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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...

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 ...

“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...

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...

‘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...

‘Elements’ missing key components

‘Elements’ missing key components

November 14, 2016

If you’re considering going to Cal State Long Beach’s Theatre Arts department’s newest production “Elements,” I hope it’s not because you enjoy acting or music or an elegant plot line – if ...

Audiences are in-fer-no treat

Audiences are in-fer-no treat

November 6, 2016

With the heat cooling down and the cold rising thanks to the upcoming winter, “Inferno” is a film fitting to the season – you’ll most likely catch a cold from the droning plot and speedy cuts. ...

Audiences are rooting for ‘Mascots’

Audiences are rooting for ‘Mascots’

October 30, 2016

If you’ve ever gone to a sporting event with friends just for the entertainment, you might have gotten just as much amusement from the mascot as you did from the actual game. Mascots control the c...