April 14, 2014 to August 29, 2014
That's Entertainment centers on the life of a man Hispanic magazine once named “one of the 25 most powerful Latinos in Hollywood.” Son of the legendary musician Lalo Guerrero, Dan Guerrero is an award-winning television and live event producer, a Broadway talent agent, a Latino and LGBTQ activist, and a writer...
May 17, 2014 to August 10, 2014
The Art, Design & Architecture Museum presents a large-scale exhibition that celebrates the legacy and continued vibrancy of the visual arts at UCSB. In association with the campus’s College of Creative Studies and Department of Art, “Starting Here” will show the work of 48 artists who attended the University between 1950 and 2010.
June 30, 2014 to July 23, 2014
Now in its second year, the free summer lecture series "Ground-breaking Research/Innovative Technology" (GRIT) promises closeups of "Research Worth Sharing" from UCSB faculty. An initiative of UCSB Summer Sessions, the series is part of the annual Research Mentorship Program for high-achieving high-school seniors; the talks are open to all.
July 9, 2014 to September 14, 2014
Take “Orihon,” an artists’ book recently acquired by UC Santa Barbara. The work of Chicago-based Tom Burtonwood, it’s a three-dimensional, accordion-fold volume that is a tactile, visual assemblage of textures and reliefs printed into thick plastic. Pins and modular hinges — prototyped by the artist himself — are what hold its pages in place.
July 9, 2014 to August 22, 2014
Return to a simpler time of bowler hats, title cards and outlandish, light-hearted entertainment when Chaplin, Keaton, Lloyd: Comedy Classics of the Silent Era, a new summer film series, kicks off Wed., July 9 and runs through Fri., Aug. 22.
Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd were the kings of silent film comedy, and they...
In the summer's final GRIT talk, neurobiologist Craig Montell, the Duggan Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, examines animal behavior.
One of the most fascinating goals in biology is to understand the biological basis of behavior. If we knew enough about an animal's genetic makeup, its past experiences and its current...
July 30, 2014 to July 31, 2014
The Department of Theater/Dance presents the annual Summer Dances concert featuring choreography from dance faculty. Among the dance pieces featured in the concert is a restaging of Deep Currents for 19 dancers with choreography by Nancy Colahan. Justine Sutton from Santa Barbara Noozhawk describes the piece: "Stylistically...
The Odyssey Project is part of the new Theater and Community initiative that is designed as an outreach performance program. The project brings incarcerated youth into the university to undertake a series of specialized modules, mentored throughout by university faculty, and joined in their experience by undergraduate students as their...
Join us for a premiere of engaging and topical short films by BLUE Horizons students that communicate vital stories of the issues surrounding the global ocean. This event is sponsored by the Carsey-Wolf Center's Environmental Media Initiative, Department of Film and Media Studies, and UCSB Summer Sessions.
Equipment to support this program has...