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Thurs/ 6/9 ROBERT PLANT & THE BAND OF JOY No matter with Plant does, from his post-Zep time with the Honeydrippers in the early ’80s (and his great cover of “Sea of Love”) to all the Page/Plant success in the…


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Thursday/ 6/2   CALIFEST With only two days left, the end of Califest is near. The annual celebration of hip-hop culture comes to the Culver Center this year. Today, Uncovered II: Socially-Conscious Artists returns to the ...


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Thurs/ 5/26   THE FRAY It seems as if every time we walked into a local coffee house a few years back, there it was—that piano-pop rock ballad hit of Denver-based The Fray being played overhead on the stereo. We…



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>> Fri/ 5/20 ELECTION DAY For some, casting a vote is as simple as mailing in their absentee ballot. But for Adam, his first attempt to cast a vote is intercepted by a day of problems, including dealing with eco-terroris...


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>> Fri/ 5/13   THE CANNIBAL KING Where’s the GPS? The Red Asphodel, an 18th century British ship, is lost at sea. Plus, now starving to death makes the situation that much worse. And after one of the crew membe...


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>> Thurs/ 5/5   VOODOO GLOW SKULLS “Who do Voodoo?” We do! This is the kick-off date of Riverside’s ska-punk legends Voodoo Glow Skulls, who’ll be embarking on a three-week tour of the Southwe...



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>> Thurs/ 4/28   CLAREMONT 5 SECOND FILM FESTIVAL Don’t blink or else you might miss some of the films being displayed at this festival. This third installment of short films (some as succinct as five seconds; ...


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>> Fri/ 4/22   WE ARE NOT ALONE Former UC Riverside Chancellor Tomas Rivera had inspired many through his life as an educator, administrator, poet, novelist and essayist. Written by Carlos Cortes and Juan Felipe Herr...


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>> Fri/ 4/15   GODSPEED It’s the world premiere of this fresh new musical that’s based on the life of Jesus Christ. Though it has Biblical foundations, including lyrics from scripture, the production&rsqu...



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>> Thurs/ 4/7 PASSING THE DAY: CORINNA SCHNITT Three short films by the Hamburg artist are displayed, including Living a Beautiful Life in which a powerful couple’s perfect life reveals some imperfections, Once Upon a ...


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>> Fri/ 4/1 HANSEL & GRETEL Having recently lost their mother, Hansel and Gretel aim to hook their father up with a new lady, Rosie. However, their matchmaking plans fall apart as Rosie’s sister Petunia gets in the...


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>> Thurs/ 3/24   DRIVE TO END HUNGER The AARP presents the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet race car from NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon for photo opportunities. But to help fight hunger, folks can bring a non-perishabl...



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>> Thurs/ 3/17   RETURN ENGAGEMENTS This comedy by Bernard Slade depicts four couples, each with their various relationship woes. There’s the actress Daisy with her tycoon fiancée; and Amanda, who’...


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>> Thurs/ 3/3   CRYSTAL CASTLES This electronic duo gained huge Internet fame before their first self-titled album was even released. By the time their second full-length was dropped, the two had already performed a ...


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>> Thurs/ 2/24   FIGHT NIGHT IN AMERICA We discovered Damon Reed’s nickname: “Dangerous.” While that’s enough for us to (truthfully) run away screaming, should we ever encounter one of his fis...



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>> Thurs/ 2/17   WAR, TOWER OF POWER Yes, they’re the SoCal-based band that sung the anthem that’s accompanied every ground-scrapin‘, speed bump sparkin‘, slow-going street cruiser that’...


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>> Fri/ 2/11   JOE He may have one name, but he surely isn’t your average Joe (yes, we get paid by the pun over here). In fact, Joe’s racked up some serious nods, including several Grammy nominations and ...


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>> Fri/ 2/4 CROSSING DELANCEY This comedy by Susan Sandler is about Isabel, often on the trail for her next man who’s described as a handsome author. However, her grandma and her grandma’s friend have Isabel heading ...