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Restaurant review: The Sojourner

Restaurant review: The Sojourner

September 16, 2011
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Megan Leckie | Staff | September 16, 2011 It’s no secret that Santa Barbara is the optimal environment for ‘alternative’ restaurants, and The Sojourner Cafe & Restaurant is no exception. Situated in the heart of downtown at 134 E. Canon Perdido, The Sojourner has been serving the community as a loca...

Fleet Foxes blow away SB bowl

Fleet Foxes blow away SB bowl

September 14, 2011
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Harry Menear | Entertainment Editor | September 14, 2011 Seattle-based indie/folk quintet Fleet Foxes delighted the crowd at the Santa Barbara Bowl on the evening of Tuesday 13th of September. The band performed for two hours and covered nearly all of their repertoire, including songs, not only from their self-titled debut album, such as "Blue Ridged M...

Restaurant review: Mac’s Fish n’ Chips.

Restaurant review: Mac’s Fish n’ Chips.

September 13, 2011
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Jamie Chilton | Staff | September 13, 2011 Generally, people expect a fish 'n chip shop to be greasy, smelly, and cheap. But at Mac's, it's a different story. The smell of the fresh fish, sausages, and frying chips wafts nicely through the air without the overpowering scent of oil and grease. The restaurant itself is clean and si...

Movie review: ‘Apollo 18’

Movie review: ‘Apollo 18’

September 9, 2011
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By Brennon Goss | Staff Writer| Sept. 9, 2011 Apollo 17, launched December 7, 1972, was man's final mission to the moon. In the Weinstein Company’s movie "Apollo 18." during December, 1974 NASA dispatches Apollo 18 to the moon on a top secret mission. Upon landing on the moon, astronauts Ben Anderson (Warren Christie),...

Movie review: Colombiana

Movie review: Colombiana

September 2, 2011
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Colombiana Rated PG-13, 107 min. Directed by Olivier Megaton. Starring Zoe Saldana, Jordi Mollà, Lennie James, Amandla Stenberg, Michael Vartan, Cliff Curtis. By Tori Garza | Staff | September 2, 2011 “Payback is beautiful.” That is the tagline for Oliver Megaton's  ("Transporter 3") lat...

2011 VMAs achieve record viewing figures

September 2, 2011
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Jenna Garcia | Opinion Editor | Sept. 2, 2011 Sunday, Aug. 28 marked by the ceremony that many artists have worked hard towards all year: the 2011 Video Music Awards hosted by MTV. The star-studded event was opened by Lady Gaga’s jaw droppingly attired alter-ego, Jo Calderone. Yes, Lady Gaga shocked the audience and ...

There’s no place like home for DP’s own Katy Perry

There’s no place like home for DP’s own Katy Perry

By Haley Peterson
August 15, 2011
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Haley Peterson | Features Editor | August 15, 2011 There’s no place like home. Katy Perry made that clear when she returned to the Santa Barbara Bowl on August 13th and 14th to continue her California Dream tour. The Goleta native sold out both nights, proving the 805’s admiration of the home...

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