Tag archives: barbershop

People of Montecito: Erin Wagner
By Megan Waldrep   |   September 24, 2020

What’s Your Montecito Migration Story? I’ve worked here five years. Richie’s Barber Shop actually found me while I was living in Oregon. I wasn’t going to pass up this barber shop because they have a great reputation. One of my friends who owns a winery in Solvang was pouring wine for their Christmas party and […]

Hair Today, Song Tomorrow: 4Q’s with Cohen Choir Director
By Steven Libowitz   |   May 16, 2019

The idea of Conspiracy of Beards – the Bay Area-based all-male choir that sings its own original, a cappella arrangements of Leonard Cohen songs – was conceived of in a dream by a co-founder’s brother. San Francisco performance artist Peter Kadyk even journaled about the dream, which came complete with the choir’s name, before he […]

Everyone in Harmony, in Voices and Beyond
By Steven Libowitz   |   September 13, 2018

Brent Anderson has been singing in Barbershop Harmony choruses for 40 years, the last 19 as part of Pacific Sounds, a group he co-formed back in 1999 to serve as a competition and show choir long before anyone heard of TV’s Glee or the Pitch Perfect movies. Part of the 700-chapter-strong Barbershop Harmony Society, Pacific […]