Alex Grey: Art influenced by psychedelics
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Alex Grey: Art influenced by psychedelics

LSD moves the visionary art movement Alex Grey is considered an American visionary artist. He paints images to illustrate the transcendency of body, mind and soul by means…

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Commentary: LGBTQ in Hollywood
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Commentary: LGBTQ in Hollywood

Reserving LGBTQ roles is a double-standard, misses issue The 91st Academy Awards was a big night for LGBTQ characters portrayed on the big screen in Hollywood. Rami Malek…

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Commentary: “Leaving Neverland”
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Commentary: “Leaving Neverland”

Documentary presents child abuse allegations against Michael Jackson In the span of two two-hour episodes, the 2019 HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” betrays the iconism of Michael Jackson —…

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Joey Purp, Falcons to perform at Lawntopia
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Joey Purp, Falcons to perform at Lawntopia

Entertainment Council announces artist line-up On April 5, the ASUCD Entertainment Council announced that Joey Purp and Falcons will headline the 7th annual Lawntopia on Sat. May 4.…

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HellaCappella Preview
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HellaCappella Preview

Get Hella Spoked The first Friday of spring quarter is always exciting because school has yet to pick up, so everyone comes together to celebrate the last (and…

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Us
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Us

Jordan Peele proves he’s not a one-hit-wonder with his latest film “Us” Jordan Peele’s sophomore horror film “Us” premiered on March 22, earning  $71.1 million in its opening…

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Culture Corner
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Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, novels and music Television: Delhi Crime When a couple is found at the side of a road naked and beaten,…

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The Hidden Gems of A24 Films
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The Hidden Gems of A24 Films

Not all masterpieces make it to theaters According to a 2014 survey, the average American visits the movie theaters five times per year. Most likely, those five movie…

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Spring playlist
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Spring playlist

Songs to get you in a sunshine-y, spring-y mood With the sun finally peeking out from behind the clouds, it’s time to store away the hefty jackets and…

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‘Women of the Gulag’ screened at UC Davis
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‘Women of the Gulag’ screened at UC Davis

Filmmaker Marianna Yarovskaya touches on Russian history, universal sentiments The UC Davis Department of German and Russian hosted a screening of Academy Award-shortlisted documentary “Women of the Gulag”…

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Review: Upper Crust Baking Company
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Review: Upper Crust Baking Company

Longtime local bread company opens first storefront Upper Crust Baking Company opened its first bakery-boutique on Feb. 20. However, the family-run business is not new. Trudy and Mo…

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Culture Corner
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Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, novels and music Television: “Westworld” Can humanity be reduced to a self-learning program housed in a manufactured body? This existential…

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Newly-released female R&B albums
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Newly-released female R&B albums

Solange, Kehlani, India.Arie Beginning in February, the world was graced with the the release of new albums from three beloved R&B artists. While Kehlani, Solange and India.Arie all…

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In Celebration of Women’s History Month
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In Celebration of Women’s History Month

A list of women and movies to follow that embody feminism “A Wrinkle in Time” “A Wrinkle in Time” follows Meg Murry, played by Storm Reid, whose father,…

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Say Goodbye to Winter Quarter and Hello to Winters, Calif.
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Say Goodbye to Winter Quarter and Hello to Winters, Calif.

It’s closer than you think When students consider taking a day trip away from Davis, they often head to Sacramento or San Francisco. While these destinations are perfect…

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