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Partying like Block Stars

The sun was shining and the energy was pumping as students made their way toward this year’s Block Party. Food tents were scattered around...

“Inside Out” is Pixar’s comeback

Pixar’s done it again. They’ve crafted another modern animated classic that hits all the zones: gorgeous animation, spot-on voice casting, an emotional story that...

Riverside Summer Arts preview

Riverside: where the good times roll and the summer heat wants to kill you. You’ll want to beat the sizzling heat by drinking plenty...

Arts and Entertainment Year in Review

It’s been another huge year for A&E in Riverside this year. From the huge and laugh-out-loud success of “Spamalot” to the thrill of seeing...

Sex, drugs and edge help end the year on a high note

I think it’s appropriate for this event to be named “The Last Laugh.” It’s the end of the school year, and everybody’s busy catching...

UCR husband-wife duo explore the story of English folk heroine

Having a penchant for historically based plays, UCR professor Bella Merlin wrote a fascinating piece on one of the world’s first great actresses, Nell...

“Pitch Perfect 2” is in tune

For those of us who braved the rain and waited hours in a line outside of the HUB to receive tickets, “Pitch Perfect 2”...

“Arrow” misses its target

The CW network has been on a streak of new and emerging hit shows that have brought new audiences to its television network with...

Improv: The art of walking on air

What is improv? It’s not an easy thing to define. Some see it as a lackluster form of comedy, an excuse to entertain on...

“Age of Ultron” has Marvel showing its age

I think there were very few people who had low expectations for “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” As a comic book geek, I was pretty...