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Monday, September 21, 2020

Trauma, Loss, Transcendance: In conversation with Professor Paulo C. Chagas

December 2, 2015 is a date practically ingrained in the minds of any Inland Empire resident. On that date, tragedy befell when two individuals named Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik killed 14 people and...

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...

Under The Radar: Issue 13

“The Handmaiden” From the critically acclaimed director of “Oldboy” comes “The Handmaiden” — a story of love and deceit set in Japanese-occupied Korea. Based on the novel “Fingersmith” by Sarah Waters, director Park Chan-wook’s most...

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...

Miles Anderson talks “Tartuffe,” “La La Land” and the magic of theater

Theater and the arts have always served as a medium of self expression. However, it’s easy to forget that starring in plays and movies isn’t always about the glamorous life and the big paycheck....

New art exhibit questions the consequences of institutional incarceration

The California Museum of Photography at the UCR ARTSblock hosted an opening reception for their newest exhibit, “States of Incarceration: A National History of Local Dialogues” last Saturday evening. The exhibit is an interdisciplinary...

The Blood-Jet Writing Hour

The “Blood-Jet Writing Hour” is an online radio show produced and hosted by UCR alumna Rachelle Cruz. During the show, Cruz interviews various poets to gain insight on their work and their individual writing...

Bux — visit before it’s gone

Bux — a curious name for a bookstore. Its pronunciation is a cross between “books” and “bucks,” and with the store material’s cheap prices, its tongue-in-cheek nature seems entirely intentional. You’ll see the store if...

Cellar Door Books provides a home for writers and readers alike

Right off Canyon Crest, tucked away in a corner of a small shopping center, across from a bubbling water fountain and a series of lattice gazebos with greenery sprouting all over them sits Cellar...

Inside UCR’s Super Smash Bros. Scene

It must have been a breezy, Wednesday evening in the spring quarter of 2016  when Christopher Iverson hooked up his sleek, compact white projector to his Wii U and took it right outside Surge...