Arts and Culture
We share insight on events and issues within arts and culture at UCSD. This includes, but is not limited to, student-run productions, art galleries, shows, and lectures. We seek to cultivate excitement and awareness of humanities-related events within this STEM-focused school.

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Alex G at the Ché Café: A Night of Quiet Brilliance

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It’s 7:30 P.M. when I walk into the Ché Café and see that the first band, Your Friend, has already taken the stage. The swirling wall …

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Muir Musical: Spending Every Day with Your Family

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Tucked away behind two large double doors on the basement floor of Mandeville center, the team behind this year’s Muir Musical, In The Heights, is hard …

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The Triton’s Top 10 Studying Tunes

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Hey Tritons – we know you’re studying hard for finals, so we made this playlist just for you. If you’re studying, daydreaming, or eating a bag …

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Jesca Prudencio Crafting Commedia

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Classic doesn’t mean old. Classic doesn’t mean outdated. Classic means spanning multiple generations of people and being able to communicate the same message, the same comedic …

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Student Spotlight: Nicolette Valicenti and Lauren Mutschler

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The concept of the interdisciplinary is a hot topic in just about every field of study: How can biology inform design? How can art influence scientific …

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La Bête: What is Good Art?

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Many people consider verse to be difficult to comprehend. Finding a human who’s read through anything by Shakespeare since high school is a rarity (not including …

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Vagina Warriors Embrace Femininity Through The Vagina Monologues

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The annual Vagina Monologues captured UCSD’s campus from February 20-23, to talk about one of life’s greatest mysteries: the vagina. Originally written by Eve Ensler in …

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Hermitude Conquers Hip-Hop / Electronic Fusion

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On February 21, award-winning Australian electronic / hip-hop group Hermitude performed with Keys N Krates and GANZ at House of Blues. During this concert, which impressively …

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Movers + Shakers

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The United States is a primed political powder keg — which UC San Diego Assistant Professor of Playwriting Deborah Stein and her creative partner, Performer and …

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ZOR: From Bollywood to Justin Bieber

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Brains, beauty, or Bollywood dance skills — one would think you could only pick one, maybe two if you are lucky. However, UCSD’s nationally recognized dance …