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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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...

UCR Arts: A deep dive into the museum’s intricate exhibitions

Before UCR Arts emerged in downtown Riverside in 2010, it was initially composed of three separate museums: The Jack and Marilyn Sweeney Art Gallery (1963), the California Museum of Photography (1973) and the Barbara...

Saturation Fest: A weekend saturated with local art

    Last weekend, the heart of downtown Riverside was pulsating with the excitement of the 16th annual Saturation Fest, which celebrated the burgeoning music and art scenes of the Inland Empire and greater Los Angeles...

Phyllis Gill gallery: an unexpected legacy

Riverside is known as “the city of arts and innovation,” and at UCR we do a lot to uphold this reputation. From the Culver Center of the Arts in downtown Riverside to the treasures...

“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,...

Under The Radar: Issue 05

Artist: Xavier Omar Listeners looking for alternative R&B that’s a little more thoughtful and vocally developed than artists such as PARTYNEXTDOOR and Bryson Tiller, can find just that in Soulection affiliate Xavier Omar, F.K.A SPZRKT...

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...

An Interview With The People Behind “UCR Late Night”

 UCR’s Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production has started a late night show by and for UCR students. Titled “UCR Late Night” and debuting their pilot episode last quarter, I interviewed several students...

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...

Vagina Monologues 2016: Confidence with an Edge

“Vulva. Clitoris. Vagina.” When these three words, more or less, were separately spoken as part of the show’s introduction, you could tell that the evening was going to feature a nonstop show of radical empowerment....