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Sunday, February 23rd 2020

Isla Vista Artist Spotlight: Oliver Thompson

Kaylan Cholewa Oliver Thompson, a third-year biological anthropology major at UCSB, uses his paintings as a means of letting his hands do the talking. More than...

“Bombshell” Director Brings Fox News Scandal From Script to Screen

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor The film "Bombshell" has received resounding critical acclaim for its authentic, engaging portrayal of the female journalists and news correspondents — namely...

Careless Cub: An Honored Member of the Isla Vista Music Community

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer  Two hours before they were scheduled to perform at the Student Band Showcase in the Hub, members of the local Isla Vista...

TOKiMONSTA Brings Eclectic Electronic Tunes to The Hub

Vanessa Su Staff Writer AS Program Board provided UCSB students a small treat before the much-anticipated annual Extravaganza event on May 19. DJs TOKiMONSTA and ALASKAFORNIA...

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...

Preview: Two Chances to See “The Nutcracker” in Santa Barbara

Addison Morris Arts & Entertainment Editor Now that Thanksgiving has passed, Santa Barbara residents can look forward to two different productions of the Christmas favorite "The...

“Hugh Hefner’s After Dark” Screens at Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer Hugh Hefner is nearly synonymous with Playboy, the controversial magazine that has been a comfort for army service people and lonely souls...

Slushii Brings Fresh Beats and High Energy to the EOS Lounge

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor As a part of Monster Energy’s Outbreak Tour, Slushii played a set at EOS Lounge on Wednesday, May 8. In front...

Italian Pavement Painters Showcase Art on Santa Barbara Streets

Addison Morris Arts and Entertainment Editor Last weekend, Italian pavement painters, known in their native language as madonnari, put their street smarts to good use as...

Chiura Obata: An American Modern Helps Audiences Discover a Diverse Definition of American Art

Jessica Gang Staff Writer This April, the "Chiura Obata: An American Modern" exhibit is wrapping up a four-month run at the Art, Design, and Architecture Museum...