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The Fine Arts Gallery Gets A New Name

The Fine Arts Gallery Gets A New Name

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

June 17, 2019

The Fine Arts Gallery changed its name to the Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery on May 9, 2019. Ronald H. Silverman was a Cal State LA alumni who earned himself a master’s degree in 1955. He was also a professor at Cal State LA, eventually becoming chair of the Department of Art. He worked for ...

Pop Culture at the Fine Arts Gallery

Pop Culture at the Fine Arts Gallery

Joshua Letona, Contributing Writer

June 10, 2019

Scrooge McDuck, Supergirl and a giant eyeball are on display at Cal State LA. Formerly known as the Fine Arts Gallery, the Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery opened its doors again this summer for an all new exhibit: “Pop Culture: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation." ...

University Celebrates The Year of the Pig

University Celebrates The Year of the Pig

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 6, 2019

The Cross Cultural Centers (CCC) host an event on campus last Thursday to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The day included special performances, crafts, guest speakers and a variety of cultural food. Each year, many of the individuals who celebrate this tradition do not go to work or do any cleaning...

Andy Garcia Electrifies the Luckman

Andy Garcia Electrifies the Luckman

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

For the past few years, Andy Garcia and his All Star CineSons have booked an impressive array of gigs, from the Geffen Playhouse to the Catalina Jazz Club. It was only a matter of time before they injected the Luckman Fine Arts Complex with a shot of that Cuban flavor only they deal. On Feb. 2, Andy...

Redefining Artistic Expression

Redefining Artistic Expression

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

The Fine Arts Gallery is bringing in the spring semester with a new exhibition. From now until Feb. 21, the 2,800 square-foot space is a school within a school, showcasing the work of community professionals–poets, painters, sculptors, designers, videographers-–to question norms and fight institutionalized...

Exploring Cultures Through Art

Exploring Cultures Through Art

Monica Tamayo, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2019

The Luckman Fine Arts Complex celebrated its fourth annual Worlds Arts Day in the courtyard on Saturday, Jan. 26th. World Arts Day was created to give the University and surrounding Los Angeles community an opportunity to learn and interact with the various forms of art from around the globe. The...

Christmas Time is Near and The Grinch is Here

Christmas Time is Near and The Grinch is Here

Anthony Quach, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2018

As the holiday season approaches, what better way to get in the Christmas spirit than enjoying a classic tale of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch.   For those familiar with 1966 children’s classic Dr. Seuss' “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”, or the 2000 film adaption “How the Grinch Stole...

Electrify Offers Platform for Creative Students

Electrify Offers Platform for Creative Students

Michael Griego, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2018

  The University-Student Union Theater was a packed house last Thursday evening when Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) hosted their Electrify dance competition. The event included four dance teams battling it out for a $500 grand prize. The dance competition started with a cheerful routine from the C...

Convergence & Divergence

Convergence & Divergence

Cara Gonzales, Digital Editor

December 4, 2018

Convergence and Divergence is the culmination of new ideas, a passion for design, and lots of hard work. The Fine Arts Gallery opened the Senior Graphic Design and Visual Communication Project Exhibition on November 29, 2018. A series of product designs inspired by the different aspects around them...

Roma, un filme del cineasta mexicano Alfonso Cuarón, enfrenta retos en la pantalla grande

Roma, un filme del cineasta mexicano Alfonso Cuarón, enfrenta retos en la pantalla grande

Norma Mellin, Contributing Writer

November 27, 2018

Roma, el más reciente largometraje en español del cineasta mexicano, Alfonso Cuarón, ha tenido excelente recepción por la crítica.  Sin embargo, el filme ha enfrentado retos para poder ser proyectado en la pantalla grande. La cadena de cine más importante del país mexicano, Cinépolis, está inter...

Get Your Art Fix: Student Work Highlighted

Get Your Art Fix: Student Work Highlighted

Jesse Seo, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2018

      Cal State LA’s College of Arts and Letters showcased photos, sculptures, paintings, fashion designs and other student work in a gallery in the Fine Arts building.   The exhibit brought in crowds of people: Some were relatives of students with art work dis...

The Dead Live On

The Dead Live On

November 6, 2018

  Thursday, Nov. 1, California State University Los Angeles, celebrated Dia De Los Muertos by throwing “Los Muertos Viven”, an event hosted by the Cross-Cultural Center, at the Student Union Plaza. The multi-cultural event, which honored past family members and friends, offered several ...