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Noah uses cultural difference for basis of speech

Noah uses cultural difference for basis of speech

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
March 2, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Now best known as the host of “The Daily Show,” comedian Trevor Noah performed a standup routine for Stanford students’ friends and family as a part of Family Weekend Saturday, Feb. 25 where he, despite some problematic stances on American social issues, managed to remain charismatic. As a family...

‘Get Out’ sparks reaction

‘Get Out’ sparks reaction

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com
March 2, 2017
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First time director Jordan Peele, best known as a writer and star of the Emmy-winning sketch series "Key & Peele," is back with the amazing satirical thriller "Get Out.” It follows a Black man from Brooklyn named Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) whose white girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) takes him...

Crowd gets ‘Mad Love’

Crowd gets ‘Mad Love’

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
February 23, 2017
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JoJo ended an impossibly magical night in the most down-to-earth way, by greeting fans with a simple thank you. A rainy two-hour wait did not deter devotees — some of whom still buzzing with energy, serenading her with her songs — to get to meet the singer following her concert in San Francisco Sunday,...

Trax invites artists

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
February 23, 2017
Filed under Features

Pittsburg’s creative arts community is looking for artists for the debut of its monthly art walk festival, Art Trax, opening Thursday, April 20. According to the flier and guidelines found on their website, Art Trax’s monthly shows will consist of a plethora of art displayed in local businesses...

Garcia directs his own story

Garcia directs his own story

Samantha Hernandez
February 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Profile, Top Stories

Originally planning to major in business, Drama Professor Nick Garcia has been teaching at LMC for eight years and has traveled many roads since his beginnings in a small divided town in Colorado. Although Garcia has some early Southern California roots, he mainly grew up in Colorado, where the biggest...

Drama preps for stage

Drama preps for stage

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com
February 7, 2017
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Drama students and faculty are busily prepping for their upcoming plays this spring. With a healthy mix of different genre, directors and even show length, this season provides something for everyone. The lineup includes “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,” in late March, “Shape...

“Resident Evil” regenerates

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com
February 7, 2017
Filed under Features

“Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” is a bold experiment — a brazen attempt to steer the franchise away from its action-heavy later entries and back to the horror that used to define it. While the game does stumble in its last few hours, the time leading up to this is so engaging, beautiful and terrifying...

Performances to come

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com
February 2, 2017
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Los Medanos College’s music department will be featuring a number of performances from both the vocal and the instrumental group this spring 2017 semester. Luis Zuniga, the resident concert band instructor at LMC, has shown great enthusiasm in exposing his students to more performances. “When...

Migos lacks ‘hype’

Migos lacks ‘hype’

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com
February 1, 2017
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Atlanta trio Migos’ second studio album “Culture,” released Jan. 27 is a solid effort, but doesn’t show much growth compared to “Y.R.N. (Yung Rich Nation).” The hype behind this group has been at an all-time high as they have brought urban anthems from “Versace,” “Hannah M...

‘Boeing’ set to take off

‘Boeing’ set to take off

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
December 2, 2016
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The Los Medanos College Drama Department is bringing the show “Boeing Boeing” to the LMC community at the California Theatre in downtown Pittsburg beginning Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. Drama Department chair Nick Garcia will be directing the comedic play written by Marc Camoletti. This semester’s...

Rowling film ‘fantastic’

Atreyu Hinckley, ahinckley@lmcexperience.com
December 2, 2016
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When the Harry Potter film series ended in 2011, J.K. Rowling was not finished just yet. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is a prequel of sorts to the Harry Potter franchise, and follows magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), who was recently expelled from Hogwarts. The film begins ...

Gilmore Girls brings back fond memories

Gilmore Girls brings back fond memories

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
December 2, 2016
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To the delight of people who watched the original Gilmore Girls series, Netflix revamped and released a four-episode follow-up just in time for Thanksgiving. After months of teaser trailers and promotion, the miniseries finally appeared on Netflix Nov. 25 at midnight and the show was met with rave rev...

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