The southern stretch of Santa Barbara County is home to scenery so stunning that you could call it cinematic.
The JFA’s first ‘Great Night in Harlem’ concert since 2019 was divided into four acts — or was it five? Virtually any one of these segments could have been an entire concert unto itself.
Instead of deploying familiar hard-knock-life themes as dramatic shorthand, ‘A Thousand and One’ elevates them as down and dirty facts of life without a whiff of cliché.
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