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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...

Photo club hosts Las Vegas vacation

Charlene Caracas, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2009

Filed under Fine Arts

Sunday's opening reception at the student art galleries on upper campus showcased such an eclectic variety of art. Tucked away in nook and cranny of the art department, you wouldn't even know that an event, let alone an art show was taking place.  The cozy space is comprised of five different art galleries with ample space for deejay's, food tables, and places to sit and converse with some of your friends.  As...

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...