Sunday, April 30, 2017

Q&A with David Choi

Singer-songwriter David Choi is a Los Angeles native whose voice has been heard on multiple television shows and across YouTube with nearly one million subscribers. Choi's three iTunes albums — "Only You", "By My...

“Everybody Wants Some!!” Answers

Time has always been a factor that permeates Richard Linklater’s filmography, both as a major theme and as a filmmaking technique. The latter has rocketed him to critical success, with “Boyhood” and his “Before”...

Q&A: George Takei

Most know him as Lieutenant Sulu from the original 1960s “Star Trek” series, a role that garnered him a legion of devoted Trekkies, but since his major television debut, George Takei has risen to...

Q&A: City and Colour

Dallas Green of City & Colour answers the UCSD Guardian’s questions before heading back on tour with a new album and a different bluesy-alternative sound. Guardian: “If I Should Go Before You” opens with “Woman.”...

Q&A: Christopher Ashley

With the 2012 Tony Award-winning Broadway play “Memphis” under his belt, Christopher Ashley, artistic director of the La Jolla Playhouse, returns to the scene to direct yet another smash musical. Ashley opts to follow...

Chatty Birds: Q&A w/ Maya Rudolph & Josh Gad

Long gone are the glory days of the friendly neighborhood pigeon. We now live in the age of the red bird, blue bird and boomerang bird — the Angry Birds. Once an unavoidable mobile...

A Sitdown with Jason Matkin

Going professional in the music industry requires more than a few investments upfront: cash for studio recordings and equipment, cash for travel, and time to play and perform. It’s a difficult balancing act, especially...

A Sitdown with Fedra Ramirez

While most students at UC San Diego focus on meeting graduate school requirements or obtaining valuable internships, Fedra Ramirez stands out as a musician in love with the gratification and experience that comes with...

Conversing with Comedians: Pete Holmes & Judd Apatow

Comedy legends Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes were kind enough to grace the UCSD Guardian with their digital presence and meaty answers. Read ahead to learn how these artists — nay, modern philosophers —...

Q&A: Young the Giant’s Eric Cannata

Young the Giant, the Irvine-based quintet whose 2010 debut album produced catchy indie rock tunes like “Cough Syrup” and “My Body,” recently released their second album “Mind Over Matter.” Notable for its heavier sound,...

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