The Rule of Thirds
Three lives. Three alumni. Three glimpses.
The Sesnon Gallery is hosting a new exhibit, called “Three Lives in Photography,” which displays the work of three UC Santa Cruz alumni photographers, from now until May 10. Curated by Sesnon director Shelby Graham, the exhibit celebrates the varying differences in form and content between each alumnus’ artistic preoccupations.
Commemorating the First 50 Years
Sitting above the East Field at Cowell College in the declining sunlight, a group of approximately 100 graduates, retired faculty, staff and friends of UC Santa Cruz reflected on the campus’ rich history.
Stephen Colbert had it coming. While fans of his show may have long fawned over his excessive satire and self-congratulatory antics, it is time for them to recognize that his “Colbert” persona is a thinly veiled excuse for perpetuating harmful stereotypes and problematic images.
Pop Melodies and Frenetic Energy
What does a sold-out crowd at The Catalyst on a rainy Friday look like? Sweaty. Dripping off the backs of young hipsters, sliding down the walls, permeating the whole dance floor in a hazy shroud of fumes. I sat down at a table above the…
“My wife would find this very interesting.” This is one of the most common responses Irene Lusztig received while working on “The Motherhood Archives,” a film about the histories of maternal practice and education. Her approach to the assertion that this topic is only meant…
Relationflix: Dinner and a Movie
Harold and Maude (1971) When a youthful man obsessed with suicide (Bud Cort) meets a quirky older woman (Ruth Gordon), the two break down ageist assumptions about romance while they teach each other about living life to the fullest. A touching portrait of a relationship…
Foundation Forum: A Conversation with Architect Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry, one of modern architecture’s most famous figures, visited UC Santa Cruz this past weekend to discuss some of the highlights and lessons from his illustrative career. Among many other projects, he designed the Walt Disney Music Hall in Los Angeles, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto.
Restaurant Week Celebrates Santa Cruz Food Culture
The annual Santa Cruz Restaurant Week (SCRW) returns this Oct. 2-9. SCRW invites a variety of local restaurants to design a $25 three-course menu, intended to offer guests an affordable fine dining experience.