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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Arts & Culture

Review: ‘Challengers’ is just as action-packed as an actual tennis match

The film, starring Zendaya, Josh O’Connor and Mike Faist, offers a refreshingly intense movie about a love triangle happening on and off the tennis...

Review: Ursula K. Le Guin’s “A Wizard of Earthsea”

The diverse 1968 fantasy novel that still resonates with this generation of readers   By SAVANNAH BURGER—arts@theaggie.org   Are you looking for a new wizard-focused fantasy book to...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for music, movies and more   By JULIE HUANG  — arts@theaggie.org    Album: “After Fillmore County” by Vansire (2020)   Vaguely describing a road trip...

Basement Gallery Senior Shows exhibit graduating artists’ final pieces as students

Artists and visitors of “The Singular is Plural” Senior Show discuss the importance of the yearly tradition    By SAVANNAH ANNO — arts@theaggie.org Every Thursday, from May...

Guerneville: The LGBTQIA+ community hidden in the Redwoods

How “The River” became a safe haven for queer Californians and tourists   By SAVANNAH BURGER — arts@theaggie.org   Nestled in the coastal redwoods along the Russian River...

Why do people wear white to graduation?

The history behind the unspoken tradition of wearing white for life milestones    By LORENA ALVAREZ — arts@theaggie.org    With graduation around the corner, many students are in...

‘Bridgerton’ returns for third waltz through Regency-era England

The sensational Netflix period romance series invites viewers to enjoy a brand-new love story   By NATALIE SALTER — arts@theaggie.org    “Bridgerton” has been an icon of current...

Laufey enchants on ‘Bewitched: The Goddess Edition’

Featuring four new songs, Laufey’s latest release is well worth your time   By NATALIE SALTER — arts@theaggie.org    In September of last year, Icelandic-Chinese singer-songwriter Laufey released...

Annual Whole Earth Festival brings together artists of all kinds — ‘Can You Dig It?’

WEF honors the UC Davis value of community through a unique array of art    By SAVANNAH ANNO and JULIE HUANG — arts@theaggie.org From May 10 to...

Met Gala 2024: ‘Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion’

With the theme “The Garden of Time,” many celebrities missed the mark   By AALIYAH ESPAÑOL-RIVAS — arts@theaggie.org    On May 6, 2024, the Metropolitan Museum of Art...

Godzilla remains the king of monsters, even 70 years later

Aside from toppling down cities, the Godzilla franchise implements history and social commentary    By SAVANNAH BURGER — arts@theaggie.org   As the longest franchise in movie history boasting...

Fashion ideas to brighten up your springtime wardrobe

This spring, browse some new ideas for your daily outfits   By NATALIE SALTER — arts@theaggie.org    Springtime is upon us, and with the change of seasons comes...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for movies, music and more    By LORENA ALVAREZ — arts@theaggie.org    Song: “Espresso” by Sabrina Carpenter (2024)   Even if you have not listened...

Which Donna Tartt novel is her definitive work?

Examining the author’s body of work and the diversity it contains    By JULIE HUANG — arts@theaggie.org   Donna Tartt’s body of work remains enigmatic no matter how...

Try these campus bites between classes

Whether students are looking for a quick bite to eat before class or a fulfilling meal, on-campus restaurants offer that and more   By ELIZABETH WOODHALL...