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News Articles with Topic: Arts / Culture

Rolling out the ‘Red Carpet’

"Yunhee Min & Peter Tolkin: Red Carpet in C" (Nikolay Maslov)

By Jessica Weber | October 1, 2018 | Arts / Culture

Nalo Hopkinson enters Neil Gaiman’s ‘Sandman Universe’

Author will pen “House of Whispers,” a new comic series rooted in Afro-Caribbean culture

By Jessica Weber | August 20, 2018 | Arts / Culture

UCR Arts Exhibition blurs boundaries of art and architecture

“Red Carpet in C” will open at the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts on Aug. 18

By Madeline Adamo | August 16, 2018 | Arts / Culture

UCR ARTS celebrates new name, purpose

The newly renamed arts institution will bring enhanced programming and scholarship to downtown Riverside

By Jessica Weber | August 8, 2018 | Arts / Culture

Historian’s database offers new view of colonial California

Through his Pobladores Project, Steven Hackel spotlights the non-American Indian settlers and soldiers who lived in California between 1769 and 1850

By Tess Eyrich | August 6, 2018 | Arts / Culture

Graphic Novel Adaptation of “Kindred” Nominated for Eisner Award

John Jennings discusses the challenge of transforming the beloved classic into a best-selling graphic novel.

By Jessica Weber | July 17, 2018 | Arts / Culture

$1 million grant reaffirms UCR’s commitment to the humanities

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s gift leverages campaign support to fund 26 faculty fellowships at the Center for Ideas and Society

By Tess Eyrich | July 2, 2018 | Arts / Culture

Exhibition explores 20th Century through the lens of dust

A peculiar photograph leads to an examination of modernity, war, and ruin in “A Handful of Dust”

By Jessica Weber | June 11, 2018 | Arts / Culture

ARTSblock exhibition features public’s work alongside artist’s

The Culver Center will host an exhibition featuring photography submitted by the community in conjunction with installations by Xavier Cázares Cortéz

By Jessica Weber | June 11, 2018 | Arts / Culture

Fujimoto family diaries now available online

The UC Riverside Library has completed a six-month digitization process of 45 Fujimoto family diaries totaling more than 24,000

BY MELANIE RAMIRO

New poetry collection explores life’s questions, great and small

“The Wilderness” by Maurya Simon is now available. (Jaime Clifford)

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — How do you encapsulate several decades of your life?

By Jessica Weber | May 1, 2018 | Arts / Culture

Music + technology = online jammin’ at UC Riverside

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Wanted: Music professionals and amateurs.

UC Riverside alumnus wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

Frank Bidart '62 earned the award for his book "Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016"

By Tess Eyrich | April 16, 2018 | Arts / Culture, University

Dancing toward a future rooted in ancestral knowledge

Dance artists from Guatemala, Mexico, New Zealand, and the United States will offer dance performances and workshops at UC Riverside

A mother’s greatest nightmare: Susan Straight broaches school shootings

As of March 8, there have been 14 school shootings so far this year. Since the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas…

By Jessica Weber | March 19, 2018 | Arts / Culture

Stanislavski at UC Riverside: A place where actors, scholars meet

What does it take to bring together actors and scholars?

For Bella Merlin, professor of acting and directing at the University of California, Riverside, it takes a practical acting…

“Fictive Kin” questions how we view the everyday

A new exhibition showcasing the photography of contemporary artists Sarah Conaway, Annette Kelm, and Kim Schoen will debut at the Culver Center of the Arts at UCR ARTSblock on Feb. 24.

Much information in our daily lives is consumed…

By Jessica Weber | February 21, 2018 | Arts / Culture

Inspired by ‘Get Out,’ UCR professor launches course on Afrofuturism and horror

Class based on the Oscar-nominated film will see students map out their own versions of the “sunken place” in lieu of a final exam

By Tess Eyrich | February 13, 2018 | Arts / Culture
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