.Steve Palopoli

December 20, 2022

What Smells?: The Year in Review

From the stinky to the sweet, the annoying to the just plain weird, here’s a look back at the offbeat news that wafted into our noses and brains in 2022
December 7, 2022

Foo Fighters’ Chris Shiflett Plays Solo at Moe’s

Famed guitarist’s journey from punk to Americana
October 19, 2022

Ralph Macchio on the ‘Karate Kid’/‘Cobra Kai’ Miyagiverse

Franchise star becomes its unofficial historian in new book ‘Waxing On’
October 19, 2022

Bettina Aptheker Lets Queer Radicals Out of the Closet

UCSC icon looks at homophobia on the American left in her new book ‘Communists in Closets’
October 12, 2022

Turntables, Whips and Beyoncé: Evicshen’s Wild World of Self-Made Sonics

Bay Area artist Victoria Shen brings unique gear and punk-rock attitude to Indexical
October 5, 2022

John Doe Brings His Folk Trio to Moe’s

Punk legend finds more fun in the old world—as in the 1800s—on pandemic-inspired project
August 23, 2022

Casting Surprises at Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s 2023 Season Reveal

Next year’s plays will feature the return of a local acting icon and a very meta team-up
August 9, 2022

Locals Only Music Festival Showcases the Santa Cruz Scene

Unique festival Aug. 20-21 at Santa Cruz Fairgrounds is swan song for longtime local promoter ‘Sleepy’ John Sandidge