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Public transportation serves as dance platform

Brittany Johnson October 6, 2009

The 2009 Trolley Dances brought dancing to the streets Sept. 26-27 and Oct. 3-4, 2009 starting at the Bayfront E street Station and running down to the San Ysidro Border stop. Members of the public were...

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‘Jennifer’s Body’ rocks

Imani Gentry-Faust October 6, 2009

To anybody who wanted to be that high school jock that dated the school "hottie" or the plain Jane who wanted to be that "hottie," you need to experience 'Jennifer's Body.' This way, you can live that...

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Book fair hosts author Reyna Grande

Nora Al-Ruwaished October 6, 2009

"People make fun of me because my last name is Grande, but I am actually very short," said Reyna Grande. However, after her book reading on Tuesday, listeners knew height was the only place she fell short. Reyna...

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Asian Film Fest washes ashore

Evonne Ermey October 6, 2009

Cinema and Asian culture collide with the return of the San Diego Asian Film Festival October 15-29. The main feature of the two-week event is the screening of more than 200 films from more than 20 countries....

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‘Lilac Mines’ author shared writing tips

Vanessa Gomez October 6, 2009

"I feel that if life is too sweet of a deal, then maybe your brain has gone a little soft," Cheryl Klein, author of "Lilac Mines," shared with City students. Klein was one of the featured authors in this...

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‘Fame’ fails to measure up

Tom Andrew October 6, 2009

In 1980 the original film of FAME came to the big screen. Since then, it has made a pop star out of Irene Cara, made Debbie Allen a household name, spawned a stage musical and national tour, and the title...

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African/ American hybrid band sizzles

John Balchak October 6, 2009

Akayaa and her band, Bolga Zohdoomah, played a vibrant set before enthusiastic African music fans at the Adams Avenue Street Fair on Sept. 26. The sundown performance brought the rhythm and harmony of...

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Damon/Soderbergh’s kitschy ‘Informant’

Tom Andrew October 6, 2009

Matt Damon may have won an Oscar at a young age for his participation in Good Will Hunting, but here in Steven Soderbergh's "The Informant," someone should have told him that it takes a lot more than gaining...

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Haven’t we played this game before?

Tom Andrew September 22, 2009

What do you get when you mix the movies "Tron," "Blade Runner," and "Minority Report"? "Gamer." "Gamer," co-directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, is a Sci-fi action thriller, which is both political...

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Art never looked so tasty

Brooke Lintag September 22, 2009

Popcorn Chicken is bad for you, but when taken in super size amounts, it proves to be good for the heart. Figuratively speaking, that is. On Sept. 12, art major Bonn Liang premiered his humorous Popcorn...

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Indie film makes an interesting Summer

Tom Andrew September 22, 2009

"This is a story of boy meets girl. It is NOT a love story, it is a story about love." 500 Days Of Summer, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Tom Hansen and Zooey Deschanel as Summer Finn and directed by...

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Book fair aims to flourish

Donovan Terblanche September 22, 2009

The San Diego City College International Book Fair, now in its fourth year, takes place from Sept. 28 through to Oct. 3 with an array of activities. The book fair is the brainchild of San Diego City College...

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