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Voice

June 16, 2017
More bold moves and big ideas from UCSB Arts & Lectures

Santa Barbara Independent

June 16, 2017
Arts & Lectures Reveals Season’s Events at Donor Party

Santa Barbara Independent

June 14, 2017
UCSB Arts & Lectures Announces 2017-18 Season

News-Press

June 14, 2017
Arts & Lectures bringing season of cultural plenty

Santa Barbara Independent

May 16, 2017
Brooklyn Rider at UCSB

Santa Barbara Independent

May 11, 2017
Mingling with Writers Elizabeth Gilbert and Pico Iyer

Santa Barbara Independent

May 11, 2017
Old Crow Medicine Show at the Granada

Santa Barbara Independent

May 10, 2017
David Sedaris Mines Tragicomic Gold at Arlington

Voice

May 12, 2017
A Well-Tempered Trio of Titans Translate Bach

KCLU

May 9, 2017
Pulitzer Prize Winning War Photographer To Speak On South Coast

Ventura County Star

May 9, 2017
Pulitzer-winning photojournalist to share stories of war, kidnappings

Santa Barbara Independent

May 9, 2017
Dining with Yo-Yo Ma

Santa Barbara News-Press

May 7, 2017
Reading Between the Lines

News-Press

May 7, 2017
Super Trio, with Bach on the Brain

Santa Barbara Independent

May 5, 2017
Brooklyn meets Iran, on Musical Turf

Santa Barbara News-Press

April 30, 2017
Fairy Dust

Santa Barbara Independent

March 2, 2017
Gloria Still Fights for Your Rights

Santa Barbara Independent

February 23, 2017
Yuval Noah Harari Predicts Humankind’s Future

Santa Barbara News-Press

February 19, 2017
Alton Brown: A lot on his plate

L.A. Times

February 14, 2017
There is no disrupting Yuja Wang and Leonidas Kavakos

Scene Magazine

February 10, 2017
Young classical piano superstar Yuja Wang makes one of her regular stops in Santa Barbara

Scene Magazine

February 10, 2017
Kamasi Washington, tenor saxist/bandleader, makes his Santa Barbara debut

Santa Barbara Independent

February 9, 2017
Canada's Ballet BC at the Granada Theatre

Santa Barbara Independent

February 8, 2017
Kamasi Washington's Epic Jazz Hits UCSB

Santa Barbara News-Press

February 5, 2017
George Takei, the original Sulu, to talk about 'Star Trek' and civil rights in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Independent

January 26, 2017
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company 'Story/Time'

Santa Barbara News-Press

January 25, 2017
Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley to discuss leaders and environment at UCSB

KCRW

January 24, 2017
Performer and playwright Sarah Jones on why she marched

KCLU

January 16, 2017
Iconic American Humorist, Creator Of "Prairie Home Companion" Set To Speak On South Coast

Santa Barbara Independent

January 19, 2017
Douglas Brinkley Ponders Trump

Santa Barbara Independent

January 13, 2017
Bernard-Henri Lévy Discusses New Book, 'The Genius of Judaism'

KCLU

January 4, 2017
Internationally Known Underwater Cave Explorer To Speak On South Coast

Santa Barbara Independent

November 17, 2016
Ping Chong + Company at UCSB

Santa Barbara Independent

November 17, 2016
Neko Case Brings American Noir to Campbell Hall

Santa Barbara Independent

November 16, 2016
'Whose Live Anyway?' Provides Much-Needed Relief

Santa Barbara Independent

November 8, 2016
Scott Kelly's Orbital Perspective

Santa Barbara News-Press

November 2, 2016
Record-breaking astronaut Capt. Scott Kelly talks about Earth and beyond

KCLU

October 28, 2016
Iconic Singer/Songwriter Joan Baez To Perform On South Coast

Santa Barbara News-Press

October 28, 2016
Folk music legend Joan Baez, who celebrated her 75th birthday this year, returns to Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Independent

