BELLA VITA movie poster (Image Courtesy Fresh and Clean Media) Early in the ten-day run of this year's 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), KCSB DJ and External Music Director Bennett Piscitelli met with renowned surfing documentary filmmaker Jason Baffa (director of Single Fin Yellow and One California Day ), to discuss [...]
On Friday, January 31st, the cast and crew of the music-oriented independent film Mount Joy, joined "Mr. Supersonico" Bennett Piscitelli, co-producer/-host of "Future Daze," for a live in-studio interview. MOUNT JOY crew/cast in-studio at KCSB (L-R): Mark Sparrough, Katie Hyde, Brandon Lee Harris, M. Angelo Mena, Jack Lewars, Taylor Choyce - [...]
The Freak Power Ticket Interview: MATT ZOLLER SEITZ & the WES ANDERSON COLLECTION Connection – Podcast NOW ONLINE!
Critic MATT ZOLLER SEITZ + "The Freak Power Ticket" host TED COE - click to ENLARGE On Saturday, February 22nd, Ted Coe, producer/host of “The Freak Power Ticket," conducted a lengthy interview with writer, critic, and filmmaker Matt Zoller Seitz. Author of the best-selling new release The Wes Anderson Collection (Abrams Books, [...]
CHRIS NEWFIELD Interview PODCAST: On Tonight’s UCSB Screening of AT BERKELEY Doc + the Future of Higher Education
Later tonight, Tuesday, March 11th, 6pm at the UCSB Pollock Theater, the Carsey-Wolf Center presents a free screening of Frederick Wiseman's At Berkeley, a 2013 documentary that explores life at the flagship (and oldest) campus in the University of California system. UC Berkeley is widely recognized as "one of the finest research and teaching [...]
Ishmael Beah again writes about his country, Sierra Leone, this time in a post-war fictional account. He spoke with Elizabeth Robinson about the impact of war and the necessity of rebuilding communities in the direst of circumstances. He will be speaking at UCSB on March 10, an Arts and Lectures even. Ishmael Beah NoAlibis 030514
MATT ZOLLER SEITZ Interview: On Criticism & Roger Ebert – The Freak Power Ticket’s RADIO EBERTFEST Podcast Now Online!
On Monday February 24th, Ted Coe, producer/host of “The Freak Power Ticket," aired part one of a lengthy interview with author, critic, and filmmaker Matt Zoller Seitz. Matt Zoller Seitz (Photo Credit: Dave Bunting Jr.) - CLICK TO ENLARGE Author of the best-selling new release The Wes Anderson Collection (Abrams Books, 2013), Matt [...]
On Friday evening, February 28th, the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation presents the 2014 "Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity's Future" with special guest Noam Chomsky, 730pm at the Lobero Theatre. "Esoteric Mural" - Posted by tr.robinson on Flickr (Creative Commons) - CLICK TO ENLARGE. Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 8th, the Santa Barbara [...]
This weekend, The Phenomenauts, a self-described "Rocket Roll" band from Oakland, California (which they dub "Earth's Capital"), plays three shows in the Tri-Counties area, courtesy of Guardsmen Productions: on Friday, January 3rd, at O'Sullivan's Pub in Santa Maria (with The Triggers and The Luck); Saturday, January 4th, at Billy O's in Ventura [...]
2013 has been the kind of year for Sojourner Kincaid Rolle that seems like it just needs to keep going into 2014 without so much as a breath. Mellow Yellow Global Umbrella book and audio from Lucky Penny Press! Her television show, Outrageous Women, added to the UCSB Library Digital Archives! A new home for Poetry Zone at Granada Books! There's a [...]
Ho ho ho, holiday or no, there's Writers' Cafe radio! Tune in for poet Paul Willis, a Santa Barbara Poet Laureate and professor at Westmont College. Paul reads poems from his new book, Say This Prayer into the Past, as well as sharing a Christmas Eve favorite from Thomas Hardy. As a parent, professor, and passionate observer of the world, Paul [...]