March 22, 2023

Jazz Supergroup Vital Information Welcomes Fresh Talent

In their 40th year, drummer Steve Smith brings on keyboardist Manuel Valera and bassist Janek Gwizdala


March 15, 2023

Robyn Hitchcock’s ‘Shufflemania’ Showcases Dynamic Range

San Francisco’s Kelley Stoltz will join the prolific British singer-songwriter at his Santa Cruz show at Kuumbwa Jazz
March 14, 2023

Royal Jelly Jive Funks Up St. Paddy’s Day

The North Bay high-energy funk band’s fanbase continues to grow exponentially
March 8, 2023

Titus Andronicus Returns to Santa Cruz

The New Jersey outfit’s ‘The Monitor’ is regarded as one of the greatest punk records
March 6, 2023

Acclaimed Author Elizabeth McKenzie Launches in Santa Cruz

The writer’s latest novel, ‘Dog of the North,’ is a quirky page-turner that finds meaning in life’s unpredictable moments
March 1, 2023

Alt-country Outfit the Sadies Return to the Crepe Place

The Canadian band has amassed a high-profile following that includes the likes of Neil Young
March 1, 2023

From the Hive: The Spoken Word

The Hive Poetry Collective features poet laureates Danusha Laméris & Laure-Anne Bosselaar
February 26, 2023

Seminal Los Angeles Punk Band FEAR Plays the Catalyst

After 45-plus years, the rockers still deliver killer live shows—and piss some folks off
February 22, 2023

Banff Mountain Film Festival is an Annual Santa Cruz Tradition

The film festival’s 24 films showcase everything from extreme outdoor sports to environmental stewardship
February 15, 2023

Pinderhughes and Loueke bring ‘A Diaspora Journey’ to Kuumbwa

In the vein of Herbie Hancock, the dynamic artists aren’t afraid to take their music in new, untraveled directions
February 8, 2023

FIDLAR Unleashes Infectious Punk with a Surf-rock Twist

The SoCal trio delivers a rowdy arsenal of catchy tunes laced with copious amounts of drugs
February 1, 2023

The Jewel Theatre’s World Premiere of ‘Little Heart’

Irene O’Garden’s play dives into the life of artist and ’60s cultural icon Corita Kent
January 25, 2023

8 Tens @ 8’s Short Play Festival Returns

The fest showcases 16 stellar 10-minute plays at the intimate Center Stage
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