TDPS’s ‘Rhinoceros’ stampedes through campus

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“Christ! A rhinoceros!” Similar to the surprise Parisians and tourists experienced when they found themselves face to face with a tiger-like cat near Disneyland Paris earlier this week, the characters in TDPS’s production of “Rhinoceros” are shocked to catch sight of a rhinoceros (a rhinoceros!) stampeding through their quiet French
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BareStage’s latest tempts the imagination

In a basement rehearsal room of the Cesar Chavez Student Center, the lights go dark. The audience falls silent. A series of bodiless voices begin to sing, “Sweet dreams are made of this,” in a 1980s-themed homage to open BareStage’s current production: Williams Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” What exactly “The Tempest”
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G. Love jams for free at the Chapel

Few minimally publicized events can draw crowds on a Tuesday night, let alone crowds that wrap around the block hours before the doors even open. But free music from G. Love & Special Sauce, a band that has been around for decades, and an open bar have the ability to
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Fashion startup fair set to shine Friday

There was a time when a career in fashion was synonymous with moving to Manhattan, a la “The Devil Wears Prada.” But for those fashionistas who are born-and-raised Californians — who can’t possibly imagine a bleak world without year-round sun and In-N-Out — there’s still hope. It’s 2014, and now,
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Netflix addiction: A tale of redemption

Do you sometimes stare at your television or computer screen for hours, searching for a new movie or show to stream? Have you exhausted all of the resources available on the “What’s Popular on Netflix” list? Have you already finished “Breaking Bad,” “Arrested Development” and “Freaks and Geeks”? If you
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Mayhem Festival shows off best of Oakland music

According to 23 local music industry professionals and the community, Oakland’s best bands were all in one place this weekend. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, Awaken Cafe hosted winners of Mayhem Festival, Oakland’s second annual song and music video contest. Mayhem Festival is a sort of online-based battle of
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