Launch it!

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This year’s edition of Launchpad, UCSB Theater Department’s artist residency and performance program for new plays, features “WE WANT THE FUNK, a rustbelt lullaby on the one!” written by multi-talented Idris Goodwin. In a round (well, yeah, it’s a rectangle) table give and take session, playwright, director Risa Brainin, actors and production team explore…

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Fenlon Lamb works her magic

Fenlon Lamb and José Luis Moscovich with artists in Opera Santa Barbara's "Gianni Schicchi" staging rehearsal 3/31/16 Weinman Hall, MAW

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Staging rehearsals for Opera Santa Barbara’s upcoming production of “Giannin Schicchi” got under way March 30th with Stage director Fenlon Lamb, whose well honed theatrical sensibilities and great sense of humor make for very entertaining and productive rehearsals. It’s so interesting to see how much work goes into figuring out who…

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It ain’t no bird, it ain’t no plane, it’s SuperBand!

Tia Fuller - Mack Avenue SuperBand 3/31/16 Lobero Theatre

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Able to leap over tall arpeggios and fly through breathtaking solos, all with the hottest jazz blowin’, it’s Mack Avenue SuperBand. On March 31st, Christian McBride and 5 more titans stopped by the Lobero Theatre for some really tasty new hard bop, and they were cookin’ with more than kryptonite!

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