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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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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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A good spring break doesn’t have to be expensive
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A good spring break doesn’t have to be expensive

During the stressful finals week, students look forward to taking well-earned time off As finals approach, quarter-system students everywhere may be feeling an enormous amount of stress and…

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Video Game Orchestra: Explore Beyond
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Video Game Orchestra: Explore Beyond

A performance of beautiful, lesser known indie games scores On Sunday, March 10, the Video Game Orchestra Club presented its concert “Explore Beyond” in the ARC Ballroom. Consisting…

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Review: Cold War
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Review: Cold War

The Arts Desk reviews Last week, the Arts Desk saw “Cold War” at the Varsity Theater. The 2018 Polish black-and-white drama follows Wiktor and Zula, two artists who…

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Students express concerns over English department’s creative writing emphasis
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Students express concerns over English department’s creative writing emphasis

Application process has potential for unclear expectations The UC Davis English department offers undergraduates in the major a creative writing emphasis by way of acceptance to and completion…

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The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, novels and music Television: “Lovecraft Country” In an upcoming HBO series, executive producers Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams will try…

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Big Wild gives unforgettable live performance
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Big Wild gives unforgettable live performance

Impressive vocals, instrumentals move crowd Back in Northern California where his Big Wild project was inspired for his sold-out fifth stop on his “Superdream” tour on March 10,…

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