News Articles with Topic: Arts / Culture

She sees dead people

History doctoral student Alyse Yeargan studies photographs of the deceased to understand how and why we grieve
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture, Students

Comprehensive digital photography collection and $500k endowment donated to UCR ARTS

The gift from Jim and Georgia Steinhart marks the art center’s inaugural born-digital collection and first-ever endowment
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Resurrecting Prometheus

Limited-edition snow globes commemorate the world’s oldest tree while supporting UCR ARTS
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

UCR dance professor receives 2019 Bessie Award

This is the second such honor for Ni’Ja Whitson.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Will we be benevolent gods?

In his blog-turned-book, Eric Schwitzgebel tackles philosophical questions both big and (seemingly) small

‘There are scholars working here’

The Center for Ideas and Society celebrates 30 years of bridging interdisciplinary gaps with Oct. 29 anniversary event

Outpost Concert Series: Music that elevates the senses

Running Nov. 6 through April 2020, the series’ five programs will highlight music composed over the past 40 years.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Power play: Manipulation and absurdity in photography

California Museum of Photography exhibition explores how artist Robert Cumming exposed the truth and trickery of photography
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Skateboarder’s view: Photo exhibit captures an inside look at California’s skate parks

A photo exhibit and book launch are set for Sept. 19 in Orange County, with the show traveling to UCR’s Culver Center of the Arts in January 2020.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Decoding race, monstrosity, and desire in ‘Candyman’

“Reflection Eternal,” on view at the Culver Center of the Arts Aug. 31-Jan. 19, unpacks the iconic horror film figure
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Grant funds study of sexual abuse in religious communities

Supported by $550,000, a team of researchers led by UCR's Amanda Lucia will examine why and how sexual abuse persists across a range of religious traditions

‘In the Country of Women’ celebrates the ‘love of thousands’

Straight’s new memoir, published Aug. 6, extols the strength and resiliency of six generations of women
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Finding grace through waste in ‘Intolerable Beauty’

The new exhibition from artist and environmental activist Chris Jordan runs July 6-Jan. 5 at the Culver Center of the Arts
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Agreement propels anthropological opportunities for UCR researchers, students in Mexico

Memorandum of understanding strengthens the relationship between UCR’s anthropology department and Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History

Patricia Cardoso directs TV episodes for Netflix and The CW

“In the Dark” and “The Society” are now airing.

Dual exhibitions from photographer John Divola examine social identity and the sublime

“STRATUM” and “Clive Wearing’s Dilemma” are on view at the California Museum of Photography May 11-Sept. 8
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Expanding the vision of queer dance

The two-day Explode! Queer Dance Festival will showcase artists from across the United States and around the world, featuring contemporary dance, improvisation, and drag. Curated by dance scholar Clare Croft , this will mark the festival’s West Coast debut. UCR ARTS and the UCR Department of Dance are co-hosting the...
By UCR News | | Arts / Culture

The enduring power of art as activism in “Emory Douglas: Bold Visual Language”

Although the Black Panther Party dissolved nearly 40 years ago, the movement’s legacy endures — largely through the iconic imagery created by former party member Emory Douglas. As the minister of culture for the Black Panther Party and graphic artist for the organization’s newspaper, Douglas was charged with establishing the...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Stu Krieger remembers John Singleton by the ‘quiet power he possessed’

The UC Riverside professor of screenwriting worked with Singleton in the early 1990s.

New movie aims to foster change in a broken system

“I Am Somebody’s Child,” a film based on UCR alumna Regina Louise’s memoir about growing up in foster care, premieres April 20 on Lifetime
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture