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Jazz puts on a great show

Jazz puts on a great show

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
November 30, 2016
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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
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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
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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...

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
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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...

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