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The secrets behind the Getty Center

Lizette Sainz
May 15, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

There might be more to the Getty Center than people know; behind an impeccable image and a highly sophisticated valuable collection of hundred of historical paintings; there might be a city beneath it. One of the Getty's many visitor was Jonathan Michael Ray Summers who came from the city of Riverside,...

The future of the Sur Biennial Exhibit

Lizette Sainz
May 15, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The artistic relationship between Los Angeles and Latin America is one that the Cerritos College Art Gallery has been exploring in its Sur Biennial exhibit, which will be displayed during the Fall Semester.Likewise the Getty Museum will also be looking at the artistic relationship between Los Angel...

Dr. Betancourt: Cerritos College’s Music Guru

Marck Parra
May 12, 2017
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music

A trumpet performance stands out during a jazz concert for a young Dr. David Betancourt as realization settles in his face about his future.It was on that fateful night that Dr. Beatncourt, now Director of Music at Cerritos College, knew he wanted music to play a predominant role in his life.Following ...

Las Chicas del Cable bring fierce feminism to a time reigned by men

Natasha Molina
May 10, 2017
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Amidst the start of the first phone operating service in the 1920's, four working class Chicas of Madrid embark in Netflix's period drama; las Chicas Del Cable.These women from different parts of Spain befriend each other while working as the first phone operators of their time.They find themselves ...

Guardians of the Galaxy come back strong with its sequel

Marck Parra
May 9, 2017
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

In true Marvel fashion, things get more and more elaborate in the latest installment of Marvel's quirky franchise, Guardians of the Galaxy.Space battles, planet-warping and narrowly escaping death follow as the Guardians make their way to a remote planet.Starlord, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Racoon an...

Cerritos Art Gallery holds its annual Student Art Exhibition

Briana Velarde
May 3, 2017
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment

A diverse range of ceramics, painting and drawing, printmaking and 2-D design, graphic design and typography, animation and film editing to photography were featured. The Cerritos College Art Gallery held its annual Student Art Exhibition in the new Fine Arts building on Thursday, April 27. Curator for the art gall...

A musical journey is brought on by Ain’t Nothin but the Blues

Lindsay Helberg
May 3, 2017
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music

It Ain’t Nothin’ but the Blues opened Friday night with all the spirit of a church revival and the sass of a speakeasy along with the soul of music born of life’s heartbreaks and triumphs. This show takes a musical journey from the roots of the blues in African celebration music, through ...

Lana Del Rey saves lives

Benjamin Garcia
May 1, 2017
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

Lust For Life is a life-saver. Lana Del Rey is about to cure the depression she gave us in high school with her new optimistic lyrics; but the sound is not for everyone. In these dark times-- when there is a fascist sitting in the oval office, our rocky relations with North Korea are hastily becoming...

Kendrick Lamar releases his fourth album; DAMN

Max Perez
April 17, 2017
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

DAMN, every other album that's been released this year is irrelevant. It may be a bold statement, but the minute Compton City rapper Kendrick Lamar dropped his fourth official album titled DAMN, the whole rap world stopped and listened, then realized they can't hang. No disrespect to Raekwon, Drake a...

Music department brings jazz culture to Cerritos College

Music department brings jazz culture to Cerritos College

Marck Parra and Dennis Osorio
April 11, 2017
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The Cerritos College Music Department and The ASCC presented a Jazz Exchange Concert on Wednesday, April 5 held at the Student Center to a packed crowd of jazz enthusiasts. The concert featured a lineup that included jazz ensembles from three neighboring high schools, John Glenn High School, Paramount...

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