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State of the Art: Cal State LA Style

State of the Art: Cal State LA Style

Kyle Frizol, Copy Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts

On Saturday, Nov. 11, the works of three Cal State LA graduate students were curated at the “Fall 2017 Theses Exhibition” in the Fine Arts Gallery on campus. Masters in Studio Arts students, Sandee Rodriguez, Frank Mejia and Terry Kelly contributed pieces that were both important and relevant to...

Bono and the Boys

Bono and the Boys

Joseph P. Pinto, Contributor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts

Irish rock band, U2, is set to release their fourteenth studio album “Songs of Experience”, a companion to the 2014 “Songs of Innocence.” Five songs have already been released from the album, with the fifth “American Soul” released last Friday. Hardcore fans are counting down the days...

Haunted University in the Hills

Haunted University in the Hills

Ashley Reyes, Contributor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts

On Tuesday Oct. 31, The Center of Student Involvement (CSI) invited students to the U-SU Plaza to participate in their spooktacular Halloween celebration, The Haunted Harvest Festival. The family-friendly festivity offered an opportunity for members of the community to come and enjoy an afternoon...

No gods, No Masters, Just Books

No gods, No Masters, Just Books

Richard Molina, News Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Arts, Headlines

This Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28 to 29th, the seventh annual Los Angeles Anarchist Bookfair returns and will be held in Leimert Park Village. The event, free of charge and open to all, aims to be an environment of inclusivity and diversity. One need not identify as an anarchist in order to attend...

Touched by Sound

Touched by Sound

Kyle Frizol, Chief Copy Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Arts

Last Saturday at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Radiolab host Jad Abumrad explored the inner workings of his mind while providing a timeline of the show’s tumultuous history. As the creator and current host, Abumrad entertains millions of listeners each week. As a result, the podcast is currently one...

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


Filed under Arts

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


Filed under Arts

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, Headlines

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...

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