June 28, 2022

Why Don Caruth is the Hardest-Working Man on the Music Scene

Longtime leader of the Joint Chiefs brings his band to Fourth of July celebration this weekend

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June 21, 2022

How the Push for Farmworker Housing is Hindered by Persistent Myths

While advocates look for solutions, field workers try to make a better life for their families
June 14, 2022

Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore Bridge the Texas-Cali Gap at Moe’s

Rock and country outlaw legends find common ground in the blues
June 7, 2022

How Santa Cruz County’s Underground Chefs Hope to Go Legit

From sidewalk vendors to home cookers to kitchen incubators, a culinary revolution is coming together
May 31, 2022

Santa Cruz Pride Celebration Highlights New Wave of Queer Culture

Drag and burlesque artists are the toast of this weekend’s Pride partying
May 24, 2022

UCSC’s ‘The Fairy Queen’ is an Unusual Take on Opera

Purcell’s ‘semi-opera’ blends Shakespeare drama with song
May 17, 2022

What Both Sides are Saying About Measure D

Supporters and opponents explain their positions on the controversial ballot measure
May 10, 2022

UCSC Deep Read Hosts Author Yaa Gyasi at Quarry

Novelist discusses issues of family, mental health and addiction at the core of ‘Transcendent Kingdom’
May 3, 2022

Iconic ’80s Rockers the Psychedelic Furs Come to Santa Cruz

After more than 40 years of ups, downs and in-betweens, the genre-bending Brits release ‘Made of Rain,’ one of the most significant records of their career
April 26, 2022

Santa Cruz Mothers Find Support and Waves in Surfing Moms

Group offers recent mothers a path back to the beach
April 19, 2022

How Foragers are Reconnecting with the Land

From mushrooms to seaweed, a beginner’s guide
April 12, 2022

The Life and Art of Santa Cruz Iconoclast Casey Sonnabend

After moving through critical moments of American counterculture, the local painter still strives for artistic purity
April 5, 2022

Al Franken Comes to Santa Cruz

Returning to comedy after a political career and scandal, the former ‘SNL’ star takes on Tucker Carlson, Clarence Thomas and more.
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