Art Spaces on Campus
ART SPACES ON CAMPUS Sculpture Studios: The sculpture studios consist of a metal shop and a woodshop. Located in the Baskin Art Studios, both places offer various tools for students to develop skills such as welding, shaping, staining, and more. To gain access to the studios,…
Reviving the Funk
After rapper and DJ Metro Boomin’ took the main stage of the Catalyst Club last Thursday night, hip-hop took a step away from the top 100s and backtracked a few decades. One day later, a handful of passionate hip-hop artists performed Friday from 9 p.m….
Arts, Humanities and Sciences Interconnected
The new department of computational media in the Baskin School of Engineering aims to fuse research approaches of arts and humanities with those of computer science, creating an interdisciplinary field that evaluates, explores and enables the computer as a medium for innovation.
A Well-Versed Genre For New Ears
Writer and violinist Catherine Drinker Bowen once described chamber music as “a conversation between friends,” because chamber music is typically performed by small groups without a conductor, with musicians relying on cues from each other to create a musical conversation.
Reverb-laden Dream Pop Fills The Catalyst
Zachary Cole Smith’s stage presence is interesting, though admittedly unassuming. Dressed in black, head to toe, Smith’s small frame was engulfed in a linen shirt stretching down to his knees and oversized black pants. This is typical for the DIIV (pronounced dive) front man and he stayed true to form during his show last Wednesday night inside The Catalyst’s Atrium.
Gallery: Birth of Word Festival Invites Array of Performers
Presented by Cultural Arts and Diversity and Rainbow Theater, and organized by students in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Internship Program (CUIP), the Birth of Word Festival started Thursday with workshops and ended Saturday with performances and a catered lunch in the Stevenson Event Center. Saturday’s performances…
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.
Building a Space for Collaboration
Aside from the remodeling of on-campus housing, UC Santa Cruz is now one step closer to seeing another change in the scenery. Three finalists showcased their architectural concepts at the Dream Inn last Thursday for a chance to land the job of creating the Institute…
Celebrating the Bond Between Campus and City
While the first festival started with only performers and student artists in Abbott Square in downtown Santa Cruz, the annual Community and Arts Festival in downtown Santa Cruz has now expanded to include a variety of eclectic and informative volunteer groups intent on merging campus…