Ocean Blooms at Lighthouse Point

The cliffside at Lighthouse Point will soon be the scene of a unique showcase of multimedia and performance art, honoring the abundant wildlife swimming below.

A Boy And His Tiger Visit UCSC

If only for a short time, UC Santa Cruz students had a special opportunity — the chance to immerse themselves in the magical world of “Calvin and Hobbes.”

Celebrating the Bond Between Campus and City

While the first festival started with only performers and student artists in Abbott Square in downtown Santa Cruz, the annual Community and Arts Festival...

Puzzle Piece Ensemble Ushers in Spring

For the past several months, musicians and performers around the country practiced multi-member compositions alone. But now that it’s April, the individual parts are harmonizing, and the musicians are ready to premiere the compositions to each other and to audience members of UC Santa Cruz’s 396-seat Music Center Recital Hall for the annual April in Santa Cruz Contemporary Music Festival.

Dynamic Cast Spotlights The Vagina

Vaginas are physiologically defined as the passage from the uterus to the vulva, but they have countless other meanings to billions of women. “No matter...

Pop Melodies and Frenetic Energy

What does a sold-out crowd at The Catalyst on a rainy Friday look like? Sweaty. Dripping off the backs of young hipsters, sliding down...

The Pressures of the Machine

What does it mean to seek freedom? In an effort to try to find her own freedom, Helen — the central character of the...

Crossing the Spectrum Through Laughter

“Have you ever been with a Latina?” Marga Gomez said, peeking over her glasses as she purred and winked to the audience, joking about...

AATAT Season Premieres

In an intricate scene, one of the three Lorraine Hansberrys sits at her typewriter while the cast, including the two other Lorraine Hansberrys, stand...

Fabrics Reveal Stories of the Past

With white walls and vividly manifesting shades of pink, hypnotic and soothing patterns of blue and yellow, and red and white lotuses, “A Treasury...