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Rooney Mara honored with Cinema Vanguard Award at the SBIFF

Rooney Mara honored with Cinema Vanguard Award at the SBIFF

By Susanna Sinclair and Natalie Moreno
February 23, 2016
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival

Actress Rooney Mara, best known for her roles in Academy Award-nominated films “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” and  “Carol,” was honored with the Cinema Vanguard Award on Feb. 12 at the Arlington Theatre during the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. As Rooney Mara arrived at the Arlington ...

Johnny Depp wins Maltin Master Award at SBIFF

Johnny Depp wins Maltin Master Award at SBIFF

By Natalie Moreno and Susanna Sinclair
February 22, 2016
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival

Hundreds of fans roared in screams as Johnny Depp stepped out of his car at the Arlington Theatre where he received the Maltin Master Award at the 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the “highest honor at the SBIFF” last Thursday night. Depp arrived half an hour late to the event ...

Movie Review: “Pan”

Movie Review: “Pan”

By Sophia Martinez, Writer
October 20, 2015
Filed under A&E, Features, Reviews

“Pan” hit the theaters on October 9, 2015 with a bang. A movie that brings you back to your childhood of Disney movies. It had funny moments, really sweet moments, and even some emotional ones. The movie “Pan” is about 12 year old Peter Pan (Levi Miller) going through the journey of fig...

Movie Review: “Pitch Perfect 2”

Movie Review: “Pitch Perfect 2”

By Mackenzie Austin
May 29, 2015
Filed under A&E, Reviews

“Pitch Perfect 2” is about a group of girls who are in a three-time U.S. championship-winning a capella group. After an accident during a performance, the girls have to win their way back so they can perform again. During their experience they find their voices and how to come back together and work together again. “Pitch Perfect 2” is hilarious. There are more jokes and s...

Students’ Artwork Featured at Library Gallery

Students’ Artwork Featured at Library Gallery

By Alexandra Gonzalez-Edgar
May 29, 2015
Filed under A&E

http://youtu.be/gsGDn6AC5N4?a (Video / Alexandra Edgar Gonzalez) Ceramics, photography, visual art and color and design students were awarded for their art creations during the evening of May 7, 2015, at the DP art show. Open to the public, the DP art show presented student's creativity and technical...

Santa Barbara International Film Festival Honors Winners of the Variety Artisans Award

Santa Barbara International Film Festival Honors Winners of the Variety Artisans Award

By Damara Lopez-Nelson and Alexandra Gonzalez-Edgar
May 6, 2015
Filed under A&E, Film Festival

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s first annual Variety Artisans Award night took place Feb. 3 at the Santa Barbara Lobero Theater. The Variety Artisans Award celebrates those who are essential to the filmmaking process and who have exhibited the most exciting and innovative wo...

Furious 7: It May Be Dumb, But It’s Fun

Furious 7: It May Be Dumb, But It’s Fun

By Max Rouhas
April 29, 2015
Filed under A&E

The impossible car stunts and mindless action returns in the seventh film of “The Fast and the Furious” franchise. Director James Wan and all the cast members have assembled the best cars and the best fighters in memory of their departed friend, actor Paul Walker. Walker played Brian O’Conne...

Dos Pueblos Theatre Company’s Spring Production of Legally Blonde

Dos Pueblos Theatre Company’s Spring Production of Legally Blonde

By Olivia DuPen
April 24, 2015
Filed under A&E

What makes the Dos Pueblos Theatre Company’s spring production of “Legally Blonde” different from any past production is that it has high energy songs, said theater director and teacher Clark Sayre. “What’s cool about this show [is that] we have the drumline, a baton twirler, a bagpipe pl...

Movie Review: “American Sniper”

Movie Review: “American Sniper”

By Mackenzie Austin
April 24, 2015
Filed under A&E, Reviews

People all over the country are raving about the movie “American Sniper.” Theaters were flooded with men and women with tears in their eyes because of the heart-wrenching true story of Chris Kyle. Kyle was given the nickname “The Legend” when he killed 160 people in the most recent war in Iraq and bec...

46th Dos Pueblos Jazz Festival: A rocking performance

46th Dos Pueblos Jazz Festival: A rocking performance

By Eloi Gonzalez
March 18, 2015
Filed under A&E, Features

[slideshow_deploy id='27808'] Dos Pueblos’ Advanced Jazz band performed along with Grammy-award-winning saxophonist Bob Mintzer, Grammy-nominated Latin Jazz star Bobby Rodriguez and Gary Pratt with his Cal State Northridge Band in an evening concert on Mar. 7 as a part of DP’s 46th annual Jaz...

Disney’s “McFarland, USA” brings authentic story to SBIFF

Disney’s “McFarland, USA” brings authentic story to SBIFF

By Franklin Leung
February 19, 2015
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival, Reviews

In front of a packed hall in the Arlington Theater on Feb. 8, Roger Durling, the Director of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), opened in Spanish on the final night of the festival - talking about his experience pursuing the American Dream as a Panamanian immigrant in the Unite...

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