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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020

UCSB Gospel Choir Takes the Audience to Church

Richard Smith Staff Writer This week at the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) Music Bowl, the UCSB Gospel Choir performed a stellar show for the World Music...

Script to Screen: The Universal Messages of “Toy Story 4”

Vanessa Su Arts & Entertainment Editor On Feb. 29, UC Santa Barbara’s (UCSB) very own Pollock Theater hosted a screening of family-favorite Pixar movie "Toy Story...

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...

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...

Iconic Black Artists: From Louis Armstrong to Kendrick Lamar

Vanessa Su Arts & Entertainment Editor Music has always been a universal art that allows people of various backgrounds and lifestyles to connect and share their...

“Parasite”: Four Oscars and One Big Step Forward for Asian Cinema

Vanessa Su Arts & Entertainment Editor First introduced to movies through a student film club in Yonsei University, Bong Joon-Ho never expected to share a stage...

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 World Music Series Presents Opera Performance “The Dawn of the Rooster”

Richard Smith Contributing Writer This week’s performance of the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) World Music Series showcased "The Dawn of the Rooster," which was composed and...

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...