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Blue Suns coming back for more

Blue Suns coming back for more

By Jason Paras

January 10, 2012

Jason Paras | Staff Writer | January 10, 2012 Local Dos Pueblos band Blue Suns rocked DP’s Greek on the last Tuesday before winter break, and are coming back for Lounge Day, January 23, 2012 to do it again. Blue Suns, who recently made it to the finals of the Downtown Sound Battle of the Bands, drew the ears of many students eating lunch on December 13, 2011 with their unmistakable and dist...

Restaurant review: Renaud’s Patisserie

Restaurant review: Renaud’s Patisserie

By Emma Redick

December 14, 2011

Emma Redick | Staff Writer | December 14, 2011 Santa Barbara is home to a variety of ethnic cuisines. From Greek to Indian, Mexican to Irish, Thai to Italian, and, nestled in the corner of Loreto Plaza, is a little slice of France. With locations in Loreto Plaza and on upper State Stre...

Holiday Package streaming live on the web

Holiday Package streaming live on the web

December 13, 2011

Rachel Fry | Staff Writer | December 14, 2011 Not a single ticket remains to be sold for Dos Pueblos' 41st annual Holiday Package. But thankfully, technology saves the day (and all those slow students from crippling, life-altering depression), as anyone who can't make the show can watch it live from the comfort of their homes. ...

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations loses its luster in Constantinople

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations loses its luster in Constantinople

December 13, 2011

Ben Sutton | Co-Editor-in-Chief | December 13, 2011 The sun rises over the Bosphorus. You stand on the top of the Hagia Sophia, silently watching as your prey innocently meanders through the crowded streets below. The year is 1511, and you are Ezio Auditore da Firenze, head of the Assassin Order. In an ins...

The Nutcracker: From tutus to pointe shoes

The Nutcracker: From tutus to pointe shoes

December 9, 2011

By Rachel Fry | Staff Writer | December 9, 2011 The curly up-dos, the pink tutus, the tiny little ballerina slippers, and all of the excitement. Four year old Sydney Davis is being taken to her first ballet lesson where she will meet many other girls who are excited to start living out their dream...

Irregular hours, furious Katy Perry Fans, and free concerts … Of course I love my job

Irregular hours, furious Katy Perry Fans, and free concerts … Of course I love my job

December 7, 2011

Kaeleigh Morrison | Staff | December 7, 2011 The Charger Account Interviewed Aly Comingore, Pop Culture Editor for Santa Barbara’s Independent, on the up’s and down’s of professional journalism. . . Did you always want to be a journalist? What did you want to be before? When I was yo...

New “Popular” direction may not be popular with Black Keys fans

New “Popular” direction may not be popular with Black Keys fans

December 6, 2011

Harry Menear | Entertainment Editor | December 6, 2011  You probably first heard the Black Keys' most "successful" album - called Brothers - on the radio during the summer of 2010. You probably heard their song "Tighten Up" so many times over the following months that you either learned it word for ...

Modern Warfare 3 review

Modern Warfare 3 review

November 21, 2011

By Brennon Goss | Staff | November 21, 2011 On Tuesday November 9, Infinity Ward's most recent creation: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 smashed all 24 hour sale records not just in the video game genre, but in the entire entertainment industry. Over the course of a single day, MW3 sold 6.5 million cop...

I like this school play and willingly could waste my time in it

November 19, 2011

By Megan Leckie | Staff | November 19, 2011 The PAC has lit up with lights, sounds, and catchy pop ballads with “Like You Like It”, a feel-good comedy set in a high school during the 1980’s. The production has everything you would expect of the time period: synthesisers, clashing neon colors, ...

Like, for sure, you’ll like ‘Like You Like It’

Like, for sure, you’ll like ‘Like You Like It’

October 27, 2011

By Gioia Marchese for Dos Pueblos Theatre Company | October 28, 2011 This Fall, The Dos Pueblos Theater Company will bring back everything you loved about the 80s in their production of the West Coast premiere of the musical Like You Like It (presented by Bragg Health Institute). With catchy tunes by D...

The 00’s Hollywood recession

The 00’s Hollywood recession

October 26, 2011

Harry Menear | Entertainment | October 26, 2011 Film fanatics are constantly debating over which decade produced  the greatest movies. Was it the art-house 60's - mid 70's that produced quiet, understated gems like The Graduate and Easy Rider? The blockbusting late 70's - 80's that gave us Jaws ...

Just leave it alone already, George!

Just leave it alone already, George!

October 25, 2011

Ben Sutton  | Editor-in-Chief | October 25, 2011 "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." You've heard this idiom a million times I'm sure, but maybe somebody ought to take a second and tell George Lucas about it. When the first Star Wars: A New Hope was released in 1977, it became the highest g...

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