When the American Film Institute released their ’100 Years of 100 Heroes and Villains’ in 2003, it was no surprise to find everyone’s favorite single dad as the No. 1 greatest hero. Atticus Finch from ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ was realized on the silver screen in 1962 by the equally-loved Gregory Peck. Conversely, the list […]
‘Irvine needs some visionaries,’ said Narinda Heng, a spoken word performer at Jaded Magazine’s ‘Free Love.’ ‘Truth and free love can live in a place of perfectly manicured bushes.’ ‘Free Love’ celebrated Irvine’s vibrant community of artistic expression through art, dance and spoken word. The event, which packed the Phoenix Grille on Thursday, Feb. 8, […]
The 49th annual Grammy Awards are just around the corner. Before the winners are announced, though, the New University has its own predictions. Best Pop Vocal Album Best Pop Vocal Album is guaranteed to be a toss-up between Christina Aguilera’s ‘Back to Basics’ and Justin Timberlake’s ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds.’ Aguilera’s latest album is a two-disc set that […]
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Record of the Year This year’s Grammy Nominees for Record of the Year will have their work cut out for them. From the brokenhearted ballads of Mary J. Blige to the crazy funk of Gnarls Barkley, awards won’t come easy this year. The battle for the golden gramophone seems to be most vicious among the […]
Rain forced the ASUCI Unplugged concert, featuring local bands Venus Infers, Gilbert Blythe and A Week Away to the Phoenix Grille on Tuesday, Jan. 30.
In the mid-1990s, a group of musicians came together under a mantra of creative expression and a style that would become specific to these bands alone. Through their similarly-themed music, this group formed The Elephant Six Collective from which several beloved sons and daughters of indie rock were born. Starting as seedlings of this newly […]
Saturday, Feb. 10 will be the culmination of an entire year of hard work by UC Irvine’s Indian Sub-Continental Club. The club is responsible for organizing and hosting ‘Garba With Attitude,’ one of the premiere garba/raas dance competitions in California. Teams from across the United States will travel to Los Angeles for the weekend to […]