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Kane has power

Kane has power

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
October 28, 2016
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During the Bay Area leg of his ‘Oology’ tour crooner Gallant along with Prince protégé Eryn Allen Kane graced the stage of San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall last Saturday night. Kane performed first. Because I’d only sampled her music briefly, I wasn’t sure what to expect – s...

‘Brother Gary’ brings the laughs

‘Brother Gary’ brings the laughs

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com
October 21, 2016
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“Brother Gary,” the unique play featured at Los Medanos College's little theater and directed by Jack Nicolaus, touched up on the controversial topic of diversity while also successfully maintaining a pleasantly light and humorous tone. Bay Area playwright Ramiz Monsif tells the story surrounding ...

Miranda sings her way to Netflix fame

Miranda sings her way to Netflix fame

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
October 20, 2016
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After months of anticipation, YouTube Star Colleen Ballinger, better known for her character Miranda Sings, premiered her Netflix show “Haters Back Off” creating a much more humanized and real version of the character. Initially, I was hesitant to watch the show for the fear that it would be unb...

LMC crooners show off their skills

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
October 19, 2016
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The Los Medanos College Recital Hall was at full capacity Tuesday night as Professor Sylvester Henderson’s Chorus Chamber Chorale and Gospel Ensemble and friends played a two-hour concert, featuring a wide range of musical genres, from showtunes to Stevie Wonder. In the show’s introduction, Henderson sa...

Movie night draws big crowd

Movie night draws big crowd

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com
October 13, 2016
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The Los Medanos outside amphitheater was open for students and staff for a movie night event hosted by the Los Medanos College Associate Student Senate, Shenanigans club and Office of Student Life Oct. 6. Attendees gathered around the amphitheater around 5:30, bringing chairs, blankets and friends....

‘Luke Cage’ a bulletproof show

‘Luke Cage’ a bulletproof show

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
October 12, 2016
Filed under Features

When a tweet popped up in my feed telling everyone to watch Marvel’s Luke Cage, a show about “a bulletproof black man in a hoodie,” I was invested before I even watched the first episode. Much like its Netflix predecessors Jessica Jones and Daredevil, this show has Marvel gritty reboot written all ...

‘Strut’ struts onto the scene

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com
October 11, 2016
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This September, television network Oxygen and executive producer Whoopi Goldberg introduced the few transgender models that are represented by Slay Model Management, the world’s first exclusively transgender modeling agency, in “Strut.” Unlike the scripted characters that transgender actors hav...

New ‘Citrine’ album heals fans

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
October 6, 2016
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With its name deriving from the crystal meaning success, Japanese-American artist Hayley Kiyoko’s latest EP “Citrine,” released Sept. 30, was destined to be a hit. As Kiyoko was recovering from a concussion she had suffered earlier this year, the citrine crystal she carried with her during the w...

Play is ready for laughs

Play is ready for laughs

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com
October 6, 2016
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During rehearsal of what the cast of “Brother Gary” calls “the dinner scene,” even director Jack Nicolaus could not suppress giggles and sporadic laughter while five minutes of a silent scene was acted out in front of him. Consisting of seven actors and 12 characters, the story of “Brothe...

Film club open for students

Michael Martinez, mmartinez@lmcexperience.com
October 6, 2016
Filed under Features

Do you enjoy watching movies with other enthusiasts or simply want to watch a free flick? Film lovers and those with an interest in the art of cinema in the Los Medanos College community are welcomed to join the film club for weekly showings of high quality movies. The club typically meets Fridays at ...

‘Meeting’ is filled with spirit

‘Meeting’ is filled with spirit

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
September 30, 2016
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Riddled with endless metaphors and foreshadowing, “The Meeting” has brought topics relevant to the injustices going on in today’s society to the Los Medanos College community despite some issues with the writing. Written by Jeff Stetson, this show tells the tale of a fictional meeting between Mart...

‘Be Happy’ inspires

‘Be Happy’ inspires

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

Black people suffering with mental illnesses were given a voice when YouTuber and Vine star Demetrius Harmon released his 11-minute film, “Be Happy” Sunday, Sept. 18. The film follows a fictionalized version of Harmon and the personifications of his internal struggle with mental health. Several other...

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