Banner Up! for Brentwood

Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The Art Guild of the Delta is calling all artists to apply for the fourth annual Banner Up! Program. Art Guild of the Delta is welcoming artists of high school age and older, at no cost to them, to participate in the program. This program is sponsored by City of Brentwood Economic Development, City of...

Mondo Generator’s major return – album review

Mondo Generator’s major return - album review

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

All of the punks and desert rockers are going to unite with the release of “Mondo Generator’s” long-lost LP from 2010. The album, “Shooter’s Bible,” features 13 tracks. While most of the tracks were re-recorded for their 2012 release “Hell Comes to Your Heart,” the songs being relea...

4 actors and a great play – “Two Sisters and a Piano” review

Lt. Portuondo (Reyes), Sofia Obispo (Moreno) and Maria Celia Obispo (Hernandez) during a tense exchange after a close call almost sent Maria to jail.

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2020

Los Medanos College’s chilling performance of “Two Sisters and a Piano” had the crowd roaring by the end of the second act. The play, which ran from Feb. 27 through Feb. 29 in the Little Theater, was originally written by Cuban American playwright Nilo Cruz and was published in 1998. It went in de...

Review Crew: “Sonic the Hedgehog”

Review Crew:

Krys Shahin and Spencer Cameron

February 27, 2020

Krys says: Growing up, I was never all that interested in the little blue alien hedgehog creature running around to collect golden rings, but I decided to see a movie based on that character for Valentine’s day and I do not regret it.  Was the movie silly and occasionally a little stupid? Yes. ...

Vocalists compete for cash at LMC

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Los Medanos College will be hosting the Celebration Vocal Artist Awards in the Recital Hall of the Pittsburg campus May 2, 2020. Professor Silvester Henderson, the LMC Director of Choral and Vocal Activities, hopes to make the vocal competition the largest of its kind in California and wants to prom...

Alumni to star in play

Karen Hernandez rehearses at LMC Little Theater.

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

The Los Medanos College Drama department is performing their first play of the semester with a rendition of “2 Sisters and a Piano.” Originally written by Cuban-American playwright Nilo Cruz and published in 1998, “2 Sisters and a Piano” goes in depth about the repressive Cuban regime of 1991...

Student creativity on display

Dejonique Unubun and Marc Bates discuss art.

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Los Medanos College debuted its 2020 Student Art Exhibit Feb. 6. The event, which took place in the library near parking Lot A, attracted a lot of people for the award ceremony and opening. A representative of the Art Guild of the Delta attended the gallery opening to judge and award some of the artists wh...

Henderson honored with ELA award

Professor Silvester Henderson conducts a rehearsal for the Fall Choral Adventure Concert with the Chamber Chorale.

Katie Loughran, @Katie__Loughran

February 6, 2020

Los Medanos College Professor Silvester Henderson will be honored with the African American Male Education Network & Development (A²MEND) Educational Leadership Award. The ceremony will take place at the organization’s annual Scholarship Awards Dinner Thursday, March 5th 2020 at 6:30 p.m. According...

‘The Girl in the Red Hood’ mural finished

Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

During the fall 2019 semester Drama Director Nick Garcia commissioned a new mural for the Little Theater ticket booth. The mural, named “The Girl in Red,” was executed by Eric Sanchez’s ART-010 2-Dimensional Design class.  The design team included Ashley Cervantes, Donna Ashley, Ginger...

A constructively critiqued concert

Silvester Henderson (right) conducts the chamber chorale/chorus at the Masterclass Recital.

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Nerves bundled in the air for performing students as they showcased their vocality in the Choral/Vocal Masterclass Recital Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Los Medanos College Recital Hall. The audience consisted of many students and supporting friends and family members of the director and LMC professor ...

Give back to LMC

Donated toys at the Brentwood Campus.

Kelly Williams and Spencer Batute

December 5, 2019

The 31st anniversary of the annual Los Medanos College traditional toy drive is here. The event takes place on the Pittsburg campus, and they are asking for small donations to give back to those in need during the holidays. In previous years, the Office of Instruction at the Pittsburg campus has giv...

Raising funds with holiday fun and crafts

Ceramics instructional aide Nikki Vreeland crafting a piece.

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

November 29, 2019

Leave some room in your wallets and hearts this holiday — the Ceramics Department will hold a ceramics fundraiser during finals week. Funds raised will go toward the ceramics department to help with equipment and maintenance, as well as the ceramics department’s annual spring conference at UC Davis w...

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