Posts Tagged ‘UC Santa Barbara’
Boots Riley of The Coup (courtesy photo) - CLICK TO ENLARGE. On Friday, February 20th, at 10pm, KCSB-FM 91.9 will air a same-night recording of a UC Santa Barbara concert by Oakland-based funk/hip-hop group The Coup, whose instrumental skills, breadth of influences, and overall intelligence have made them one of the most acclaimed conscious [...]
BootsStreet Sweeper Social Club opening for Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction (Creative Commons photograph by cappndave). - CLICK TO ENLARGE Oakland’s provocative funk/hip-hop group The Coup, and frontman Boots Riley, shift seamlessly between revolutionary lyrics and cleverly-funny word play, often in the same song. Their instrumental [...]
KCSB-FM & UCSB’s MCC Debut “HELLO WORLD! Free Isla Vista Concert” with Chicano Batman, mexico68, & Los Macuanos (Saturday, October 25)
In the wake of a trying school year, both KCSB-FM 91.9 and UC Santa Barbara’s MultiCultural Center found a new resolve to expand their creative involvement in Isla Vista, the densely-populated community adjacent to the UCSB campus. Hello World! Concert Ad (Image by Ben Ciccati) - CLICK TO ENLARGE Building on existing efforts to [...]
THE FREAK POWER TICKET Podcast – PEACE, LOVE, AND CANNIBALS: Hippie Horror Films of the Sixties and Seventies with GREG BURRIS Now Online!
On the Monday, July 28th edition of “The Freak Power Ticket,” producer/host Ted Coe interviewed Greg Burris, a doctoral candidate in UCSB’s Department of Film and Media Studies. Their focus, a University course Burris is teaching this summer, “Peace, Love, and Cannibals: Hippie Horror Films of the Sixties and Seventies.” An edited [...]
In the wake of Friday night's tragedy in Isla Vista, the University of California, Santa Barbara campus has declared Tuesday, May 27th as a "Day of Mourning and Reflection." A memorial service (organized jointly by students, staff, and faculty) will be held this afternoon at Harder Stadium at 4pm. The entire community is invited. I.V. Deli [...]
Guest GREG BURRIS (Film & Media Studies) Previews UCSB Screening of Haskell Wexler’s MEDIUM COOL on THE FREAK POWER TICKET – Podcast NOW ONLINE!
MEDIUM COOL (1969) at UCSB Pollock Theater (11/21/2013) - CLICK TO ENLARGE Monday's edition of "The Freak Power Ticket" called attention to the Thursday, November 21st, 7pm screening of Medium Cool at the UC Santa Barbara Pollock Theater, with special guest Haskell Wexler, the writer/director of this protest classic from 1969. Fellow [...]
Comics Expert SCOTT MCCLOUD Discusses Sequential Art in Popular Culture on Today’s THE FREAK POWER TICKET (Monday, April 29)
During the week of April 10-12, best-selling comics creator Scott McCloud (Zot! and Understanding Comics), a Regents' Lecturer in the Writing Program at UC Santa Barbara, appeared at a number of events, including an Arts & Lectures keynote talk in Campbell Hall on "Comics and Visual Communication." Scott McCloud - CLICK TO ENLARGEAt the [...]
The Dunwells at UCSB - CLICK TO ENLARGEBritish alt-pop band The Dunwells will perform live today, this Fri., April 26th, noon-1pm PDT, from UC Santa Barbara’s Storke Plaza. KCSB will air this performance during an hourlong special broadcast, which can also be heard live worldwide (for more info on our webstream options, click HERE). The [...]
TONIGHT! KCSB-FM Presents RADIO BANDIDO: Join Guest Filmmaker Pepe Urquijo on Tuesday, April 10 for a FREE Preview Screening at UCSB’s Pollock Theater
On Tuesday, April 10th, 7pm, at UCSB’s Pollock Theater, KCSB-FM’s “Popped Culture” Film Series presents a preview screening of Radio Bandido, a documentary investigating the 1994 death of Oscar “Bandido” Gomez, a Chicano radio activist from the University of California, Davis whose body was found in [...]
This week on "Real Gauchos," Paul Rivas interviews UCSB Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Michael Young on growing up a regular midwesterner, being groomed by his ruthless mother to pursue higher education, going to college a negro and coming out black, registering black voters in the Mississippi Delta at age 19, his litany of university jobs, [...]