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30 May 2020
Arts & Culture

Stand-Up for Change 

“Being disoriented is sort of a natural experience if you are not of an identity that’s in the status quo,” comedian Jenny Yang said. With fellow comedian D’Lo, Yang produces a stand-up comedy tour called Dis/orient/ed Comedy. The tour stopped at UC Santa Cruz last…

Arts & Culture

Beyond the Literal 

A 1904 automobile. A bizarre autopsy. A chimpanzee. These otherwise random elements intersect in Yann Martel’s new novel, “The High Mountains of Portugal.” Martel is best known as the author of “Life of Pi,” a story with a surreal plot that tests readers’ ability to…