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VH1 thinks you ought to know and so do I

Ericka Franklin

June 18, 2008

Filed under Music

New to some U.S. listeners, London artist Adele brings a hypnotizing soul, pop and acoustic CD, called "19", to our ears. Released with Sony BMG,"19" is getting attention by all the right people. You might have heard her single Hometown Glory on Grey's Anatomy or have seen her on VH1's "You Oughta Know". During my first listen to "19", I felt like I was listening to one continuous song that had minor variat...

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...

Cult of Todd Sue finally releases much anticipated album

Dylana Foy

September 7, 2006

Filed under Arts & Life, Music

Rock and country, punk and folk. These are some of the contrasting musical styles that come to mind while listening to "Kelsey Grammer Loves Us," the first full-length album from the San Francisco-based Cult of Sue Todd. Many bands can easily be pigeonholed into a pre-destined genre, but not Cult of Sue Todd. CST boasts an eclectic style that at first seems odd, but strangely makes you want to keep listening. Part of the band...

University Art Museum displays two new exhibits

University Art Museum displays two new exhibits

September 7, 2006

The two new exhibits at the University Art Museum (UAM) at Cal State Long Beach are bound to fascinate and intrigue visitors who are willing to take an hour out of their busy day to investigate this fr...

Ghosts of Queen Mary haunt her decks, tours

Ghosts of Queen Mary haunt her decks, tours

August 23, 2006

Long Beach is haunted. Or at least, the Queen Mary is. Don't believe me? Don't believe there are restless spirits, stranded souls still lingering on board the haunted ship docked in this city's very...