Arts & Culture

As the moon wanes, the end of the Chinese lunar calendar approaches, and many groups at UCSF prepare to celebrate the Year of the Snake, which officially begins this Sunday.  

After finishing a reading from her collection of short stories, an audience member asked author Louise Aronson what her dream job was when she was a child.

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The symphony evokes notions of magnificent concert halls and brilliant music.

Student performer at Spoken Word event.

When was the last time you listened to someone?  The last time you asked a colleague “How’s it going?” and actually cared to hear a genuine answer?

In this 2012 release, jazz pianist and hip-hop producer Robert Glasper gives listeners a deep look into what survives and is subsequently generated when all his musical influences are boiled down to their essences.

Text Favorite Films of 2012

Last year offered some of the best cinema experiences I’ve ever had.

Jun Ting Liu

The American Nurse tells stories of caring across the U.S.

A wide range of uplifting musical performances, from a cappella to guitar and ukulele, highlighted the second annual Music Is Good Medicine Holiday Concert.

Band: Scissors for Lefty

Those of us at UCSF know Bryan Garza as a member of the facilities management team. By day he helps those of us on campus with various tasks but by night, he fronts the indie rock band Scissors for Lefty.

I'm going to give you two pieces of advice. First off, don't take my advice. It's a dangerous precedent to set. The last person who took my advice ended up in a PhD program. He does not return my calls.