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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

“Off the Block” 2017

Riverside high school students yearning to test the waters of filmmaking were given the opportunity to do so this summer with the help of Off the Block. Off the Block is described as a...

“Birthmark: A Gospel / Hip-Hop Experience” excites UCR during its 10-day run

When The Sugar Hill Gang released “Rapper’s Delight” in the fall of 1979, not only did it introduce all but New York to the exciting, new, distinctly black genre of music known as hip-hop,...

The students behind the curtain: ASPB Concerts Team

Every year at the beginning of fall quarter, a mass of students crowd into the UC Riverside quad to see the beguiling attractions available and musicians performing at Block Party. For students, Block Party...

A punk show on a balcony: Downtown Riverside ArtsWalk

High atop a balcony in downtown Riverside, live punk music was spilling onto the streets. You could see very little of the burgeoning ruckus except a sliver of red light peering out of a...

“More than spoken word” lights up The Barn

The Barn, at first glance, seems like nothing more than a ramshackle, old shack. It is unfathomable to think that countless artists — some famous, some not — have performed inside, ranging from Nobel...

Poetry Animates The Culver Center

The Culver Center of the Arts is perhaps one of the most important cultural centers in Riverside. Located about five minutes from Mission Inn, the center hosts exhibitions, film screenings and even poetry readings....

RADAR Sessions: thechrishaverland

Thechrishaverland is a fifth-dimensional being from the mind of H.P. Lovecraft. Thechrishaverland, stylized all in lowercase, tells “violent stories” with his words as his guitar howls with the rumble of a speeding freight train....

Record Store Day 2017 and the importance of analog audio

Saturday, April 22 was the 10th annual Record Store Day, a quasi-holiday of sorts for vinyl record enthusiasts celebrating the culture around independently owned record shops. Record Store Day officially started in April of...
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A word with rapper and meme-maker extraordinaire Ka5sh

In the crevices of social and political discourse dividing us from one another, there’s a unifying language by which internet users on any platform understand. That language is the meme, that shapeshifting construct that’s...

RADAR Sessions: Taylor Swift

Fresh off the Los Angeles leg of her tour and with her not due back in the studio until “those eggheads finish writing my newest songs,” Taylor Alison Swift took some time out of...