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Umoja party brings back the ’90s

A. R. Broom, twitter.com/AlexanderRBroom

April 19, 2018


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Umoja brought back the 1990s Friday, April 13 with their decade-themed styled party celebrating the era. Umoja Scholars Program Coordinator Jamila Stewart was inspired to put on the event after she had noticed a particular interest in 90’s fashion among the Umoja members recently. “I think a lot of ...

Novel student gets published

Novel student gets published

Brenna Enos, twitter.com/brennasenos

April 18, 2018


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As a child, Brandon Lawson often lived in his own fantasies. He often got in trouble and was sent to his room in isolation as a punishment, but instead of sitting in solitude, Lawson always kept himself busy with his thoughts.  “I was alone a lot … I always had to use my mind to imagine things,”...

LMC makes ‘Space’ for art show

LMC makes ‘Space’ for art show

D'Angelo Jackson

April 18, 2018


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The work of internationally known Bay Area photographer Jeannie O’Connor is gracing the walls of the Los Medanos College Art Gallery in a new exhibit called “Double Space.” Gallery Director Judi Pettite expressed enthusiasm about Thursday’s debut, which opened with a reception and artist talk...

Orchestra gets experience

Orchestra gets experience

Brenna Enos, Twitter.com/brennasenos

April 12, 2018


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When attending a musical, it becomes all too easy to feast your eyes on the choreographed dance routines, intricate sets and flashy costumes. But an integral part of musicals you cannot always see are the people that bring the music to life from behind the curtain – the orchestra.  For the...

Students stage a suspicious show

Students stage a suspicious show

Alex Camilli, Twitter.com/A_Carnation

April 11, 2018


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The Los Medanos College Drama Department is bringing the play “Torn Pages” to the Little Theater beginning Thursday, April 26. “Torn Pages” is an ominous blend of mystery and crime containing adult themes and directed by Drama Instructor Nick Garcia. There is no target audience or age restriction,...

Uchis polishes sound

Uchis polishes sound

D'Angelo Jackson, @DangeloJackson_

April 10, 2018


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Imagine for a moment the vintage sounds of gliding, 70s guitar drips, crystalline synths, sine pads, the smooth vocal stylings of Yukimi Nagano and Amy Winehouse, sung of course to melodies that are both somber and sanguine, and done with an approach to R&B, soul, reggaeton, electronica and funk....

Review Crew: ‘A Quiet Place’

Review Crew: ‘A Quiet Place’

Perry Continente, Twitter.com/perrycontinente

April 10, 2018


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Perry says:  Writer, director and star John Krasinski develops the family of his new film “A Quiet Place” into compelling original characters almost entirely without spoken dialogue. The film’s empathetic approach to character and family may be its single greatest achievement. So it is unfortunat...

Review Crew: ‘Ready Player One’

Review Crew: ‘Ready Player One’

Brenna Enos, Jordan Neel, and Robert Pierce

April 5, 2018


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Movie Summary: Director Steven Spielburg ‘s adaption of Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel of the same name “Ready Player One” released March 29. Set in 2045, the movie concerns a fight over the ownership of a virtual reality paradise called OASIS and stars Tye Sheridan as Wade Watts.  Brenna says:&nb...

Sister act releases a new album

Sister act releases a new album

Kimberly Stelly, twitter.com/kstelly1994

April 5, 2018


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Sisters Chloe X Halle are able to make a seamless transition from YouTube musicians to signed recording artists on their debut album “The Kids Are Alright.” With this album, the duo melds clean vocals, catchy melodies and surreal, layered harmonies with relatable hooks. Even the intro “Hello Frie...

Armour’s au revoir

Armour’s au revoir

Adria Watson, @adriarwatson

April 5, 2018


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“My favorite groups of students are the re-entry students. I see them come up and I give them their paperwork. They are so nervous and I go ‘You’re going to be OK. You’ve made a good step in coming to college,’” said Admissions and Records Director Robin Armour who retired just before Spring...

Viewers will ‘Love, Simon’

Viewers will ‘Love, Simon’

Jonathan Little, jlittle@lmcexperience.com

April 4, 2018


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What “Titanic,” “The Fault in Our Stars,” “Me Before You,” and “La La Land” all have in common is that they’re all romance films that have left an impact on many viewers over the years. In some ways, those movies have become folklore, as people love to discuss and contemplate what happened...

Film captures feeling of youth

Film captures feeling of youth

Adria Watson, twitter.com/adriarwatson

March 15, 2018


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Ava DuVernay’s film adaptation of the science fantasy novel “A Wrinkle in Time’” is packed with profound emotion and stunning visuals that capture the story’s theme of loving and accepting who you are, as you are. “A Wrinkle in Time” tells the story of a young girl’s journey to find ...

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