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Student artist proves talent

Student artist proves talent

Jamie Perlee, j_perlee@yahoo.com
May 16, 2016
Filed under Features

Staying up until 4 a.m. working on a piece of art because sudden inspiration is what LMC art student Stephanie Gomez considers a “perfect night.” Gomez is majoring in studio arts, fine arts and liberal arts at Los Medanos College, where she is a part of the Honors Program and Alpha Gamma S...

A teapot takes shape

May 13, 2016
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Features, Top Stories

by Cathie Lawrence When Kalee Kennedy wants a cup of tea, she makes her own teapot first. Kennedy, a communications studies major, has been doing ceramics for two years, lives in Antioch and graduated from Deer Valley High School before enrolling at LMC. She plans on attending Sacramento State in t...

Students bring ‘Serenity’

Students bring ‘Serenity’

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
May 12, 2016
Filed under Features

The Los Medanos College drama department’s production of “Project Serenity,” is able to convey its message of perseverance, despite minor issues with its writing and execution. The directing class put the show together after being inspired by a pair of virtual reality goggles brought in during...

Radiohead returns

Radiohead returns

Michael Martinez, mmartinez@lmcexperience.com
May 11, 2016
Filed under Features

After five years, we've come full circle and once again I have the experience of listening to a new Radiohead album. “A Moon Shaped Pool” is the follow up to 2011's “The King of Limbs,” an album that left a sour taste in my mouth as it felt short and ultimately un- cathartic. With that in...

New Drake album delivers

New Drake album delivers

Taylor Stroud, tstroud@lmcexperience.com
May 5, 2016
Filed under Features

If you are a Drake fan, you probably know that the ominous album “Views,” has been in the works at least since 2014. On Friday April 29, the much-anticipated 20-track album was finally released to the world. The album reflects upon his life in Canada, his career and his exes. Because of its length,...

Canadian popstar deserves respect

Tyler Mortimore, tyler.mortimore@gmail.com
May 5, 2016
Filed under Features

It’s been nearly a year since we were blessed with the pop album of the decade. On June 24, 2015, notable Canadian Carly Rae Jepsen released her third album “Emotion,” her first since her hastily-assembled 2012 album “Kiss Me.” That record’s indifferent reception — despite it being a...

‘Kimmy’ still unbreakable

‘Kimmy’ still unbreakable

Joseph Delano, jdelano@lmcexperience.com
May 4, 2016
Filed under Features

The Tina Fey and Robert Carlock machine “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” is just that — unbreakable. The hilariously-witty second season of the quirky comedy was released by Netflix April 15. In typical Netflix fashion, all 13 episodes were released at once. The inaugural season of the comedy...

Gospel warm pipes

Gospel warm pipes

May 3, 2016
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Beyoncé takes struggle and makes ‘Lemonade’

Beyoncé takes struggle and makes ‘Lemonade’

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
April 27, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Beyoncé released her sixth studio album “Lemonade” this past Saturday and did not disappoint. The album includes 12-tracks and an hour-long film — adding additional context to the songs — that debuted on HBO. As a longtime Beyoncé fan, I truthfully believe that this is her best album to date....

Drama tackles ‘Project’

Drama tackles ‘Project’

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
April 27, 2016
Filed under Features

The Los Medanos College directing class is bringing the show “Project Serenity” to the Little Theater beginning Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. The story is set in a mental hospital that uses virtual reality technology on its patients to control them. “It is very indicative of a cyclical paradigm...

‘Huntsman’ lacks direction

‘Huntsman’ lacks direction

Yetunde Ogunleye, yogunleye@lmcexperience.com
April 25, 2016
Filed under Features

“The Huntsman: Winters War,” prequel to the groundbreakingly boring ‘reinvention’ of the Snow White fairytale, “Snow White and the Huntsman,” although stunning visually, still left me with the same question: Why was so much money thrown into a film that’s only watchable because of the hope...

Sher art exhibit shows range

Sher art exhibit shows range

Adria Watson, adriarenee13@gmail.com
April 22, 2016
Filed under Features

Los Medanos College presented Elizabeth Sher’s exhibit “Crossing the Digital Divide,” in the art gallery Wednesday, April 20. The event showcased a variety of Sher’s digital art pieces including those that had a combination of both her digital and hand drawn and painted creations. Sher said...

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