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Overcoming first-time hiccups SOULQUARIUS presents successful soul festival

Torrential downpours throughout Southern California this past weekend rendered movement anywhere in the Inland Empire and Orange County Area a herculean task. However, these conditions seemed to go practically unregistered by the thousands of...

Heather Marlowe burns through “The Haze”

Trigger Warning: This article contains content relating to sexual violence and sexual assault.   In a pitch-black theater and a single light illuminating her, Heather Marlowe stood and gazed at the audience, not to command attention,...

“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...

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...

Legendary “Sister Spit” artists will make you drool

The Sister Spit spoken word collective formed in 1994 as an all-girl open mic show. In a time when open mic shows across the nation were filled with misogyny and prejudice, a brave group...

“Spring Splash”: Cold weather, colder performances

This year’s Spring Splash had the misfortune of occurring during California’s uglier days. Sixty-degree weather cooled many a concertgoer hoping for a rager under the sun, with the wind doubling down on the less-than-fortunate...

KUCR honored by campus at its 50th Anniversary Gala

On Thursday, Oct. 6, four days after KUCR’s official 50th anniversary, the college radio station that has been a staple of UCR held its first-ever gala in celebration of its 50 years on the...

UC Riverside hosts 40th annual Writer’s Week

Presented every February by UC Riverside’s Department of Creative Writing, Writer’s Week brings to campus a plethora of writers, authors, poets and novelists associated with the Riverside area or UC faculty. This year marked...

A night of men’s fashion

Men’s fashion is currently having a moment. According to statistics, men’s fashion has become the most prevalent market to open up in the last 15 years. While there was a time where it was...

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...