Posts Tagged ‘University of California’
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 Reads ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK as UCSB READS Returns! (Weekdays Starting Monday, January 26 at 12noon)
As UCSB Reads celebrates its 9th year, KCSB-FM will again host a series of live readings each weekday starting Monday, January 26th, at 12noon PST. This year’s choice for UCSB Reads is Piper Kerman’s best-selling memoir, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison. The book provides the source material for the Emmy-winning Netflix [...]
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 response to the senseless tragedy in Isla Vista on Friday, May 23rd, 2014, the University of California, Santa Barbara campus cancelled classes on Tuesday, May 27th, declaring it a “Day of Mourning and Reflection.” A memorial ceremony was held that afternoon at UCSB's Harder Stadium. Upwards of 20,000 people gathered for this service, [...]
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 [...]
UCSB Professor CHRIS NEWFIELD Discusses the State of Higher Learning on THE FREAK POWER TICKET (Monday, March 10)
On Tuesday, March 11th, 6pm at the UCSB Pollock Theater, the Carsey-Wolf Center presents a free screening Frederick Wiseman's At Berkeley, the 2013 documentary on one of the most prestigious institutions of public learning in the world. Wiseman's latest work of direct cinema explores life at the oldest flagship campus of the ten-campus [...]
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 [...]
*NSA leaked documents suggest spying efforts by the US Government on French and Mexican governments *Advocates of human rights continue to pressure President Barack Obama to shut down Guantanamo Bay Prison *The UC Council of Presidents met with UC President Janet Napolitano in her Oakland office ...and more! Engineer: Nathalie [...]
"A Federal Judge on Monday signed an order that allows the California Department of Corrections to force feed prisoners who are now on their forty-fifth day of a hunger strike" -Nathalie Vera *Former Army Private Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking over seven hundred thousand classified documents to [...]