ARTS

Alexandra Nisenoff

From YouTube to Primetime: Echosmith Shines “Bright”

By Eric Guzman

The Los Angeles trio brought infectious dance anthems, light-up tambourines, and their ever-growing group of fans.

April 19, 2018

ACSA

ACSA Showcases Riches of African and Caribbean Culture

By Patrick Egan

The cultural show included traditional art, dance, and clothing alongside forms inspired by hip-hop and contemporary Kenyan pop.

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April 19, 2018

Paramount Pictures

In "A Quiet Place," Whispers Frighten More than Screams

By Wlad Sarmiento

John Krasinki has proven his directorial acumen, crafting a spare, taut thriller.

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April 19, 2018

Pirachula Chulanon

Liars and Orange Hair: "The Broken Jug" Revives a Classic

By Zoe Bean

"At its core, the play mocks the judicial system by revealing the transitory and fickle nature of blame and culpability—and by examining our propensity to condemn the innocent for the crimes of the guilty."

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April 19, 2018

Audrey Teo

Wong Fu Duo Chats Going Viral and Repping Asian-American Identity

By Yao Wei

Last Tuesday, Asian Students' Union brought Philip Wang and Wesley Chan of Wong Fu Productions to campus.

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April 16, 2018

GULF/Nitasha Dhillon

Artists Envision Inclusivity in Art With "Engendering Change"

By Brooke Nagler

Members of the MTL Collective spoke at the annual "Engendering Change" conference on the power and complexity of action.

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April 16, 2018

The 405

Cardi B Conquers New Territory with "Invasion of Privacy"

By Zoe Bean

Cardi B's debut studio album, "Invasion of Privacy," hits on the inspiring confidence that she's known for, with a taste of something new.

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April 16, 2018

Maroon Staff

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

Where to go and what to do.

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April 16, 2018

Photo Essay: Echosmith Performs at The Metro

By Alexandra Nisenoff

American indie pop band Echosmith played at The Metro this past Saturday, featuring songs from their newest album, "Inside a Dream." The band also reprised their debut single "Cool Kids" to a shower of confetti.

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April 16, 2018

Alexandra Nisenoff

UC Dancers Perform to Empower in "Rise"

By Alexandra Nisenoff and Arts Staff

A photo essay of UC Dancers' "Rise."

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April 12, 2018

University Community Service Center

Community and Student Arts Shine at Washington Park

By Jade Yan

The third annual Washington Park Arts Festival took place on April 7.

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April 12, 2018

Warner Bros.

"Ready Player One" Courts Fans with Nostalgia, But Makes Predictable Moves

By Wlad Sarmiento

Steven Spielberg brings Ernest Cline's novel to the big screen. It is a flashy procession of familiar science fiction, teenage romance, and references to the 80s.

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April 12, 2018

Max Herman

Cecilia Vicuña Arms her Art with an Artillery of Words

By May Huang

Poet-In-Residence Cecilia Vicuña plays with language to address topics such as violence and truth in a series of drawings titled "PALABRArmas."

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April 9, 2018

"Grownish" shows an Idealistic iGeneration

By Zoe Bean

ABC's "Grownish" finishes off a first season of pertinent conversation with an impressively diverse cast.

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April 9, 2018

Otobong Nkanga

Otobong Nkanga Exposes the Scars of Industrialization

By Jonathan Mandel

Otobong Nkanga's exhibit, "To Dig a Hole that Collapses Again," now on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art, confronts the way our relationship with nature changes in the aftermath of industrialization.

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April 9, 2018

Fox Searchlight

Isle of Dogs Finds Beauty on Trash Island, but Has a Whiff of Cultural Insensitivity

By Michael Sherman

"Isle of Dogs displays Anderson’s ability to create and find the beauty in what is literally garbage."

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April 5, 2018

Alexandra Nisenoff

DOVA Artists Exhibit a Multimedia Experience

By Jad Dahshan and Jonathan Mandel

Pieces were being installed just an hour before the show. The result was stunning.

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April 5, 2018

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