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coolpicks: GAIL RICH AWARDS

POSTED BY  ⋅ JANUARY 15, 2013 ⋅ LEAVE A COMMENT

NEXT WEEK GAIL RICH AWARDS Call it Santa Cruz’s version of the Lincoln Center Awards. From the among the vast numbers of artists, performers and writers making their home in Santa Cruz, six individuals are chosen for their contributions to the local cultural scene, and the whole community comes out to appreciate their artistic … Continue reading »

Hell is yellow

POSTED BY  ⋅ JANUARY 15, 2013 ⋅ LEAVE A COMMENT

Santa Cruz filmmaker Sasha Friedlander shows the world the life of Indonesian sulfur miners in ‘Where Heaven Meets Hell’ { SATURDAY 2 p.m. The Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz. $10 at the door, benefiting Indonesian sulfur miners. Details:http://www.whereheavenmeetshell.com } By WALLACE BAINE The place that Santa Cruz filmmaker Sasha Friedlander calls “Where … Continue reading »

Tarantino, Disney and the elephant in the room

POSTED BY  ⋅ JANUARY 8, 2013 ⋅ LEAVE A COMMENT

What I did last week was, you might say, the cinematic equivalent of what the Scandinavians supposedly love to do – sit in a sauna until their thighs are boiled hams and their eyeballs are poached eggs, and then go dive naked into a snowbank. It was like throwing back a big old glass of … Continue reading »

2013 Gail Rich Award Winners

POSTED BY  ⋅ JANUARY 5, 2013 ⋅ 2 COMMENTS

Santa Cruz County is that place where the guy behind the café counter is a singer/songwriter, the woman showing you a house for sale is a landscape painter and your next-door neighbor is writing her third novel. Creativity isn’t some indulgence for the idle elite; it’s a common language among neighbors. It’s why many of … Continue reading »

‘Chasing Mavericks’ puts Santa Cruz on Hollywood’s radar

POSTED BY  ⋅ DECEMBER 15, 2012 ⋅ LEAVE A COMMENT

EDITOR’S NOTE: During the final two weeks of 2012, the Sentinel is taking a look back at the most newsworthy stories and newsmakers of the year. The series will be published in ascending order, ending on Dec. 31 with the story selected by the Sentinel staff as the year’s biggest. SANTA CRUZ — Richard “Frosty” … Continue reading »

Kirby Scudder: Scott Cervine’s ‘Movies from the Heart’

POSTED BY  ⋅ DECEMBER 12, 2012 ⋅ LEAVE A COMMENT

In 1985, a young man dressed in a signature grey suit and red bow tie walked onto a stage in Madrid, Spain and grabbed two steel linking rings off of a black stand. He passed them over each other and then miraculously pressed them together with enough force to merge the two together. That was … Continue reading »

The new Santa Cruz Institute for Contemporary Art is looking to shake up the local art scene by bringing in a bit of worldly sophistication

POSTED BY  ⋅ NOVEMBER 7, 2012 ⋅ LEAVE A COMMENT

The Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts is a new thing. But it’s also a not-so-new thing. Technically, the SCICA has existed for nine years — though, it was more a concept than an actual place. “People ask about the history,” said Ann Hazels, one of two directors of the “new” ICA, in reference to … Continue reading »

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