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Inglourious Basterds

Bri Heath October 20, 2009

Christoph Waltz, "Inglourious Basterds'" Colonel Hans Landa, should consider moving on to American films. He does an amazing job of portraying someone who is, on the one hand, a bad guy, and on the other,...

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‘Bye Bye Birdie’ brings Broadway to City College

Brittany Johnson October 20, 2009

"So put on a happy face," sang cast member and student Michael Kuester during rehearsal for the upcoming musical "Bye Bye Birdie" while the cast and crew diligently and independently practiced their parts. City...

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Mothers and daughters; Fathers and sons

Tom Andrew October 20, 2009

Whip it, whip it good! Bliss Cavendar lives in small town Bodeen, Texas, where all she has to look forward to are beauty pageants her mother insists she partake in, working at the town diner The Oink...

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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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‘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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Annual fair greets the heat

Kierah Ford October 6, 2009

The 28th annual Adams Street Fair launched on Sept. 26. The fair kicked off between 35th Avenue and Bancroft Street in Normal Heights. Big clusters of businesses, vendors, performers, musicians, activists...

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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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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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The curse of terrorism

Christine Klee October 6, 2009

The German movie ,The Baader Meinhof Complex," currently showing in the Hillcrest cinema, relives the crimes of a terrorist group called 'Red Army Fraction' (RAF), active in Germany between the 1960s and...

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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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‘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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‘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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