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Sgt. Peppers turns 50

Sgt. Peppers turns 50

June 4, 2017

It was 50 years ago that the Beatles shocked the world with their eighth album “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.” It would go on to become one of the most influential rock albums ever created, with ...

Jeremih, Juicy J and Ella Mai come to CSULB

Jeremih, Juicy J and Ella Mai come to CSULB

May 14, 2017

The stage was set, the lights were dimmed and the seats of the Walter Pyramid were filled — well, sort of. Students received a slightly more intimate show than they might have expected with artis...

High Spirits with Glasspirits

High Spirits with Glasspirits

May 10, 2017

Students got the chance to drop their textbooks and raise their glasses for a few hours while watching experimental rock band Glasspirits perform at the Nugget Grill & Pub Tuesday night. Glasspir...

Grouplove releases new EP “Little Mess”

Grouplove releases new EP “Little Mess”

Jason Enns, Arts & Life Editor

May 10, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

Diehard Grouplove fans have probably already been listening to their new EP “Little Mess” for a couple weeks now. Not that I’m a half-hearted fan, I just haven’t paid for a new album in about t...

Jeremih and Ella Mai to perform at CSULB’s Beach Pride concert

Jeremih and Ella Mai to perform at CSULB’s Beach Pride concert

May 7, 2017

Associated Students Inc. announced that Hip-Hop and R&B artists Jeremih and Ella Mai will perform at the annual Beach Pride concert, taking place in Cal State Long Beach’s Walter Pyramid on Friday May 12...

100 singers to fill to stage for ‘Elijah’

Isabel Ramos, Staff Writer

May 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Music

A dramatic story about faith, fire, fury and facing the consequences of one's actions comes to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center Saturday, May 6, at 8 p.m. The oratorio, “Elijah,” written by Felix Mendelssohn in the 1800s, is being performed at Cal State Long Beach for the first time. An oratorio is a large-scale musical work for orchestra and voices, and this one has a cast of 100 singers, student soloists and...

CSULB Laptop Ensemble changes traditional concert music

Alex Ormeno-Manfredi, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Music

When thinking of an ensemble, most would think of a group of musicians in a semicircle of chairs getting ready to perform. Well, the Cal State Long Beach Laptop Ensemble is going to change that thought. The ensemble strictly uses laptops and various softwares to make music. The group is currently made up of seven CSULB music students who work together to explore and perform interesting, synthesized sounds. It is a combin...

Review: Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.”

Review: Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.”

Sommer Dalton, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

“My left stroke just went vi-raaaaal!” These days, it's almost impossible to turn on the radio without hearing that lyric from Kendrick Lamar’s top charting song, “HUMBLE.” His new album:...