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Friday, November 16, 2018

Anxiety and Awe: The real Coachella

What do you think of when you hear the word Coachella? Celebrities, ferris wheels, H&M, Native American headdresses, cultural appropriation? I just got back from my fourth Coachella. When I hear the word, I...

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...

Under the RADAR: Issue 03

Artist: Ka A cross between Earl Sweatshirt and Ghostface Killah, Ka is a Brooklyn-based FDNY Captain turned rapper who’s been on the scene since the ‘90s, starting out with the underground hip-hop crew, Natural Elements....

To Recall the Past: Connecting History through Photography

In the basement of the California Museum of Photography, down a spiraling metal staircase, is the current exhibition titled “Recollection,” which artists have created with the use of the museum’s Keystone-Mast Collection. This archive...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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....