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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,...

RADAR Sessions: Gypsies & Judges

The restaurant, lit by a smattering of candles and sconces lining the walls, was abuzz. People chattered at their tables, loud revelers ordered drinks along the bar and the clanking of dishes and indistinct...

Radar Sessions: Prince Rashid

When Prince Rashid walked into the room, I was unsure of what exactly to expect: Here was a Bengali rapper, whose music has been making rounds on social media lately, and has performed multiple...

RADAR Sessions: Lazy Camper

Lazy Camper subverted my expectations. When I heard Alex Le’s stage name, I figured I would be interviewing another singer-songwriter guy with a guitar and a pocket of love songs. What I instead found...

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...

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 2016

Some of the greats will be gracing us once again in the form of holograms for UC Riverside’s 2016 Spring Splash concert. After the loss of one of UCR’s biggest music events, Heat, ASPB...

RADAR Sessions: Taylor Swift

Fresh off the Los Angeles leg of her tour and with her not due back in the studio until “those eggheads finish writing my newest songs,” Taylor Alison Swift took some time out of...

Because all Highlanders “R’Stars”

The prominence of a star in the night sky reminds us of the fame of a celebrity, which is why we call them “stars.” Our distance from stars also relates to our detachment with...

“Poesia Peligrosa” bites with elegance

Poetry is often viewed as an esoteric form of literature. People think of passionate love letters and affectionate odes when they hear the word, and the stock image of a “poet” as a hopeless...