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Art club invites ‘Adventure Time’ artist Ako Castuera to Riverside City College

By: Leo Cabral Riverside City College’s Art Club had the pleasure of hosting artist Ako Castuera on Nov. 1 in the Digital Library Auditorium to present her work and discuss her creative career and process. Castuera is best known for her storyboard animations and character design in popular shows like “Adventure Time and “Metalocalypse.” From

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Students light up the stage with stories of personal trials for foster care youth awareness

  By Diana Cabral Spoken word poetry, rap and beatboxing may simply be seen as hobbies to some, but to RCC and UCR foster youth, it is a way to cope with the world. The Guardian Scholars Program at RCC and UCR collaborated and organized their fourth annual “Voices and Visions” benefit May 16 for

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Cars, bars, beaches … and Mickey? Three artists converge in an art exhibit inspired by California life and culture

By Patrick Tindall No, this isn’t your typical day trip to Disneyland or a walk down the infamous Hollywood Walk of Fame. This is an exhibit that doesn’t seek to view the distinct culture of Southern California through rose-tinted glasses, this is an exhibit for the rest of us. Immediately upon walking into the “Pop

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Local business seeks to share the joys of painting through artist community in Riverside

Adriana Lopez   There is a sizable community of art enthusiasts within Riverside and many curious people willing to learn a new craft. This community has provided Chelsea Franzer and Chris Perez with a clientele that is making their small business a success. Their business, The Paint Sesh, is based in Riverside and offers people

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Tio’s Tacos artist uses scraps to create immersive art for his local Mexican restaurant

By Sayeda Ghazanfar Fascinating figures filled with discarded propane tanks and empty bleach cartons tower above you in a terrifying allure, drawing you in with outstretched arms. A gigantic skeleton rides a bicycle to your left, greeting you with a sinister smile. Up ahead, a massive teepee made entirely out of recycled bottles and concrete

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26 years of top hats, Victorian gowns, wit and wisdom at the annual Riverside Dickens Festival

By Adriana Lopez The annual Dickens Festival took over downtown Riverside on Feb. 23 and 24. The festival’s driving force, Carolyn Grant and Joan Patton, believed Riverside was in need of an event that promoted literacy and Dickens Festival would serve as the vessel. In 1992 the festival came to fruition and was held downtown.

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Local artist creates eye-popping art

By Imari Rede The life of an artist today is often based on their social media and other networking abilities which is separate from their actual creative work. Sophie Violette is a local artist who skips all the online distractions. She has showcased her work live in downtown Riverside since 2013. Her work can be

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Crème de la Crème showcases Alumni of Distinction

Tyler Reese | Staff Writer Nov. 13, 2014 Brilliant and artistic does very little to describe the masterpieces the alumni art students of Riverside City College have on display. “Crème de la Crème: Alumni of Distinction” is the first art show of its kind on RCC’s campus. “We’ve been thinking about doing an alumni show for

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Riverside Art Museum stands as a landmark in downtown Riverside

Oct. 1, 2014 Photo by John Villanueva | Staff Photographer Article by Michael Isberto | Staff Writer Across the street from the renowned Mission Inn of downtown Riverside is an extraordinary building worthy of being referred to as a historic landmark – The Riverside Art Museum. The Riverside Art Museum building, built in 1929 by honored architect

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