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Arts & Culture

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...

Culture Corner

The Art Desk’s weekly picks for movies, books, television and music By SUN YIE — arts@theaggie.org  Album: “Inside” by Bo Burnham (2021) Directed during the pandemic, Bo...

‘Figuratively Speaking’ kickstarts the Spring Senior Shows

Three senior undergraduate artists display years of work as the first installment of the Basement Gallery’s annual exhibit    By SIERRA JIMENEZ — arts@theaggie.org   The Art Building’s...

Uncovering the art of the song cover

It’s a well-established tradition for artists to cover others’ songs, so let’s take a look at some of the best out there    By ANGIE CUMMINGS...

Behind the scenes of the Fashion and Design Society’s 2022 ‘PRISM’ fashion show

The popular Picnic Day tradition is back in person   by CORALIE LOON — arts@theaggie.org   In the midst of a busy, post-pandemic Picnic Day, student models and...

Review: Bedroom pop star beabadoobee blasts off into indie-rock stardom on ‘beatopia’ tour 

Following her “Coffee” debut, the up-and-coming artist achieves success with her musical versatility By SUN YIE — arts@theaggie.org  When beabadoobee entered the stage at Sacramento’s Ace...

Upcoming events in May

Community gatherings, music festivals and more to check out in the Davis area this May    By CLARA FISCHER — arts@theaggie.org   Whole Earth Festival (UC Davis Quad,...

Ditch the filters, let’s be real 

Emerging app BeReal invites users to be authentic with their social media presence    By SIERRA JIMENEZ — arts@theaggie.org   Amidst all the social media platforms that entice...

‘The Photographer’s Moment’ celebrates photography at every level

From novice to seasoned professional, the exhibit at Gallery 625 has a place for everyone   By CLARA FISCHER — arts@theaggie.org   When it comes to photography, many...

The hidden power of Elizabeth Catlett

How the printmaker and sculptor explored the unacknowledged contributions of mothers of color   By CORALIE LOON — arts@theaggie.org   Content Warning: This article contains descriptions of violence...

Best spots to skateboard on campus 

From beginner to advanced, here are the places to hit    By SIERRA JIMENEZ — arts@theaggie.org   Whether you’re a beginner just learning how to TicTac on the...

Culture Corner

The Art Desk’s weekly picks for movies, books, television and music    By ANJINI VENUGOPAL — arts@theaggie.org   Album: “Asha’s Awakening” by Raveena (2022) In a word, Raveena’s concept album...

The UC Davis Symphony Orchestra premieres ‘Kuleshov’

An innovative new piece from a French-Argentine composer was performed on April 21   By JACOB ANDERSON — arts@theaggie.org   On April 21, the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra...

KDVS hosts independent music festival ‘Operation: Restore Maximum Freedom’

The event director says the event promises to be an alternative to corporate-backed, mainstream festivals By JACOB ANDERSON — arts@theaggie.org “Operation: Restore Maximum Freedom,” the KDVS-run...