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CSULB dance tackles racial biases and conquers loss

Shyanne Riberal-Norton, Assistant Arts and Life Editor

May 1, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews, Today

The soothing sound of violin strings filled the air as stage lights cast shadows of leaping figures to tell stories about loss, the fight for equality and more at the Cal State Long Beach Dance Concert last weekend. The concert is set for a total of seven performances at the Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theater. Choreographers and faculty from the dance department put their own spin on the art as they collaborated in creating pieces w...

Cal Rep’s ‘End Days’ gives perspective on family relationships

Cal Rep’s ‘End Days’ gives perspective on family relationships

May 1, 2018

A family separated by trauma slowly knits themselves back together in “End Days,” a bittersweet comedy of four actors who reunite when they realize how desperately they need each other as the Rapture ...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ delivers amusing action despite annoying mistakes

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ delivers amusing action despite annoying mistakes

April 29, 2018

The newest output from the Marvel Cinematic Universe is not likely to convert anyone who detests superhero movies. “Avengers: Infinity War” is, for the most part, more of the same from Marvel Studios; enjoy...

Broken Lizard return with force in ‘Super Troopers 2’

Broken Lizard return with force in ‘Super Troopers 2’

April 24, 2018

“Do you really not remember this guy or are you just fucking with me?” “Yeah, I have no idea who he is.” “You know I heard everything you said?” “Son of a bitch, we’ve been doing that for year...

Matt’s Munchies: Taco Beach is a getaway close to campus

Matt’s Munchies: Taco Beach is a getaway close to campus

April 11, 2018

It’s rare for food to taste like it came straight from the place it originated, but when the decor of the restaurant brings you into the country it came from as well, it offers a new feeling of imme...

‘Far Cry 5’ takes the fight home while sticking to its roots

‘Far Cry 5’ takes the fight home while sticking to its roots

April 10, 2018

Thrust into an unfamiliar and dangerous terrain populated with an army of people ready to kill, and one lone protagonist, tasked with going up against it all. This has been the classic “Far Cry” form...

‘A Quiet Place’ is an early contender for best horror film of the year

‘A Quiet Place’ is an early contender for best horror film of the year

April 8, 2018

Silence is the greatest asset of “A Quiet Place,” the new horror film directed by John Krasinski. You may know him as Jim from “The Office,” but there's nothing funny happening here. The premi...

Antigone X displays a strong cast that takes on loyalty, romance, ego and religion

Antigone X displays a strong cast that takes on loyalty, romance, ego and religion

April 1, 2018

Within the first five minutes of “Antigone X,” the audience was enamored by the majestic movements of a ritual dance being performed by actors to honor the gods in the play. This scene set up the res...