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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 ...

LMC gallery displays local artists’ work

Kimberly Stelly, twitter.com/kstelly1994

March 14, 2018


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Members of Brentwood’s Art Guild of the Delta showed off their talents at the Los Medanos College Art Gallery reception held Thursday, March 8. One of the people who came to look at the many pieces displayed in the gallery was none other than MESA Director Nicole Trager. Having been to several art show...

‘Hand’ is a fun romp

‘Hand’ is a fun romp

Brenna Enos, twitter.com/brennasenos

March 13, 2018


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From the moment that the lights illuminated the stage of the Los Medanos College Little Theater and Jason (Jason Miller) and his vulgar puppet Tyrone enter the stage, you can tell that this is not going to be just a typical comedy show. With a group of rag-tag teenagers in a church puppet club, Jason...

Obstacles lead her to career path

Obstacles lead her to career path

Veronica Zesati, vzesati@lmcexperience.com

March 8, 2018


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As a counselor for Los Medanos College’s Disabled Student Programs and Services, Haydee Lindgren helps students walk the straight and narrow path of academics. You’d never be able to tell that, as a child, she said she was considered one of the “naughty” kids. As early as elementary school,...

The ‘Masters’ to recite music

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

March 8, 2018


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An educational evening filled with a variety of different selections will be available to students Tuesday, March 20 with the Spring 2018 Master Class Recital. Held in the Los Medanos College Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m., this recital will feature the guest clinician Professor Burr Cochran Phillips. A...

Local pubs offer diverse options for St. Patrick’s Day

Perry Continente, perrycontinente@lmcexperience.com

March 8, 2018


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St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and the Pittsburg and Brentwood area has a great variety of places to safely celebrate. Options range from quiet bars full of classic cocktails to rowdy pub-crawls. St. Patrick’s Day, while fun, can also be dangerous with many drunk drivers taking to the road despite...

Art Guild to grace LMC gallery

Art Guild to grace LMC gallery

Lilly Montero, lilly.montero3@gmail.com

March 1, 2018


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Independent artists from the Art Guild of the Delta will be showcasing their work in the Los Medanos College Art Gallery Tuesday, March 6 to Thursday, April 5. The gallery will be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 12:30-2:30 p.m. and 4:00-6:00 p.m. The reception for the show will be on Thurs.,...

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