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Art professor’s abstract art showcased at Rio Hondo College

Art professor’s abstract art showcased at Rio Hondo College

Elizabeth Corcoles, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 2, 2018

The Rio Hondo College art gallery showcased dozens of art pieces, all of which were abstract paintings by Cerritos College art professor, Hagop Najarian, from Sept. 4 to Oct. 2.   Najarian hosted a closing reception on Sept. 30 for his art exhibit entitled, "Hagop Najarian: Atonal Chromatics," with help from Rio Hondo’s art gallery director, Robert Miller. For a Sunday afternoon, the turnout ...

Art faces a glaring issue

Art faces a glaring issue

Carmelita Islas Mendez

April 10, 2018

The outside exhibit in the Fine Arts building has been causing concern for art students as well as Director and Curator for the Cerritos College Gallery, James MacDevitt. The glass windows on the exhibit have a glare which makes it difficult to see, explained MacDevitt. MacDevitt said, “It’s...

FSZ: What concerts will you attend this summer?

Katherine Grijalva, Copy Editor

May 21, 2014

1. Gerardo Neri, Psychology major "I want to go to the metal Summer Slaughter Tour this summer, and also my own shows for my band." 2. Juan Reynoso,Philosophy major "I am going to the Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl." 3. Leila Saab, Graphic design major " I would love to see One Direction...

Music Department will have Guitar Ensemble Concert on May 10

Katherine Grijalva, Copy Editor

May 7, 2014

The Cerritos College Music Department will be having their Guitar Ensemble Concert on Saturday, May 10 at 8 p.m. in the Burnight Center Building (BC-51). The concert will be composed of a variety of genres, such as jazz, classical, to lively and exciting tunes that the audience will enjoy. Guitar...

Local death metal band ‘Derogatory’ has big plans for the future

Amairani Mendez and Solmayra Mendez

May 7, 2014

The death metal band ‘Derogatory’ has played over 8,000 shows all over the Los Angeles and Valley area and this summer, they are planning on touring all over the coast. The band, who has been together for a little over two years has has a unique name, which, Christian Ordonez, lead guitarist of...

New Writers Debut gives student writers opportunity to share their work

Solmayra Mendez, Copy Editor

May 7, 2014

The Creative Writing Program held its second New Writers Debut event on Tuesday, April 29 and presented various students whom authored and read their own written fiction stories or poems to a large group of people. The event, which had its first presentation last fall, had a much bigger audience...

Cerritos College Art Gallery Opening

Cerritos College Art Gallery Opening

Kristopher Carrasco, Multimedia Editor

February 21, 2014

The Cerritos College Art Gallery is presenting three different and interesting pieces by several artists. The art gallery had its grand opening Monday, February 10. Artists Hollis Cooper, Connie DK Lane and Meeson Pae Yang are being featured in the Cerritos College Art Gallery until March 14.Each...

Cerritos College Keyboard Studies Program encourages students to appreciate music with upcoming piano concert

Jacqueline Naranjo, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014

Dr. Christine Sotomayor Lopez, director of keyboard studies, will present piano concert and lecture series called “Do You Hear What I Hear?” on Friday, Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. “I do two each semester. The lectures are always done by me and the music is presented by either Cerritos faculty or guest....

Designing the future

Gildardo Aquino, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014

After taking one year off, the Cerritos College Graphic Design Club is back and ready to make an impact and create a community to help anyone interested in graphic designing. Art and graphic design students joined together and made the club official by choosing their officers on Tuesday, Feb 4. After...

Under The Mexican Sky: a view of artist Gaberiel Figueroa

Ana Castro

January 30, 2014

On November 22nd the Los Angeles County Museum of Art presented two films by famed Mexican cinematographer Gaberiel Figueroa The Fugitive starring Henry Fonda and Dolores Del Rio and Two Mules for Sister Sarah starring Clint Eastwood. He lived from (1907-1997)  and became one of the most importan...

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