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Under an Electric Sky

Monica Tamayo, PR

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture

  Thousands of EDM lovers flooded in line to enter one of Insomniac’s most anticipated events of the year: Escape: Psycho Circus.   The sold out event took place Oct., 26 and 27 at The National Orange Show (NOS) Center located in San Bernardino. Upon entering, one could already hear the d...

Rebelde, Rebelde

Rebelde, Rebelde

Michael Griego, Multimedia Journalist

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

On Saturday evening, Grammy award-winning artist Seu Jorge performed a set highlighted with David Bowie’s classics to a sold-out Luckman Theatre crowd.   Dressed as Pelé dos Santos, a singing sailor, Jorge opened the show with “Ziggy Stardust” and took off from there, performing a v...

Ballet Folklórico Comes to Life at the Luckman Theatre

Danny Robles, Copy Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts

On Fri., Oct. 19, The world-renowned Mexico City–based company, Ballet Folklórico de Amalia Hernandez returned to Cal State LA’s Luckman Fine Arts Theatre. From Oct. 19 through Oct. 21, Angeleno’s from across Los Angeles filled the seats of the Luckman Theatre for an extraordinary performance. T...

Gorillaz’s Demon Dayz Festival Becomes One with LA

Gorillaz’s Demon Dayz Festival Becomes One with LA

Steven Smith, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

About 16 years ago, musician Damon Albarn’s and artist Jamie Hewlett’s Gorillaz opened their Los Angeles debut with the heavier-on-the-rock sounding track, “M1 A1.”  This last Saturday at their Demon Dayz festival, that same track kicked off the show. That is about all that remained the sam...

A Play Within a Play for the People Who Wrote It

A Play Within a Play for the People Who Wrote It

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Arts

They say immigrants are the heartbeat of Wall Street. But an apple core never sees the light of day unless you clear the cold-blooded, bureaucratic pulp.   Susan Soon He Stanton leads audience members through a haze of low-wage workers, high-class phonies, and even a Jewish Mystic. Her ha...

Philistines Begone! Bring on the Art!

Philistines Begone! Bring on the Art!

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

What do a piece of fiction, a music concert, and a chess set all have in common? All were featured at the Arts and Letters Showcase Opening Reception on October 11th, a grand opening for one of the most interdisciplinary events to grace Cal State LA’s Fine Arts Gallery. Attendees were offered a taste of the colleg...

How Luxury Met Street

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture, Lifestyle

Within recent years, streetwear has become the focus of audiences and fashion designers all over the world due to image-centric platforms like Instagram that help deliver this fashion subculture’s loud aesthetic through imagery. With the help of passionate content creators and influencers, Streetwear has...

El problema con el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

El problema con el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Nasario Vásquez Jr., Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture, La Onda, Newest

Del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, se celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en los Estados Unidos. Esta tradición formalmente empezó a fines de los años sesenta, durante la presidencia de Lyndon B. Johnson. En sí, empezó como una semana de apreciación a la hispanidad, y cultura latinoamericana de la...

A Look into Women’s Fall/Winter 2018 Fashion

A Look into Women’s Fall/Winter 2018 Fashion

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Lifestyle, Newest

Welcome to the Jungle: The runways in Milan, NYC, London and Paris took a walk on the wild side, as models adorning animal print pieces roamed through the audiences. Leopard print has already become the dominant player this fall in all fashion pieces ranging from blouses to boots. However the focus o...

Dreamgirls singer and ‘Moesha’ actor speaks at Cal State LA Saturday

P’Etra Davis, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community News

One of the original Dreamgirls, Sheryl Lee Ralph, is coming to Cal State LA. It’s part of the 7th Annual Literary Soul Symposium on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event costs $35 for most people -- but it’s free of charge for Cal State LA students, according to event organizer Douglas Nowling. Lee Ralph,...

Cal State LA students create communal art with the founder of Circle Painting

Cal State LA students create communal art with the founder of Circle Painting

Jesse Seo, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community News

Students who weren't in too much of a rush, stopped at the student union last week to grab a paint brush. They participated in an event called Circle Painting, which is a meditative art form that begins with a simple pattern that can be passed along to create a collective painting. The point is to work w...

Ethan Russell: Rock and Roll’s Photographer

Ethan Russell: Rock and  Roll’s Photographer

Kyle Frizol, Copy Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Headlines

Last week, the Luckman Fine Arts Complex’s Gallery celebrated its opening reception of Ethan Russell, the acclaimed photographer who travelled with The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and even The Who. Work from throughout his career made up the subject of the exhibit, featuring connections between his...

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