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Kalinka Showcases Jewish Culture at UCSB’s Music Bowl

Richard Smith Contributing Writer Klezmer and Balkan music group Kalinka gave a virtuosic performance of unique music in the U.C. Santa Barbara (UCSB) Music Bowl on...

“The Lighthouse” Provides a Comical and Crude Take on Horror

Alyssa Tinoco Contributing Writer On Jan. 17 and 20, U.C. Santa Barbara’s Magic Lantern Films presented Director Robert Eggers' nightmarish yet compelling film "The Lighthouse" (2019)....

Lupita Nyong’o Receives Montecito Award At Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor On Jan. 20 at this year’s 35th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), actress Lupita Nyong’o was presented with the festival’s...

Coachella 2020 Offers A Promising Lineup for Eager Fans

Vanessa Su Arts & Entertainment Editor Recently, annually-held music festival Coachella announced the long-awaited lineup for its 2020 festival, which featured a plethora of talented headliners...

Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson Receive Outstanding Performer of the Year Awards at SBIFF

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor On Jan. 17 at the 35th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), actors Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson both received the...

The Beauty of Change in “Frozen 2”

Amrylois Ferido Contributing Writer When "Frozen" first showed in theaters in 2013, people literally could not let it go. The film left audiences wanting to see...

“Parasite” Enthralls with a Chilling Commentary on Class

Vy Duong Contributing Writer "Essentially, we all live in a society called capitalism." In a recent interview from Birth.Movies.Death., director Bong Joon-ho of Korean film "Parasite" expressed...

The 5 Best K-Pop Singles of 2019

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor 2019 was a year of unprecedented growth for K-pop — from BTS joining the ranks of artists like The Beatles with...

Script to Screen: Pollock Theater Screens “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

Wendy Matias Contributing Writer On Saturday, Jan. 11, Pollock Theater screened "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" (2019), a film directed by Marielle Heller and centered...

TikTok Rings In a New Era for Musicians

Vanessa Su Arts & Entertainment Editor Hoping to become an internet personality, Lil Nas X recorded famous hit-single “Old Town Road” in Atlanta studio CinCoYo during...