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Feminist noir in Ingmar Bergman’s ‘Nora’

Sommer Dalton, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Fine Arts, Reviews

Producing an adaptation of a century old play can be tricky: there has to be a balance between the modern and just enough reference to the past. In Ingmar Bergman’s play “Nora,” the classic Henrik Ibsen play “A Doll’s House” is reworked to highlight gender roles in modern times exceptionally well. Ibsen’s work was released at a time when the early waves of feminism were beginning to sprout. It worked to challenge...

No-Mans Land exhibit

No-Mans Land exhibit

April 19, 2017

Contrasting colors mixed in a seductive layout outline the landscape work of Alice Andreini in her gallery show titled “No-Mans Land.” In her pieces, she works to acknowledge and confront the spatial and id...

‘Chérubin,’ the perfect springtime opera

‘Chérubin,’ the perfect springtime opera

April 5, 2017

Expect “Chérubin,” the opera taking over the University Theater this weekend, to be delightful, cheery — and completely in French. Even for those not fluent in French, the opera clearly expresses...

Exploring the Waters

Exploring the Waters

April 3, 2017

Cal State Long Beach senior and sculptural ceramic artist Brittany Waters finds nature to be a key tool for her artwork. Growing up in northern California, where she was surrounded by trees, she now fi...

CSULB alumni opens exhibit at Edward Cella Art + Architecture

CSULB alumni opens exhibit at Edward Cella Art + Architecture

Caitlyn Mendoza, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Fine Arts

Art in any of its forms is meant for more than aesthetics – it can be a representation of the world we live in. Cal State Long Beach’s art alumnus Kendell Carter’s latest exhibit reflects upon ev...

Art in the heart of Long Beach

Art in the heart of Long Beach

March 22, 2017

We all know that Long Beach is a city brimming with culture, diversity, history and art galore – whether that comes in the form of newborn contemporary murals downtown or any of the museums that l...

CSULB’ s Contemporary Concert B highlights student works

CSULB’ s Contemporary Concert B highlights student works

March 15, 2017

Spoken word, fluorescent lighting and Rick Astley are just a few of the featured elements audiences can expect when Cal State Long Beach College of the Arts and Department of Dance presents “Contempora...

CSULB presents ‘The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin’

CSULB presents ‘The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin’

March 13, 2017

In 1963, with a life surrounded by racism, police brutality and misogyny, Viveca Stanton prefers to see past all the hate in the world and pretends she is a white girl with straight hair, blue eyes and a ...