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“Moonlight” and the future of the Academy Awards

“Moonlight” and the future of the Academy Awards

March 14, 2017

At the 89th Academy Awards, something unexpected happened; “Moonlight” won Best Picture of 2016. This signifies progress within the Academy Awards estab...

Activist author talks politics and diversity

Melissa De Piñeres

March 14, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The San Diego City College Diversity Committee brought activist and author Kevin Powell to talk about his latest book, “The Education of Kevin Powell: A boy’s journey to manhood.” The event was held in the V building on Feb. 27. Powell opened the forum by bringing up the recent Oscar’s award ceremony. He discussed the nominated movies and has talked about the import...

Hugh Jackman shines in his last X-Men film

Esai Melendez

March 13, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

On Friday. March 3, director James Mangold's film, "Logan," was given its world-wide release. "Logan" is the latest entry in the "X-Men" film series, which is based off the comic books of the same name. This movie is a sequel to Mangold's film, "The Wolverine," released in 2013. It focuses on an aged and much more mature Wolverine (Logan) in 2029 who is trying to live a life...

Women in Light showcases local photography

Shaylyn Martos

March 13, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The Women in Light photo collective held the opening reception for their fourth annual show in the Luxe Gallery at San Diego City College on Friday, Feb. 24.“Women in Light: A Perspective” features work from City College students and faculty as well as local photographers regarding womanhood, femininity, and the societal structures and gender roles that define wom...

Theater festival features seven short plays

Shaylyn Martos

March 13, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Theater

Words, Words, Words: Festival of New Plays opens this Friday!The second annual Festival of New Plays showcases seven original productions written by San Diego City College students and directed by faculty. The festival runs for six days over two weeks in the Black Box Theatre, located at AH-320. All seven of the 10 minute plays will be performed at each showing.This yearR...

Latino Film Festival returns to San Diego

Shaylyn Martos

March 13, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The 24th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival opens on March 16 in Mission Valley and North Park and will run until March 26. The film festival was originally created as an opportunity for film students to showcase their work focusing on the Latino culture and experience, but has now grown into a respected and large festival that takes over the AMC Theater at the Mission ...

For Your Consideration: Best Picture Films of 2016

For Your Consideration: Best Picture Films of 2016

James Stevenson Jr.

February 16, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the list of nominees for Best Picture on Jan. 24 and nine films were nominated out of the 10 slots...

December delights

December delights

December 18, 2016

A record crowd estimated to be around 360,000 turned out for 39th annual December Nights at Balboa Park on Dec. 3 and 4. The event, described by organizers...

Waves+ Billows releases mighty debut EP

Waves+ Billows releases mighty debut EP

December 15, 2016

San Diego’s emo music scene flourished during the early nineties and is experiencing a reemergence with bands like Waves + Billows, which released their...

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