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The Born Identity

The Born Identity

Lyrics Born finally finds the right groove on his latest album, ‘Real People’

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Storied Teller

Storied Teller

James McMurtry’s new album Complicated Game could be one of the best Americana albums of the year

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Green Room

Green Room

Pianist Benny Green has grown up with the Kuumbwa, but even after 35 years of shows here, he’s still a revelation

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Be Our Guest: Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge

Be Our Guest: Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge

Win tickets to Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge at Kuumbwa Jazz on SantaCruz.com

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Love Your Local Band

FLOR DE CAÑA

FLOR DE CAÑA

A decade ago, when locals Flor De Caña were just getting started, there were several traditional Latin bands. Nowadays, most Latin bands are fusing in other elements like ska, reggae, electronic and hip-hop. Flor De Caña, however, stays true to the sounds of authentic Cuban son and cumbia.

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Shredding His Skin

Shredding His Skin

From the Crepe Place’s Tuesday funk night to national touring, guitarist Danny Mayer has made his name

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California Swampgrass

California Swampgrass

California Swampgrass might seem like a weird name for a Santa Cruz band, as there are no swamps around these parts, but the members of the California Swampgrass Band have in fact spent their fair share of time in the Georgia swamplands, playing traditional bluegrass.

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Shell Game

Shell Game

Trampled By Turtles just want to rock a banjo without being called a bluegrass band. Is that so wrong?

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Be Our Guest: Sage Francis

Be Our Guest: Sage Francis

Win tickets to see Sage Francis at The Catalyst Club on SantaCruz.com

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Hiss Story

Hiss Story

From folklorist field recordings to whisper-quiet folk, the man behind Hiss Golden Messenger is anything but conventional

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Hurricane Roses

Hurricane Roses

Seven years ago, Angi Lemucchi had a notebook full of lyrics and chords and a desire to turn them into songs.

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Initiation ‘Ritual’

Initiation ‘Ritual’

Local Afro-Brazilian institution SambaDá gives new lineup a baptism by fire on upcoming album

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The Meaning of ‘LIFE’

With a new documentary film about his work, and huge exhibits on both coasts, acclaimed Santa Cruz nature photographer Frans Lanting is having a landmark year. But his crusade for conservation doesn’t leave much time for looking back

 

Seasons of Opportunity

Everything in our world has a specific time (a season) in which to accomplish a specific work—a “season” that begins (opportunity) and ends (time’s up). I can feel the season is changing. The leaves turning colors, the air cooler, sunbeams casting shadows in different places. It feels like a seasonal change has begun in the northern hemisphere. Christmas is in four months, and 2015 is swiftly speeding by. Soon it will be autumn and time for the many Festivals of Light. Each season offers new opportunities. Then the season ends and new seasons take its place. Humanity, too, is given “seasons” of opportunity. We are in one of those opportunities now, to bring something new (Uranus) into our world, especially in the United States. Times of opportunity can be seen in the astrology chart. In the U.S. chart, Uranus (change) joins Chiron (wound/healing). This symbolizes a need to heal the wounds of humanity. Uranus offers new archetypes, new ways of doing things. The Uranus/Chiron (Aries/Pisces) message is, “The people of the U.S. are suffering. New actions are needed to bring healing and well-being to humanity. So the U.S. can fulfill its spiritual task of standing within the light and leading humanity within and toward the light.” Thursday, Aquarius Moon, Mercury enters Libra. The message, “To bring forth the new order in the world, begin with acts of Goodwill.” Goodwill produces right relations with everyone and everything. The result is a world of progressive well-being and peacefulness (which is neither passive nor the opposite of war). Saturday is the full moon, the solar light of Virgo streaming into the Earth. Our waiting now begins, for the birth of new light at winter solstice. The mother (hiding the light of the soul, the holy child), identifying the feminine principle, says, “I am the mother and the child. I, God (Father), I Matter (Mother), We are One.”

 

The New Tech Nexus

Community leaders in science and technology unite to form web-based networking program

 

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Land of Plenty

Farm to Fork benefit dinner for UCSC’s Agroecology Center, plus a zippy salsa from Teresa’s Salsa that loves every food it meets

 

If you knew you had one week to live, what would you do?

Make peace with myself, which would allow me to be at peace with others. Diane Fisher, Santa Cruz, Network Engineer

 

Comanche Cellars

Michael Simons, owner and winemaker of Comanche Cellars, once had a trusted steed called Comanche, which was part of his paper route and his rodeo circuit, from the tender age of 10. In memory of this beautiful horse, he named his winery Comanche, and Comanche’s shoes grace the label of each handcrafted bottle.

 

Cantine Winepub

Aptos wine and tapas spot keeps it casual