Events

Winterpalooza at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

January 23, 2014

As a native east coaster who lived in Chicago for a year before moving here, the idea of winter here is almost laughable to me – especially when I’ve experienced numerous days in the past couple of weeks in which I was perfectly comfortable outside in a T-shirt. In January. Nevertheless, I comprehend that it…

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Negativland at the Crepe Place

January 21, 2014

OK, so this isn’t happening for a few weeks, but I can’t help but share my excitement. Negativland is coming to the Crepe Place on Feb. 26, and tickets are only $10. And just who or what is Negativland, you ask? Here’s a brief description from the Crepe Place website: San Francisco-based  Negativland have been creating…

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The 2014 Gail Rich Awards

January 21, 2014

The 2014 Gail Rich awards take place this Wednesday at the Rio Theater at 7:30 p.m.  It’s free and open to the public. This year’s set of honorees are: Abra Allan (dancer, teacher, dance presenter) Clifford Henderson & Dixie Cox (performers, teachers, writers) Julie James (theater director) Tobin Keller (visual artist, teacher, fashion designer) Richard…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Jan. 17-19, 2014

January 17, 2014

I’ve got Friday on my mind…. and fortunately, it’s here! Let’s take a look at what we’ve got going on this weekend. Cosmic Suckerpunch: I have never heard of this band, but their name alone has me intrigued. They’ll be at the Crepe Place tomorrow at 9 p.m. with the Hundred Days. Bare Outlines: Motion…

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Former child soldier Ishmael Beah to speak in Santa Cruz Friday

January 16, 2014

Ishmael Beah grew up as a child soldier in the Sierra Leone civil war in Western Africa and later wrote a bestselling book about the horrors he endured, titled “A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier.” He has since become a UNICEF ambassador and Advocate for Children Affected by War and has been…

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Legendary comic artist Neal Adams comes to Santa Cruz

January 15, 2014

Legendary comic artist Neal Adams will be signing copies of his comics today from 4 to 7 p.m. in Santa Cruz. The signing takes place at Atlantis Fantasyworld, 1020 Cedar St. in Santa Cruz. First autograph is free but the subsequent ones will cost $10. Adams is the artist behind some of the classic Batman,…

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Event Santa Cruz returns tonight

January 15, 2014

Event Santa Cruz, the new interactive lecture/networking series in town, returns to the Nick tonight for a fifth time. This month’s theme is The Extreme (Entrepreneur) Sports Night. The lineup of speakers will feature: Darryl ‘Flea’ Virostko – Three time consecutive Mavericks winner, Founder of FleaHab Inc Bud Freitas – Local Surfer, Teacher and Entrepreneur, Owner of…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Jan. 10-12, 2014

January 10, 2014

How the heck is it possible that we are already 10 days into the New Year? Holy cow! Don’t worry though, we’ve got you covered in terms of fun stuff to do this weekend. Here’s a look: Fungus Fest: The Fortieth Annual Fungus Fair takes place this weekend, from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday…

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The Lotus Collaborative celebrates 2nd anniversary

January 9, 2014

The Lotus Collaborative, a health and recovery center in Santa Cruz specializing in eating disorder treatment and health, weight, exercise, and nutrition concerns, is celebrating its anniversary tonight. Here’s the invite: YOU’RE INVITED to our 2nd Anniversary Sparkle Party Celebration!  When: Thursday, January 9th 2014 from 5-9 p.m.!    Where: 701 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA The Santa…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Jan. 3-5, 2014

January 3, 2014

OK folks, your lovely Santa Cruz News editor was stuck on the east coast due to a snowstorm and is a little behind on posting thanks to numerous airport-related annoyances. Here’s a quick and abbreviated peek at what’s going on this weekend. First Friday: It’s the first First Friday of 2014! Here’s the schedule. Don’t forget…

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