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ARTS & CULTURE

Street Scene: less sound, more scene

Donna P. Crilly September 7, 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 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...

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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,...

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Elvis Perkins: Trauma translated to hopefulness

Samir Roy and Samir Roy May 18, 2009

The story of Elvis Perkins never fails to elicit a modicum of shocked sadness. The progeny of famous parents, it may seem distasteful to make this connection instantly. However, it would be even more...

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‘The Soloist’ pulls at the heartstrings

Tom Andrew and Tom Andrew May 18, 2009

The music of Beethoven has been known to stir even the harshest soul, the coldest heart and the non-lover of music. "The Soloist" is a true story about reporter Steven Lopez, played by Robert Downey Jr.,...

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‘State of play’ makes headlines on big screen

Tom Andrew and Tom Andrew May 18, 2009

Is it more important to write a story that will help a friend, or more important to tell the story honestly and without bias? This is a question that many journalist has faced before, and one that Cal...

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Blurred Borders Dance Festival X comes to the Saville Theatre

Emily Mather and Emily Mather May 18, 2009

Blurred Borders Dance Festival X presented by Patricia Rincon Dance Collective will perform May 22 and 23 at 8p.m. at the Saville Theater. Blurred Borders International Dance Festival was created to encourage...

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Do the Lamb’s Players score or miss the target?

Tom Andrew and Tom Andrew May 18, 2009

Mistaken identity, a Slavic uncle, crazy customers, bad news from your doctor and a brother who can't afford to finish law school. What better way to solve all of these problems but to hire a hit man,...

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Wolverine leaves viewers with a sense of deja vu

Samir Roy and Samir Roy May 18, 2009

Have you ever watched a movie and, despite the fact that you are watching it for the first time, you feel as if you've seen it already? The highly anticipated "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" falls prey to...

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There’s nothing better than the original ‘Star Trek,’ or is there?

Director J.J. Abrams has captained the Star Trek franchise warp speed into the new millennium, taking movie audiences on a thrilling maiden voyage and leaving some Trekkies staring foolishly from the original...

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City Works journal promotes students and local writers

Rebecca Veldman and Rebecca Veldman May 18, 2009

Since 1994 City Works has published poetry, fiction, prose and artwork of City College Students, along with the work of local, national and international writers and artists. More than 50 percent of...

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Upcoming indie film ends up a ‘Gigantic’ waste of time

Carissa Casares and Carissa Casares May 18, 2009

Merging reality with the nonsensical on film is a tough art to master. Better known as surrealism, the genre has been around for decades and mastered by few (mainly directors such as Luis Bunuel, Jean-Luc...

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