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Kanye preaches to the choir

Kanye preaches to the choir

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

October 31, 2019

From 808s to 3:16, legendary rapper and hip-hop producer Kanye West has covered plenty of ground throughout his musical career. West presents his spiritual journey and renewed faith in God in his ninth studio album, “Jesus Is King,” released Oct. 25. The most significant aspect of this new record...

Fall into music at LMC

Fall into music at LMC

Katie Loughran, @Katie__Loughran

October 24, 2019

The Los Medanos College Music Choral Division will put on its semesterly choral concert, the Fall Choral Adventure, Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. The concert, titled “The ‘Hegelian’ of Urban Performing Arts & Higher Education: The Worldwide Benefit,” will feature the LMC Chamber Chorale...

Timberlake shows out on tour

Jonathan Little, twitter.com/jonathanglittle

May 2, 2018

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...

Editorial Cartoon — 04/27/2018

Editorial Cartoon — 04/27/2018

Kimberly Stelly, twitter.com/kstelly1994

April 27, 2018

Clark and trio perform jazz

Clark and trio perform jazz

Lilly Monetero, lmontero@losmedanos.com

February 22, 2018

LMC staff and students were treated to a jazz concert by Mike Clark and his Trio Tuesday, Feb. 20. What was initially going to be a ticketed event, not only became a free concert, but was also an opportunity for music students to learn more about jazz. Professor Zilber began the evening saying that...

Clark and co. put on a show

Lilly Montero, lilly.montero3@gmail.com

February 21, 2018

LMC staff and students were treated to a jazz concert by the Mike Clark Organ Trio Tuesday, Feb. 20. What was initially going to be a ticketed event, not only became a free concert, but was also an opportunity for music students to learn more about jazz. Professor Zilber began the evening saying that...

A harmonious collaboration

A harmonious collaboration

Lilly Montero, lmontero@lmcexperience.com

November 10, 2017

Dr. Luis Zuniga’s weeks of hard labor and coordination finally came to fruition Wednesday, Nov. 8 with the Los Medanos College Orchestral Invitational, Beethoven No.1 — a night of powerful music and successful collaborations. The night began with the Heritage High School Orchestra playing two ...

“A Seat At The Table” still imperative to Black culture

“A Seat At The Table” still imperative to Black culture

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

September 30, 2017

“When I felt afraid or when I felt like this record would be so different from my last, I would see or hear another story of a young Black person in America having their life taken away from them, having their freedom taken away,” said singer-songwriter, Solange during the “A Seat With Us” conversation she had a year ago with her mother (Tina Knowles-Lawson) and writer Judnick Mayard about “A Sea...

Spotlight shines hot on Steele

Spotlight shines hot on Steele

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

March 22, 2017

When she utters the word “music,” that passion Julia Steele stays true to radiates from her words to her expressions. Her face lights up, noticeably showing she knows she’s found what she’s meant to do, no matter how fearsome the road may get. “Sometimes the best thing you can do in your...

Crowd gets ‘Mad Love’

Crowd gets ‘Mad Love’

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

February 23, 2017

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,...

Hip-hop and art collaborate

Hip-hop and art collaborate

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

October 9, 2016

Though it would have been interesting to see English Instructor Tess Caldwell freestyle another verse for the second day of Los Medanos College’s first hip-hop conference, in her own words, day two still “got pretty funky.” Rapper and conference organizer Kaila Love said with this event, she h...

New ‘Citrine’ album heals fans

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

October 6, 2016

With its name deriving from the crystal meaning success, Japanese-American artist Hayley Kiyoko’s latest EP “Citrine,” released Sept. 30, was destined to be a hit. As Kiyoko was recovering from a concussion she had suffered earlier this year, the citrine crystal she carried with her during the w...

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