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“Argonautika” irreverently tackles Greek myth

While many bemoan the lack of culture at UCR, few take the time to actually go to many of the events put on by different departments on campus. For the past few months, the...

Take a break: ‘Hamilton’ is in LA!

Addressing all Hamilfans: “Hamilton'' has finally come to grace us in our corner of the country on Hollywood Boulevard with a newly-casted performance that has many critics raving. One of the few silver linings...

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...

NOKA showcases Basque heritage at Culver Center of the Arts

Along the quiet streets of downtown Riverside, Basque music flows from the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts. This event, aptly titled, “Basque’ing Through Song,” showcases NOKA, a dynamic trio composed of...

Block Party 2023 featured impressive performances that satisfied the crowd and kept the energy...

The annual Block Party of 2023 was met with much anticipation, evident from student responses to ASPB’s first Instagram post revealing the hyped lineup. With DJ Lex hosting, the featured artists were R&B talents...

MFA playwrights impress with stunning one-act productions

The UCR Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production continued a strong season last week, May 25-28, with a four-day, rotating repertoire of works created by current students in the master’s in fine arts...

AREA951 2024: A night of high-energy EDM and engaging DJs despite the small crowd

On Feb. 22, for the very first time, the Associated Students Program Board (ASPB) introduced AREA951, an electronic dance music (EDM) concert accompanied by a photo booth and food trucks. Coming off of the...

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...

Saint Pablo: An eclectic, yet understated celebration of greatness

The outside of The Forum was adorned with Saint Pablo Tour banners, with one reading “6 nights sold out” with the six patched on the banner signaling the fact that the early November dates...

Princess Ten Ten returns for another successful showcase

After two sold-out performances in 2017, “Princess Ten Ten and the Dark Skies: A New Musical” returned for three showcase performances on May 25 and May 26 in Watkins 1000. This revised version included...