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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Arts & Culture

Commentary: What the body neutrality movement offers that body positivity doesn’t

And why we may be moving into a body-neutral future   By CORALIE LOON — arts@theaggie.org    If you’ve been on social media recently, you may have noticed...

There’s room in the world to love both a book and its movie adaptations

Both artforms work together in their own unique ways to convey the intended meaning of the story   By CLARA FISCHER — arts@theaggie.org   There are certain things...

Why every vegan college student should have canned chickpeas in their cupboard

Plus some college-friendly recipes that anyone can try   By CORALIE LOON — arts@theaggie.org    The most common rumors surrounding a plant-based (or plant-heavy) diet often break down...

Culture Corner

The Art Desk’s weekly picks for TV, movies, books and music  By ANGIE CUMMINGS — arts@theaggie.org TV Show: “The Night Manager” (2016) With just one season,...

Commentary: Disingenuity in diversity reverses representation efforts in film and entertainment

The industry’s forced depiction of diversity proves to be more damaging for marginalized communities than a lack of it By SUN YIE — arts@theaggie.org  Retconning, also...

Is your study music helping or harming your productivity?

UC Davis students weigh in on their study music preferences   By CORALIE LOON — arts@theaggie.org   It isn’t uncommon for students to pop in some headphones and...

Review: Finding meaning amidst ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’

Through the exploration of infinite possibilities in a multiverse, the film reminds us that we should cherish and celebrate our finite, current lives   By SUN...

UC Davis Film Fest highlights student talent while bringing community together

The two-night event was back in person this year after being celebrated virtually for two years By CLARA FISCHER — arts@theaggie.org On May 16 and 17,...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, books and music   By JACOB ANDERSON — arts@theaggie.org   Movie: “Bonnie and Clyde” dir. by Arthur Penn (1967) Seen by...

Lawntopia brought the funk — and more

Headlined by Duckwrth, and featuring local and student openers, this concert on the Quad was the ultimate springtime celebration By ANGIE CUMMINGS — arts@theaggie.org In case...

Couch Concert: Decent Action is far from just decent

The recently-assembled local student band is getting their spotlight in the hot Davis music scene By SIERRA JIMENEZ — arts@theaggie.org When asked about the meaning behind...

Sol Blume returns after three years

The R&B festival, now held at Discovery Park in Sacramento, featured all female headliners and brought in 40,000 guests By ALLIE BAILEY & ANJINI VENUGOPAL...

Culture Corner 

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for movies, books, music and television shows    By SIERRA JIMENEZ — arts@theaggie.org   Movie: “Blow” dir. by Ted Demme (2001)  Starring young Johnny...

Review: ‘Our Flag Means Death’ is the queer pirate show we’ve all been waiting for

The HBO comedy is a witty challenge to gender norms   By CORALIE LOON — arts@theaggie.org   Since its release in March, the HBO series “Our Flag Means...

Review: ‘Look at it in the Light’ feels like a hug from someone who is as confused as you are

Kate Bollinger’s third EP explores themes of growth and acceptance   By CLARA FISCHER — arts@theaggie.org   Among the many great indie/alt musicians who have graced our headphones...