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Music from ‘Out of Nowhere’

Music from ‘Out of Nowhere’

Perla Lara
January 26
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

“Honestly I thought ‘we’re not going to be a band’. That was my honest thought [...] I was like I don’t know if we can do this we all have very different styles," songwriter and vocalist Emili Alexa Romano thought as she met with her classmates for the first time to form the band “Out of...

A Dog’s Purpose is an instant dog lover classic

A Dog’s Purpose is an instant dog lover classic

David Jenkins
January 9
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

If you aren’t a dog person, that just might change by the end of this film. The demographic was obviously towards dog lovers. How one can walk away from this film and dislike dogs is beyond me. A Dog's Pupose is a film that will pierce the hearts of dog lovers and the not so dog lovers alike. It would ...

Semi annual dance concert hosted by Dynamic Dance Club

Semi annual dance concert hosted by Dynamic Dance Club

David Jenkins
December 7
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Arts Clubs, Showcase

The Dynamic Dance club hosted a performance on Tuesday, Dec. 6 that held around 50 people. Students and staff were able to gaze at a total of 9 performances, including a surprise. There were two acts which took place.Dr. Stephen Johnson, vice president of student services, was an attendee of the event. Dr...

Rory on the Gilmore Girls revival makes me feel like a failure

Jenny Gonzalez
December 7
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life literally tore my heart to pieces and brought an overflow of tears I am not used to. The presence of many characters such as Kirk, Taylor Doosey, Babette, Michel and Sookie warmed the remaining pieces of the heart I did have. Winter’s beginning was nostalgi...

Fine Arts building set to hold temporary exhibitions before demolition

Briana Velarde
December 7
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment

At Cerritos College, the Fine Arts building is being prepped for take down. It is scheduled for demolition in February 2017. The new building is set to be ready for students, faculty and staff for the Spring 2017 semester. Associate Professor of Art History James MacDevitt, is on the board of directors ...

Wizarding world remains fantastic

Ethan Ortiz
November 23
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was simply that, fantastic.This film reminded me of why I continue to love this world of wizardry and it made me feel like a child again.An expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter explored the 1920s in America with lead character Newt Scamand...

Metallica: Hardwired…for success

Ethan Ortiz
November 23
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

For a band to last for more than 30 years is impressive, but for a band to still put out a successful number one album in the charts after all that time, well that's legendary. Metallica, one of the most influential heavy metal bands of all time, have accomplished just that with the release of the...

Movie review: Shut In

Briana Velarde
November 18
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Shut In managed to somehow defy expectations. It has a talented cast and stars Naomi Watts who plays Mary Portman, a widowed child psychologist with a disabled son. As the winter storm approaches her New England town, she needs to find one of her young patients whose gone missing. Despite a rathe...

McPhee’s exhibition gives students abstract visuals to art

McPhee’s exhibition gives students abstract visuals to art

Briana Hicks
November 16
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Art major Bradley Okundolor described Christina McPhee’s art work as having an abstract feel. “At the same time it’s kind of grounded in reality because I can sometimes picture shapes within the art work that I know as objects in real life,” he said. McPhee closed out the last day of her...

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