Review: The Forbidden Kingdom
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Review: The Forbidden Kingdom

When I saw The Forbidden Kingdom advertised as a martial arts action film starring both Jackie Chan and Jet Li, I couldn't help but feel that it was…

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Whole Earth Festival weaves a web of entertainment
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Whole Earth Festival weaves a web of entertainment

This year at the Whole Earth Festival (WEF), the party was at the DJ Stage, coordinated by Kelly Scott, also known as Kelly D, a UC Davis staff…

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Grass between your toes, music in your ears
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Grass between your toes, music in your ears

As the old saying goes, two heads are better than one - and ASUCD and the city of Davis have taken this sagely idiom to heart. The two…

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Music review: Random Abiladeze – ‘Brutally Honest’
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Music review: Random Abiladeze – ‘Brutally Honest’

Sacramento rapper Random Abiladeze (pronounced "abilities") really does have some serious lyrical abilities. Listening to his full-length debut, you get the sense he's "been doing this for a…

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The final performance
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The final performance

Imagine the last final exam of your senior year - walking into a classroom with a pencil and Scantron in hand. However, this image is a bit different…

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Music review: Tokyo Police Club – ‘Elephant Shell’
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Music review: Tokyo Police Club – ‘Elephant Shell’

  Maple syrup, hockey and great bands. Suffice to say, Canada has been impressive with their three best exports over the years, and Tokyo Police Club is the…

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Asian American Association Film Festival celebrates diversity, dispels stereotypes
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Asian American Association Film Festival celebrates diversity, dispels stereotypes

Whether it is being relegated to the role of the "model minority" or being automatically associated with martial arts, the portrayal of Asians and Asian Americans in films…

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Artsweek
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Artsweek

LIVE MUSIC The Definite Articles, An Angle, Audrye Sessions Today, 6 p.m. Central Park The yearly Music on the Green is back to take over Central Park in…

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Entertainment spotlight: Casey Neill and the Rodents
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Entertainment spotlight: Casey Neill and the Rodents

080508_ar_caseyneill.CLayout: events box with both shows please!, also, pictureHeadline: Entertainment spotlight: Casey Neill and the RodentsLayercake: Members of The Decemberists come to town for Sophia’s, Whole Earth FestivalBy…

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Mixed Bizness
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Mixed Bizness

Throughout history, the mix tape has taken on an endless amount of meaning. It is a token of affection, means of self-entertainment, an auditory letter of confessions, a…

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A sight to be heard
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A sight to be heard

Thursday evening's intimate outdoor concert at the Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center was enjoyable for attendees and a nuisance to neighboring ears.

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Movie Review: Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
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Movie Review: Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

Unless you've grown too mature for stupid, gross-out pothead humor since 2004 when Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle came out, don't expect to be disappointed.It basically…

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Singing from the soul
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Singing from the soul

It has been said that singing is praying twice - music has a unique power to resonate through the soul and send a lasting message to the heart.On…

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From the Planet of Ice to Davis
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From the Planet of Ice to Davis

Though the sound has gotten darker and the band has gotten a little older, there is still a sense of fun-lovingin Minus the Bear.From games of Crisco Twister…

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Young Croatian classical guitarist to perform this weekend at Mondavi
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Young Croatian classical guitarist to perform this weekend at Mondavi

Like any athlete, a musician's performance depends heavily on his or her warm-up routine.Cramping and tightness, especially after periods of inactivity and sleep, hamper a guitarist's precision and…

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