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‘Twelfth Night’ is a black hole; it sucks you in

Bri Heath September 22, 2009

On September 6, The Old Globe Theater held a performance of "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare. Their version of "Twelfth Night" takes place in the late 1950's, in Italy, a town referred to as "Illyria"....

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KSDS hosts psychedelic jazz jam trio

Cristo De Guzman September 22, 2009

Amid asking each other for a tube of toothpaste in the green room before their performance and finally finding a tube to brushing their teeth at the sink, the members of CAST-an acronym of the musicians'...

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Julie, Julia and a stale movie

Christine Klee September 22, 2009

Meryl Streep probably is the best actress of our time - 15 Oscar nominations and 2 wins speak for themselves. Unfortunately, some of her movies question her choice in roles. 'Julie & Julia' is one of those...

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Auditioners take center stage for musical

Tom Andrew September 22, 2009

The Saville theatre is empty, a baby grand piano sits in the center of the stage, and the sounds of eager auditioners are heard just outside the theatre doors. In a few minutes the theatre will be filled...

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Mockumentary ‘Chalk’ is a test of patience

Evonne Ermey September 8, 2009

It's the start of the school year and students aren't the only ones bracing themselves for back to school survival. Chalk, the independent mockumentary of first time director, Mike Akel, follows the lives...

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‘District 9,’ an alien nation

Imani Faust Gentry September 8, 2009

"District 9" is one of the best movies to end the summer. The sci-fi thriller keeps the audience on a stand still, as practically every moment in the film puts you in an eye-capturing, eye-captivating...

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Dance department holds auditions for groups

John Balchak and Bri Heath September 8, 2009

Auditions were held on Saturday, Aug. 29 for the City College Dance Department's performing artists. In a warm C building studio, Terry Shipman led a modern dance group. "Look up at the beautiful snow,"...

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Street Scene Concertgoers rock out in the scorching sun

Vanessa Gomez September 8, 2009

On Aug 28-29, Street Scene invaded downtown San Diego for a weekend loaded with blazing temperatures, a mixture of high energy and mellow acts, and thousands of concertgoers jumping and swaying in the...

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Sixth season of ‘Weeds’ ends in another shock

Luis Bahena September 8, 2009

In what fans came to call a slow season, "Weeds" pulls it off again with another shocking cliffhanger season finale to end its 5th season on the cable network Showtime. "Weeds," which aired it's season...

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Street Scene: less sound, more scene

Donna P. Crilly September 8, 2009

San Diego's 25th annual Street Scene, which recently reclaimed its rightful place in the checkerboard streets of downtown, was less sound, more scene. The two-day music festival, which took place on Aug...

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“Half-Blood Prince” shines

Tom Andrew August 25, 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...

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Street Scene end of summer block party

Vanessa Gomez and Vanessa Gomez August 25, 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,...

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