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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Arts & Culture

‘Cuteware Celebration’ is a light-hearted nod to the importance of playful art

How the showing, as well as others at The Artery, impact the Davis community   By RUMA POUDELL — arts@theaggie.org   The Artery is an artists cooperative located...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desks’ weekly picks for music, movies and more   By CLARA FISCHER — arts@theaggie.org   Book: “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925) Yes, this book...

Diving into the history of TIME 100

The list’s rise to fame is marked by triumphs, controversies and progress   By Sarah Han — arts@theaggie.org   TIME 100 is an annual list, compiled by Time...

‘Dragonfly Eyes’ is a surreal and intricate exemplar of multimedia art

A special screening and artist lecture given by the director Xu Bing offers unique perspectives into the realm of contemporary art   By Vivi Kim —...

Where are the humanities heading?

Students and faculty speak about the importance of these departments on campus   By ADHITHI ANJALI — arts@theaggie.org   UC Davis is well reputed as a research university, ...

Commentary: House music concerts offer a unique experience for listeners

How artists such as Rúfüs Du Sol are creating a calm, safe escape through their performances By ANA BACH — arts@theaggie.org   On Oct. 7, I had...

Commentary: Why you should embrace your bad writing

Start treating writing as a process, not a singular race to perfection  By Adhithi Anjali — arts@theaggie.org   We’ve all been there — in the only seat...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for movies, TV, music and more  By VIVI KIM — arts@theaggie.org Album: “Tradition” by Monsune (2019) This album, which is R&B singer-songwriter...

‘The Macabre: A Harpsichord Halloween’ displayed the harpsichord’s versatility

Harpsichordist Faythe Vollrath performs a wide selection of pieces, from classical fugues to popular Halloween music By Sarah Han — arts@theaggie.org   On Oct. 27, harpsichordist and...

ASUCD’s Entertainment Council Sunset Fest brings together UC Davis community

Directors, volunteers and performers share what makes the cost-free concert so memorable  By ANA BACH and RUMA POUDELL — arts@theaggie.org   Last week, ASUCD’s Entertainment Council hosted...

Culture Corner

The Art Desk’s weekly picks for movies, books, television and music By MAYA REIHANIAN — arts@theaggie.org   Song: “Growing/Dying” by The Backseat Lovers  The Backseat Lovers is one...

Why are so many pop songs about love?

UC Davis community members discuss why love is such a popular topic in the music industry   By SARAH HAN — arts@theaggie.org   From The Beatles to Taylor...

Upcoming Events in November

Poetry readings, concerts and more to usher in the colder months  By CLARA FISCHER — arts@theaggie.org   Poetry Night (The Avid Reader, 6 - 7:30 p.m. on...

Exploring the forgotten instruments of the orchestra

UC Davis faculty members offer insight on what makes often overlooked instruments unique By Sarah Han — arts@theaggie.org   Although orchestras are composed of musicians playing a...

Culture Corner

The Art Desk’s weekly picks for movies, books, television and music By LEVI GOLDSTEIN — arts@theaggie.org   Song: “This Is Why” by Paramore (2022)   Paramore is back, and...