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Monday, February 20, 2017

Under the RADAR: Issue 07

Artist: Solmaz Sharif Iranian-American poet Solmaz Sharif’s debut volume of poems, “LOOK” is among the prestigious finalists for the American Book Award. These poems are moving forays into the nature of words, war and the...

“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...

Under The Radar: Issue 05

Artist: Xavier Omar Listeners looking for alternative R&B that’s a little more thoughtful and vocally developed than artists such as PARTYNEXTDOOR and Bryson Tiller, can find just that in Soulection affiliate Xavier Omar, F.K.A SPZRKT...

Fils du Sheol: Anouar Benmalek on memory, violence and fiction

Anouar Benmalek is not a very famous name in the United States. For most people on this side of the Atlantic Ocean, the name does not really resonate — and yet, Benmalek is known...

RADAR Sessions: Kaliah Hekima

Kaliah Hekima, a fourth-year art major and creative writing minor, sits across from me: She is reserved, but definitely not shy. After conversing for only a few minutes, as each of her words are...

Riverside Philharmonic shines into 2016-2017 Season

For most students, the term “classical music” conjures up images of fancy men and women with monocles, as if classical music is fundamentally foreign to us. However, for those looking to experience an actual...

The students behind the curtain: ASPB Concerts Team

Every year at the beginning of fall quarter, a mass of students crowd into the UC Riverside quad to see the beguiling attractions available and musicians performing at Block Party. For students, Block Party...

Block Party undercards shine while headliner lacks flair

You would likely struggle to find a resounding reaction to this year’s Block Party lineup because, well, there wasn’t one. Sure, the lineup’s release elicited the collective excitement of “oh, hey, another weekend to...

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...

An inside look at Universal Horror Nights

John Murdy’s mother made the mistake of showing him Frankenstein when he was four years old. He fell in love with classic horror monsters, and from there started using his parents’ garage to host...