October 27, 2016
Joan Baez: A Singer for All Times

Santa Barbara Independent

October 20, 2016
Maceo Parker Sends Love

Santa Barbara Independent

October 20, 2016
Jookin' Master Lil Buck Performs at UCSB

Santa Barbara Independent

October 11, 2016
UCSB Arts & Lectures presents Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Santa Barbara News-Press

September 25, 2016
CNN host Fareed Zakaria compares presidential candidates at The Granada

Santa Barbara Independent

September 15, 2016
UCSB Bull Session with Fareed Zakaria

Santa Barbara Independent

July 1, 2016
UCSB Arts & Lectures Free Outdoor (and Indoor) Summer Series Features the Films of Bogie & Bacall

Voice Magazine

June 17, 2016
Bold Moves and Big Ideas

Santa Barbara Sentinel

June 17, 2016
Basking in Bogie & Bacall

Santa Barbara Magazine

June 1, 2016
Funny Guy

Edhat

May 16, 2016
Temple Grandin: Different Kinds of Minds

Santa Barbara Independent

May 5, 2016
Why We Need All Kinds of Minds

Santa Barbara Independent

April 30, 2016
Cecile McLorin Salvant Closes Arts & Lectures Jazz Series

Santa Barbara Independent

April 29, 2016
Yuja Wang Gets Serious

Edhat

April 23, 2016
Conan Brings Laughs to the Arlington

CASA Magazine

April 22, 2016
Alvin Ailey Dance Company – Dancing from the Heart

CASA Magazine

April 22, 2016
Curiously Calder

CASA Magazine

April 22, 2016
For One to Love’s Cecil McLorin Salvant

The UCSB Current

April 21, 2016
UCSB Hosts Annual Economic Forecast Summit

Santa Barbara Independent

April 21, 2016
The Lives and Works of Four Groundbreaking Visual Artists

Daily Nexus

April 21, 2016
Conan Cracks Up Arlington

Noozhawk

April 19, 2016
Alvin Ailey Dance Company Performs for Local School Children

KEYT

April 19, 2016
Slideshow: Comedian Conan O’Brien in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Independent

April 19, 2016
Krista Tippett Talks Becoming Wise

Santa Barbara Independent

April 18, 2016
Calder Quartet presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures

The UCSB Current

April 14, 2016
Mercy and Hope

Montecito Journal

April 14, 2016
Conan’s Comedy Capers Keep Him Happy

Ventura County Star

April 13, 2016
Conan Sits Down, Talks about Standup, Late Night

Santa Barbara Independent

April 11, 2016
Interview with Anoushka Shankar

Lompoc Record

April 8, 2016
An Afternoon with Conan O’Brien

Noozhawk

April 8, 2016
Former White House Adviser David Gergen Talks Politics at UC Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Independent

April 7, 2016
Conan O’Brien Chats with Arlington Theatr

Santa Barbara Independent

April 7, 2016
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in S.B.

Noozhawk

April 4, 2016
Gerald Carpenter: Violin-Piano Duo to Trace Beethoven’s Influence in Upcoming Performance

The Daily Nexus

April 4, 2016
Paleontologist Finds ‘The Lost Giant’ on Expedition to Sahara Desert

Montecito Journal

March 31, 2016
Who Gets What

Santa Barbara Independent

March 31, 2016
We’re Perfect; Politics Ain’t

Montecito Journal

March 31, 2016
Hawk-eyed Author

Santa Barbara Independent

March 31, 2016
Jennifer Koh’s Brainy Beethoven

Ventura County Star

March 30, 2016
Dance Group Brings Brazilian Flair

Santa Barbara Independent

March 30, 2016
Grupo Corpo Celebrates 40 Years

Santa Barbara Independent

March 29, 2016
Helen Macdonald’s ‘H Is for Hawk’ Soars

CASA Magazine

March 25, 2016
Bold, Dynamic, Soulful: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Life Local Audiences

