One Hate, One Fear
With the rise of homophobic dancehall and 'murder music,' reggae has gone from Jamaica's possibility to its brutal reality.
Ten Questions for Nina Simon
The enterprising mind behind Museum 2.0 talks about what brought her to Santa Cruz and what she's learned about carving out a niche.
Local Poets, Local Inspiration
In this month's installment of our ongoing poetry series, a Socialist candidate for mayor circa 1910 pens lovelorn verses starring Santa Cruz.
Mediating the Message
Fed up with virtual vitriol, officials call for better monitoring of the Sentinel's online forums.
In the wake of the Underpants Bomber's failed mission, London writer Gwynne Dyer rails against doomed "heightened security measures" enacted just for political show.
Former visual virtuoso Terry Gilliam misplaces his magic wand in 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.'
Nancy Meyers hews to romcom traditions in triangular affair with Streep, Baldwin and Martin.
Kanye, Jacko, Gaga—it was a banner year for drama in the music biz. Test your 411 on the 009 with our little music trivia quiz.
Santa Cruz's Strange Brew
Uncommon Brewers is poised to unleash bacon beer upon the world, and lots of it.
Letters to the Editor
January 6 - 13, 2010