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Fresh album releases: The Who and The Beatles

Fresh album releases: The Who and The Beatles

November 12, 2013

Monday was a big day for classic rock enthusiasts for two reasons: The Who’s re-mastered release of their 1969 rock opera “Tommy” and The Beatles’ release of the 1994 special “On Air — Live...

New music this week

Danielle Carson and Shane Newell, Staff Writers

October 29, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews, Showcase

"Everything Is Debatable" Hellogoodbye. Fans listened to them in middle school, and thought they disappeared along with those awkward years. Their strange mix of emo, alternative and electronic sound with lyrics about hopeless love and adolescent troubles made the girls swoon. But, while listening to their half-decade old hits like “Here In Your Arms” and “Shimmy Shimmy Quarter Turn,” it’s hard not to shak...

Frighten and Enlighten: A spooky Halloween special section

Frighten and Enlighten: A spooky Halloween special section

October 24, 2013

Haunted Hollywood Sports Scare Factor: 4 Tucked away in the city of Bellflower, Calif., just 15 miles outside of Long Beach, lies a miniature version of the bigger and more popular Halloween theme ...

New music this week: Best Coast’s “Fade Away”

New music this week: Best Coast’s “Fade Away”

October 20, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews

“I don’t know how to tell you it’s right, when it feels so wrong,” Best Coast lead singer Bethany Cosentino sings on the band’s new EP titled “Fade Away.” Set to hit shelves tomorrow,...

New music this week: Beats Antique’s “A Thousand Faces-Act I”

New music this week: Beats Antique’s “A Thousand Faces-Act I”

October 20, 2013

Beats Antique is a group unlike any other that blends uniquely sounds into musical fusions that transcend the genre itself. Their new album, “A Thousand Faces-Act 1” is a fusion of Celtic, gypsy, electronic,...

Despite some weak performances, “Chicago” is bloody entertaining

Brittany Woolsey

May 19, 2012

Filed under Reviews

  Sex and murder take the stage in "Chicago" at The Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles this month. The six-time Tony Award-winning musical revolves around Roxie Hart (Christie Brinkley), an aspiring performer, who is jailed after murdering her on-the-side lover. Desperate to avoid conviction, she attempts to fool the public and media with the help of Billy Flynn (John O'Hurley), Chicago's slickest criminal lawyer. "Murder i...

“FEZ” for Xbox 360 is a mind-bending good time

“FEZ” for Xbox 360 is a mind-bending good time

May 19, 2012

Now that summer is here, most students will find themselves with an abundance of free time. A great way to waste some of those summer hours is with "FEZ," the new mind-bending platformer for the Xbox 360 arcade. P...

‘Loving Repeating’ musically shares Stein

‘Loving Repeating’ musically shares Stein

January 23, 2011

"Loving Repeating" showcases the arts, love and T.S. Eliot with pre-Whoville lyrical intellect at the International City Theatre. The musical's West Coast premiere showcases Stephen Flaherty and Frank...