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BODYTRAFFIC

BODYTRAFFIC

Ashlee Navarec, Contributor

October 20, 2017


Filed under Arts

The latest of Luckman Fine Art’s curated productions, BODYTRAFFIC, arrived at Cal State LA on Oct. 7th. The performance, which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, invited students to witness the power of storytelling through dance. BODYTRAFFIC was split into three invigorating sections, which...

Bidding farewell

Bidding farewell

Toni Reveles, Contributor

October 13, 2017


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Rock Legend Tom Petty passed away on Monday, Oct. 2 following his international tour with The Heartbreaks, commemorating their 40-year anniversary. He was 66. He had many hits like “Free Fallin”,  “Breakdown”, “American Girl” and “I Won’t Back Down.” “I Won’t Back Down”...

Clams and jams

Clams and jams

Valerie Lesser, Contributor

October 13, 2017


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The Long Beach based Music Tastes Good Festival (MTG) celebrated its second year running in honor of its late founder, Josh Fischel. True to its intention, MTG 2017 provided the city of Long Beach with two days of music and food. Food vendors lined the lengths of the Marina Green Park in tents and...

Behind the Scenes with Jaime Camil

Behind the Scenes with Jaime Camil

Omolola Odeniyi, Contributor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts

On Sept. 25 actor Jamie Camil treated Theatre Department students at the University to a visit to the Manhattan Beach Studio Media campus, allowing them the opportunity to view the “Jane the Virgin” set. Following his last visit to Cal State LA a few weeks back where he spoke about his career...

Breaking into the Scene

Breaking into the Scene

Malerie Wilkins, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts

Cal State LA’s premiere breakdancing club began when student Jonny Fasakin started his academic journey on campus two years ago. Fasakin began to wonder if a breakdance club existed on campus, and was curious if there was any sort of emerging community, eventually finding out that there was not. Over...

How to Read El Pato Pascual

How to Read El Pato Pascual

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Since 1923, The Walt Disney Company has captivated and captured the imaginations of children and adults worldwide. Its whimsical fairytales and goofy characters have never failed to elicit ‘oohs,’ ‘aahs’ and giggles from its vast audience. For many Latin Americans, however, Disney has and continues...

An Artistic Reunion

An Artistic Reunion

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts

This year marks Cal State LA’s 70th anniversary. What better way to celebrate than by bringing back alumni from throughout the school’s history? On Sept. 9, the Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery opened a new art exhibit to the public, featuring the collective work of former Cal State LA students...

Be afraid, be very afraid!

Be afraid, be very afraid!

Ashley Reyes, Contributor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts

Each Halloween, Universal Studios intends to thrill and haunt audiences, thrusting them into the dark worlds of current horror films. The University Times was given exclusive access to this year's Horror Nights. This year, they did it again with two new creepy mazes. The first, “Insidious: Beyond...

Your Guide to the Best Shows Coming this Fall

Your Guide to the Best Shows Coming this Fall

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts

While “Game of Thrones” takes a break after an exciting and twist-filled season finale, there are other shows to be on the lookout for this fall. While fan favorites like “American Horror Story” and “The Walking Dead” will be starting up again soon, new and returning shows have yet to grab...

An Evening With Jaime Camil

An Evening With Jaime Camil

Odeniyi Omolola, Contributor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Arts

Jaime Camil is a Mexican theatre professional who was invited to campus to work with students in the Theatre Arts department. The evening was organized and hosted by Professor Stephen Rothman. During the event, Camil focused primarily on attitude, talent, skills, hard work, self-development and most...

In Like Outfest 2017

In Like Outfest 2017

Robert Ellsworth, Contributor

July 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

For three decades, Outfest has unveiled thousands of diverse films from around the globe, educated and mentored hundreds of emerging filmmakers and screenwriters, and preserved and protected more than 35,000 LGBT films and videos. It’s the world’s leading organization that promotes equality by creating,...

The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer

Kyle Frizol, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Arts

As the tumultuous and stressful days of finals fade out behind us, the warm, sunny days of summer lie ahead. Whether traveling to the beach to soak up the sun with friends, journeying to the far off places that you’ve longed to visit, or enjoying the wide range of live music offered throughout Los...

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