Off the Cuff

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Extemporaneous, unscripted, flying blind, ad lib or improvised – that’s what L. A.’s Impro Theater is all about. What sets them apart is they do full length improvs of Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams & Chekov plays, film noire, Jane Austin, Dickens, The Twilight zone and more. Now this is some serious…

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Moving

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Santa Barbara Dance Theater director Christopher Pilafian posed the question “What part do art and artists play in the face of tragedy and loss?” as he, the company and guest artists were putting together their January show in the midst of fire and storm in December. Like many before them,…

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Laughter

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I think most would agree that laughing is good for you. The release, the endorphins, the fun. The kind of things we need after something terrible. Now you probably had to have a certain political outlook to find all of what went down at the UCSB Arts & Lectures show…

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Musical Healing Part 3

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In a matter of 2 days, executive director Kevin Marvin and the Santa Barbara Symphony, along with the SB Center for the Performing Arts, put together “A Free Community Benefit Embracing the Healing Power of Music.” In the spirit of its founder Michael Towbes, Montecito Bank and Trust (and a…

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