On Monday, December 10th, Seth Pettersen of Ventura-based indie-rock band Seth Pettersen & The Undertow (formerly of Franklin for Short) returned to KCSB's studios for a live in-studio performance, interview, and DJ set featuring solo studio tracks by Pettersen, plus his new band Massenger and Sub Pop! Records garage-rockers King Tuff – which is [...]
Right Side Up Poets Preview “Talking to Strangers: An Evening of Spoken Word” on “The Freak Power Ticket” Podcast – NOW ONLINE
Later tonight, Tuesday, November 13th, the Right Side Up Poets will present "Talking to Strangers: An Evening of Spoken Word." Right Side Up came together after members took UCSB Professor Kip Fulbeck's spoken word class. Quarter after quarter, students pack the aisles of UCSB theaters and often have to be turned away because there are simply [...]
Professor Deric Shannon Introduces WRITINGS ON ANARCHIST ECONOMICS on “The Freak Power Ticket” – PODCAST NOW ONLINE
The Accumulation of Freedom (AK Press) - CLICK TO ENLARGEOn the Monday, November 5th, Ted Coe, producer/host of "The Freak Power Ticket," was joined by guest hosts and UCSB graduate students Joanna Steinhardt (Anthropology) and Brian Lovato (Political Science), members of UCSB's Radical Student Union, as they welcomed Professor Deric Shannon (San [...]
In the past month, the No Alibis crew has had a number of elections related programs and the sound can be found here. Interviews include Prof John Foran on Prop 30; Prof. HLT Quan on the importance of multi-party participation in elecitons; and Craig Gilmore, prison reform advocate, on Props 34,35,36. Additionally, interviews with Harvey [...]
Historian Paul Hirsch Discusses Comic Books & Propaganda on “The Freak Power Ticket” Podcast – Listen Online NOW!
Fawcett Comics' propaganda creation "RADAR The International Policeman" - CLICK TO ENLARGE.On Monday's edition of "The Freak Power Ticket," historian Paul Hirsch, a Ph.D. candidate at UC Santa Barbara, previewed the public talk he is giving at 7pm on Tuesday, October 23, at Unity Church (227 E. Arrellaga St.), discussing how the US government used [...]
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, [...]