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Jordan Peele reels all of “US” into his newest horror film

Jordan Peele reels all of “US” into his newest horror film

Tianna Hampton, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Reviews

Jordan Peele has made a name for himself in the film industry through his fresh and distinctive horror film style which highlights African-American culture and includes unpredictable twists and turns, w...

SPECIAL ISSUE: A boozy taste of Long Beach

SPECIAL ISSUE: A boozy taste of Long Beach

March 24, 2019

The night-life in Long Beach is far from lackluster, but it’s hard to sift through the sheer amount of bars and breweries to find one that is really worthwhile. When you go out for a beer, the drink itself...

SPECIAL ISSUE: Long Beach’s food scene: diverse as the city’s population

SPECIAL ISSUE: Long Beach’s food scene: diverse as the city’s population

March 24, 2019

There’s a point in my daily trip down Atlantic Avenue, when passing Anaheim Street, where it seems like the city of Long Beach changes before your eyes. It’s at this intersection that the beach the...

Daniel Caesar brings melodies to the ‘mid

Daniel Caesar brings melodies to the ‘mid

March 17, 2019

Three familiar drum beats pierced through the buzz of the audience as Daniel Caesar strolled onto stage in the Walter Pyramid and went straight to the microphone to begin his harmonic serenade of “Japan...

‘Queer Eye’ is making emotional vulnerability fashionable again

‘Queer Eye’ is making emotional vulnerability fashionable again

March 17, 2019

If you’d like to contribute to the puddle of tears you’re already drowning in this Pisces season, you’re in luck — the third season of “Queer Eye” premiered on Netflix this past Friday. The...

Don’t fall asleep to Epik High’s latest EP “Sleepless In __________”

Don’t fall asleep to Epik High’s latest EP “Sleepless In  __________”

Suzane Jlelati, News Assistant

March 13, 2019

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Showcase, Today

South Korean hip-hop trio Epik High, released its first independently produced EP “Sleepless in __________” March 11, and to call it melancholic would be an understatement. Drawing inspiration from the sleep disorder, insomnia, the album explores all sides...

Solange hits home with new album, ‘When I Get Home’

Solange hits home with new album, ‘When I Get Home’

Suzane Jlelati, News Assistant

March 6, 2019

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

It’s been three years since we’ve heard from Solange Knowles. Last week, she dropped the album we’ve all been waiting for, “When I Get Home.” In this quick album, there’s funk, there’s keybo...

Improv ventures into Sketch comedy at Long Beach Play House’s annual sketch show

Improv ventures into Sketch comedy at Long Beach Play House’s annual sketch show

March 3, 2019

The crowd filled the Long Beach PlayHouse as the audience anticipated lots of laughter and diverse storytelling in the dimly lit room at the preview of “Sketches 11” Thursday night. The show was...