Experience

Timberlake shows out on tour

Jonathan Little, twitter.com/jonathanglittle

May 2, 2018


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Justin Timberlake’s “Man in the Woods” World Tour was a once in a lifetime experience from one of the best performers in the music industry today. The last time Timberlake was in the Bay Area was four years ago when his album "The 20/20 Experience" hit the charts. His last album was probably the...

Review Crew: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Review Crew: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Brenna Enos, Jordan Neel, and A.R. Broom

May 2, 2018


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Brenna says:  “Avengers: Infinity War” has already surpassed its Marvel movie predecessors, not only in terms of grossing box office success, but in its content filled with more action, more character cross-overs and a shocking ending like we’ve never seen before.  In this movie the A...

Annual gospel celebration underway

Chuck Reed, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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The upcoming annual Gospel Celebration Concert May 5 marks the 24th anniversary of the event at Los Medanos College. Held only in the springtime, it welcomes students, family and friends to listen to the growing talents of the students in the choir and orchestra. The program will include a variety...

A driving passion

A driving passion

A.R. Broom, twitter.com/AlexanderRBroom

April 26, 2018


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Like many enthusiasts, Samuel Camarista became interested in cars from learning how to work on his family’s vehicles with his father. “Growing up, learning tools, passing them to him, watching him fix stuff, watching him work on cars, that’s how I first started, ” said Camarista, who grew...

‘Bone’ takes on colorism and afrofuturism

‘Bone’ takes on colorism and afrofuturism

Kimberly Stelly, twitter.com/kstelly1994

April 25, 2018


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Colorism isn’t a typical theme in your average young adult novel, but in Toni Adeyemi’s “Children of Blood and Bone: Legacy of Orïsha,” it’s front and center. Adeyemi takes afrofuturistic elements, blending magic and real aspects of West African culture and combines these elements with themes...

Action game almost perfect

Action game almost perfect

Perry Continente, twitter.com/perrycontinente

April 23, 2018


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“God of War” is nothing if not brave. Santa Monica Studios has dramatically reimagined its most famous IP on almost every level shifting the gameplay, narrative, tone, focus and characters to a point where the final product bears little resemblance to its forbearers. These changes are by and large...

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....

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