First City Festival shines in Monterey

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Anya Schultz/Senior Staff

Monterey in the  ’60s was well-known for a three-day music festival. Jimi Hendrix performed, as did the Who and Janis Joplin. This Woodstock-of-the-West experience continues today in the scenic coastal town with First City Festival, a two-day music festival boasting a well-curated lineup, an old-school carnival and even a swamp Read More…

LA music festival strikes a forceful note

Whether through exceptional skill or dumb-ass luck, some extra spark is surely needed to pull off a festival called Fuck Yeah Fest, or FYF. Last weekend marked the 11th annual FYF, among the biggest and most eclectically themed music festivals north of Indio, California. FYF 2014 showcased the music of Read More…

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Berkeley street style: back-to-school edition!

It may be the end of August, but don’t be fooled — the weather’s only about to get warmer. Known for its late Indian summer, Berkeley will be at its best during the next few weeks, and its climate is a perfect one with which to start the school year. Read More…

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Piratical perfection reigns in ‘Pirates of Penzance’

If there were a contest for the most British play of all time, “The Pirates of Penzance” would be a strong contender for first place. It is a delightfully silly farce that is a “Slave of Duty” to Britannia — her naval traditions, her obsession with class and the richness Read More…