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News Articles with Topic: 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

Kimberly Guerrero co-starring in CBS drama pilot

The show is described as “Northern Exposure” meets “The West Wing.”

Join UCR faculty and alumni at the LA Times Festival of Books

Attend panel discussions and book signings featuring UCR writers at the USC campus April 13-14.
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Being ‘Other’ in America

When Nora Guerraoui receives word her father has been killed in an apparent hit-and-run, she is forced to return to the small California desert town she left behind and contend with the many memories she’s tried to forget. So sets the stage of “ The Other Americans ,” the latest...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Small slice of the American pie, big impact

An oral history project archives the experiences and contributions of more than 50 notable Korean Americans and counting
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture

Veterans history project receives VA funding through 2020

Federal funding will enable thousands more Inland Empire K-12 students to join in documenting the histories of those interred at Riverside National Cemetery
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture

Leaving it all to chance

Douglas McCulloh is not a man ruled by fate, but rather, chance. In fact, McCulloh, who joined UCR ARTS as the new senior curator for the California Museum of Photography , or CMP, in July has made chance his primary modus operandi. He traces his preoccupation with chance back to...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Confronting loss and loneliness in “If You Have to Go”

Loneliness, while inherently isolating, is also a universal experience. This dichotomy lies at the heart of poet Katie Ford’s newest collection, “ If You Have to Go .” Dominated by a crown of 39 sonnets — each linked by the repetition of the last line of a poem as the...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

UC Riverside to host 42nd-annual Writers Week

Writers Week , California’s longest-running free literary event, will return to the University of California, Riverside, for its 42nd installment Feb. 4-5 and Feb. 11-16, 2019, featuring 22 writers across the two-week span. The conference will open with a reading and Q&A with renowned novelist Margaret Atwood. Atwood, whose prolific...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

UCR celebrates 25 years of dance and scholarship

A Feb. 9 event commemorates the Department of Dance’s critical dance studies program. The day-long celebration will feature performances, talks, and roundtable discussions.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

$1 million grant advances study of California’s missions

Funding will connect UC scholars across campuses to launch an entirely new field: Critical Mission Studies
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture

Villa-Lobos: An evening of cello and piano in Riverside

The festival was born from a partnership between Paulo C. Chagas, professor with the University of California, Riverside’ Department of Music, and internationally renowned cellist Lars Hoefs.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Top 5 films and video games for winter break

Use them as gift ideas — or just to treat yourself.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture
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