The Cheech is a new museum in downtown Riverside full of art made by Chicano artists in the community, such as the De Latorre Brothers’ piece “Collidoscope” currently on display upstairs.

The Cheech art museum open now in Downtown Riverside

The Riverside Art Museum (RAM) gained a new member in its family this summer when The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art and Culture (The Cheech) opened on June 18. The museum is a private partnership between the City of Riverside, RAM and world-famous comedian and avid art collector Cheech Marin. At almost 61,420 square […]

Illustration event ‘Iridescence’ shares students’ artistic talents

California Baptist University recently held an event called Iridescence: An Illustrated Journey. This is a new showcase to show off our talented illustration students and all the dedication they put into their work. Candace Brabant, adjunct professor of illustration, is in charge of the digital portion of the illustration department and cares a lot about […]

Carly Brunner, freshman illustration major, sketches in her favorite spot at California Baptist University.

Artist of the issue: Illustrator Carly Brunner

Students enrolled in the CAVAD program at California Baptist University are all exceptional artists in their own way. Carly Brunner, freshman illustration major, is one of these students. She describes her work as “free-spirited.” “I create work that reflects my own feelings, and my style is also very similar to my personality,” Brunner said. Brunner […]

Joel Fisher, senior comedic arts and philosophy double major, plays Cowardly Lion in CBU Theatre’s production of Wizard of Oz. The ensemble surrounds Fisher during “The Mary Old land of OZ” in act two.

Theater performs ‘Wizard of Oz’

Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore. California Baptist University’s Wallace Theatre is presenting “The Wizard of Oz” by Frank L. Baum. The story incorporates elements of traditional magic, such as a wizard (of course), witches (good and bad) and the American reality of dealing with a Kansas cyclone in the 20th century. Sophia […]

Austin Esquerra, junior mechanical engineering major, lifts Mikayla McAtee, senior interculural studies major, over his head at the swing dancing club.

Students enjoy swing dance and community

Since the beginning of time, humans have been dancing. From David worshiping the Lord to the Victorian era, ballroom dancing has been a large part of culture, history, life and expression. This historic theme continues within our current context with an unofficial swing dancing club on campus. The swing dancing club meets at 9:30 p.m. […]

The sun sets behind the Mickey Ferris Wheel in California Adventure.

Disney is making housing in California

The Disney takeover is here. While it is fun to watch Disney movies, occasionally hit the theme parks and maybe even ride a Disney cruise, you can now actually live the Disney life. Disney is beginning to construct its first Californian Disney community  called Contino, which will be situated between the mountains of the Coachella […]