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Saturday, July 11th 2020

The Brilliant Bands of Isla Vista

Anais Tournier Walking around Isla Vista on a Friday night, the streets are thriving with people, parties, and, of course, music. On any given weekend,...

Band Lottery: Show Up, Hang Out, Form a Band

Raymond Matthews Staff Writer While UCSB hosts multiple concerts and performances that cater to diverse audiences, if you aren’t a music major or a classically trained...

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 Gamelan Ensemble Woos with Traditional Indonesian Music

Richard Smith Staff Writer In the most recent performance of the World Music Series, the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble impressed listeners in the Music Bowl on a...

A Peek Inside the Magic Lantern

Jeremy Levine Staff Writer A classroom on the weekdays, a movie theater on certain weeknights, and occasionally a cult house (at least when "The Rocky Horror...

Rebelution Drummer Wes Finley Talks Isla Vista Past

Kyle Roe Arts and Entertainment Editor Before becoming one of the most successful reggae bands based in the United States, the members of Rebelution were University...

“KCSB Presents” Delivers Experimental Music for an Alternative Crowd

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer The sound of chatter and the boom of a bassline could be heard in the distance as I approached the Storke Tower...

The World is Alive With “The Sound of Music” Over 50 Years Later

Addison Morris Arts and Entertainment Editor On Saturday, Nov. 3, University of Michigan’s professor of film, television, and media, Caryl Flinn, hosted a Q&A at Pollock...

I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghostbusters

Jennica Martin Staff Writer Despite all the odds, disapproval and criticism, Ghostbusters exceeded everyone’s expectations by being a genuinely good film. There was a lot of...

Stray Kids Make a Successful Japanese Debut With “SKZ2020”

Krystal Chen Staff Writer On March 18, Korean boy band Stray Kids, formed by JYP Entertainment, officially debuted in Japan with their first Japanese album SKZ2020. ...