Seville Disobedience Pt 2

Leann Sandel-Pantaleo as Carmen and Harold Meers as Don José - Opera Santa Barbara 11/2/16 Granada Theatre

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Bizet’s Carmen is one of the most performed and beloved operas and it has timeless resonance. The story of a woman who does exactly what she wants with her life, but has to pay the ultimate price in the end, losing her life because a man can’t take being rejected. The title character is sexually liberated, reveling in…

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C’mon and Dance!

Members of Dhadkan teach Bhangra Indian folk dance - 11/1/16 Campbell Hall

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How about a quick class in Bhangra Indian folk dancing before the show? Arts & Lectures and UCSB Dhadkan presented just that on Nov. 1. After a little urging from Nishitha Viswanathan and her fellow instructor, patrons filled the plaza in front of Campbell hall to get a little cardio and warm…

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The Ax and the Whacks

Katie Moya as Lizzie Borden - Out of the Box Theatre Co. 11/1/16 Center Stage Theater

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Mix 80s feminist and queer politics with blood, murder, goth rock and four talented female belters and you get Lizzie the musical, based on a well known bit of American history and mythology. It gets off to a spirited start with the familiar nursery rhyme and takes flight with all the trappings of a full blown rock extravaganza…

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