City Times

Kicking into fitness

Rosemarie Davis and Rosemarie Davis

May 21, 2007

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By Rosemarie Davis City Times Do you like to push yourself to the limit to see exactly what it is that you're made of? Or if you work out to the point where you feel like your chest is going to explode (and like that feeling), then I know your type. You're the type that likes to reach new pinnacles in your workout. You're the type that needs to try Muay Thai kickboxing,...

Review: ’28 Weeks’ not a zombie of a sequel

John Holthus and John Holthus

May 21, 2007

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By John Holthus U-WIRE When will people ever learn? After a major catastrophe such as a zombie-producing virus wipes out the entire population of Britain, it's probably not a good idea to try to go back and fix things. But what do we know? We only live in reality. "28 Weeks Later" is the sequel to one of - if not the best - zombie movie ever made. "28 Days Later" was the...

Review: Summer? Must be sequel season

Josie Salazar and Josie Salazar

May 21, 2007

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By Josie Salazar City Times Shrek the Third (in theaters now): This movie seems to bring out all the other side elements from the first two movies, if you want to see more of Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) and Prince Charming (Rupert Everett), then this is the one. One quirky character that I'm not sure about is the kid Artie (Justin Timberlake) who dreams of being king...not...

Review: Gelato cafe Pappalecco is sure to please

Shanika Whaley and Shanika Whaley

May 21, 2007

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By Shanika Whaley City Times Serving delicious dishes and treats with an Old World taste and charm, a new restaurant in Little Italy is bound to wrap its way around the whole community. "Ciao, Come Stai?" (Hello, how are you), is what you hear from Francesco Bucci as soon as you step through the door. Bucci is from Toscana, Italy, and is the owner of the new "Gelato Lounge,"...

Actors ready for their close-ups

Berlyn James Wieland and Berlyn James Wieland

May 21, 2007

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By Berlyn James Wieland Contributor Every Monday and Wednesday at 11:10 a.m., 16 actors gather to improve their arts in the film and TV class. San Diego actor Spike Sorrentino has been teaching this small group of 16 traits to perfecting the art of acting for film over the past 13 weeks. The class had featured projects throughout the semester, varying from monologues...

Broadcasting student leaving City to make her mark at NBC

Brittany Arquette and Brittany Arquette

May 21, 2007

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By Brittany Arquette City Times From a cheerleader in Mexico to an NBC video editor, City student Micaela Arroyo has had a long, hard two years. But this June as she accepts her diploma, she'll put those troubles behind her and look ahead to the future. "My dream is to be a reporter for ESPN Deportes and cover everything form NCAA Football, to MLB, to UFC, just every single...

‘Newscene’ students up for major award

Lindsay Gross and Lindsay Gross

May 21, 2007

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By Lindsay Gross Contributor "And the Emmy goes to." Sitting, waiting, crossing fingers and toes, you anxiously await to see if it is your name that they call. For Tony Sanchez, Benjamin Cruz, Micaela Arroyo, and Jon Aiello that is what they will be feeling the night of June 16 when they attend the NATAS-Pacific Southwest Chapter. They are not your typical television students...

Review: ‘City’ works your emotions

Rebecca Saffran and Rebecca Saffran

May 21, 2007

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By Rebecca Saffran City Times When the winners of "City Works 2007" gathered May 12 for their annual release party at City to read their work, I didn't know whether to laugh, hang my head or cry. Writers selected to perform that afternoon represented a range of moods experienced by San Diegans in the first decade of the 21st century. Despite entertaining stories of dentists,...

Around the horn with KUSI and City’s Dave Scott

Josie Salazar and Josie Salazar

May 21, 2007

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By Josie Salazar City Times San Diego City College has its very own weatherman and jazz artist on campus. But you won't see Dave Scott in front of the camera singing about jazzy weather patterns in his signature bow tie as he does on KUSI Channel 51 and playing his favorite club. Instead, you'll find him in City's TV studio teaching students Media Performance in the Radio...

Evening of dance

Rebecca Saffran and Rebecca Saffran

May 21, 2007

Filed under Entertainment

The City College dance department performs on May 18 during "An Evening of Dance" at Saville Theatre. Directed by Alicia Rincon, the performance highlighted dancers through contemporary choreography and costume design.

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