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Fuse DJ competition was lit

  I had never judged a music contest before attending the FUSE DJ Competition. In fact, prior to the event, I had no knowledge of the nuances of DJing. Nevertheless I was thrust into the...

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is C-H-A-R-M-I-N-G to its core

You might remember your typical spelling bee competitions from elementary school. You would stand up in front of a microphone, be given a word and then you would have to spell it out and...

“Poesia Peligrosa” bites with elegance

Poetry is often viewed as an esoteric form of literature. People think of passionate love letters and affectionate odes when they hear the word, and the stock image of a “poet” as a hopeless...

UC Riverside hosts 40th annual Writer’s Week

Presented every February by UC Riverside’s Department of Creative Writing, Writer’s Week brings to campus a plethora of writers, authors, poets and novelists associated with the Riverside area or UC faculty. This year marked...

Legendary “Sister Spit” artists will make you drool

The Sister Spit spoken word collective formed in 1994 as an all-girl open mic show. In a time when open mic shows across the nation were filled with misogyny and prejudice, a brave group...

Urban Roots of Poetic Justice: A Spoken Word Event

The Urban Roots Spoken Word poetry event at The Barn continued the month of festivities celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month with an event hosted by the Asian Pacific Student Programs (APSP), which featured spoken...

A night of men’s fashion

Men’s fashion is currently having a moment. According to statistics, men’s fashion has become the most prevalent market to open up in the last 15 years. While there was a time where it was...

Diana Son’s “Stop Kiss” is an engaging, harrowing drama

“Stop Kiss” is a play written by Diana Son in 1998 — the year it also takes place in — and tells the story of two women, Callie and Sara, who slowly develop romantic...

Inlandia Poets gather to share their work

On the evening of Thursday, Feb. 2, Riverside community members gathered for a “Poetry! At the Library” event hosted by the Inlandia Institute to listen to the writing of two local poets in an...

Radar Sessions: FENATURE

Her demeanor is relaxed and controlled, as she considers her answers to my question. She seems at ease, and in control of her language, just as she might when she is on mic —...