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Miley Cyrus strips, Katy Perry roars at 2013 VMAs

Miley Cyrus strips, Katy Perry roars at 2013 VMAs

August 26, 2013

The day before classes begin is usually a busy one, and many a student may have missed out on watching the MTV Video Music Awards. Anyone who wasn’t watching missed a few reunions and surprises, as well...

Shoreline Jam to return to Queen Mary Events Park

Shoreline Jam to return to Queen Mary Events Park

August 25, 2013

Many concert-goers are crammed into musky concert venues, drowning in a mob of sweaty, stinky fans, but for a third year, reggae lovers can enjoy music in the sunshine at the Shoreline Jam. The reggae...

Summertime Playlist

Summertime Playlist

Danielle Carson, Diversions Editor

August 25, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Ballyhoo!   With their last albums being titled “Daydream” and “Cheers!,” Ballyhoo! produces summertime grooves perfect for blasting through the open car window. The blend of roc...

Surviving the Semester

Surviving the Semester

August 18, 2013

The diversions team has compiled some of its favorite ways of staying cool under pressure, all the while enjoying what the City of Long Beach has to offer. Dancing There’s nothing like holding hands and locking eye...

Filmmaker debuts Wilmore 9 film festival

Filmmaker debuts Wilmore 9 film festival

August 7, 2013

With more than 50 film festivals held throughout California, Downtown Long Beach played host to its first annual film festival this past weekend, showcasing a myriad of films. After four months of prepping...

Downtown Long Beach plays host to a new festival

Downtown Long Beach plays host to a new festival

John M. Mroch and Priscella Vega

July 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

The heart of Downtown Long Beach is no stranger when it comes to creative and innovative events put on by eclectic movers and shakers of the city. A new festival, “Wilmore 9 Film, Music and Art,”...

‘Orange Is the New Black’ has a limiting plot

‘Orange Is the New Black’ has a limiting plot

July 24, 2013

Adapted from Piper Kerman’s 2008 memoir “Orange Is The New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” Jenji Kohan’s second television series is hardly worth the watch. As the latest Netflix original...

Local artists display political outlook through art

Local artists display political outlook through art

July 17, 2013

Southern Californian artists mocked oppressive bureaucratic norms through paintings, collages and photos on Saturday in the political art exhibit, “In God We Tru$t.” The Picture This Gallery and...