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“More than spoken word” lights up The Barn

The Barn, at first glance, seems like nothing more than a ramshackle, old shack. It is unfathomable to think that countless artists — some famous, some not — have performed inside, ranging from Nobel...

Tabla Drums Speak Through Rhythm

It’s rare to see percussion at the forefront of American music. Because of this, many American radio listeners are not knowledgeable of the dynamic, vibrant possibilities that exist within percussive music. Interestingly, there are...

ASPB premiere’s music competition Soundclash

  The Barn hosted ASPB’s Soundclash competition where performers went head-to-head to win a spot for a spring Nooner performance at the Bell Tower with a $250 cash prize. Along with student performances, ASPB also...

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...

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...

Vagina Monologues 2016: Confidence with an Edge

“Vulva. Clitoris. Vagina.” When these three words, more or less, were separately spoken as part of the show’s introduction, you could tell that the evening was going to feature a nonstop show of radical empowerment....

Battling rain, SOULstice headliner shines through while undercards keep dry (or so we heard)

Unfortunately, our writers were unable to attend Winter SOULstice this year, due to being among the many waiting outside of the SRC North gymnasium for close to two hours in torrential downpours before doors...

A night of poetry at the Culver Center

“Secrets can be taken apart / like little screws from behind a dead clock,” LA-based poet and artist, Angela Penaredondo, stood at the mic in the intimate Culver Center screening room and read from...

DJ Lynnee Denise breaks down the politics of DJing

For most millennials, DJs are pretty standard fare, and in the world of music, practically ubiquitous. However, while DJs are practically ubiquitous now, the reality is that there was a complex musical evolution which...

Spring Splash 2016

Hoodboi performs club rituals As a member and co-founder of the LA-based music collective Athletixx, which also features producers Falcons, Kittens and Promnite, DJ Hoodboi brought the West Coast club scene's signature aggressiveness to UCR....