COVE Podcast Redefining Conversations About Recovery

When Hayley Scott-Skinner joined the COVE, she intended to push boundaries and develop new, creative ways to engage the student body. Inspired by the...

Recognized For How They Perceive

Elliott Taylor spends about 15 to 20 hours a week in the dark room developing photos. It is not uncommon for him to enter...

LEDs Over Ivory Towers

When the sun set on downtown Santa Cruz last Friday night, local artists and organizers replaced the darkness with bright lights, interactive digital art...

Fusions of Dance

Standing simultaneously, dancers allured the sold out crowd at the Theater Arts Center’s Second Stage as darkness filled the room during the opening act...

Art as Sanctuary

From handcrafted painting frames to a rusty and decrepit metal door in front of the entrance, “The Cell and the Sanctuary: Art and Incarceration”...

The Same Old Story

Sequels, prequels, reboots and spin-offs — from “Ghostbusters” to “Beauty and the Beast,” media franchises are at the forefront of the entertainment industry. Of...

Wharf’s Long History Sparks Communal Interest and Celebration

The Museum of Art and History (MAH) will partner up with the Santa Cruz Wharf in celebration of its 100th year anniversary, kicking off the centennial season with a community-interactive “pop up museum” beginning Oct. 12.

Multiverse of Body, Sound, Light

From “imagination” to “transformation” to “multiverse,” the theme of this year’s Random with a Purpose explores the ways different mediums of art can contribute...

Tessellating Identities

MK Veniegas-Isip stands in front of her childhood home in the Philippines, wearing a “fearlessly queer” t-shirt, as a light smile dances across her...