Mike Rotkin, UC-AFT Chief Negotiator for represented librarians at the University of California Library system and several librarians talked with Elizabeth Robinson about the current bargaining situation between the librarians (Unit 17) and U.C. Administration. Specifically, the discussion focused on the administration's unfair practice of [...]
Lissie, a folk-rock musician signed to Columbia Records, is headlining a benefit concert for Changing Tides Orphanage at the Libbey Bowl in Ojai tomorrow, Friday, August 17th. On Wednesday, August 15th, Pierce Frawley, with the assistance of KCSB Promotions Director Nicholas Werth, interviewed Lissie (born Elisabeth Maurus), about her music, [...]
Pawan Rehill and Romi Dhillon - both with expertise as well as personal experience with the Sikh community and religious practice - discuss the lethal assault on the Oak Creek Wisconsin Sikh community, the targeting of such communities in post 9/11 US, and the seeming media indifference to this terrorist attack. Then, James S. Henry, lead [...]
Otis Madison, Cedric J. Robinson and Damien Schnyder joined Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the rising incidences of police murders whether in Santa Maria or Anaheim; the unauthorized surveillance by NYPD of people well outside of New York City; the increased police presence in schools and their aggressive policing of demonstrators with the [...]
KCSB Sponsors MARIO YBARRA JR.: THE TIO COLLECTION at CAF (Aug. 5-Sept. 30) + Interview Podcast NOW ONLINE!
From August 5th through September 30th, the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum presents Mario Ybarra Jr.: The Tío Collection, a new, large-scale project. This self-titled exhibition is a museological tribute to the family of artist Mario Ybarra Jr., displaying both fictional and non-fictional objects from his uncles’ lives, [...]
Uppur Bunk Art Collective Discusses “Quest,” an Interactive Art Experience Debuting Tonight at SB-CAF (Thursday, 7/5): PODCAST NOW ONLINE
At tonight's "Forum Lounge" (7pm) at the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Patrick Melroy, Katy McCarthy, and Samantha Fretwell from Uppur Bunk Collaborative Art Space will orchestrate Quest, an experimental performance that humorously merges the art world with the digital gaming world. At CAF, guests will wander through an interactive art [...]
ROBOTS! ALIENS! BODY SNATCHERS! Science Fiction Film Classics of the 1950s: UCSB A&L’s Roman Baratiak Interviewed in “The Freak Power Ticket” PODCAST
On Friday, July 6th, 2012, UCSB Arts & Lectures, Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, Santa Barbara County Park Foundation, and the Community Services Department of Santa Barbara County present ROBOTS! SPACE ALIENS! BODY SNATCHERS!: Science Fiction Film Classics of the 1950s, a free summer cinema series that runs on most Wednesday nights through [...]
For those of you who missed it or simply want to hear it again, local rockers Ghost Tiger performed live in-studio on “Kittens VS Godzilla” (with Sarah & Caitlin) last month, on Friday, May 18th. Then, on Monday, May 28th, Ted Coe, producer/host of "The Freak Power Ticket," greeted Ghost Tiger frontwoman Alixandra MacMillan-Fiedel back to [...]
The Bear Bros. (Marc Mann & Paull E. Rubin) Live In-Studio on “Roadtunes Sessions” – AUDIO PODCAST Now Online!
On the Tuesday, May 22nd edition of "Roadtunes Sessions" Andy Doerr welcomed The Bear Bros. to Studio A for an interview and live session. Bear Bros. are Marc Mann – guitarist with Electric Light Orchestra, keyboards for Oingo Boingo (including ALL the Danny Elfman scored movies) & Grammy Award winner for his guitar work alongside Eric Clapton & [...]
On May 13th, Santa Barbara based singer Antoine Allain stoped by KCSB's The Green Room to play some acoustic renditions of some of the songs off his new album The Life, and talk about his experiences growing up in Santa Barbara and being a musician. Antoine's producer, Gabe Lackner of One Wave Records joined Antoine on Guitar and discussed some [...]