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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


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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


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[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


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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...

SBIFF: Cousteau Family Honored with Attenborough Award

SBIFF: Cousteau Family Honored with Attenborough Award

By Max Rouhas and Bill Mortensen

February 11, 2015


Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival

The Arlington exterior on the night of the award (Photo by Max Rouhas) Renowned filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau and his two children, Fabien and Celine, received the Attenborough Award for Excellence in Nature Filmmaking on Wednesday Jan. 28 at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. T...

Press Access Restored to Student Journalists Covering SBIFF

Press Access Restored to Student Journalists Covering SBIFF

By Damara Lopez-Nelson

January 28, 2015


Filed under Features, Film Festival, News

After being told for the second year in a row by Santa Barbara International Film Festival staff that no press access would be available to student press, local student media groups reached a compromise on Jan. 12 that will allow students considerable but limited access to the festival. When lo...

Music Review: “Evermotion”

Music Review: “Evermotion”

By Lauren Caspersen

January 22, 2015


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Album atwork for Guster's new release "Evermotion" (photo / Ocho Mule Records) Guster’s new album “Evermotion,” released Jan. 13, exudes a down-to-Earth smoothness that captures the audience’s ear right from the start with their first song “Long Night.” Guster was formed back in Boston, Ma...

Music Review: “The Dream Walker”

Music Review: “The Dream Walker”

By Lauren Caspersen

January 19, 2015


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"The Dream Walker" album artwork (photo / To The Stars Records) Fast paced, tantalizing modern beats flow through Angels & Airwaves’ new album "The Dream Walker." Angels & Airwaves first took off in 2005 when lead singer Tom DeLonge, lead singer of famous punk rock band Blink-182, deci...

Mockingjay Part One: A quiet beginning to the finale of the Hunger Games

Mockingjay Part One: A quiet beginning to the finale of the Hunger Games

By Lauren Caspersen

December 19, 2014


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Image courtesy of Lions Gate Entertainment After a year’s wait, the first part of the highly anticipated “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” was released. The film came out on Nov. 21 and received $612 million in box office profits from around the world. The movie follows the battle between the ...

Nightcrawler: Sociopathy at its Most Thrilling

Nightcrawler: Sociopathy at its Most Thrilling

By Max Rouhas

November 19, 2014


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Image courtesy of Open Road Films “Nightcrawler” follows the story of the deceptive Lou Bloom, played by Jake Gyllenhaal, who's isolated, unemployed and willing to do just about anything to survive. While hunting for a job, Bloom finds excitement and cash by videotaping accidents and crime...

The creation of a surreal world in “Alice in Wonderland”

The creation of a surreal world in “Alice in Wonderland”

By Eloi Gonzalez

November 12, 2014


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"Alice in Wonderland" rehearsal (photo / Elisian Ly) Dos Pueblos Theatre Company’s upcoming "Alice in Wonderland" play will mix the characteristics of Alice and some of the aspects in the story with a vintage circus atmosphere to create a new and unique version of Alice in Wonderland that has ne...

Food Review: Miso Hungry satisfies

Food Review: Miso Hungry satisfies

By Jean-Michel Ricard

November 4, 2014


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Burrito-sized sushi is on the menu of the new Japanese restaurant Miso Hungry. Miso Hungry's menu offers bowls, salads, and wraps with sides of miso, edamame, seaweed salad and fries. Though the locale is fairly small and the ambience is rather plain, Miso Hungry sports an outdoor terrace an...

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