Arts and Music
Featured This Month
Haydn is widely acknowledged as the father of the string quartet, but his contributions to the development of the piano literature have been unjustly overlooked. His groundbreaking efforts in the piano trio form are most evident in the Trio in C Major, composed in 1795. Recorded on 8/19/2014.
Malashock Dance and SACRA/PROFANA, in partnership with UC San Diego Department of Theater & Dance, present SNAKESKIN; an evening-length dance drama told through live folk-rock songs, instrumental music, and breathtaking choreography. Composer Krishan Oberoi and choreographer John Malashock explore timeless themes through a mythic story set in a small Southern town. Watch the journey unfold as uniquely flawed characters navigate feelings of isolation that lead to the discovery of intimacy and human connection.
The Neo Noir series examines different aspects of the film noir style. The films showcase the "soul of the city," interpreting the Los Angeles of the past, present, and future. In "Collateral", director Michael Mann brings noir to a modern-day Los Angeles. Screenwriter Stuart Beattie talks with Anna Brusutti, Film and Media Studies Lecturer at UCSB, and the audience about his writing process. Recorded on 5/20/2015.