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City Works journal promotes students and local writers

Rebecca Veldman and Rebecca Veldman May 19, 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 19, 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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Stuck at home scared out of your mind of the swine flu?

Romel Echon and Romel Echon May 5, 2009

Does the news have you stuck at home scared out of your mind to the thought of the swine flu? Well stay home, grab a seat and grab your popcorn because I have two epidemic movies that will have you living...

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City Moves: An evening of multicultural dance

Samir Roy and Samir Roy May 5, 2009

Opening on May 8 at the Saville Theatre, the City College Dance Department cast of student dancers will be performing in City Moves, a multicultural dance event featuring the choreography of both instructors...

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Animal Behavior

Samir Roy and Samir Roy May 5, 2009

It happened one day when Diane Ackerman was cavorting with crocodiles. While showing some men of science how to determine the sex of a crocodile, she also placed herself in their minds, and when they...

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New “Star Trek” movie promises a reboot worthy of attracting current and future fans

Boldly going where no Star Trek film has ever gone before, "Star Trek" opens in theaters May 8, and for the first time ever, James T. Kirk will not be played by William Shatner. Leonard Nimoy will still...

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Curran Plaza art scene

and May 5, 2009

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‘SWING!’ jumps, jives and wails on Saville stage

Diana Alvisurez April 21, 2009

Bright lights, colorful costumes, pin-up hairdos and flirty dance moves are all present in the spectacular show, SWING! The musical, which features songs from Duke Ellington, The Andrew Sisters and other...

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Entertaining DVDs for your bed-bound days

Tom Andrew April 21, 2009

Though many new films have opened in the last few weeks I found myself bed-bound with a virus that seems to have made the rounds in San Diego over the last few months, and with a few DVDs. Neither one...

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‘Emilio’ did not start out as a Latino film

Beza Beneberu April 14, 2009

"Emilio" is a coming of age story, about a young man's will and determination, and the lessons he learns about fate. Director and writer Kim Jorgenson along with the star of the movie, Walter Perez, introduced...

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Lit series features prof/author Corona

Michele Suthers March 31, 2009

The San Diego City College International Book Fair '09 Spring Literary Series presented San Diego city College professor and award-winning author Laurel Corona, speaking about her latest work, "The Four...

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‘Maquilapolis’ a city of factories

Jessica Brandom March 31, 2009

The film "Maquilapolis" (city of factories) chronicles the struggle of a group women in Tijuana who fought for their rights against international companies with factories in Tijuana. "Maquilapolis" was...

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