Debut novelist’s provocative tale reveals casualties of war through a camera lens
Monterey Bay Area filmmaker makes it to Sundance
Nicole Kidman is back on her game here. (Sorry Nic, I had trouble understanding your reasoning behind Stepford Wives, Bewitched, Birth, The...
Local maven launches a ‘green’ fashion retail outlet online
Local indie fashionista Domini creates custom clothing to embrace your body as well as your beliefs
Interview with Amy Sedaris at Bookshop Santa Cruz
Surf activist’s new video makes a splash—just in time for holiday shopping
Santa Cruz’s own equity theater company soarsIn an era when the arts are still getting hit hard financially, and money is so...
Burning questions for the crown princes of cannabis, Cheech & Chong
Paula Poundstone brings her quick wit to The Rio.
When your internal DJ won’t stop playing an infuriatingly catchy song, you’ve got yourself an earworm. Our intrepid reporter dissects the tunes...
They Might Be Giants’ John Flansburgh on living with a split personality
Brace yourself—something big is set to ignite Cabrillo Stage
Local writer and performer Patrice Vecchione brings her one-woman show home
The Glitch Mob’s Justin Boreta lives up to his band’s name in a bug-riddled phone chat
A Q&A with Linnaea Holgers James, owner of Artisan's Gallery, one of the 18 businesses vandalized during the May 1 riots
New leadership preserves intrepid, independent vision in Santa Cruz Film Festival IX One-woman human dynamo Jane Sullivan may be out of the...
This sensational weeklong celebration of dance returns to Santa Cruz for the third year
Pat Metheny’s robot band rocks the Civic
Up-and-coming local fashion designer hits her stride
Santa Cruz designers create vintage-inspired, modern baubles that woo the fashion world
Beats Antique blends the urban with the urbane
Carl Weiseth finds a surprise ‘jewel’
This week we’re highlighting the debut of a new workshop aimed at helping your local band—and anyone curious about what it takes...
Success hasn’t spoiled AFI’s Jade Puget yet. And that really pisses off one envious GT scribe.
The life and times of Joseph Ribeiro is full of drama. And he likes it that way.
Carolina De Robertis’ debut novel explores the bonds of motherly love through generations
Dragon Smoke’s Moore and Mercurio’s punk pasts
Residents say the best is yet to come for the Tannery Arts Center. Plus: A look at the center’s funding and the...
In the George Bush Sr. era, they ruled the Santa Cruz music scene, worked with the real-life ‘more cowbell’ guy and came...