|Articles||written by Stefanie Lee|
Stefanie Lee is an Arts & Entertainment Staff Writer and a News Contributor at the Daily Californian. She was the Arts and Entertainment Editor in the Fall 2008 and Spring 2009 semesters. She started at the Daily Californian in May 2007 as an Arts and Entertainment writer, specializing in film and concert reviews. She has interned at West Coast Performer Magazine in San Francisco, California. She graduated from UC Berkeley in May 2009 with degrees in Mass Communications and Linguistics.
|Off the Beat: Nana Knows What's Up|
Friday, Sep 4, 2009 | 3:20 am | By Stefanie Lee
Someone writes a column like this every year. You know what I mean. There's always a recent graduate on a journalistic mission to spread his or her fleeting wor...
|SF Playhouse's 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Ne...|
Thursday, Jul 2, 2009 | 4:25 am | By Stefanie Lee
Ken Kesey's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" is not unlike Shakespeare's canon. Of course, Kesey is no Bard, but Tupac was no Beethoven, either. The modern guy...
|'Year One' Redefines History -And Makes It Fu...|
Thursday, Jun 25, 2009 | 4:22 am | By Stefanie Lee
Remember when you were studying some elitist vocabulary-ridden book in some English class and some teacher brought up imagery? It was the bane of your existence...
|Spinal Tap BACK FROM THE DEAD|
Thursday, Jun 18, 2009 | 5:27 am | By Stefanie Lee
Well, it's official. They've come back from the dead, and they've got a spring in their step. Actually, it's a whip. Listen for it in the title track. Fans of...
|Study Shows Benefits of Green Jobs on Economy...|
Monday, Jun 15, 2009 | 5:47 am | By Stefanie Lee
California could improve its current economic crisis by using green energy to create jobs and cut energy costs, according to a report released Thursday by a UC...
|State Budget Woes Imperil Local Health Care S...|
Monday, Jun 8, 2009 | 4:44 am | By Stefanie Lee
Two Berkeley health care providers said they may have to sacrifice essential services to offset cuts proposed in Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's May revision...
|Dave Matthews Band Become King Again|
Thursday, Jun 4, 2009 | 3:12 am | By Stefanie Lee
Ten years ago, most college kids loved the Dave Matthews Band. Their music drew fans like sandwich remains attract seagulls at a beach: raw vocals, tight syncop...
|Teachers Reach Contract With Berkeley Unified...|
Thursday, May 28, 2009 | 8:49 am | By Stefanie Lee
Following a long negotiation process, the Berkeley Unified School District and the Berkeley Federation of Teachers have composed a contract for the 2009-10 scho...
|'The Girlfriend Experience' Is One Not Worth ...|
Thursday, May 21, 2009 | 9:36 am | By Stefanie Lee
Rumor has it that Steven Soderbergh is a big deal. Heard of the "Che" two-parter with Benicio Del Toro? He directed that. Or the "Ocean's" series with Clooney &...
|Recession Complicates Search for Employment|
Thursday, May 14, 2009 | 7:59 am | By Stefanie Lee
The current recession is not just the worst economic downturn since its most famous predecessor, the Great Depression; experts say it has also led to the worst...
Thursday, May 14, 2009 | 8:42 am | By Stefanie Lee, David Wagner
Love Them Green Day did not sit down and write their songs to be pondered over a glass of Pinot Grigio. The band issued a warning against that a long time ag...
Monday, May 4, 2009 | 4:44 am | By Stefanie Lee
About 30 minutes into Van Morrison's Saturday night show at the Greek Theatre, a siren could be seen flashing to the left of the stage. Though most of the crowd...
Thursday, Apr 30, 2009 | 3:47 am | By Stefanie Lee
Admit it. You're reading this because you want to hear all about David Sedaris' Sunday night venture to Zellerbach Hall, but you kind of already know how it wen...
|Famed Artist Van Morrison Talks About Musical...|
Thursday, Apr 30, 2009 | 4:00 am | By Stefanie Lee
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Van Morrison, of "Brown Eyed Girl" fame, will play the Greek Theatre on May 2 and 3. The Daily Californian interviewed Morri...
|'The Soloist' Brings Out Best in Downey, Foxx...|
Thursday, Apr 23, 2009 | 5:39 am | By Stefanie Lee
Los Angeles has the unfortunate handicap of being the fake backdrop in a lot of movies and television shows. Remember "The Graduate"? Most of those "Berkeley" s...