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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
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

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
Filed under Features

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
Filed under Features

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
Filed under Features

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
Filed under Features

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
Filed under Features

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...

Jazz puts on a great show

Jazz puts on a great show

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
November 30, 2016
Filed under Features

The Los Medanos College Jazz Studio Band along with the Brentwood Big Band or B3, dazzled students, staff, faculty and members of the community during a concert Wednesday, Nov. 30 in the Recital Hall. The hall was nearly filled as loved ones supporting both bands shuffled in, programs in hand in par...

Quijada finds his seat

Quijada finds his seat

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
November 17, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Using a mix of spoken words and the musical influences of Latin and hip-hop paired with humor, Brian Quijada’s “Where Did We Sit on the Bus?” captivated the Los Medanos College Little Theater whilst touching on deeper issues regarding race, immigration and identity. The one-man show follows the ...

Review Crew: ‘Arrival’

Review Crew: ‘Arrival’

Jonathan Little and Tyler Mortimore
November 17, 2016
Filed under Features

JONATHAN SAYS: As the movie progresses, I was sucked into the backstory of Louise (Amy Adams), a top linguist, and Ian (Jeremy Renner), a scientist given the opportunity of a lifetime. While they try to figure out why the Heptapods came to Earth, the whole world is on edge wondering if this is a peac...

Avenged Sevenfold release surprise album

Avenged Sevenfold release surprise album

Atreyu Hinckley, ahinckley@lmcexperience.com
November 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Avenged Sevenfold decided to drop their seventh studio album “The Stage.” Many speculated that their album was going to be named “Voltaic Oceans” and released Dec. 9, after pro-wrestler and friend of the band Chris Jericho posted a picture of the album name and release date. It turns out the...

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