Monday, September 25th 2017

MFA Graduate Reception Showcases the Class of 2017

Rebecca Lauffenburger Staff Writer Last Friday, the Art, Design & Architecture Museum (AD&A) was unusually animated, as students and visitors to the University of California, Santa...

Nathan Williams and his New Wavves: You’re Welcome

Natali Rahimzadeh Staff Writer After a two-year hiatus, San Diego band Wavves comes crashing back into the summer music scene with its sixth studio release You’re...

The Imbalanced Relationship Between Music Festivals and Women Performers

Rebecca Lauffenburger Staff Writer With the onset of Coachella just last month, festival season is officially upon us. From the disastrous Beach Goth 2016, which received...

PWR BTTM Preaches Self-Belief with Pageant, an Album Dulled by Controversy

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Since the death of David Bowie in 2016, there’s been a need for glam rock. PWR BTTM returns to fill this void...

DRONE ZONE Entertains Santa Barbara with Strange and Beautiful 24-Hour Ambient and Drone Music

Rebecca Lauffenburger Staff Writer At 8 p.m. last Saturday, FUNZONE, Santa Barbara’s only DIY music venue, was converted into DRONE ZONE, a 24-hour ambient/drone music and...

UCSB’s Extravaganza 2017 Lineup

Stephani Anderson On Wednesday, May 10, UCSB’s Associated Students Program Board officially announced that Schoolboy Q, Tinashe, and GRiZ will be the main artists for...

Trans Media: Seeing “Transparent” More Clearly

Emmanuel Alcantar Last Saturday, the Carsey-Wolf Center held a screening of two episodes from the award-winning television series “Transparent” at the Pollock Theater as part...

Guardians Of The Galaxy Part 2 Loses Essence of the First Film

Andrew Melese Staff Writer Funny and visually spectacular, much like the first film, “Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2” gave me a pleasant evening out. It...

UCSB Arts & Lectures Presents David Sedaris

Jack Shea Staff Writer NPR contributor and best-selling author David Sedaris conducted the people of Santa Barbara through his life stories and essays at the Arlington...

New Tricks: A Look at Mac DeMarco’s “This Old Dog”

Natali Rahimzadeh Hybrid stoner-surf punk-hipster kids rejoice — Mac DeMarco’s fourth studio album This Old Dog dropped on May 5. This album comes with good timing,...