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Celebrating Black History Month with Inspiring Black Films

Kayla Curtis-Evans Contributing Writer Film connects us to each other — so it might come as a surprise to some that the diversity we see in...

UCSB’s Magic Lantern Films Presents Oscar-Winning “Jojo Rabbit”

Alyssa Tinoco Contributing Writer On Feb. 7 and 10, UC Santa Barbara’s Magic Lantern Films hosted a screening of Director Taika Waititi’s sadistic yet wholesome film...

UCSB’s World Music Series Features a Talented Brass Ensemble

Richard Smith Contributing Writer Steven Gross, a professor in UC Santa Barbara (UCSB)’s music department, directed the Maurice Faulkner Brass Quintet and the Suzanne Faulkner Horn...

Carsey-Wolf Center Hosts Discussion With Kira Synder, Writer of “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Alyssa Tinoco Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Feb. 4, the Carsey-Wolf Center welcomed Kira Snyder, an award-winning writer and executive producer, for a screening of episode 11...

“The Dumpling King,” a Heartwarming UCSB Student Film

Christine Ho Layout Editor At 5 p.m. on Jan. 19, The Arlington Theatre played a series of short documentaries as a part of the Santa Barbara...

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)....

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...

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...