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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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...

“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...

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....

Urban Roots of Poetic Justice showcases students’ spoken word poetry

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month and the celebration continued with Urban Roots of Poetic Justice: A Spoken Word Event. The event was hosted by Asian Pacific Student Programs (APSP) who brought along special...

MCS Media Festival showcases future up-and-coming directors

On Thursday, April 27, UCR students showcased their passion and talents for the art of filmmaking at the latest film festival to hit the campus in recent months, the 2017 MCS Media Festival hosted...

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...

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...

Phyllis Gill gallery: an unexpected legacy

Riverside is known as “the city of arts and innovation,” and at UCR we do a lot to uphold this reputation. From the Culver Center of the Arts in downtown Riverside to the treasures...

Cupcakke in Pomona: Club 340’s One Night

Pomona nightclub 340 is the kind of club you’d see in a movie. The facade of the building is  polished in a dark blue with windows covered by curtains obscuring its neon rays. This time...

M.E. So Funny pokes fun at Middle Eastern customs the right way

Thursday, Jan. 21, saw M.E. So Funny, the two-woman sketch comedy duo of Canan Tasci and Nahreen Tarzi, perform an amazing show that allowed them to poke light fun at Middle Eastern culture with sensitivity...