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Adam Lambert’s debut gives something to ‘idolize’

Adam Lambert’s debut gives something to ‘idolize’

Kimberly Morgan, Staff writer

November 30, 2009

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Adam Lambert welcomes all to his unique realm in his debut album "For Your Entertainment."The "American Idol" finalist knows how to take listeners in with his powerful vocals and creativity. He proves...

‘Current Nobody’ takes modern odyssey

‘Current Nobody’ takes modern odyssey

November 22, 2009

Cal State Long Beach's play "Current Nobody" opened with a full wave of melancholy at the Queen Mary.The play, originally written by Melissa James Gibson and directed by John Langs, is an adaptation of Homer'...

Not enough risks by dance department

Not enough risks by dance department

Oscar Miranda, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2009

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While "Requiem and Other Dances" presented moments of brilliant choreography and performance, overall it seemed rather complacent in its efforts.Cal State Long Beach's Department of Dance has a strong ...

Requiem and Other Dances: ballet at The Beach

Megan Clancy, Staff Writer

November 17, 2009

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Cal State Long Beach presents "Requiem and Other Dances" choreographed by a well-known teacher from Julliard. The program's mission is to unite different cultures.Alongside one of the dance department's professors, Susan McLain, Jacqulyn Buglisi will present her 2001 choreographic work in ballet. Buglisi and McLain worked together with the Martha Graham Company touring around the world. McLain will also present her work,...

Conflicts with holy war in paperback

Conflicts with holy war in paperback

Jenna Sweeny, Contributing writer

November 15, 2009

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"The Book of Walla," written by M. Ram Krishn, takes place in the fictional city of Tazbul, where religious conflict is rampant. The book seeks to bring a deeper understanding to the strife between re...

Greek drama updated with modern comedy

Greek drama updated with modern comedy

November 15, 2009

Sex, love and murder filled the hazy air during Cal State Long Beach's Greek play, "Songs of the Siren: The Greeks Remixed" which was confusing at first, but left the audience laughing hysterically."Songs of the Si...

Amazing performances with ‘broken’ subplots

Amazing performances with ‘broken’ subplots

November 14, 2009

"Broken Embraces" marks the fourth collaboration between Oscar winners Penélope Cruz and Pedro Almodóvar. The magic these two bring to the big screen has yet to wear out. Although not co...

The new perverts on the block

Jonathan Oyama, Assistant News Editor

September 24, 2008

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The New Kids on the Block's new album shows that, like David Duchovny, they are old guys addicted to sex.When they were young, maybe it would be a little more acceptable to hear this kind of talk. However, in the new album "The Block," they killed their great singing with gross sex talk. There's nothing wrong with a young singer singing silly sexually suggestive lyrics. But there's something weird about hearing old...