New music festival draws big names, crowds
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New music festival draws big names, crowds

True, a weekend-long festival can barely be summarized in one photograph - but Broken Social Scene's 10-person musical entourage is telling of how much was happening in Golden…

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Rethinking consumer culture at the Design Museum
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Rethinking consumer culture at the Design Museum

When it comes to consumer culture, the question of want versus need inevitably arises - is this item something you really need, or do you just want it?

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‘On the Road’ to the first Jack Kerouac Poetry Contest
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‘On the Road’ to the first Jack Kerouac Poetry Contest

On the road to hosting the sixth annual Davis Jazz Artists Festival, the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts will be looking for the next generation of William…

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CD Review: You and Me
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CD Review: You and Me

Give these tracks a listen: “Red Moon,” “In the New Year”For fans of: Yo La Tengo, The Unicorns, The Velvet Underground

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ARTSWEEK
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ARTSWEEK

Editor's picks Arcs, Casper Pony, The Heather Show Friday, 7 p.m. M Street and Colgate   Jeremy Jay, Fancie, Pets, Green Green Saturday, 9 p.m., $6 Luigi's Fun…

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Davis graduate to headline comedy show at the Punch Line in Sacramento
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Davis graduate to headline comedy show at the Punch Line in Sacramento

When UC Davis evolution, ecology and behavior Ph.D. Tim Lee first started doing stand-up comedy five years ago, it was painful - audiences are not generally patient with…

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Love, sex and pop music in bare
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Love, sex and pop music in bare

Some may say that the local theater scene has been slow to catch up to those of other Californian cosmopolitan cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco. But…

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CD Review: Fragile Future
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CD Review: Fragile Future

It's been seven years since Hawthorne Heights officially formed. Fragile Future, released last Tuesday, is only their third album. What's taken them so long? Was it their dispute…

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ARTSWEEK
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ARTSWEEK

Editor's picks OK Ikumi, JP Haynie, All on Seven Saturday, 8 p.m., $5 Old Firehouse   Jake Mann, The Spires, The Dazzling Strangers Saturday, 10 p.m., $3-5, 21…

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Film Review: Pineapple Express
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Film Review: Pineapple Express

Perhaps appropriate for a movie filled with stoners, Pineapple Express starts off doing one thing, goes to do something else, but forgets what, exactly, that other thing was…

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Jason Mraz pre-sale tickets offered
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Jason Mraz pre-sale tickets offered

Jason Mraz is coming to campus, and pre-sale tickets are being sold today starting at 10 a.m. Mraz is currently on tour promoting his latest May release, "We…

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CD Review: Conor Oberst
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CD Review: Conor Oberst

Conor Oberst is taking a break from digital urns and Floridian clairaudients. The black-and-white cover of Oberst's newest self-titled album with the Mystic Valley Band - a supporting…

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Davis Waldorf School runs guitar and fiddling workshop
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Davis Waldorf School runs guitar and fiddling workshop

Fiddlers and guitarists interested in bluegrass, Celtic and Romanian Gypsy tunes should take out their string instruments. Beginning on Wednesday, the Davis Waldorf School will be hosting their…

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ARTSWEEK
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ARTSWEEK

Editor's picks: Franklin For Short, Le Petit Protest, Autumn Sky Today, 10 p.m., $3-5, 21 Sophia's Thai Kitchen   In the Flow Festival Saturday and Sunday, noon, $15…

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‘Bottle Shock’ seek expertise at UC Davis
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‘Bottle Shock’ seek expertise at UC Davis

In the dramatic twist of Randall Miller's upcoming film Bottle Shock, an intern and the heir to Calistoga's Chateau Montelena winery make a shocking discovery about a batch…

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