‘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, […]
It’s a shame the UC Irvine Film and Video Center didn’t schedule their Thursday, Feb. 8 screening of ‘Vertigo’ for Valentine’s Day; the film’s themes of obsession, deceit and disorientation seem perfectly suited to the occasion. Nevertheless, despite this lack of foresight, quite a crowd turned out to catch a newly restored 35mm print of […]
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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 […]
The one-woman play begins as Rose (Olympia Dukakis) painfully remembers when her daughter Esther ran out of line to get some soup and was shot in the forehead by a soldier. She was nine. All Olympia Dukakis needs to take you to a Warsaw ghetto, Atlantic City and Israel is a wooden bench, soft yellow […]