At least the pain is (not) real
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At least the pain is (not) real

Many afflicting interpretations of art exist,none of which are justified - affliction of other living things,of the artwork of others and even self-affliction that is claimed to be…

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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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Review: Water for the Day
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Review: Water for the Day

Given the album title's ambiguity and the multitude of possible meanings, its origin should come as no surprise. "I was told I was saying in my sleep, 'Water…

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Whole Earth Festival promises an eclectic mix of entertainment
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Whole Earth Festival promises an eclectic mix of entertainment

Abundant sunshine and music playing on the grass- Sunday held a tiny preview of the Whole Earth Festival as DJ Sep D, DJ Kelly D,Gabriel Villanueva and Ben…

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ARTSWEEK
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ARTSWEEK

LIVE MUSIC   Minus the Bear, Portugal. The Man, The Big Sleep Today, 8 p.m., $10 for students and $16 for non-students Buehler Alumni Center Still touring on…

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Artsweek
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Artsweek

LIVE MUSIC   Scotland Barr & The Slow Drags,Kris Anaya Today,9p.m.,$3,21 Old Ironsides inSacramento The six-pieceAmericana rock band brings greetings fromPortland,using the catchiness factor to draw in country…

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Review: Blue Cranes
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Review: Blue Cranes

Out ofPortland's jazz scene comes Blue Cranes' sophomoreall-instrumentalalbum.Composed of almost entirely live recordings,Homing Patterns successfully offers a downbeat eclectic set of thoughtful compositionsfor any jazz listener. Made up…

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Review: Buildings Breeding
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Review: Buildings Breeding

Interesting fact:Davis-based band Buildings Breeding was never meant to be a real band.According to the band's biography,guitarist and vocalist Christapher Larsen began with song lyrics that were originally…

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Dance team to hold fifth annual showcase
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Dance team to hold fifth annual showcase

If you've ever been to a UC Davis football or basketball game, at some point you've most likely heard the following cry over the PA system: "Make some…

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A week to remember: Tegan and Sara Quin
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A week to remember: Tegan and Sara Quin

Yes,they are identical twins fromCanada.And yes,they are also lesbians.But audience members got to see another side of musical duo Tegan and Sara when they took the stage Monday…

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UC Davis Film Festival offers professional feedback for student film projects
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UC Davis Film Festival offers professional feedback for student film projects

Students with a deep interest in filmmaking as well as those who just like fooling around with their camera for class projects may have found a rewarding avenue…

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Putting the fun in fundraiser
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Putting the fun in fundraiser

With a sagging economy, the dollar cannot buy much. But cobble together $100 worth of change from your La-Z-Boy, and you can multiply your 15 minutes of fame…

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