Los Angeles Times

March 11, 2016
Q & A: Taylor Mac

Pacific Coast Business Times

March 11, 2016
In Era of Unusual Calamities, Feinberg Has Faith in System

Casa Magazine

March 11, 2016
Kenneth Feinberg on Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes

Santa Barbara Independent

March 9, 2016
Jose Gonzalez and yMusic Play Campbell Hall

KCRW

March 4, 2016
Safe Crossings for L.A.’s Big Cats

SB Family & Life

February 26, 2016
On the Trail of Big Cats

CASA Magazine

February 19, 2016
America’s Reigning Diva, Renee Fleming to Perform at UCSB Campbell Hall

Santa Barbara Independent

February 18, 2016
Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble Celebrates 15 Years

Ventura County Star

February 18, 2016
Yo-Yo Ma performs Sunday in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Independent

February 18, 2016
Banff Mountain Film Festival Returns

Santa Barbara Sentinel

February 12, 2016
The S Q&A with Lisa Fischer

CASA Magazine

February 12, 2016
Connecting the World’s Musical Neighborhoods

CASA Magazine

February 12, 2016
Tommy Emmanuel: Getting Warmed Up

Santa Barbara News-Press

February 7, 2016
The Story of His Life

Scene Magazine

February 5, 2016
Cameron Carpenter

Funk Zone Podcast

February 3, 2016
Raul Midon

Noozhawk

February 2, 2016
UCSB Presents Collaboration of Violinist Itzhak Perlman, Pianist Emanuel Ax

CASA Magazine

January 29, 2016
Lin Hwai-min’s ‘Rice’ to Grace the Granada Stage

Santa Barbara Independent

January 28, 2016
U.S. Poet Laureate Comes to UCSB

Santa Barbara Independent

January 28, 2016
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan

Montecito Journal

January 28, 2016
Word Up

Montecito Journal

January 28, 2016
Perlman and Ax

Daily Nexus

January 28, 2016
An Evening with Carli Lloyd: FIFA World Player of the Year

Daily Nexus

January 28, 2016
Itzhak Perlman Tackles the Granada

The Bottom Line

January 27, 2016
Salman Khan at the Granada

The Bottom Line

January 27, 2016
Perlman and Ax Enlighten the Granada

Daily Nexus

January 26, 2016
UCSB Arts & Lectures: If You’re Not Going, You’re Missing Out

Santa Ynez Valley News

January 26, 2016
Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma at Granada Theatre

Santa Barbara Independent

January 26, 2016
Voice-to-Voice with Serial’s Sarah Koenig

Santa Ynez Valley News

January 26, 2016
Carli Lloyd Spends Time with the Santa Barbara Soccer Club

Santa Barbara News-Press

January 24, 2016
Plug in the Verses!

KCRW

January 22, 2016
Finger Picking Musician Stops by Santa Barbara

KCLU

January 22, 2016
Pulitzer Prize Winning Author to Speak on South Coast About New Book on Salem Witch Trials

CASA Magazine

January 22, 2016
Cameron Carpenter

Montecito Journal

January 21, 2016
She’s Queen of the World!

Santa Barbara Independent

January 21, 2016
Carli Lloyd Crowned Soccer’s Queen

Santa Barbara Independent

January 21, 2016
Stacy Schiff New Book, ‘The Witches’

Daily Nexus

January 21, 2016
Monterey Jazz Brings Campbell to Life

Santa Barbara Independent

January 21, 2016
Culture Clash Brings Social Satire to UCSB

KSBY

January 20, 2016
Australian guitarist to perform in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Independent

January 20, 2016
Guitar Virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel Comes to S.B.

