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(L-R) Jimin, Jungkook, RM, J-Hope, V, Jin, and SUGA of the K-pop boy band BTS visit the

BTS makes history, tops Billboard Hot 100

September 10, 2020

K-pop group, BTS, makes history as first South Korean act to lead the Billboard Hot 100 chart with their new hit single "Dynamite".

George Loulakis, music major, has had to adapt to online learning. He has the necessary equipment at home to practice. Photo credit: Courtesty of George M. Loulakis

Music Department struggles to harmonize with online-teaching

May 3, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted music students' ability to perform and put music together in real time.

The Strokes by Roger Woolman. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Hints of previous albums and clear vocals; The Strokes initiate their comeback

April 12, 2020

Ditching their signature fuzzy sound, The Strokes return with their sixth studio album “The New Abnormal,” a fitting title i...

Soprano saxophone-euphonium recital delights audiences

Daniel Suarez Jr., Staff Writer

March 23, 2020

Silvia Ibara and Mya Sanchez performed on March 4 inside the Burnight Center as part of the Applied Music Program of Cerritos College. Ibarra took the stage first, and was joined by accompanist Kyoungee Kim on the piano. Ibarra's main instrument is the alto sax but on that day her instrument of choice was the soprano, famously used by jazz saxophonist,...

On your Que: (from left) Nadia Aponte, George Loulakis, Manuel Martinez and Aaron Robinson Almanzan take the stage after intermission. Photo credit: Daniel Suarez Jr.

Jazz recital kicks off the spring season

March 6, 2020

From inside the dimly lit room, an all too familiar tune emanated from the stringed instruments. They played a rendition of "Pure...

Cerritos College Orchestra and Director Mr. Alan Hallback. They performed “Idomeneo, Overture” by W.A. Mozart/arr. Aubrey Winter, “Symphony No. 7, IV. Allegro con Brio and “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” by Jule Styne/Stephen Sondheim/arr. Bob Cerulli, March 2, 2020 Photo credit: Rocio Valdez

Local schools join Cerritos in Spring concert

March 4, 2020

Cerritos College Orchestra and Concert Band were joined by Lynwood Middle School Tiger Band and Santa Ana High School Wind Ensemble...

US rock band The Strokes perform before a rally for Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders (not pictured) at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire on February 10, 2020

The Strokes debut new songs at Bernie Sanders New Hampshire rally

February 11, 2020

A surprising musical guest, The Strokes, took the stage after presidential candidate Bernie Sanders gave his speech at a rally i...

Long awaited; Selena Gomez’s big comeback

INGLEWOOD, CA - APRIL 27: Host of WE Day California, actress/singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Selena Gomez attends WE Day California to celebrate young people changing the world at The Forum on April 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California.

Rocio Valdez, A & E editor

January 23, 2020

Selena Gomez makes her big comeback with her album “Rare” released on Jan. 10, five years after her last album “Revival”...

Andrew Harrison and Clare Longendyke play the concert with a classical piece and great verosity. Photo credit: Vivian Yglesias

A classical duo perform at the Cerritos College Burnight Theatre

December 11, 2019

The Burnight Theater at Cerritos College hosted a classical music lecture, which featured the Uproar Duo, Andrew Harrison, sa...

As the night comes to an end, attendees take their last picture by the Tropicalia sign. The sign consisted of Day of the Dead figures and bright lights.

Tropicalia Festival 2019 needs improvements

November 15, 2019

From Kali Uchis to Chicano Batman and Cuco, the third annual Tropicalia Music and Taco Festival brought in amazing performers...

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