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‘She Kills Monsters’ opens at CSULB

Jason Enns, Arts & Life Editor

February 23, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Fine Arts, Reviews

Agnes is just an average girl living a seemingly average life, but behind closed doors — she kills monsters. Cal State Long Beach’s University Players kicked off their spring season Feb. 17, with a production that is sure to make audiences laugh, and possibly even cry. “She Kills Monsters” is the tale of Agnes, played by Ammy Ontiveros, who lost her entire family in a car crash. This included her sister Tilly... Read more »

‘The Great Wall’ blocks viewer enjoyment

Ross Siev, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Reviews

The Great Wall – of China – is a fascinating construction of humanity’s creativity and willpower is one of the great wonders of the world. The film? Not so much. Matt Damon plays William, a mercenary looking for the Chinese invention of explosive black powder. Along with his partner-in-crime, Tovor (Pedro Pascal of “Game of Thrones” fame), they both stumble upon a secret Chinese military group defending the w... Read more »

Overdraft at Steelcraft

Overdraft at Steelcraft

February 13, 2017

Steelcraft isn’t an individual restaurant, but rather a collection of vendors tucked away in an array of used shipping containers reclaimed from the Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles on the ... Read more »

Brothers in Armchairs

Brothers in Armchairs

February 8, 2017

Wait, what? Why is the exhibit about the Frank Bros. furniture emporium over at the University Art Museum getting so much attention? Why is Brian Trimble, curator of education at UAM saying that the opening reception... Read more »

Album review: ‘Love Mirage’ by Fancey

Album review: ‘Love Mirage’ by Fancey

February 6, 2017

Fancey’s new album “Love Mirage” is like no other music being made right now, but it is very much like the pop music of 40 years ago. Who’s Fancey you ask? Fancey is the solo artist pseudonym for ... Read more »

“Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” marks the conclusion of a mediocre saga.

“Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” marks the conclusion of a mediocre saga.

February 2, 2017

YouTube Through an impressively mediocre display butchering the classic video game series, “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” sets out to close the story on the 15-year sci-fi/horror film franchise. Sim... Read more »

Beer Belly’s gastropub sub

Beer Belly’s gastropub sub

January 22, 2017

When you’re ready to leave the house Saturday night and the question, “where should we go?” simmers in the room, the mind searches its bar database for a place with good atmosphere, good drinks an... Read more »

‘Moana’ misses the mark

‘Moana’ misses the mark

December 7, 2016

The new Disney film “Moana” has been acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, so I realize it’s an unpopular opinion to print a negative review, but here we go. I’m afraid of coming off ignorant by sayin... Read more »

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