Saving the best for last

Saving the best for last

Amy Patton, Assistant News Editor
November 24, 2014
Filed under Diversions

Fusion, a collaborative concert between the dance department and the Bob Cole Conservatory of music came to fruition on Friday and Saturday nights. The show definitely built up to its best and last performance, Rebecca Lemme’s “Disarm.” Described as recognizing the cycles of violence in the... Read more »

Stories behind each stroke

Brooke Becher, Assistant Diversions Editor
November 24, 2014
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To the left is a rusted, robot-like sculpture built out of scrap metal, which seemed to be waving a welcome. A bit further down and there are jagged wood cutouts etched with the same slouchy, punk rocker in different colors. Faces of African wildlife painted on palm fronds hang in the center of the... Read more »

Crassy yet classy

Crassy yet classy

Amy Patton, Assistant News Editor
November 24, 2014
Filed under Diversions, Showcase

It is not often that Darth Vader, Jesus Christ and black-lit orgies share the same Friday was opening night for Cal State University Long Beach alumnus Jeremy Alumna’s play, “Ubu the Sh*t.” It was a highly energized hyperbolization of pop culture that loosely followed the plotline of “Macbeth.” The... Read more »

POTAT-ODE

Danielle Carson, Design Director
November 24, 2014
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Thanksgiving is all about turkey and stuffing, but one must take the time to commemorate the root crop that has taken many delectable forms on the table. According to a study by two biologists from the Department of Plant Biology at Ohio State University, today the potato is the fourth most important... Read more »

Capturing a group effort

Jesus Ambrosio, Diversions Editor
November 19, 2014
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A final thesis exhibit titled After Image will showcase nine students in the photography Bachelor of Fine Arts program on Sunday. “It’s two-fold... you have an imprint in you head of that image and also that reaction of that image and how it impacts you,” said Rosa Vazquez, a senior photography... Read more »

Medieval masterpieces

Medieval masterpieces

Trevor Becker, Contributing Writer
November 19, 2014
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Raised by a blacksmith, artist Brittnee Forline has been influenced by her father’s roots in metal work; her own detailed creations explore her fascination with medieval fantasies. Gray, soldered rings and intricately designed copper necklaces and other jewelry made by Forline rest on mannequins... Read more »

Making an impression on ‘The Beach’

Making an impression on ‘The Beach’

November 19, 2014
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Tracy, California is approximately a five-hour drive away from Cal State University Long Beach; for Tracy native Mitchell Adams, The Beach is more than a new home. Long Beach is the destination Adams chose to pursue his dream to become an entertainer and rapper called The Only Child. Adams is a... Read more »

Reinventing the Classics

Reinventing the Classics

Amy Patton, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
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Cal State University Long Beach alumnus and playwright Jeremy Aluma will bring theatrical anarchy to The Beach and shatter the fourth wall with his absurdist comedy, “Ubu the Sh*t.” Ubu will be directed by Aluma and will feature an all CSULB undergraduate cast. Aluma is the director of Four Clowns,... Read more »