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CSULB film students claim victory

CSULB film students claim victory

November 29, 2016

An epic battle between J.J. Abrams and George Lucas and a show that took a humorous approach to big election issues were among 11 works made by Film and Electronic Arts students honored at the 26th an...

Sorella boutique expands to warehouses and storefronts

Sorella boutique expands to warehouses and storefronts

Caitlyn Mendoza, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Features

As Brittney Turner conducts business over FaceTime, she is framed with hundreds of shipment and merchandise boxes stacked on shelves behind her at the Sorella boutique warehouse in Los Angeles. She wore on...

‘Mentia’ shows in CSULB student galleries

Jason Enns, Arts & LIfe Editor

November 12, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Features

Upon entrance of the Merlino room in the student art galleries, visitors are greeted by bare white walls, ominous music and a large projection of Cal State Long Beach photography senior Connor O’Brien’s father. O’Brien’s short film “Mentia” plays on loop, as if to reflect the daily routines the film represents. It follows the trials of a normal morning for O’Brien and his 68-year-old father Michael O’Br...

CSULB artist paints a social and political message

CSULB artist paints a social and political message

November 2, 2016

Growing up in Oaxaca, Mexico, Narsiso Martinez helped his father work in the fields. For Martinez, this was just part of his family duties, but little did he know it would become the center of his person...

‘Mourning Dove’ leaves the nest

Amber Costa, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Film and Television

Cal State Long Beach Film and Electronic Arts senior Alexandra Petrus is a first-generation American born from an Iraqi refugee family. She is in the process of directing her senior film on the refugee crisis in the Middle East, called “Mourning Dove.” Petrus is from Oakland, California and finds a connection to what is happening in the Syrian civil war, drawing her interest into making a film about the current crisis ...

ArtX marks the spot

ArtX marks the spot

October 30, 2016

The community art center downtown has re-opened with the intention of hosting art exhibitions, as well as running art programming and art studios. The ArtX art exchange on 3rd Street and Elm Street hosted its gr...

Design professor receives the Innovative Award

Design professor receives the Innovative Award

October 5, 2016

After being nominated by the City of Long Beach for her contributions of development to the city, Cal State Long Beach design professor Heather Barker has proved that resilience pays off. During the Civic I...

CSULB Assistant Professor of Dance showcases her company Acts of Matter at IMPLOSION: A Pairing of the Arts

CSULB Assistant Professor of Dance showcases her company Acts of Matter at IMPLOSION: A Pairing of the Arts

September 21, 2016

A mentor, dancer, choreographer and Cal State Long Beach Assistant Professor of Dance are the many titles that Rebecca Lemme holds. Lemme’s company Acts of Matter will be performing their show ...