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Saturday, November 17, 2018

“Arthur Conan Doyle and the Imperial Armamentarium” unlocks diverse conversations

Most college lectures focus on one specific subject for the purpose of benefitting students within that field of study. For example, one can assume that a math major would have blundered if they attend...

MCS Media Festival showcases future up-and-coming directors

On Thursday, April 27, UCR students showcased their passion and talents for the art of filmmaking at the latest film festival to hit the campus in recent months, the 2017 MCS Media Festival hosted...

“Smartphone Film Festival” captures stories through a small device

  Amongst the innovative new groups of fresh filmmakers is the UCR Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Productions, which held its second annual Smartphone Film Festival on Tuesday, Feb. 16 in the theater-like screening...

“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,...

Poetry Animates The Culver Center

The Culver Center of the Arts is perhaps one of the most important cultural centers in Riverside. Located about five minutes from Mission Inn, the center hosts exhibitions, film screenings and even poetry readings....

Winter SOULstice 2017 preview

In between the constant controversy surrounding HEAT and landing in the middle of winter quarter, ASPB’s Winter SOULstice always flies a little under the radar. This is not to say that this annual event...

M.E. So Funny pokes fun at Middle Eastern customs the right way

Thursday, Jan. 21, saw M.E. So Funny, the two-woman sketch comedy duo of Canan Tasci and Nahreen Tarzi, perform an amazing show that allowed them to poke light fun at Middle Eastern culture with sensitivity...

Beneath the grind: Inside open mic night at Riverside’s downtown coffee house

To describe the experience of being at a Riverside Underground Performance Organization (RUPO) open mic night would be to describe inhabiting a tight knit, welcoming community of enthusiastic artists. For a $3 cover fee...

You’ll never know what you’ll find, when you know laughter

On Wednesday, April 19 students and faculty were treated by UCR’s Department of Dance to a fantastic opening night showing of “in knowing laughter” — choreographed and directed by M.F.A. candidate Maggie Sniffen. The...

“Off the Block” 2017

Riverside high school students yearning to test the waters of filmmaking were given the opportunity to do so this summer with the help of Off the Block. Off the Block is described as a...