Exhibit in Downtown Gallery Glows

Local Artist Brian Coleman has been creating sculptures from neon and glass for the past 40 years. Robbie Schoen, the owner of the gallery, believes that Coleman’s work is the first step into a whole new world of art.

MAH Breaks Through Museum Mold

Upon entering the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH) on the initial First Friday of the new year, students, families and experienced Santa Cruz locals alike discovered a lobby full of toy train choo-choos and chatter.

Winners of Fellowship Exhibit Eclectic Work

Every day for the next month and a half, Rocky Lewycky is systematically destroying one of the ceramic animals of his installation art on display at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH).

UCSC Students Showcase Art with a Social Impact

Arts and Digital Arts and New Media departments present quarterly Open Studios, featuring technology and innovation

The Winter of Shakespeare Santa Cruz’s Discontent

After 32 years, one of Santa Cruz’s most beloved theater companies is closing down indefinitely, evoking a strong reaction from a community that has come to love the festival as an annual tradition.

Santa Cruz Celebrates Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos came to Santa Cruz’s Museum of Art and History last weekend, allowing community members to come together to celebrate deceased loved ones. Attendees took part in arts and crafts, watched dance and musical performances, ate dinner and more.

Arboretum Prepares for Holidays

Arboretum holds annual Gift and Wreath Sale and Norrie’s Open House

Film Festival Showcases Individual Artistry

The Santa Cruz Film Festival, which celebrated its 12th year last week, brought together the entire Santa Cruz community through appreciation of film arts. The Del Mar Theatre, the Rio Theatre, the Pacific Arts Complex and the Santa Cruz Roller Palladium showcased independent films from Nov. 7-10, ranging from queer-based shorts to documentary features on the environmental politics behind guitar-making.

When Different Dances Collide

UC Santa Cruz’s Barn Theater was packed last weekend with families, friends and students joining together to support and cheer on the dancers of “Dance Collisions.” Extra chairs were set up for those who couldn’t find a seat, and latecomers had to be turned away at the door due to lack of seating. This was during one of the three shows the performance held over the weekend.

’Tis the Season to Enjoy ‘Life’

UC Santa Cruz’s theater department starts the holiday season early with its upcoming November play based on one of the most beloved films in American cinema.