KCSB reporter and film correspondent Harry Lawton interviews the daughters of the late civil rights attorney William Kunstler. On Thursday, Nov 19, 7:30 p.m., at UCSB's Campbell Hall, KCSB will screen the film "William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe." In the film, Emily and Sarah Kunstler explore the life of their father, who fought for civil [...]
KCSB & The Santa Barbara Channels Present Journalist Amy Goodman Live on Wednesday, November 18 at UCSB
KCSB-FM and The Santa Barbara Channels present popular journalist Amy Goodman, host of the daily international radio and TV news show Democracy Now!, who will speak about her new book, Breaking the Sound Barrier, on Wednesday, November 18, 630 pm, at UCSB’s Campbell Hall. Amy will be introduced by Denis Moynihan -- the book's editor, DN!'s [...]
Chamber-Pop Band Loch Lomond Visit “The Freak Power Ticket” Monday (11am-Noon), Play Muddy Waters Sunday Night with Generationals
KCSB programmer Ted Coe writes, "The next edition of my show 'The Freak Power Ticket' will be my farthest-reaching in-studio appearance to date, as I'll be joined by Loch Lomond, a 'chamber pop' ensemble from Portland, Oregon. Not too far removed from opening for The Decemberists on tour, they’ll perform live, and we’ll sample their new EP, [...]
KCSB Celebrates Accomplishments of 2009, Reaches Fund-Drive Finish Line, Appeals for Belated Support!
Photo courtesy Rod Rolle (rodrolle.com). KCSB 91.9 FM, Santa Barbara’s only community radio station (which happens to be based at UCSB), is near the end of its annual fund drive. Running through Friday, November 13th, this fundraiser gives listeners an opportunity to support a vital local resource, to become official members of the KCSB [...]
Defending the University: A Teach-In on the Current Crisis * Breakout Sessions * University 101: Student-Friendly Breakdown of the UC System and the Budget Crisis Campus Left: Educate and Escalate, No Surrender in Defense of Learning
Tuesday, Oct. 20th: Watch “Visioneers” with Zach Galifianakis for Free Projected on Storke Tower! (8pm)
The original plan was to premiere "Visioneers" last week, the night before "Defending the University: A 'Teach-in' on the Current Crisis": but the weather didn't cooperate. Now, KCSB 91.9 FM has officially re-scheduled its free screening of Visioneers -- a corporate-dystopian comedy starring alt-comedy icon Zach Galifianakis ("The Hangover") -- [...]
KCSB Presents NYC’s Gypsy-Punkers Gogol Bordello on Fri., Oct. 16th, in Ventura; An Interview with Bassist Tommy T Is Now Online!
Update: On the Monday, October 12th broadcast of “The Freak Power Ticket," Ted Coe caught up with Thomas Gobena, bass player for Gogol Bordello, and sampled new tracks from "Tommy T"'s forthcoming solo release, “The Prester John Sessions," along with a couple Gogol Bordello gems. To hear an edited podcast of that segment, see below. On [...]
On Saturday, October 10th, KCSB and the Santa Barbara Independent will be co-presenting a stage as part of New Noise Santa Barbara, a 3-day national music conference and festival at several venues around the city: this showcase will be at Velvet Jones, & features three top local indie-rock groups -- Oso (Santa Barbara), Franklin for Short [...]
KCSB-FM is a media supporter of the 38th Annual Old Time Fiddlers' Convention and Festival, this Sunday, October 11th, from 10am to 5pm. It's happening at Rancho La Patera & Stow House in Goleta (93117), just off Highway 101 at 304 N. Los Carneros Rd. It's an easy bike ride from IV and anywhere in Goleta. And wheelchair accessible. Free [...]
A new noise is hitting Santa Barbara, October 8th through 10th. New Noise Santa Barbara is a three-day music and digital media conference that will showcase over 50 bands at multiple venues throughout downtown Santa Barbara, as well as host educational panels on the music industry, with guests from every part of the business. Joining in on [...]