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‘Reality Check’ brings laughs

‘Reality Check’ brings laughs

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

December 8, 2017


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Social justice issues affect everyone, by providing uncomfortable topics and individualized bias that prompts many heated discussions. “Reality Check” is that kind of play addressing those kinds of issues. With creative excellence, the LMC Drama Department hit a home run at the California Theater...

LMC hosts ‘master’ vocalist Anderson

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

December 6, 2017


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The Los Medanos College Choral/Vocal Division, led by Professor Silvester Henderson, put on a Holiday Master Class Recital in the recital hall Tuesday, Dec 5. The featured performer was Grammy Nominated Operatic Artist Karen Anderson, who came all the way from South Jordan, Utah to perform. Lively and an...

‘Coco’ captures Mexican culture

‘Coco’ captures Mexican culture

Jesse Gomez, jgomez@lmcexperience.com

December 4, 2017


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Pixar’s ‘Coco’ opened in theaters over the Thanksgiving weekend in what appears to be their next big success. ‘Coco’ is about a boy named Miguel who comes from a long line of shoemakers and fears that his fate will be the same, although his real passion lies with music. Miguel lives in Mexico...

A day of mourning and action

A day of mourning and action

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

November 28, 2017


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“It is important to remember the individuals who lost their lives to hate and reflect upon what causes the hate in order to find ways to organize against that prejudice and marginalization,” said Los Medanos College student Stephanie Lutz in regard to an event she hosted, held in observance of Transgender...

Upcoming play set to challenge audience

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

November 25, 2017


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“Do you or a loved one have false ideas about a social issue? You may need a reality check,” according to actor Gregory Kubik-Boyd, part of the ensemble of actors in the student written play, “Reality Check.” The play was written specifically for the community to address many uncomfortab...

Cudi shows ‘Passion’ in concert performance

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

November 22, 2017


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In his performance on the “Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ Tour” Kid Cudi reminded his fans why he’s such an outstanding artist. The rapper/singer was on stage at The Warfield in San Francisco Sunday, Nov. 19 – he also performed at the same venue the night before – and performed songs from...

‘Ragnarok’ is comedic

‘Ragnarok’ is comedic

D'Angelo Jackson, djackson@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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“Thor: Ragnarok,” the third film in the Thor franchise and unlike its predecessors, is astonishingly comedic in tone throughout. Not to say that none of the past Marvel films have ever offered any laughs, but one of the film’s biggest pulls without a doubt is it’s rapid-fire jokes and constant...

Pittsburg park gets a facelift

Pittsburg park gets a facelift

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

More than 200 volunteers from Kaiser Permanente, First 5 Contra Costa, East County Regional Group (ECRG) and the city of Pittsburg did their part in helping local area kids by building a new playground together. The volunteers gathered Saturday, Nov. 11 to construct the new play structure at City Park...

A harmonious collaboration

A harmonious collaboration

Lilly Montero, lmontero@lmcexperience.com

November 10, 2017


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Dr. Luis Zuniga’s weeks of hard labor and coordination finally came to fruition Wednesday, Nov. 8 with the Los Medanos College Orchestral Invitational, Beethoven No.1 — a night of powerful music and successful collaborations. The night began with the Heritage High School Orchestra playing two ...

Gary Soto inspires

Gary Soto inspires

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

November 9, 2017


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“What is your major?” Gary Soto asked several students as they filled into the Recital Hall at Los Medanos College. Computer Engineering, Science and English were among some of the answers. For Soto, now a famous American poet, novelist and playwright, Geography was his major in college — not due...

Preparing for art show

Preparing for art show

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

November 2, 2017


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Artistic students at Los Medanos College will get an opportunity to showcase the projects that they have worked hard on next semester at the LMC Student Art Show 2018. The art show, opening Tuesday, Jan. 30 and running through Tuesday, Feb. 27, will feature a large variety of artwork mediums that...

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