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Thursday, May 23, 2024

Arts & Culture

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...

Take a drive down California’s Pacific Coast Highway One

A brief history and guide to some of the historical landmarks along the U.S.’s westernmost highway   By SAVANNAH BURGER — arts@theaggie.org   Stretching 656 miles and connecting...

Drake versus Kendrick Lamar: did Drake really outdo Kendrick with ‘Push Ups’?

This war of words has the two rappers releasing new music at a rapid pace    By SOFIA BOZZO — arts@theaggie.org   If you are a fan of...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for music, movies and more    By SAVANNAH ANNO and ALYSSA CREVOISERAT* — arts@theaggie.org   *Note: We are best friends.   Album: “Older” by Lizzy...

Review: A review of MandRo Teahouse

Customers share their experiences and favorite sweet treats   By LORENA ALVAREZ — arts@theaggie.org    MandRo Teahouse, a Taiwanese style milk tea shop located in Westlake Plaza, is...

‘Bend it Like Beckham’ is a queer cult classic film — but more so in its implicit coding

On its 22nd anniversary, the film’s explicit intersectional queerness and implicit sapphism stands as a celebration of its underrepresented communities    By INDRANIL BASU — arts@theaggie.org   “Bend...

The Boneyard at Dizzy Cottage: Davis’ biggest backyard art show

Local creatives gather each month to show, sell and celebrate their work    By SAVANNAH ANNO — arts@theaggie.org On April 27, local and regional artists gathered together...

How to make your Golden Gate Park visit more exciting

California’s ultimate urban park has something for everyone   By SAVANNAH BURGER — arts@theaggie.org   Looking for something fun to do in one of Northern California’s most iconic...