gardener and Anthony Prieto

Enjoy old favorites like Spencer the Gardener and Anthony Prieto.

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Positively State Street: The Calm Before Fiesta

Zach Madden, Leslie Lembo, Jamey Geston Play Pre-Fiesta Shows

Zach Madden, Leslie Lembo, Jamey Geston play pre-Fiesta shows.

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