"The Joan Anderson Letter" was considered a holy relic of the Beat Generation
DNA’s Comedy Lab will carry on with weekly online shows and an outdoor comedy series for now
An eye-opening guide for students in Santa Cruz
Highlights from Mountain Sol’s 2019 lineup
California soul pioneers play Dec. 30 and 31 at Moe’s Alley
‘Shine!’ brings aerial action to the Wrigley Building
Even now that he’s on TV, Brian Regan still likes getting close with a stand-up crowd
This year’s Banff Mountain Film Festival entries find new and ever-crazier ways to inspire
Robert Seals on working with metal and celebrating the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary
Local comic DNA reflects on his years spent following the Dead
In politically troubled times, comedian finds new confidence and weird optimism
Mother Hips frontman Greg Loiacono brings his solo project to the Crepe Place.
A writer’s search for truth, community and a fast cup of coffee in an unlikely place
Celebrated Grateful Dead singer Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay returns to her roots as she performs with Shady Groove in Felton
Comedy Central’s funniest couple, Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher, come to Vets Hall
For comedian Kathleen Madigan, no amount of podcasting can replace the thrill of live stand-up
Is it performance art? Or just crazy? Indie wrestlers reveal all about a growing Santa Cruz sensation
The Banana Slug String Band celebrates 30 years with shows and a video for ‘Too Hot’
Will Lee comes to the Monterey Jazz Festival to honor a friend
Memories of life on tour, plus the truth about that legendary Santa Cruz Acid Test
From the Crepe Place’s Tuesday funk night to national touring, guitarist Danny Mayer has made his name
Davina and The Vagabonds return to the 57th annual Monterey Jazz Festival
The czar of local underground comedy explains why anyone—and lately, everyone—would do it
Colin Quinn holds nothing back in his one-man show In his new one-man show, Unconstitutional—which comes to The Rio Friday—Colin Quinn is...
When asked how he and his bandmates settled on the name A Thousand Shall Fall, lead guitarist Dan Johnston explains that the...
Jack Bowers has had an impressive career so far. The local musician first entered the scene in the 1970s with electric folk-rock...
The Red Light District isn’t your grandmother’s band—unless, of course, your grandmother happened to see The Doors perform at the Whisky A...
During the Persian Gulf War in 1990, local guitarist Don Caruth was working a construction job in San Jose when his best...
Rock legend (and vintner) Boz Scaggs returns to Santa Cruz After an explosive set by Tower of Power at the 2011 Aptos...
Wasted Noise, a progressive reggae/hip-hop band from Salinas, is bringing together the young and the old with its activism, socially conscious lyricism...