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Small, Spooky, Hunny Rock Berkeley

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

February 21, 2019


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What was initially a two artist show, which was canceled due the headliner getting caught in the snow, turned out to be a fantastic function with three artists in conjunction. Hockey Dad, an Australian surf rock duo were initially set to play alongside headliner Hunny, Saturday Feb. 9 at Berkeley, CA...

Food Review: La Fritanguera

Food Review: La Fritanguera

Marc Lopez, A.R. Broom, and Lilly Montero

February 21, 2019


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Marc Lopez "4 stars out of 5"  Hole-in-the-wall restaurants always seem to be the best places to eat. La Fritanguera hits close to home being a Nicaraguan cuisine restaurant and with its stellar food. Being nicaraguense, seeing familiar delicacies such as chancho frito, gallo pinto, tajadas, mad...

Ariana Grande breaks the mold

Ariana Grande breaks the mold

Kelly Williams, @lmckellyw

February 8, 2019


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Ariana Grande has been dominating the top of the music charts with hit after hit after hit. Now she's breaking a new standard in the music industry with her latest album “Thank U, Next." This album is nothing but genuinely her as she opens up about all the hardships that have come her way. From the Manc...

Blake gets introspective in new album

Blake gets introspective in new album

Alex Camilli, @A_Carnation

February 7, 2019


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Artists disassociating themselves with modern trends in music is rarely attempted due to contemporaries indirectly influencing one another. However, James Blake is influenced by a visceral yearn for peace of mind and it is expressed beautifully on his latest album “Assume Form.” Grammy-nominated re...

Valentine’s Day on a creative budget

Valentine’s Day on a creative budget

Kelly Williams, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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What’s Valentine’s Day all about? Some people say it’s a holiday motivated by capitalism, but if you’re a romantic you strive to give your significant other a memorable night out. Valentine's Day sets the stage to make date night a little bigger and more special, which for some means trying not...

‘Kingdom Hearts’ returns

‘Kingdom Hearts’ returns

Marc Lopez, @KaptainMarc

February 7, 2019


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After a 14 year wait, “Kingdom Hearts 3”, the newest installment to the Kingdom Hearts franchise, has finally been released. Kingdom Hearts 3 continues the story of Sora, Donald, and Goofy as they travel across many worlds featuring famous Disney characters, fighting against the darkness. After yea...

‘Ajax’ debuts at California Theater

‘Ajax’ debuts at California Theater

Marc Lopez, @KaptainMarc

December 9, 2018


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“Ajax” may be a historical Greek play but that did not stop the LMC Drama Department from modernizing it for audiences at the California Theater. Nick Garcia and the rest of the cast did an impressive job making setting “Ajax” in modern times. Garcia sat down with everyone during production to fi...

Top 5 ‘Fall Frequencies’

Top 5 ‘Fall Frequencies’

Alex Camilli, @A_Carnation

November 29, 2018


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Over the course of this fall semester there have been numerous releases by artists who have shown prowess throughout their career. I have compiled a list of what I consider to be five noteworthy tracks of the albums I reviewed this semester. I was unable to cover even half of the content released due to t...

.Paak delivers a solid album

.Paak delivers a solid album

Alex Camili, @A_Carnation

November 29, 2018


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Consistency is a treasured trait among artists who know how to fill their niche sonically. Grammy nominated artist and multi-instrumentalist professionally known as Anderson .Paak has had a meteoric rise leading up his latest record “Oxnard” released Nov. 16, 2018. Born Brandon Paak Anderson in Oxnard, CA he ...

Food review: Go Vegan

Food review: Go Vegan

Marc Lopez, Alvin Jackson, and BreAnna Crawford

November 29, 2018


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Marc Lopez " 2.5 stars out of 5" Maybe it’s best to reconsider Go Vegan? Go Vegan falls short on some of its food and drinks, yet for a vegan, this may be a considerable Asian vegan choice. My experience with Go Vegan started off rough due to its location but slowly started to pay off by the ti...

Outdated media: the compact disc

Outdated media: the compact disc

ROBERT PIERCE, @RobertP_EXP

November 29, 2018


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When you work at a newspaper, you start to pick up a fondness for outdated media. Last March, I spent a half hour and twenty dollars at the used CD section of Half Price Books in Concord walking around the place after dinner, and since then I’ve been collecting CDs as a hobby. I’ve collected a lit...

Students navigate the music industry

HILLARY HETRICK, @hillarymhetrick

November 15, 2018


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A crucial and often difficult part of student life is figuring out how to balance coursework (and for many, career) with hobbies. For Los Medanos College music and recording arts students, the task is often extra challenging as music represents all three for them.   LMC student Mikael Ja’Hon Moore, from the ...

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