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‘Carnevil’ event a go

Joshua Wood, jwood@lmcexperience.com

October 18, 2017


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The LMC Office of Student Life will be holding a free Halloween event next Friday, October 27 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. The event is free to enter and serves to entertain attendees and fundraise for the school. The College Complex’s second floor will serve as a hub for games and food while the first...

Comedy double act

Comedy double act

Photos by Adria Watson

October 12, 2017


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Two-act play “Lone Star” and “Laundry and Bourbon” opened this week at the LMC theatre and will continue to run through various dates until Oct 23. “Laundry and Bourbon” is a ‘dramedy’ centralized around the housewife of a Vietnam veterinarian, Elizabeth, who is visited by her gossiping...

‘Blade Runner’ is slow-moving

‘Blade Runner’ is slow-moving

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

October 12, 2017


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Blade Runner 2049 is a film that demands a lot from its audience. People hoping for a “thrill-a-minute” action rollercoaster promised by the trailer will be sorely disappointed. Rather than rushing viewers from one action set piece to the next, 2049 instead moves from one deliberately paced scene...

Orchestras play classics

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

October 12, 2017


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LMC Music Professor Luis Zuniga will team up with Heritage High School’s Jazz Band and the Golden Gate Radio Orchestra for a dual concert performance event Oct. 24. The Golden Gate Radio Orchestra, based in San Mateo, focuses on performing music that was popular in the late ’20s and early ’30s,...

Artist advocates animal activism

Artist advocates animal activism

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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Striking red and white instillation art pieces revolving around poaching were unveiled in the art gallery. These pieces use a variety of mediums to convey the same message, all of which promoting animal activism. Artist Karrie Hovey’s instillation “Menagerie” opened Sept. 26 to the public, with...

SNES classic feels brand new

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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I was one of the lucky thousands of people able to purchase the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) Classic Edition Friday, Sept. 29 and haven’t been bored with it since. The original 1991 console has been re-released as a smaller, HD compatible system with 21 games built-in — one of which...

Comedy to stage at LMC

Comedy to stage at LMC

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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Comic relief awaits the Los Medanos College community when “Lone Star” and “Laundry and Bourbon,” directed by Barbara M. Norris, opens in LMC’s Little Theater Tuesday, Oct. 12 for a two-week run.  These two-in-one comedic acts, with “Lone Star” heading up the ...

Sumney’s album feels comforting

Sumney’s album feels comforting

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

October 4, 2017


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If the word ‘comfort’ came in the form of music, it would sound something like Moses Sumney’s debut album “Aromanticism.” With soft, surreal crooning and minimalistic instrumentation, this album is the musical embodiment of a warm blanket on a cold day. But this isn’t your typical “hearts...

“A Seat At The Table” still imperative to Black culture

“A Seat At The Table” still imperative to Black culture

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

September 30, 2017


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“When I felt afraid or when I felt like this record would be so different from my last, I would see or hear another story of a young Black person in America having their life taken away from them, having their freedom taken away,” said singer-songwriter, Solange during the “A Seat With Us” conversation she had a year ago with her mother (Tina Knowles-Lawson) and writer Judnick Mayard about “A Sea...

Honoring cultural journey

Honoring cultural journey

September 28, 2017


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Los Medanos College students Julian Mispireta, Amata Abatcha, Vanessa Fregoso and Diana Cobian relax in the Outdoor Quad Wednesday, Sept. 27 for the viewing of “McFarland, USA” (top photo) hosted by Student Life in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

LMC artist seeks new exposures

LMC artist seeks new exposures

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

September 28, 2017


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“I’ve been making tracks for a year since I was about 17,” recalled Conor Cruze, as described on a Los Medanos College campus bulletin board poster as ‘LMC student and local amateur rapper.’ “I initially made amateur rap battle videos, that later inspired me to make original tracks. I’ve...

‘Infinite’ rather limiting

‘Infinite’ rather limiting

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

September 28, 2017


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The sixth installment in Capcom’s acclaimed “Vs.” series, “Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite” is… a fighting game. As a ‘fighting’ game, it’s absolutely excellent, with the flashy combos, frenetic action and fast pace that makes the “Vs.” series distinct. As a ‘game,’ however… it’s...

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