Michael Stevens at the Pence Gallery
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Michael Stevens at the Pence Gallery

Local artist showcases his adolescence through three-dimensional craftsmanship The Pence Gallery in Downtown Davis is showcasing the work of local artist Michael Stevens in an exhibit titled “Against…

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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: “Mad Men” To be quite honest, I’ve been off my television-watching game. I have, however, become…

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Museum of Ice Cream Review
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Museum of Ice Cream Review

Is $35 worth it? Last Sunday, I visited to the Museum of Ice Cream in San Francisco with my boyfriend — someone who I knew would be willing…

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Review: “If Beale Street Could Talk”
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Review: “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Oscar-nominated drama showcases resilience in face of prejudice Imagine the course of someone’s life changing in an instant as they’re handcuffed, patted down and shoved into the back…

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Review: “thank u, next”
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Review: “thank u, next”

Ariana Grande delivers an unapologetic version of herself On Aug. 18, Ariana Grande released her fourth studio album, “Sweetener.” While the album was commercially and critically successful, there…

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Let’s Do The Time Warp Again!
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Let’s Do The Time Warp Again!

The importance of the Rocky Horror Picture Show People often have distinctive and even nostalgic memories of the first time they saw the Rocky Horror Picture Show, the…

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Voices of Morality: political poetry’s recent popularity
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Voices of Morality: political poetry’s recent popularity

The bond between poetry and politics has not died — only intensified In recent years, the sale of poetry books has experienced a surge from young buyers looking…

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Dreaming America: poetry by undocumented youth
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Dreaming America: poetry by undocumented youth

Poetry performance provides space for cultural understanding On Feb. 21, the International House hosted a reading of “Dreaming America: Voices of Undocumented Youth in Maximum-Security Detention.” The 2015…

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Culture Corner
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Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, novels, music Television: Forever This Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard creation stars the incredible Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen and…

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Revisiting Books from our Youth
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Revisiting Books from our Youth

Books of the past compared to college reading Looking back at books from our past, the novels that stand out are ones that were taught in high school…

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Makeup as an art form
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Makeup as an art form

Are eyeshadow palettes equal to paint palettes? With the growing popularity of Instagram and YouTube, people have found new ways to showcase their art. Art on social media,…

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NAASSC hosts weekly Beading Circles
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NAASSC hosts weekly Beading Circles

Beading Circles provide community engagement with Native American culture Every week, the Native American Academic Student Success Center hosts Beading Circles where students can learn about Native American…

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Open Ceilings
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Open Ceilings

New literary magazine accepting submissions Student-led publishing company Mechanisms Press has created a new literary magazine at UC Davis titled “Open Ceilings,” which will publish student work, from…

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Review: Generation Wealth
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Review: Generation Wealth

Greenfield analyzes the new American Dream Documentary filmmaker Lauren Greenfield spent her career attempting to understand America’s obsession with wealth and status. I was first introduced to Greenfield…

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Prominent writer Cherríe Moraga speaks at Manetti Shrem Museum
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Prominent writer Cherríe Moraga speaks at Manetti Shrem Museum

Writer gives talk as part of “Xixanx Futurity” exhibit Esteemed and internationally-recognized poet, feminist, essayist and playwright Cherríe Moraga spoke at the Manetti Shrem museum as part of…

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