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New for spring 2021, CityScene is aN art and culture magazine by the staff of City Times. It is a new direction for the staff, which previously produced the award-winning Legend magazine each semester. CityScene provides students the opportunity for class workshops and hands-0n experience in writing, editing, and producing a magazine alongside a news website and newspaper.

CHECK OUT THE DEBUT EDITION OF CITYSCENE

Vel the Wonder

REVIEW: Music video featuring Vel the Wonder has City College ties

Director Nahla Valdez in a San Diego City College alum
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist June 7, 2021
The music video for the song, "Got Me Like Me" is different from any other video I have ever seen before.
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At Joshua Tree National Park, Spencer Fields held his own art installation during Thanksgiving weekend in 2020, using balloons that are spray painted and fishing wire to make it seem that the balloons are floating. Fields photo

MAGAZINE: City College artists navigate the pandemic

City College artists continue to create during the pandemic
Rachel de la Torre, Multimedia Journalist June 4, 2021
Due to COVID-19, artists all over the world have had to navigate creating, showing and selling their art to the public in new ways. San Diego City College is home to incredible artists of all kinds -- performers, painters, ceramicists, sculptors, multimedia artists and everything in between.
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Actors from

MAGAZINE: 6th Annual Festival of New Plays goes digital

The 6th Annual Festival of New Plays was recorded by City Times Media for online streaming
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor June 3, 2021
Students and staff of San Diego City College spent weeks putting together eight plays, five of which were recorded by the City Times Media Team in the on-campus TV studio production.
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Chicano Park

MAGAZINE: Chicano Park leaders fight for its heritage

City College students in 1970 helped shape the Chicano movement
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief May 24, 2021
Josie Talamantez remembers sitting in a Chicano Studies class at San Diego City College in April 1970.
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Ron Dhanifu

MAGAZINE: Jazz radio returns after the lockdown

The station is on-air Monday through Friday
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor May 17, 2021
KSDS-FM Jazz 88.3, San Diego’s award-winning only full-time jazz radio station since 1985, went back to live broadcasting in January of 2021.
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Ruby Rodriguez Chavez parents reunion

MAGAZINE: 4 City College students share stories of hardship, pain at VAMP

Storytelling showcase allows students to turn painful experiences into beautiful performances
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 11, 2021
Four City College students tell the stories behind their VAMP showcase performances.
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VAMP performers and producers

VAMP a chance for City College students to turn pain into performance

Storytelling "is part of a really powerful inheritance and legacy"
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 11, 2021
VAMP, Visual Audio Monologue Performance, is taught in many City College English classes where all students are encouraged to submit work for the opportunity to perform in front of a virtual audience.
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Fountain in Chicano Park

MAGAZINE: City College’s student news organization debuts new magazine

Produced by the staff of City Times, CityScene focuses on arts and culture
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021
As the spring 2021 virtual semester comes to a close, City Times debuted its first volume of CityScene magazine, which focuses on arts and culture on and around the San Diego City College campus.
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D'Marcus Andrus

PODCAST: Music paves road for City College’s D’Marcus Andrus

Music student and military veteran recently dropped his first album
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist April 9, 2021
In the episode of City Speaks, a podcast presented by the reporters of City Times, Will Mauriz talks with D'Marcus Andrus about his journey as a veteran and a City College student and making music.
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Lux Boreal dancers

Tijuana-based dance company overcomes pandemic shutdown

Lux Boreal has taken its performances online, creating global audience
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist April 2, 2021
Imagine being an artist and facing the possibility of unemployment and not sharing your art form with the world.
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D'Marcus Andrus

MAGAZINE: Marine veteran writes next chapter of his music story

City College home to music evolution of D’Marcus Andrus
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist March 11, 2021
The musical origin story of D’Marcus Andrus puts him on the streets of Japan setting up flyers for underground rap shows. Hw is now president of City College's Music Club.
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Christina Painton, Newcene

MAGAZINE: Newscene alumna makes move to professional ranks

Christina Painton, now a morning producer in Waco, Texas, was Newscene's executive producer last fall
Kathryn Gray, Contributor January 25, 2021
The same day the fall semester ended at San Diego City College, Newscene's Christina Painton started a new job as morning show producer in Waco, Texas.
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