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‘Death of a Salesman’ lives on at the Long Beach Playhouse

‘Death of a Salesman’ lives on at the Long Beach Playhouse

May 30, 2015

The first scene in Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” says it all. Willy Loman, peddler-ordinaire, burnt-out and weary from the road, appears on stage lugging two large sample cases. Laying...

Portraits of an honest youth

Portraits of an honest youth

October 28, 2014

Typically most child portraits display kids who simply smile and look at the camera, but not in the current student exhibition on campus titled Youth: Portraits of Identity and Expression by senior photography...

A panoply of student work

A panoply of student work

May 4, 2014

After a semester of creativity and planning, BA design students’ blueprints have finally materialized. The Panoply Design Show is the final hurdle for more than 70 design students who were enrolled...

Spectacle: Art Party

Spectacle: Art Party

September 13, 2013

Many people predicted the end of the world in 2012- the end of the art world. The Museum of Contemporary Art appeared to be falling to pieces as director Jeffrey Deitch fired the chief curator and thus...

Printmaking finds another dimension

Printmaking finds another dimension

November 7, 2009

Gretchen Merideth Jankowski, 31, is a printmaking major. The opening reception of her master's of fine arts exhibition was in the Gatov Gallery in the Art Department Student Galleries last Sunday.In the Gatov...

Family secrets, intense fights in ‘Festen’

Family secrets, intense fights in ‘Festen’

Megan Clancy, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2009

Filed under Fine Arts

California Repertory Company opened its new season Friday at the Queen Mary with David Eldridge's "Festen"—where the audience laughed and cried at the same time.Eldridge based "Festen" on the film...

Fine arts ‘mastered’ by greater LA students

Fine arts ‘mastered’ by greater LA students

Joanna Silvestre and Rachel Williams

September 8, 2009

Filed under Features, Fine Arts

The walls of every other classroom at Cal State Long Beach stood lifeless in comparison to the creatively sketched, paint-smeared walls of the fine arts department.At the fifth annual Greater Los Angel...

Singers invade Pantages

Singers invade Pantages

Jonathan Oyama, Staff Writer

March 2, 2009

Filed under Fine Arts

The Broadway hit "Rent" was the defining musical for the '90s. It arrived at the Ahmanson Theatre years ago. Now it is hitting the Pantages Theatre, but with far more pizzazz than ever.The Pantages Theat...