September 29, 2022

Paola Bruni’s and Jory Post’s Poetry Collection will be Celebrated September 30

Bruni and Paul Skenazy will read from ‘how do you spell the sound of crickets’ during Bookshop Santa Cruz’s special Zoom Forward! reading series


September 28, 2022

Open Studios Attracts Thousands of Arts Lovers

The annual three-week showcase features nearly 300 Santa Cruz artists who work in all mediums
September 28, 2022

Hip-Hop Star Lyrics Born Celebrates Upcoming Record

The Bay Area MC continues to unleash progressive messages of unity—with funky beats—on his own terms
September 27, 2022

Viagra Boys Storms Santa Cruz

The Stockholm punk rockers deliver big at the Catalyst
September 26, 2022

Lynn Guenther’s Passion for Teaching Inspired ‘Light of the Bay’

New book explores history through the eyes of local legend Laura Hecox
September 22, 2022

The 8 Tens @ 8 Short Play Festival Returns

The ‘longest running short play festival in the world’ is back and better than ever
September 21, 2022

Pianist John Orlando Performs First Solo Concert in Decades

The acclaimed Aptos musician’s ‘Love and Loss’ honors locals who lost their lives to Covid
September 21, 2022

Randall Munroe Talks About the Crazy Science of ‘What If 2’

The ‘New York Times’ bestselling author is known for answering silly questions using serious research
September 14, 2022

The String Cheese Incident Headlines the Santa Cruz Mountain Sol Festival

The two-day event also features the Devil Makes Three, Jackie Greene, Melvin Seals and many others
September 14, 2022

The Jewel Theatre Kicks Off its Season with George Bernard Shaw’s ‘Arms and the Man’

The rapture of love and war drives the renowned playwright’s satire, which was first performed in the early 1890s
September 7, 2022

Javier Zamora’s Memoir ‘Solito’ is Unforgettable and Timeless

The acclaimed Salvadoran poet recounts the nine weeks he endured as a 9-year-old boy who just wanted to be reunited with his parents
September 7, 2022

The Ocean Film Festival Celebrates Earth’s Precious Resource

Several of the movies showing at the Rio Theatre event focus on sustainability
August 31, 2022

Metal Mavericks the Melvins are More Prolific than Ever

Iconic frontman Buzz Osborne talks about the band’s ambitious quadruple album, his new street photography book and golf
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