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The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, tv shows, books and music Book: “On the Road” by Jack Kerouac  Some books have a remarkable way of transcending time,…

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Women in Music celebrates their 35th anniversary
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Women in Music celebrates their 35th anniversary

How the non-profit has worked to strive for equality for women in the music industry Women in Music (WIM) will be celebrating their 35th anniversary this December. WIM…

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Sorry everyone, Eric Andre is back
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Sorry everyone, Eric Andre is back

And he’s as vulgar as ever The fifth season of the surrealist internet-core prank interview fever dream “The Eric Andre Show” premiered midnight on Oct. 25. The show,…

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Njideka Akunyili Crosby gives Betty Jean and Wayne Thiebaud Endowed Lecture
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Njideka Akunyili Crosby gives Betty Jean and Wayne Thiebaud Endowed Lecture

The skilled painter shed light on the behind-the-scenes of her artistic process This year marks the fifth consecutive year of The Betty Jean and Wayne Thiebaud Endowed Lecture.…

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Those we didn’t know are ‘Among Us’
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Those we didn’t know are ‘Among Us’

What do lies, murder, betrayal and famous politicians all have in common—Among Us Lies, deceit, betrayal and the age-old question of “how to get away with murder” are…

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A peek into a UC Davis student’s Redbubble business
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A peek into a UC Davis student’s Redbubble business

Kathleen David’s advice to aspiring artists and Redbubble sellers is to trust their art It’s a rite of passage for most UC Davis students to own a Hydro…

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The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for movies, books, music, television shows Book: “Factory Girls: From Village to City in Changing China” by Leslie T. Chang I went in…

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A perfectly splendid review of ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’
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A perfectly splendid review of ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’

Things don’t have to terrify us to haunt us for a long time At least once in an individual’s life, the thought of fleeing to a new country…

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“Super Mario Bros.” is a retrograde corporate nightmare
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“Super Mario Bros.” is a retrograde corporate nightmare

Take a look into the desperate death of an era of movie production When “Super Mario Bros.,” directed by Rocky Morton and Annabel Jankel, was first released in…

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Claudia Rankine: “There is no justice, there’s ‘just us’”
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Claudia Rankine: “There is no justice, there’s ‘just us’”

Poet Claudia Rankine presented her latest work, “Just Us: An American Conversation,” at UC Davis Using a compilation of poetry, essays and images, Claudia Rankine’s newest book, “Just…

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Borat isn’t just ‘Very Nice!’ anymore
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Borat isn’t just ‘Very Nice!’ anymore

Taking crude commentary, social criticism to new heights “What is more dangerous, this virus or the Democrats?” asks Borat Sagdiyev to his American hosts, Jerry Holleman and Jim…

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Culture Corner with Itzelth Gamboa
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Culture Corner with Itzelth Gamboa

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, books and music TV Show: “Locke and Key” (2020 Netflix Original) The ten-episode Netflix fantasy series focuses on three siblings…

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Film and TV show comparison of Nurse Ratched
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Film and TV show comparison of Nurse Ratched

“Ratched” should be a prequel to “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” but ultimately fails to deliver\ To begin, it’s important to preface that if I had not…

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Five students weigh in on the best Trader Joe’s frozen food
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Five students weigh in on the best Trader Joe’s frozen food

Variety, price and simplicity make Trader Joe’s a valued market choice, according to many college students  Trader Joe’s is a staple of the UC Davis community. It’s known…

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The ‘League of Legends’ soundtrack is changing the way gaming and music intersect
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The ‘League of Legends’ soundtrack is changing the way gaming and music intersect

The videos game’s musical projects defy expectations You’ve probably heard of “League of Legends.” Either you play it, know someone who plays it or get those horrible animated…

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