Out of the Bucket

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Female infanticide is the most insidious form of sexism, not only the act itself, but the terrible reinforcement of male dominance and worth it puts on those women who somehow escape it. Beyond the barbarity of murdering newborn girls to avoid dowries and other economic burdens, there is the idiotic…

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Principal Trumpet

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Recording artist and Santa Barbara Symphony Principal Trumpet Jon Lewis has been a valued member of our premiere orchestra since 1988 and his pure tone, delightful playing and technical skill have been a highlight of it’s sound, numerous times as a soloist. His career is impressive, playing and recording with…

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Family Affairs

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Which matters more, family or ideas? That’s the core of Anthony Giardina’s “The City of Conversation” in which ideas, or ideologies, win out, as the arts of conversation and compromise lose ground in D.C. party hostess Hester Ferris’s family and politics in the Capitol. Over the course of the three…

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Mixing It Up

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Compagnie Accrorap/Kader Attou dancer Babacar “Bouba” Cissé began his UCSB Arts & Lectures sponsored classes in a friendly low-keyed manner teaching some hip-hop inflected movements that immediately entranced his pupils, first with students Santa Barbara High School and then with community dancers at the Santa Barbara Dance Network’s space. Fluid, elastic,…

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