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Rolling Loud: The world’s biggest hip-hop festival takes on SoCal

By now, any argument that plants rock music at the forefront of cultural relevance over hip-hop rests at a platitude — it’s an observation neither fresh nor intriguing anymore because of how obvious it...

Diana Son’s “Stop Kiss” is an engaging, harrowing drama

“Stop Kiss” is a play written by Diana Son in 1998 — the year it also takes place in — and tells the story of two women, Callie and Sara, who slowly develop romantic...

What was hot (and not) at Block Party 2017

Damn, ASPB, we’re not even a week into the school year and we already get treated to a concert featuring Playboi Carti and ASAP Ferg. I could have sworn that Grand Canyon GIF on...

Winter SOULstice 2018: Who brought the soul?

Winter Soulstice is an event that comes to UCR once a year courtesy of ASPB, a time for all the R&B heads on campus to come together and sing their hearts out for one...

Radar Sessions: FENATURE

Her demeanor is relaxed and controlled, as she considers her answers to my question. She seems at ease, and in control of her language, just as she might when she is on mic —...

Top 7 most anticipated Spring Splash acts

Spring Splash is just around the corner. You know what means — great music, great food, great vibes and great fun. Word around the street says ASPB is narrowing their options for what kind...

Alfonso Cervera’s rebozo: Item of seduction and rifle

Dance’s origins are anchored in the social. Either as tribute, celebration or mourning, dance is a way of relating to one another. UCR Dance department graduate student Alfonso Cervera’s MFA thesis performance “Poc-Chuc” links...

Heat Music Festival

The past two years, UC Riverside’s HEAT music festival has been riddled with problems — namely, cancellations due to poor weather — and questions looming around whether the beloved concert would be discontinued by...

The Observatory’s Tropicalia fest celebrates SoCal’s thriving Latinx culture

If someone were to to tell you that The Observatory — the Santa Ana-based music venue which previously hosted such events as the hip-hop focused Day N Night and emo fest When We Were...

UCR hosts NOW Ensemble

On Tuesday, May 2, the NOW Ensemble group demonstrated their musical talents in part of the Outpost Music Series at the UCR Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts. NOW Ensemble, as part...