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Step Brothers put on performance that any hip-hop fan would love

Two hip-hop brothers performed last Wednesday here at UCR — and it was awesome. Evidence and Alchemist recently released a long overdue album together as Step Brothers, titled “Lord Steppington,” and they performed their...

“Jack the Giant Slayer” Film Review

Following in the path of “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters,” director Bryan Singer continues the fad of revamping old time children’s stories into full-blown adventures with “Jack the Giant Slayer,” which takes the much...

“Hacksaw Ridge” will place you on the edge with riveting suspense

Director Mel Gibson could have created a banal war-hero movie with this World War Two biopic “Hacksaw Ridge.” While the plot somewhat utilizes the overused Florence Nightingale effect (a trope where a war soldier...

“Tenth of December” by George Saunders Review

When I sat down to read “Tenth of December,” I knew nothing about author George Saunders beyond his lauded description as “the writer of our time” with an “original writing style.” I’ll see for...

Don’t come back to watch “The Lazarus Effect”

Arriving straight from the gates of hell, “The Lazarus Effect” wreaks havoc on God-fearing fans of well-crafted horror films. In Blumhouse Productions’ new film, a team of ambitious medical professionals find a way to...

RADAR Sessions: Illin Mic

This week’s RADAR Sessions moved away from the more traditional notion of  a university musician as someone with a guitar and a great voice. In exploring the talent at Riverside we have come to...

Dave Chappelle and Lena Dunham body swap

In other breaking Arts and Entertainment news, acclaimed comedian Dave Chappelle and “Girls” creator Lena Dunham had their bodies swapped as well. This news is one of many instances where individuals are reported to...

Away From The Sprawl: The Evens

“When is Fugazi getting back together?” shouted an audience member. “What?” said Ian MacKaye. “When is Fugazi getting back together?” “What the f—k are you talking about? Do you know how many thousands of people got to...
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Radar Sessions: IE natives Dreamlover breathe life into Riverside’s music scene

Riverside gets a bad rep. “It’s too damn hot,” or “there’s nothing to do here” are the main shortcomings people point to about the city. I’ll co-sign the first one — the hot spell...

Away From the Sprawl

“Sometimes I wonder if the world’s so small / Can we ever get away from the sprawl?” So sings Regine Chassagne, multi-instrumentalist and occasional vocalist of Arcade Fire. The “sprawl” referred to in the...