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Lust For Life: Lana Del Rey cures the depression she gave us in 2012

Benjamin Garcia
July 21, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With the next generation of flower children anticipating the release of what will surely be Lana Del Rey's Grammy Award winning album -- the entire fan-base is amazed at the work of the self-proclaimed "Queen of New York City," which is eclectically modern, timely, original, retrospective and classic. Lust Fo...

Lana Del Rey drops two sadcore trap singles, edging fans

Benjamin Garcia
July 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

To the background of causal fans angered by the uncertainty of Lust For Life's release date -- and more loyal fans pledging allegiance to the Americana songstress, saying they are willing to wait for as long as it takes for singer Lana Del Rey to finally win enough recognition to earn herself a Grammy...

Kacy Hill brings an electric flare to chamber pop in “Like A Woman”

Benjamin Garcia
July 5, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With the release of the record Like A Woman by Kacy Hill, another star has been put in the sky. That is, we (the sad girls and gays) have another firey, melancholy, lyrically-brilliant genius of an alternative songstress -- to add to the likes of Florence + The Machine, Lana Del Rey, Lorde and Fka Twigs. Quite like ...

Melodrama by Lorde: The second coming

Melodrama by Lorde: The second coming

Benjamin Garcia
June 18, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Singer Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor (better known by her stage name "Lorde") has given us, her loyal fans, an eclectic album that is more mature and intuitive than the her first. "Melodrama," released Friday, June 6, is exactly what we needed -- with break up anthems like Green Light and dark rec...

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...

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