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Monday, January 27, 2020

Latino/a Play Project’s unique mission

Earlier this week, I sat down with Melanie Queponds, the creative director of the Latino/a Play Project and a fifth-year theater and English double major here at UCR, to discuss the group's mission, history...

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...

UCR Arts Walk embellishes the Bell Tower with scintillating student art

The Bell Tower had never been more colorful than it was at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10. There were students with backpacks on, older people, many people with shaved and colored hair and...

Downtowne Bookstore: Americana Area Steeped In History

Building culture is a series in the Arts & Entertainment section dedicated to examining different buildings around the area and their important history and roles in our community. There aren’t that many bookstores in Riverside....

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...

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...

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...

Darude has been cooking up more than a sandstorm

While I am not sure if there is exactly a generational gap here, but for all early users of the internet, born in the latter half of the 1990s, there has been at least...

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...

Embracing the spirit of memento mori

On Oct. 28, downtown Riverside’s Barbara and Art Culver Center hosted a public print viewing of postmortem photography from the Gluck Foundation’s “From the Vault” series. The modest collection of prints dated back to...