Santa Barbara Independent

January 20, 2016
Itzhak Perlman and Emmnual Ax

CASA Magazine

January 15, 2016
An Evening with Carli Lloyd

Daily Nexus

January 14, 2016
Khan Academy Creator to Speak on Education Program

Santa Barbara Independent

January 14, 2016
Sporty Speakers Spread Message

Santa Barbara Independent

January 7, 2016
Monterey Jazz on Tour

Santa Barbara Independent

January 7, 2016
UCSB Presents Orlando Consort’s ‘Joan of Arc’

Santa Barbara Independent

December 2, 2015
Joy to the World: Pink Martini Gives Holiday Performance

The Daily Nexus

November 26, 2015
Arts & Lectures Brings Kronos Quartet to Campbell

The Daily Nexus

November 23, 2015
‘National Geographic’ Rainforest Explorer Speaks at Campbell Hall

The Daily Nexus

November 23, 2015
Mountain Climber Alex Honnold Summits Hall Stage

KCRW

November 22, 2015
Diversity and Drought, High in the Canopy

Santa Maria Times

November 21, 2015
Adventuresome duo

KCRW

November 18, 2015
Kronos Quartet takes a Musical Journey through Genocide

KSBY

November 18, 2015
Kronos Quartet brings innovative, emotional multimedia experience to UCSB

Bravo California!

November 18, 2015
Watch this charming interview with violinist and founder of Kronos Quartet, David Harrington

Santa Barbara Independent

November 18, 2015
The Kronos Quartet Plays UCSB

Santa Barbara Independent

November 17, 2015
Alex Honnold and His Mind-Bending Climbs

Santa Barbara Seasons

November 15, 2015
Kronos Quartet

KCRW

November 13, 2015
Melissa Unplugged

KCRW

November 9, 2015
Like Father, Like Son

KCRW

November 6, 2015
From Dive Bars on Up

Santa Ynez Valley News

November 5, 2015
Ecologist Mark Moffett Introduces Santa Barbara to Forest Canopy

KCRW

October 21, 2015
Purism and Play, Rolled into One

Santa Barbara Independent

November 5, 2015
Lise de la Salle Comes to Hahn Hall

Daily Nexus

November 4, 2015
Award-Winning Writer Graces Campbell Hall to Speak on Chilean Mining Accident

Santa Barbara Independent

November 3, 2015
Story Pirates Gives Life to Kid Tales

Daily Nexus

October 30, 2015
Young Classical Violinist Takes Students by Storm at Hahn Hall

Santa Barbara Independent

October 29, 2015
Hector Tobar Talks Chilean Mine Disaster

Santa Barbara Independent

October 29, 2015
A Conservation with Gary Snyder

Santa Barbara Independent

October 28, 2015
Jeff Daniels and Band Play the New Vic

Santa Barbara Independent

October 22, 2015
N.Y.C. Ballet Moves

Santa Barbara Independent

October 19, 2015
MOMIX Artistic Director Moses Pendleton Talks 'Alchemia'

Daily Nexus

October 16, 2015
Flip Fabrique Comes to Campbell Hall

Santa Barbara Independent

October 16, 2015
'Never Givin' Up' Comes to UCSB

Daily Nexus

October 14, 2015
Anna Deavere Smith to Bring Her 'Never Givin' Up' to Campbell Hall

Daily Nexus

October 13, 2015
Patton Oswalt Brings Down Granada Theater

Daily Nexus

October 9, 2015
'Spirit of India' Brings Santa Barbara Closer to Indian Culture

UCSB Current

October 8, 2015
UCSB Arts and Lectures director Celesta Billeci receives Western Arts Alliance leadership award

Los Angeles Times

September 9, 2015
Twyla Tharp is marking her 50-year anniversary by looking ahead

Santa Barbara Independent

September 10, 2015
Santa Barbara Fall Happenings 2015

Independent (U.K.)

