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‘Logan’ on the cutting edge of superhero films

‘Logan’ on the cutting edge of superhero films

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

March 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Comic book movies have dominated the decade, with movie studios shelling out hundreds of millions of dollars in exchange for billion dollar box office returns. They’re generally fun spectacles — villains threaten to blow up the world, our heroes fend them off, if just for one day — but they ultimately...

Arcidiacono bucks the status quo

March 2, 2017


Filed under Features

After a long day of grading papers and preparing for meetings with Los Medanos College’s health and wellness committee, Speech Professor Marie Arcidiacono leaves for a run and ends her day enjoying a chocolate donut and sitting down to watch the hallmark channel. When she isn’t reading Harry Potter or considering ideas for her own books, Arcidiacono ded...

Noah uses cultural difference for basis of speech

Noah uses cultural difference for basis of speech

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

March 2, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Now best known as the host of “The Daily Show,” comedian Trevor Noah performed a standup routine for Stanford students’ friends and family as a part of Family Weekend Saturday, Feb. 25 where he, despite some problematic stances on American social issues, managed to remain charismatic. As a family...

‘Get Out’ sparks reaction

‘Get Out’ sparks reaction

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

March 2, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

First time director Jordan Peele, best known as a writer and star of the Emmy-winning sketch series "Key & Peele," is back with the amazing satirical thriller "Get Out.” It follows a Black man from Brooklyn named Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) whose white girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) takes him...

Crowd gets ‘Mad Love’

Crowd gets ‘Mad Love’

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

February 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

JoJo ended an impossibly magical night in the most down-to-earth way, by greeting fans with a simple thank you. A rainy two-hour wait did not deter devotees — some of whom still buzzing with energy, serenading her with her songs — to get to meet the singer following her concert in San Francisco Sunday,...

Trax invites artists

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

February 23, 2017


Filed under Features

Pittsburg’s creative arts community is looking for artists for the debut of its monthly art walk festival, Art Trax, opening Thursday, April 20. According to the flier and guidelines found on their website, Art Trax’s monthly shows will consist of a plethora of art displayed in local businesses...

Garcia directs his own story

Garcia directs his own story

Samantha Hernandez

February 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Profile, Top Stories

Originally planning to major in business, Drama Professor Nick Garcia has been teaching at LMC for eight years and has traveled many roads since his beginnings in a small divided town in Colorado. Although Garcia has some early Southern California roots, he mainly grew up in Colorado, where the biggest...

Drama preps for stage

Drama preps for stage

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

February 7, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Drama students and faculty are busily prepping for their upcoming plays this spring. With a healthy mix of different genre, directors and even show length, this season provides something for everyone. The lineup includes “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,” in late March, “Shape...

“Resident Evil” regenerates

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

February 7, 2017


Filed under Features

“Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” is a bold experiment — a brazen attempt to steer the franchise away from its action-heavy later entries and back to the horror that used to define it. While the game does stumble in its last few hours, the time leading up to this is so engaging, beautiful and terrifying...

Performances to come

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com

February 2, 2017


Filed under Features

Los Medanos College’s music department will be featuring a number of performances from both the vocal and the instrumental group this spring 2017 semester. Luis Zuniga, the resident concert band instructor at LMC, has shown great enthusiasm in exposing his students to more performances. “When...

Migos lacks ‘hype’

Migos lacks ‘hype’

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

February 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Atlanta trio Migos’ second studio album “Culture,” released Jan. 27 is a solid effort, but doesn’t show much growth compared to “Y.R.N. (Yung Rich Nation).” The hype behind this group has been at an all-time high as they have brought urban anthems from “Versace,” “Hannah M...

‘Boeing’ set to take off

‘Boeing’ set to take off

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

December 2, 2016


Filed under Features

The Los Medanos College Drama Department is bringing the show “Boeing Boeing” to the LMC community at the California Theatre in downtown Pittsburg beginning Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. Drama Department chair Nick Garcia will be directing the comedic play written by Marc Camoletti. This semester’s...

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