First Thursday – October 6, 2016

UCSB national artists-in-residence at SBCAST Studio C – Typewriters with Simon Kiefer, type retro in Studio E. Artist John Hood in G-Space. “Abolish Blandness” with FEAST in Studio A, Brown, Lytle, and Boatyard Studio.  Hot competition with “Latte Art” with MC/Judges. MAT Students Sounds and visuals collaborate. Alvaro’s tacos! Drinks! Event PDF – Downtown Organization …

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Dream Disaster

Dream Disaster is an interactive, post-apocalyptic performance and installation that reframes society’s collective apathy towards climate change. The Shaft was founded in a Philadelphia elevator by Maiza Hixson and Lauren Ruth. DREAM DISASTER Santa Barbara Center for Art, Science and Technology 513 Garden Street, Suite E January 5, 2017 Ongoing performances on the half hour …

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How to Explain Pictures to a Live Paro

Sahar Sajadieh (Media Arts & Technology, UCSB) “How to Explain Pictures to a Live Paro” is an interactive durational performance artwork about gun control policies in the US, and the safety and security of students. It is an invitation to a conversation about these issues and a tribute to the students who have lost their …

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First Thursday – March 2017

First Thursday, March 2, 2017 at SBCAST – Steve Corbett, photos of The Cosmic Goddesses of the Universe in Studio E. Lisa Trivell, visual, multi-media work and meditation / yoga in Studio D. Masha Keating, artist-at-work in Studio C. MAT/UCSB in Studio F. Alicja Biala, muralist, will be live painting in the Quadrangle. 5pm-9pm at …

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First Thursday – April 2017

Studio D: Affinity: Margaret Lazarus, etal. Studio E: MR. VAN TELEVISED PRESS CONFERENCE with Shellyanne Von Einveg Studio F: Mark Hirsch “a light here required a shadow there” a collection of recent sculpture pieces Thursday April 6th . SBCAST . 6:00-10:00pm   … Continue reading

In Defense of Democracy

Curated by Maiza Hixson and Lucy Holtsnider An exhibition of political posters inspired by American historian Timothy Snyder’s list of twenty ways to defend democracy. Exhibition on view through May 31. For more information or to schedule a visit to view the exhibition, email   Posters free with suggested donation of $5 to be …

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First Thursday – May 2017

A exceptional exhibition is in store for First Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at SBCAST Studio C: Masha Keating – Fine Art Studio D: Richard McLaughlin – Solo Art Exhibition [WIRED] Studio E: UCSB MFA Student Lucy Holtsnider – Democracy Posters [In Defense of Democracy] Studio F: Media Arts and Technology UCSB – Ongoing Exhibition … …

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Kroumatograph No. 3 – Alexis Crawshaw

Kroumatograph No. 3 is a spatiotemporal music composition-installation of standing waves. Studio F  #MAT … Continue reading

1st Thursday – August 2017

In addition to exhibitions, the SBCAST Courtyard will feature a Beer Garden, Spanish tapas, music and more.   Suite E will feature a solo exhibition by Santa Barbara-based artist and designer Joe Beraldo. In Suite D, SBCAST visiting artists-in-residence Artificial Nature (Haru Ji & Graham Wakefield) will exhibit “Portrait”, an audiovisual animation and real-time generative …

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1st Thursday – September 2017

Explore the traditional materials, dyes, and designs of Zapotec weavings during the opening reception for master weaver Porfirio Gutierrez. This new exhibition entitled Cycle of Life is curated by Maiza Hixson in Suite E. Guitierrez will be giving live weaving demonstrations alongside an apothecary bar, tapas, and a curated Beer Garden in the courtyard that explores pattern and motif with …

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