On the eve of a rare Santa Cruz gig, we probe the mind of Bill Maher and explore how comedy and politics...
GT gets a shot in the arm from Stephen Perkins of Jane’s Addiction
Wild animals come to life in local artist Andrea Rich’s Japanese woodcuts
A community of local visionary artists is making higher consciousness visible
Santa Cruz Writes fosters a literary community in Santa Cruz County
In the Eye of the Storm... our bravest archetypes "dress it up"
Local ‘Plot Whisperer’ shares the secrets of story structure
Behind SSC’s ‘The Man in the Iron Mask’
Cheb i Sabbah has the vinyl solution to global turmoil
‘Inside of a Dog’ encourages readers to stop and smell the roses
Playing in Primus has twisted Larry LaLonde’s mind for good
Any way you want it? Not quite. Try as it might, ‘Rock of Ages’ never quite finds the right rhythm
‘Moonrise Kingdom’ rises high. Why it’s Wes Anderson’s best film in a decade
On the eve of his only (and rare) public appearance for his new book, ‘Farther Away,’ the celebrated author opens up about...
As Burning Man’s popularity soars, it also grapples with growing pains. The festival’s community ponders the future, while bringing the culture to...
A young woman loses everything, then finds herself on the Pacific Crest Trail
Tannery Arts Center announces Grand Opening of new art studios complex
New play re-imagines the lives of famed Siamese twins Chang and Eng
Author Terry Tempest Williams discovers the gift of mystery in her mother’s journals
Has the ‘definitive’ documentary about the reggae superstar finally arrived? Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella, opens up about her famous father and the...
With a new book, ‘No Happy Cows,’ and the forthcoming Virtual Food Revolution Summit, author John Robbins stirs up a food uprising...
Santa Cruz prepares to spread the love of reading on World Book Night 2012
Ewan McGregor on ‘Salmon Fishing …’ the state of today’s independent films and the trick to catching memorable roles
Local filmmakers Foster and Kimberly Gamble unlock a universal code that they believe will dramatically shift today’s social systems and alter the...
Local author explains how to find everlasting contentment with Western psychotherapy and Buddhist psychology
Lila Downs to perform a multicultural show of ‘sins and miracles’ at The Mello
A surprisingly perfect staycation spot
Weekend after weekend, the salty air of Beach Street fills with the screams of Boardwalk patrons on mechanical thrill rides. Folks from...
Pam Houston’s genre-breaking book takes readers on adventures far and deep within
MAH’s ‘Poetry and Book Arts Extravaganza’ explores new dimensions of books and words