In ‘Bad Words,’ Jason Bateman delivers a solid directorial debut and a surprisingly inventive comedy to boot
Playful and dreamy, director Wes Anderson delivers another memorable ride with ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’
Local humanitarian and photojournalist Alekz Londos captures a powerful look at relief and despair in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan in...
The popular icon hits Santa Cruz and dives into some unforgettable bluegrass with the Steep Canyon Rangers
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Two local wedding photographers prove that love and creativity are a powerful mix
Lee Daniels The Butler didn’t do it—score an Oscar nomination that is. Nor did the film’s actors, which makes it one of...
Relationship and connection venture into uncharted territory in the powerfully moving tale that is ‘Her’
Playwright (and sometimes actor) Tracy Letts garnered a Pulitzer Prize for “August: Osage County,” which first hit Broadway in 2007 with actress...
New musical, ‘Lunch,’ launches at Cabrillo Stage
How an Emmy-winning writer and two award-winning music titans managed to unearth a promising musical about second chances and serve it to...
‘Saving Mr. Banks’ surpasses expectations and delivers the compelling backstory of bringing ‘Mary Poppins’ to the big screen
Sondra Bernstein of the girl & the fig on NorCal feasts and the art of culinary creations
Shadowbrook’s executive chef marries creativity and innovation in the restaurant’s unforgettable dishes
Local artists/filmmakers Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle shed light on the issue in their revealing new documentary ‘Goodbye Gauley Mountain.’
Fashion and art merge together in one of the most festive artistic events of the season.
…And Other esoteric Musings Await in our Big, Luscious Fall Lit Preview, Featuring Award Winner Sherman Alexie
Man, myth, country music legend Willie Nelson descends upon Santa Cruz. The story you’ve been waiting for.
Woody Allen takes Cate Blanchett to new heights (and lows) in ‘Blue Jasmine’ Cate Blanchett delivers one of the year’s most memorable...
Nearly flawless, Cabrillo Stage’s ‘Oklahoma!’ is musical theater at its finest
On the eve of Cyndi Lauper’s Mountain Winery gig, we dissect the woman, the icon, the creative beast. Plus: Her thoughts on...
Political activist and UC Santa Cruz Professor Emerita Angela Davis commands the spotlight in a riveting new documentary.
Iconic San Francisco revue continues to improve with age
Revered Central Coast culinary portal offers one-of-a-kind dining experience
‘The Hobbit’ wanders too far from its own creative shire
Santa Cruz’s Maya Salsedo planted the seed for Food Justice and wound up harvesting an award-winning manifesto to boot. Now, her story...
Five things to be grateful for in the fifth and final ‘Twilight’ film
The best-selling author and super food-and-ag champion opens up about the fate of the Farm Bill, GMOs and why big business and...
On the eve of a rare Santa Cruz gig, we probe the mind of Bill Maher and explore how comedy and politics...
In the Eye of the Storm... our bravest archetypes "dress it up"