Recognized For How They Perceive
Elliott Taylor spends about 15 to 20 hours a week in the dark room developing photos. It is not uncommon for him to enter the dark room around 6 p.m., find himself in a productively creative groove, and leave around 5 a.m. Cary Wander spends…
Fashion Without Bounds
The term queer is somewhat of an aporetic expression, because instead of describing something, it describes an infinite somethings and the space in between. It’s a word enriched by its refusal to subscribe to one meaning and its commitment to embrace many. The annual Queer…
Inspired by a Community of Youth
Minutes after Tahitian dance trio People of the Islands brought staff and students on stage to learn the ‘ote’a, and shortly before the final carne asada taco was eaten, the confident and strikingly prepared high schoolers from Durham, North Carolina took the stage in the packed Stevenson Event Center.
Puzzle Piece Ensemble Ushers in Spring
For the past several months, musicians and performers around the country practiced multi-member compositions alone. But now that it’s April, the individual parts are harmonizing, and the musicians are ready to premiere the compositions to each other and to audience members of UC Santa Cruz’s 396-seat Music Center Recital Hall for the annual April in Santa Cruz Contemporary Music Festival.
Dynamic Cast Spotlights The Vagina
Vaginas are physiologically defined as the passage from the uterus to the vulva, but they have countless other meanings to billions of women. “No matter how you identify or who you are sexually attracted to, we all have a connection to at least one vagina,”…
A Tobacco-Free Conversation
“We all just got a letter.” “As I recall it was sent via email to all faculty, staff and students. It was an announcement from the Office of the President. That was the first I had heard of it, and the first anybody here had…
AATAT Season Premieres
In an intricate scene, one of the three Lorraine Hansberrys sits at her typewriter while the cast, including the two other Lorraine Hansberrys, stand behind her and act out her cluttered mind during writer’s block. To say this production is complex is an understatement. “This…
Three Nights of Adventure
From the looks of this year’s film list, you can expect skiing, ice climbing, mountain biking, tree frogs, an avalanche or two and some risk-taking, all for the sake of promoting the wonderful complexity of the outdoors.
Eclectic Design, Music Divine
Feed Me Jack, band made up of UCSC students, recently played at beloved local venue the Crepe Place — an idiosyncratic gem in-and-of itself.
Winners of Fellowship Exhibit Eclectic Work
Every day for the next month and a half, Rocky Lewycky is systematically destroying one of the ceramic animals of his installation art on display at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH).