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Bringing the noise

Bringing the noise

Ann Austria, Diversions Editor

January 8, 2009

Filed under Events, Fine Arts

Pieces of tin, aluminum trash cans and old plastic buckets are what many would find in a junkyard, but for the cast of "Stomp" items like these serve as the tools for their music-making.The percussive hit ...

‘The Shape of Things’ leaves everyone naked, wanting more

Neil Muñoz, Contributing Writer

December 15, 2008

Filed under Fine Arts

Neil LaBute's play "The Shape of Things," is directed by Hugh O'Gorman and presented by the University Players of the CSULB Theatre Department, which wrapped up their three-week performance on December 6, 2008. This play was an emotional rollercoaster of intrigue, betrayal, manipulative seduction and love, questioning "how far would you go for a grade, for love, for art?"Director O'Gorman had a vision and realized within the past...

Velocity picked up the pace

Tiffany Rider, Managing Editor

November 17, 2008

Filed under Fine Arts

The dance faculty at Cal State Long Beach put on a show over the weekend that was not without a little craziness.Velocity, the dance program presented by the CSULB College of The Arts and the Department of Dance, featured work by guest artists Mike Esperanza and Regina Klenjoski, and dance faculty Lorin Johnson, Susan McLain, Sophie Monat and Andrew Vaca. The dance concert, held in the Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theater, had s...

All the world’s a stage at Laguna Beach pageant

All the world’s a stage at Laguna Beach pageant

August 19, 2008

"All the world's a stage," and the players are meeting in Laguna Beach. This year The Pageant of the Masters is celebrating its 75th Anniversary with a theme of the same: "All the World's a Stage."  Th...

Here and then

Here and then

June 18, 2008

The Huntington Library in San Marino launched its showcase of This Side of Paradise: Body and Landscape in L.A. Photographs. The showcase which runs until Sept. 15 presents photos of the city of Los An...

Myth becomes reality at Getty Villa

Ann Austria

June 5, 2008

Filed under Fine Arts

With spectacular views of the city of Malibu and the Pacific Ocean coastline, and an extensive collection of Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiques, a visit to the Getty Villa is a unique and refreshing experience.  The drive along the scenic Pacific Coast Highway to the Getty Villa is only the beginning of the amazing sights.  The driveway of the Getty Villa is paved with large irregular stones, replicating the stre...