Someone once told me that the ocean floor is humanity’s next great scene of exploration. But here at SantaCruz.com we like to focus on the uncharted landscape between your couch and the dance floor, so leave science to the scientists and come see a show with us. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16 LA Witch at The Crepe…
Posts Tagged: Catalyst
Fire Up That Gene Machine!
Last week scientists, legal experts and advocacy groups from more than 20 countries attended a global summit on genetic engineering in New York City to establish a set of guidelines that would cover the use of gene-editing in humans. While the assembly acknowledged that gene-editing in humans has opened up vast possibilities in medical research, it…
No Rest for the Weary: Santa Cruz Music This Week
Winter is a notoriously slow time in the music industry, most bands are either huddled up in some cozy studio recording their next masterpiece or taking time off to spend time with their families, leaving Santa Cruz music lovers with little in the way of live music shows. Just kidding. We got a reggae legend,…
Gobble Up: Santa Cruz Music This Week
While you may be pulling an Augustus Gloop this week, we still encourage you to roll yourselves downtown (avoiding any chocolate lakes of course) and enjoy the considerable amount of talent coming to town. Whether they are Santa Cruz legends returning home for a special holiday appearance or local bands doing what they do best,…
Express the Inexpressible: Santa Cruz Music This Week
“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music,” Aldous Huxley. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18 Emancipator Ensemble at The Catalyst Club What does an electronic music producer from Portland and a trained classical violinist have in common? This unlikely duo has been tearing up festivals and venues all over the world this past…
One Last Monster Mash: Santa Cruz Music This Week
This week Santa Cruz woke up to thunder and lightening. According to Republican presidential candidate, Ben Carson, this is a sign that the heavens are angry so we should all play it safe and stay indoors. Thankfully, Santa Cruz has a stacked week of live music to entertain us while we await the apocalypse or El…
A Guide to New Year’s Eve in Santa Cruz
Where to be and who to see on NYE.
The Lasting Legacy of Good Riddance, Part 2
“I don’t think any of us ever thought we had ‘made it big,’” says bassist Chuck Platt. “We were just guys playing music.”
King of the Nice Girls
Teeny-bopper heartthrob of the late 90’s, Aaron Carter, reminded Santa Cruz of why the past should remain in the past.
Preview: Meat Puppets at Catalyst
Curt Kirkwood doesn’t play guitar with a pick; he plays guitar with a quarter.