Posts Tagged ‘UCSB Arts & Lectures’

  • Zadie Smith and Pico Iyer

    Jul 5, 17 • Books, Datebook, Events, This Week in SB, Ticker, To Do

    British novelist, essayist and short story writer Zadie Smith is known for her unique perspective on contemporary culture, superb dialogue and emotionally rich stories. She is the author of the novels White Teeth and Swing Time...

  • Andrew Bird

    Jul 5, 17 • Datebook, Events, Music, This Week in SB, Ticker, To Do

    With a distinctive sound that resists categorization, Andrew Bird returns to offer an unforgettable display of his unique virtuosity. Backed by a band, he offers his singular mix of violin, guitar, glockenspiel, vocals and uncannily accomplished whistling...

  • ODC/Dance

    Jul 5, 17 • Dance, Datebook, Events, Theater, This Week in SB, Ticker, To Do

    San Francisco’s acclaimed modern dance group ODC/Dance presents its mesmerizing multimedia performance in Santa Barbara before headlining at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival. Co-choreographed by artistic directors Brenda Way and KT...

  • Joe Biden

    Jul 5, 17 • Datebook, Events, Featured, This Week in SB, Ticker, To Do

    A lifelong public servant, former Vice President Joe Biden's career has been defined by his commitment to equality of opportunity, global cooperation, human health and violence prevention, as well as his spirit of acceptance and bipartisanship. ...

  • J.D. Vance

    Jul 5, 17 • Books, Datebook, Events, This Week in SB, Ticker, To Do

    With a rare insider’s perspective from an often-forgotten corner of the country, J.D. Vance offers a powerful examination of how social policies and other factors affect some of the poorest communities in the U.S., providing a unique picture of the loss of...

  • Rhiannon Giddens

    Jul 5, 17 • Datebook, Events, Music, This Week in SB, Ticker, To Do

    Co-founder of the Grammy Award-winning string band Carolina Chocolate Drops, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens brings audiences to their feet with her elegant bearing, prodigious voice and fierce spirit. ...

  • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

    Jul 5, 17 • Datebook, Events, Music, This Week in SB, Ticker, To Do

    One of Israel’s oldest and most influential cultural institutions, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1936 as an “orchestra of soloists,” made up of first-chair Jewish European musicians who had lost their positions. ...

  • Dia de los Muertos Tour

    Jul 5, 17 • Dance, Datebook, Events, Music, This Week in SB, Ticker, To Do

    Three of today’s hottest alt-Latino groups–La Santa Cecilia, Mexrrissey and Mariachi Flor de Toloache–come together for the first time, showcasing the exciting and diverse sounds of Mexican music. ...

  • OK Go

    Jul 5, 17 • Dance, Datebook, Events, Music, This Week in SB, Ticker, To Do

    One of today’s most playful and tech-savvy bands, pop-rock pioneers OK Go are known as much for their ambitious single-take videos as their colorful songs. ...

  • Leila Josefowicz

    Jul 5, 17 • Datebook, Events, Music, This Week in SB, Ticker, To Do

    Violinist Leila Josefowicz captivates audiences with her technically precise and emotionally resonant performances. One of today’s preeminent soloists, she performs with the world’s most prestigious orchestras and conductors...