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Exploring the world of Asian cinema

Exploring the world of Asian cinema

April 17, 2014

The San Diego Asian Film Festival’s Spring Showcase is back for its fourth year and is set to begin April 17 at UltraStar Cinemas in Mission Valley. ...

The best of the “Punk Goes…” series

The best of the “Punk Goes…” series

April 16, 2014

Fearless Records’ highly popular “Punk Goes…” albums have seen many incarnations throughout the years and have featured many pop...

Chicano history as you’ve never seen before

Celia Jimenez

April 5, 2014

On March 26 filmmaker John Valdez came to City College and held a screening of a part five PBS documentary "Latino Americans" as part of the World Cultures program to show the history of the Chicano movement in America. "Latino Americans" is a documentary series exploring the history and experiences of Latinos across the United States. The series focuses on the formation of ...

City student wins big at San Diego Film Festival Awards

City student wins big at San Diego Film Festival Awards

Edwin Rendon

March 25, 2014

City College film student Paul Matthew Giret’s roots in music and activism in San Diego have taken him, his camera and the fruits of his labors beyon...

SD’s eclectic fall concerts

SD’s eclectic fall concerts

Christopher Handloser

August 19, 2013

Even though it likely reads “CLOSED” next to that last class you needed, the fall music scene in San Diego is wide open. From rap royalty in Chula...

Curl up with a good movie

Jennifer Manalili

December 11, 2012

With the holiday season in full swing and Christmas nearing, many television networks will be airing some great movie classics. Here are just a few staples that you should make some time to enjoy during this season!1. “Elf” - (2003)As an orphan, Buddy is raised as a Christmas elf with other enchanting characters at the North Pole to keep him company. It soon becomes...

An unwanted ‘Legacy’

An unwanted ‘Legacy’

August 21, 2012

  Action-film fans should not be so misled by the advertising for “The Bourne Legacy,” the fourth movie in the franchise and the first without...

“Half-Blood Prince” shines

Tom Andrew

August 24, 2009

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is cinematically stunning to watch, if anything else. It grossed $104 million worldwide on its opening day and broke many records to become the second largest grossing film to open on a Wednesday. This is the sixth installment in the "Potter" series and a great lead into the next two, and last, films in the series. Starring Daniel...

Street Scene end of summer block party

Vanessa Gomez and Vanessa Gomez

August 24, 2009

Although Beastie Boys had been slated as a late addition to headline this year, Rob Hagey was sad to confirm the cancellation of their performance for Street Scene's 25th anniversary event. Adam Yauch, founding member of Beastie Boys known as MCA, was diagnosed with throat cancer. Yauch shared the news with the publich through a homemade video posted on their Web site expressing...

‘Maquilapolis’ a city of factories

Jessica Brandom

March 30, 2009

The film "Maquilapolis" (city of factories) chronicles the struggle of a group women in Tijuana who fought for their rights against international companies with factories in Tijuana. "Maquilapolis" was directed by Vicky Funari and Sergio De La Torre. How many of us think about where simple everyday objects are made or the people who make them? Women far away in Asia, or closer...

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