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‘Hidden World’ already a fan favorite

‘Hidden World’ already a fan favorite

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

March 7, 2019

DreamWorks Animation has created another hit within the “How to Train Your Dragon” series of films. Their third installment, titled “Hidden World,” has been out for some time now and the consensus seems to be clear. It now sits atop the box office charts, has received a certified fresh rating from R...

‘While We Wait’ for Music and Motherhood

‘While We Wait’ for Music and Motherhood

Alex Camilli, @A_Carnation

February 28, 2019

For avid music enthusiasts, 2019 is already shaping up to be a productive year for artists of all genres. Evidence of this comes from Oakland native Kehlani Parrish, who has graced us with a mixtape appropriately titled “While We Wait” released Feb. 22. Hailing from Oakland, CA. Parrish has perfor...

Music Department set to mesmerize LMC

By Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

February 28, 2019

The Los Medanos College Music Department will be showcasing talents of its students in many events throughout the semester. For those who enjoy listening to musical talent, there will be plenty of opportunities to attend these events. First is a spring jazz concert, which the Music Department is st...

‘Blindspotting’ to show at Maya Cinemas

‘Blindspotting’ to show at Maya Cinemas

Alex Camilli, @A_Carnation

February 28, 2019

In honor of Black History Month, which will soon pass, the Black Student Union will be hosting a free screening of the independent film “Blindspotting” at Maya Cinemas, an independent theatre located at 4085 Century Blvd in Pittsburg, CA. The event begins with a 5 p.m. check-in Thurs. March 14. Prior t...

Small, Spooky, Hunny Rock Berkeley

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

February 21, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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...

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