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Production ‘Pretty’ smashing

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
April 22, 2016
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In a world with obsessed beauty, the Los Medanos College drama department’s production of “Reasons to Be Pretty,” is able to educate its audience on the subject of self-image and the consequences of words, despite minor issues with the writing. This show is the third and final installment in...

‘Jungle’ retelling delights

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
April 20, 2016
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Hollywood is regularly criticized for its reboot- and sequel-heavy business model, often milking a franchise for two or three sequels before the well runs dry — then waiting a decade to reboot it and start all over. This usually is a fair criticism — a classic like “Jaws” turns into a trilogy...

“Pretty” Set to Premiere

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
April 14, 2016
Filed under Features

The Los Medanos College Drama Department is bringing the show “Reasons to be Pretty” to the LMC community and it will be performed at the Little Theater beginning Wednesday, April 20 at 7 p.m. Drama students John Dunn and Konnor Heredia will be directing the third and final comedic play in a trilogy...

Film is ‘Special’

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
April 14, 2016
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There’s something about a done-right pursuit movie — the everyman in dire trouble, the cheap motels with slack-jawed attendants, the lone pair of headlights hurtling down a desolate highway, the shotguns, the duct tape — that makes for a magical experience. Jeff Nichols’ new film “Midnight...

Deftones offers a haunting atmosphere in Gore

Atreyu Hinckley
April 14, 2016
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Alternative metal band Deftones has returned with their eighth studio album titled “Gore.” Prior to its release, the Sacramento natives decided to expand into a more experimental and melodic type of sound — rather than their usual heavy-guitar sound — combined with the melodic vocals of lead ...

Changing chancellors

April 7, 2016
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The California Community College Board of Governors appointed Deputy Chancellor Erik Skinner as Acting Chancellor. Skinner is temporarily replacing the recently-retired Brice W. Harris until they can find a permanent Chancellor. According to the “Meet the Chancellor” page on the chancellor’s...

LMC and Hillview concert bands impress

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
April 7, 2016
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Wall to wall positive comments as excited parents, students and faculty made their way into Los Medanos College’s recital hall this past Wednesday night in anticipation for LMC’s and Hillview Jr. High’s concert band performances. The accolades and positive comments were well deserved as both bands...

‘Golf’ starts rocky, picks up speed

‘Golf’ starts rocky, picks up speed

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
April 7, 2016
Filed under Features

Politicians already have a hard time pleasing all parties involved – add race into the mix and it creates conflict when caring for both your own race group and others. The Los Medanos College drama department’s production of “Radio Golf” is able to depict this struggle despite minor complications...

Movie delivers

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
April 7, 2016
Filed under Features

After campaigning on a platform of a smarter fight against terror, President Barack Obama molded America’s burgeoning drone program into this vision of a more surgical war. Using unmanned aircraft, Obama could wage a truly Global War on Terror, raining Hellfire missiles down on targets from Somalia...

Zayn lets us into his “Mind”

Zayn lets us into his “Mind”

Taylor Stroud, tstroud@lmcexperience.com
April 4, 2016
Filed under Features

Exactly one year after his public departure from boy band One Direction, Zayn Malik – who now identifies simply as ZAYN – released his first solo album “Mind Of Mine” Friday, March 25. As a pop and R&B fan who is indifferent about One Direction’s music, I was intrigued to hear what ZAYN...

Zootopia is Disney’s best movie yet

Zootopia is Disney’s best movie yet

Atreyu Hinckley
March 10, 2016
Filed under Features

A year after Walt Disney Animation Studios decided to try out an animated superhero film in the hit movie “Big Hero 6”, they decided to return to animal characters in their new film “Zootopia.” Zootopia is a city populated by anthropomorphic mammals. The city consists of both predators in...

‘Radio Golf’ soon to premiere at LMC

‘Radio Golf’ soon to premiere at LMC

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
March 10, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Drama Department is bringing the show “Radio Golf” to the Little Theater beginning Thursday, March 31 at 7 p.m. Outreach Director Tyrone Davis from the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco will direct the show written by August Wilson. “I’m a huge fan of...

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