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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Middle East and Islamic Studies hosts screening of documentary “Tickling Giants”

On Wednesday, May 31 in INTS 1128, the Middle East and Islamic Studies program hosted a screening of the film “Tickling Giants,” a harrowing documentary about Bassam Youssef’s (a former doctor that has been...

89th Academy Awards Review

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony stirred considerable controversy when Faye Dunaway, the presenter for the Best Picture award, erroneously declared “La La Land” as the victor over “Moonlight” — the true winner. But that...

36th Annual Pow Wow brings together the Native American and Inland Empire communities

Sponsored by Native American Student Programs, the Native American Student Association, the Graduate Student Association and the Rupert Costo Endowment, the 36th Annual Pow Wow was held on Saturday, May 27 at the Riverside...

Riverside opens doors in series of tours through historic downtown landmarks

On Thursday, May 11, Riverside opened its doors to historical buildings and sites through part of an exposition to the unique landmarks scattered in its downtown area. The city of Riverside presented its rich...

A punk show on a balcony: Downtown Riverside ArtsWalk

High atop a balcony in downtown Riverside, live punk music was spilling onto the streets. You could see very little of the burgeoning ruckus except a sliver of red light peering out of a...

Record Store Day 2017 and the importance of analog audio

Saturday, April 22 was the 10th annual Record Store Day, a quasi-holiday of sorts for vinyl record enthusiasts celebrating the culture around independently owned record shops. Record Store Day officially started in April of...

The absurdist delights of Gomez-Pena’s theater

To enter into Guillermo Gomez-Pena’s theater is to come to terms with the irrationality of the world. For the last 30 years, the Mexican artist has committed himself to stitching absurdities and contradictions together...

Beneath the grind: Inside open mic night at Riverside’s downtown coffee house

To describe the experience of being at a Riverside Underground Performance Organization (RUPO) open mic night would be to describe inhabiting a tight knit, welcoming community of enthusiastic artists. For a $3 cover fee...

Student film festival draws laughs, sniffles, and thought-provoking questions

Students, faculty and members of the public were treated to a selection of films made by students as part of UCR’s Department of Theater, Film and Digital Production’s two-day film festival this past Thursday,...

You’ll never know what you’ll find, when you know laughter

On Wednesday, April 19 students and faculty were treated by UCR’s Department of Dance to a fantastic opening night showing of “in knowing laughter” — choreographed and directed by M.F.A. candidate Maggie Sniffen. The...