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Sunday, December 5, 2021

Arts & Culture

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, books and music By JACOB ANDERSON — arts@theaggie.org   Movie: “California Split” dir. by Robert Altman (1974) Coming off the...

Shopping locally and sustainably this holiday season

The Art’s Desk shares some local options for holiday shopping to combat mass materialism and waste in American consumer culture By SIERRA JIMENEZ — arts@theaggie.org   The...

Commentary: A beginner’s guide to women-hating-women music

Internalized misogyny in the music industry has provided us with some truly hateful bangers    By ANGIE CUMMINGS — arts@theaggie.org   As a woman myself, I condemn any...

ShadowLight Productions performs Balinese Shadow Play on campus

An ancient Indonesian tradition, faithfully recreated   By JACOB ANDERSON — arts@theaggie.org   On Nov. 19, ShadowLight Productions performed a Wayang Bali, or Balinese Shadow Play, just north...

Commentary: The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is more a display of consumerism than giving thanks

The iconic event may not be as feel-good as it seems By CLARA FISCHER — arts@theaggie.org   The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has long been a tradition...

Culture Corner with Sierra Jimenez

The Arts Desks’ weekly picks for movies, books, music and television shows By SIERRA JIMENEZ — arts@theaggie.org   Movie: “Do the Right Thing” dir. by Spike Lee...

Commentary: Where are the good movie posters?

Movie posters just aren’t what they used to be, thanks to “Marvelification” rendering them void of creativity     By ANGIE CUMMINGS — arts@theaggie.org   The iconic movie poster...

The greatest in movies vaguely related to Thanksgiving

See below for a list of weird movies that, at the very least, touch on the holiday   By JACOB ANDERSON — arts@theaggie.org   Thanksgiving is the fourth...

Culture Corner:

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, books and music By CLARA FISCHER — arts@theaggie.org Music: “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” by...

Which coffee shop is best for you?

Descriptions of a handful of Downtown Davis’ most popular study spots By SIERRA JIMENEZ — arts@theaggie.org The toes of my boots go damp from the fallen...

Groverhaus: the funniest house-building disaster to ever be lost online

“Drywall (load-bearing)”   By JACOB ANDERSON — arts@theaggie.org   In the realm of terrifying and arcane lore deep within the internet’s maw, the name “Groverhaus” turns heads among...

Emily Mariko is influencing many to adopt a more balanced approach to healthy living

The TikToker’s aesthetically pleasing videos inspire good eating and self care, but her lifestyle may not be as attainable as it appears   By CLARA FISCHER...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, TV shows, books and music By ANGIE CUMMINGS — arts@theaggie.org Movie: “Chicago” dir. by Rob Marshall (2002) This recommendation is...

Review: Lizzo was ‘Good as Hell’ in an unmatched set at Outside Lands 2021

The body-positive feminist pop star left a 200,000 person crowd screaming for more Queen energy on Halloweekend By SIERRA JIMENEZ — arts@theaggie.org   The acclaimed singer, songwriter,...

‘Guardians: Spirits of Protection’ explores healing after facing loss

Professor emerita and artist Ann Savageau shares the process and inspiration behind her installation   By CLARA FISCHER — arts@theaggie.org   “Guardians: Spirits of Protection,” an installation by...