When holograms meet hip-hop: Tupac at Coachella?

As most of you know, this past weekend was the first weekend (there are two of them now) of the perennially sold-out and much talked about Coachella in Indio, California. Hip-Hop fans were in for a treat, with a performance from Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Warren G, 50 Cent,
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Sample Sundays: The Eminem Show

Sample Sundays (it’s author, really) has made, admittedly, another alarmingly atrocious mistake. An egregious infraction in it’s planning (there really isn’t one — and if I didn’t say anything, you wouldn’t have noticed … let’s be honest). I have failed to mention, if my elephant’s memory serves me correctly (as
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A cultural connoisseur’s guide to Tele-Bears

The dawning of Tele-Bears can be something like the lead-up to Black Friday. When the powers decide to open the doors to the site, students bust in; sometimes we crash server. It’s important to pick wisely, because there are only so many classes you can fit in your cart and
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Daily Cal Street Style: We’re Back

Dear and loyal readers, we, your well-coiffed and spry style photographers (who, despite all conceivable odds, still find themselves very single and alone), are back with a vengeance. Enjoy the shots. In the end, the outfits that will be remembered are those that stand out like a flare shot into
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The Art of Politics

The circus has come to Sproul Plaza.  But this time it is more of a debacle than a spectacle.  Due to the ASUC elections, the plaza has been temporarily transformed into a place for wily candidates to pounce upon the unsuspecting pedestrian and assault them with flyers, all the while
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Gigs Galore: Coachella runoff

“I wish I was going to Coachella.” In the next couple of weeks, this will be the refrain uttered by scores of friends and classmates dreaming of one of the world’s greatest live music experiences. With a lineup chock-full of huge acts that redefines the term star-studded, this year’s rendition
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This Week in Sound: Free Show Extravaganza

Chairlift will be playing a free show on Lower Sproul tomorrow at noon. The Brooklyn synthpop duo were announced last month as Superb’s surprise concert. Collective Sounds/Courtesy Berkeley-native rock band Counting Crows are releasing their latest album Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation). This marks the
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Google Art Project: Virtual Gallery

SF MOMA added to Google Arts Project

Even as digital technology revamps most cultural experiences, museum-going has remained relatively static. There is something sacred about making that trek to a gallery to stand with an art piece. But there’s also a clumsiness involved in navigating the crowds, children, security guards in the museum obstacle courses. Frustrations like
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Sample Sundays: The Emotions of Big Daddy Kane

It’s Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! (Monster truck rally commercial voice — I really wish I went to one of those as a kid.) So you know that your man (cough … me … James) has got you with another sample. Now, it’s a mystery as to why I haven’t covered this
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