June 30, 2015
Malala in America

Santa Barbara Independent

June 25, 2015
UCSB Arts & Lectures 2015-16 Season

Noozhawk

June 23, 2015
Courthouse Sunken Garden to Come Alive with the Sound of Summer Musicals

Santa Barbara Independent

April 28, 2015
Review: Jennifer Koh and Pianist Shai Wosner at Hahn Hall

KCLU

April 27, 2015
Living Dance Legend, Pioneer In Postmodern Dance Speaking On South Coast

Santa Barbara Independent

April 24, 2015
Hotel Modern’s The Great War

edhat Santa Barbara

April 20, 2015
Laurie Berkner Performs at UCSB

edhat Santa Barbara

April 18, 2015
Famed Author Speaks of Prison at UCSB

Noozhawk

April 17, 2015
Mutter-Bronfman-Harrell Trio Making Santa Barbara Debut

KEYT

April 15, 2015
'Orange' Author Speaks To Santa Barbara Teens

Santa Barbara Independent

March 26, 2015
Gil Shaham Tackles Bach’s Six Solos for Violin

Santa Barbara Independent

March 19, 2015
Two Jazz Greats Together Again

Santa Barbara Independent

March 11, 2015
Girl to Girl with Piper Kerman, Ex-Con

Santa Barbara News-Press

February 20, 2015
A New Jazz Voice, with Old Roots (Cécile McLorin Salvant)

UCSB GradPost

February 12, 2015
Avett Brothers Put on the Best Concert of the Year

Santa Barbara News-Press

January 30, 2015
Inspirational House of Mirrors (Brooklyn Rider)

Daily Nexus

January 29, 2015
Patti Smith Plays Explosive Show at the Granada: Godmother of Punk Rock Sells Out Arts & Lectures Gig

Santa Barbara Independent

January 28, 2015
Review: Brooklyn Rider: UCSB Arts and Lectures Presents Adventurous String Quartet

Los Angeles Times

November 19, 2014
Danish String Quartet makes a truly fab four in Santa Barbara

Los Angeles Times

November 10, 2014
Evening of tangerine dreams as wild Up makes its Santa Barbara debut

Montecito Journal

November 13, 2014
Dream Job Now Reality: ex-UCSB Student Returns with Pilobolus

CASA Magazine

October 17, 2014
Hearts left open after Tony Bennett’s Serenade

Santa Barbara Independent

June 26, 2014
UCSB Arts & Lectures Announces 2014-15 Lineup

CASA Magazine

June 27, 2014
UCSB Arts & Lectures Reception at Montecito Country Club Announces 2014-2015 Season

Montecito Journal

June 13, 2014
Season Sampler (UCSB Arts & Lectures Season Announcement)

CASA Magazine

June 13, 2014
UC Santa Barbara Arts & Lectures Unveils 2014-2015 Season

Various Media

March 2014
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra residency and fundraiser

CASA Magazine

March 2014
Yo-Yo Ma reception and $750,000 gift from Anne & Michael Towbes

KCLU

March 19, 2014
UCSB Arts & Lectures receives $1.25 million in new gifts

Westways

July/August 2013
5 Worth the Drive
(Download PDF)

Santa Barbara Independent

June 21, 2013
UCSB Arts & Lectures Announces 2013-14 Season

Scene Magazine

February 22, 2013
A Legacy for the Future

Santa Barbara Independent

February 20, 2013
UCSB Announces Campaign for Arts & Lectures
(Download PDF)

Various Media

February and March 2013
The public launch of the Campaign for Arts & Lectures was covered by numerous media outlets.

Los Angeles Times

January 2, 2013
A few of travel writer Susan Spano’s favorite things in Santa Barbara: UCSB Arts & Lectures gets top billing.

Santa Barbara Seasons

Spring 2012
Ten inspiring takes that capture our community - Celesta M. Billeci on Music and Dance.

Scene / Santa Barbara News-Press

June 12 - 18, 2009
Here’s to the next 50 - UCSB Arts & Lectures celebrates a milestone of an anniversary.

Dining and Destinations

Spring / Summer 2009
10 at the Top - Arts & Lectures’ Associate Director Roman Baratiak is one of ten featured locals who embody the spirit of Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara Magazine

August / September 2008
SB People features Arts & Lectures’ Director Celesta M. Billeci.

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