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Political science professor elects for retirement

Political science professor elects for retirement

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com
May 26, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Profile, Top Stories

“The only sentence I could ever say in the Thai language was ‘can you show me the way to the ladies restroom?’ I could say it right every time.” Los Medanos College’s retiring political science teacher of twenty years, Dave Zimny, recalled the 8 months in which he struggled to learn Thai...

Community Center celebrates ‘API’ Heritage Month

Community Center celebrates ‘API’ Heritage Month

Teresa Gaines, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Our Town, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

The month of May is best known for its budding flowers and, at least in Contra Costa County, confusing weather patterns of sunshine one day and dramatic overcast the next. But to others, the month of May is about the budding cultural awareness and celebration of Asian/Pacific American heritage. Asian/Pacific...

Logic’s new album made for ‘Everybody’

Logic’s new album made for ‘Everybody’

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com
May 16, 2017
Filed under Features

Logic returns with his third album “Everybody.” The Maryland rapper/singer/producer released a concept album that's about unity for every man, woman and child regardless of race, religion, color, or sexual orientation.             The cover...

Drama cast eats brains for play

Drama cast eats brains for play

Azi Carter, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

It was Fright Night on Monday in the intimate LMC Theater. “Death and Silence” the highly anticipated student-written post-apocalyptic drama debuted May 1 and the audience members thought it was Halloween instead of spring and they were entering a haunted house with all the blood, scary makeup and cos...

Rapper takes a ‘Chance’ on tour

Rapper takes a ‘Chance’ on tour

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features

After his successful “Magnificent Color” tour and three Grammy wins last year, Chance The Rapper made a triumphant return to the Bay Area with his “Be Encouraged” tour. With the performances Chance has done on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and the ...

The 1975 make retro cool again

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
May 3, 2017
Filed under Features

With beautiful effects and light changes, The 1975 managed to unite the crowd at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco with an emotional and exhilarating evening Friday, April 28. Prior to the event, fans of the band chatted happily in front of City Hall excited for the night to come. The...

‘Hope’ comes to LMC

‘Hope’ comes to LMC

Brenna Enos, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Features

For opera lovers and music fans alike, An Evening of Classical Vocal Elegance will be held in the Los Medanos College Recital Hall Tuesday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. This musical performance will feature a variety of music styles sung by a professional operatic soprano. Star of the night Hope Briggs will perform ...

Man and ape make music

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
April 29, 2017
Filed under Features

If you were trying to figure out how to categorize the Gorillaz, you’d have a difficult time. A band as popular as this one can usually be associated with specific genres, but not the Gorillaz.    If you’re asking why, you needn’t look further than the collaborators they've chosen...

Viewers will fall ‘in love’

Viewers will fall ‘in love’

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
April 27, 2017
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Freeform’s latest teen drama “Famous in Love” is exactly the guilty pleasure you need to check out if you’re looking for a new series to binge watch. With a 10 episode season, “Famous in Love” tells the story of Paige Townsen (Bella Thorne) — which she repeatedly emphasizes is spelled...

“Death and Silence” befalls LMC

“Death and Silence” befalls LMC

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com
April 26, 2017
Filed under Features

Looking for a bad-assed female lead from the post-apocalyptic adventure filled with zombies was how Death and Silence began, according to student playwright Ariel Dunn. Dunn has bragging rights as her production opens in Los Medanos College’s Little Theatre Monday, May 1.      “In hi...

‘Gum’ is fun and cringy

‘Gum’ is fun and cringy

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
April 20, 2017
Filed under Features

Sex scenes that will make you cringe the moment it comes on and oddly relatable, quirky commentary, are two of the many hilarious features that returned to “Chewing Gum’s” second season. Episode three has a scene in it where Tracey — played by series creator and writer Michaela Coel — stands...

‘Reasons’ gives perspective, not advice

‘Reasons’ gives perspective, not advice

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
April 20, 2017
Filed under Features

Netflix’s latest original series “13 Reasons Why” will leave you feeling thoroughly drained and heartbroken for the way society treats suicide and mental illness. The story follows Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) as he listens through tapes Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) left behind on the thirteen...

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