Highlighted Events

  • February 10, 2015 to June 30, 2015
    This exhibition, which explores Indigenous peoples’ heritage and identity, features ancient and modern objects from the Library’s Special Research Collections, and items on loan, including a Chumash canoe called a tomol; pre-Columbian artifacts; medicinal plants; and contemporary graphic art, literature and theater. Opening Event: At 4 p.m....
  • May 28, 2015
    Spring concert for Wind Ensemble directed by Paul Bambach
  • May 28, 2015 to May 30, 2015
    A black comedy, The Talented Ones looks at the thwarted dreams of immigrants eager to make it in their adopted country. As converts to the American Dream, how much more challenging and lethal do the notions of success and failure become? Omar is falling down in his attempts to make a success of his life, while his wife, Cindy, a fellow immigrant,...
  • May 29, 2015
    This outstanding ensemble of music majors and non-majors comprises 34 of the best singers from the UCSB campus. The Chamber Choir presents quarterly concerts in Santa Barbara, it undertakes frequent international concert tours and has eleven CD recordings to its credit. Womens Chorus led by Pascal Salomon, A dynamic group of music majors and non...
  • May 29, 2015
    Yassin “The Narcicyst”/“Narcy” Alsalman, a leading Arab musician, actor and artist premiers his new album, “World War Free.’ Born in Dubai and raised in Canada, Narcy has experienced life in many contexts and has always prided himself on questioning the powers that be in his music or writings. With his unique visual show, he invites you to explore...
  • May 30, 2015
    A black comedy, The Talented Ones looks at the thwarted dreams of immigrants eager to make it in their adopted country. As converts to the American Dream, how much more challenging and lethal do the notions of success and failure become? Omar is falling down in his attempts to make a success of his life, while his wife, Cindy, a fellow immigrant,...
  • May 30, 2015
    The UCSB Middle East Ensemble is an official "Ethnomusicology Performance Ensemble" in the Department of Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Begun in 1989 by ethnomusicology professor Scott Marcus, the Ensemble has performed widely throughout California, including concerts in San Diego, L.A., Pomona, San Bernadino,...
  • June 1, 2015
    The UCSB Department of Music presents the UCSB Chamber Orchestra and the UCSB Chamber Players. The concert will kick off with the UCSB Chamber Players. The Music Department hosted a chamber music competition in the spring which determined the final line up of the Chamber Players. Directed by Professor Bob Koenig, the Chamber Players will perform...
  • June 3, 2015 to June 4, 2015
    This concert presents original works developed by 5 of the Junior BFA and BA Dance Majors.
  • June 3, 2015
    Jazz Ensemble is open to all full time undergraduate and graduate students and Includes big band and combo performances. This ensemble explores classic and contemporary jazz repertoire and techniques and performs extensively on campus and in the Santa Barbara community.
  • June 4, 2015
    Directed by Scott Marcus
    Music of the Indian Ensemble studies the North Indian Classical Music on the sitar. The ensemble also studies some singing, Indian music theory, and cultural aspects of Indian music.
  • June 5, 2015
    This highly successful gospel ensemble performs several times each quarter on campus and in the community. Led by the Gospel Grandness Victor Bell and his group of veteran Gospel musicians and singers it takes this group of students and turns the night into an experience of a life time. His ensemble will get everyone out of their seats and dancing...
  • June 27, 2015
    After she was shot by the Taliban in 2012 for defying their edict barring girls from school, Malala Yousafzai has gone on to be an outspoken voice for the voiceless and was awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.