New Open Studios artist Hildy Bernstein mixed-media work uses photography and digital art
Three very different options for live music come to the Rio and Moe’s Alley
Physics and comedy collide in Simon Stephens’ play
The debut of the multi-day dance and arts event showcases BIPOC/LGBTQ talent throughout Santa Cruz County.
The Found Art Collective celebrated its grand opening on Sept. 16, and the community turned out to welcome the funky new addition...
Offbeat, deadpan, wry—Todd Barry’s humor has been given many labels throughout his 20-year career
No one conjures up musical magic from the ukulele like Hawaiian Jake Shimabukuro
The longtime experimental outfit has kept the identities of individual members unknown since they began
The solid two-day lineup features Ben Harper, Michael Franti and Spearhead and Dumpstaphunk
The Dixie Chicks’ rendition of Darrell Scott’s “Long Time Gone” reached No. 2 on the country music charts
Released in the pandemic, debut album ‘Brace Yourself’ finally gets a proper release
Tamara Saviano’s film delves deep into the life and art of Guy Clark, revealing a lot that even diehard fans may have...
A Santa Cruz filmmaker/musician made a movie Hollywood would have never touched
After years of non-stop touring, the blues outfit has built a large, dedicated fanbase
Jesse Daniel’s 2020 release ‘Rollin’ On’ is inspired by the Bakersfield Sound
Mike Ryan to step down after 2023 season; plays announced for next summer
Author Olga Rosales Salinas remembers clearly the folklore and myths she heard growing up in Watsonville.
Local singer-songwriter faces abusive childhood on first release
Santa Cruz’s Carrie Nicole Robinson’s debut single “Making Room” reveals self-discovery
A song the local musician wrote at 17 years old sparked his solo career decades later
Brilliant reimagining of ‘Richard II’ is more than just a clever history lesson
Mat Smart’s play delivers fiery clashes between two titans—but the writing lets one of them down
Gilbert and Sullivan classic gets outdoor production July 30-Aug. 1
The pioneering Bay Area comic is rehabilitating after a stroke
Club’s longtime booker marks retirement with July 31 performance
Pajaro Valley Arts’ annual “Sculpture Is” exhibit returns for the 15th year.
For many artists, Levy says, the tour will be the first time they will have displayed their work since the fires and...
Jessica Carrasco, Mateo Gonzalez (aka Primo) and Paul De Worken started work on the massive three-panel wall of Laundry Day laundromat this...
Santa Cruz Rapper Lets Himself Get Raw on Debut EP ‘At Your Leisure’
A widower retreats into self-imposed artistic lockdown in Santa Cruz novelist’s latest