Santa Cruz County Local News: Art, Culture & Media


All Local Art, Culture & Media News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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02/08/2024
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Fears that pop superstar will encourage her “Swifties” to vote for Joe Biden has Trump fans declaring “Holy War.”

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02/08/2024
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CEOs of Instagram, Snapchat tell parents at Senate hearing they’re sorry for deaths of children.

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02/07/2024
UC Merced will be highlighted on an Amazon Prime show that showcases universities around the world.

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02/07/2024
Journalism and democracy are undeniably intertwined. As the late media critic James Carey put it, “No journalism, no democracy; but, equally, no democracy, no journalism.”

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02/06/2024
"Art and Life: The Story of Jim Phillips," directed by John Edward Makens, tells the story of Jim Phillips, a graphic artist who has left his imprint throughout Santa Cruz and beyond.

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02/05/2024
She toured the world wowing audiences, and she captured the public’s imagination for decades. No, not Taylor Swift; Ellen Beach Yaw, also known as Lark Ellen.

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02/05/2024
The Grateful Dead have broken the record for the most Top 40 albums to chart on the Billboard 200.

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02/01/2024
James Dean’s last stop before he died in a car crash was at Blackwell’s Corner, a gas station in rural Kern County. His memory isn’t the draw it once was.

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01/30/2024
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Prepare your ears for the astounding rock music of the 17th century. The 51st season of the acclaimed Santa Cruz Baroque Festival is upon us, and is already the stuff of legend.

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01/30/2024
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The sheer magic of the moment vs. the time and money to make it happen—live performance is a delicate balance, and never more so than after the down-time of Covid, rising cost of productions, and erosion of reliable, passionate audiences.

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01/30/2024
A shrink-wrapped Endeavour was hoisted and then carefully placed in its final location at the still-under-construction Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center.

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01/28/2024
The proposal aims to help working artists become arts teachers in elementary schools.

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01/26/2024
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How will fake news influence how people vote? How will it impact the views people hold? How can we deal with deep fakes? Those are a few questions tackled by Dr. Nolan Higdon, professor of media studies at UCSC.

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01/25/2024
A combination of tax credits, revenue sharing and coupons could bring stability, writes Steven Waldman, president of Rebuild Local News.

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01/16/2024
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Our Community Reads, in collaboration with Friends of the Aptos Library and many volunteers, has prepared an impressive month-long celebration of reading and coffee.

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01/13/2024
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KSQD’s fifth birthday bash will includes music, food, beer and wine, and a silent auction.

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01/12/2024
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As a scuba diver, Marc Shargel has seen ecological shifts since the 1970s, and recently used his camera to document stunning changes to California’s kelp forests.

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01/12/2024
UC Santa Cruz will provide a ”first of its kind” bachelor of arts in Creative Technologies beginning in fall 2024.

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01/09/2024
Pasadena is the only California city named a travel destination for 2024 by The New York Times. This comes despite the Los Angeles-area city being just the 45th-largest city in the state.

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01/08/2024
Philadelphia-based Audacy, which has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with $1.9 billion in debts, owns six radio stations in the Bay Area. These include 95.7 The Game, KCBS and 102.1 Jams.
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