Strangers in a Strange Land

"Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity" - USCB Arts & Lectures 11/19/16 Campbell Hall

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There’s no getting around it, people have a hard time accepting those who aren’t like themselves. Religious and cultural differences make many people uncomfortable, and often simple markers like dress and color of skin are enough to trigger the discomfort. True in all countries, and in times of economic and political…

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The Case for Neko

Neko Case - UCSB Arts & Lectures 11/18/16 Campbell Hall

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Kinda quirky, great voice, great songs, crack band, laid back attitude (“Why’s it so quiet? You guys can talk…”) but no fooling around when the music’s playing. Adds up to a darn good show! Ya shoulda been there.

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Worlds Apart. Or Are They?

Ji Hye Jung performing Caroline Shaw's "Boris Kerner" - Camerata Pacifica 11/18/16 Hahn Hall

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The eclectic musical musings of Camerata Pacifica Artistic Director Adrian Spence were in full evidence last Friday in Hahn Hall. Apropos for this company’s beginnings as Bach Camerata, the night was devoted to making a connection between the music of Bach and that of some 20th & 21st century composers. It all began with Bach’s brief…

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