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City Speaks, Episode 1

PODCAST: Ballet Folklorico performer adjusts to stay-at-home orders

This is the debut episode of City Speaks, a podcast presented by the reporters of City Times
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 30, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Diego City College student Paula Quinonez has been unable to meet and practice with her Ballet Folklorico troupe. She talks about what she misses in the debut episode of the City Speaks podcast.
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West African Percussion Performers

African percussion concert brings the beat to City College

City Music, World Cultures bring acclaimed musicians to share how music has evolved
Alex Gomez, Staff Writer March 8, 2020
Acclaimed musician Adama Bilorou, along with peers Monette Marino and Nasira Keita, shared a traditional West African percussion performance at City College last Wednesday night.
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The Reflection

REVIEW: ‘Effortless’ production a success at City College festival

The Festival of New Plays runs through Sunday, March 14 at the Black Box Theater
Sophia Traylor, Staff Writer March 7, 2020
The Festival of New Plays introduced seven one-act plays written and performed by City College students. The challenge was to condense a solid one-act play into 10 minutes, a mission that sounds difficult but as an audience member was done well and appeared effortless.
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Everything Has Two Sides

City College students take stage for festival

The Festival of New Plays showcases student playwriting and performance
Isaac Limon, Multimedia Editor March 6, 2020
The fifth annual Festival of New Plays runs through March 14 at the Black Box Theater. Many of the seven, one-act plays were written by San Diego City College playwriting and English students and will all be performed by student actors.
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REVIEW: Parasite

Director Bong Joon-ho’s latest film will keep you guessing
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer February 24, 2020
I just saw the four-time Oscar-winning film "Parasite" and it did not disappoint. The film is completely subtitled, which I personally liked, and follows the Kims, a poor and unemployed family that con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. 
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Malcolme Muttaqee reading his book, the yellow cover of the book is on the background.

Authors, City College students perform as part of Black History Month

City College alumna Kisha Phillips, student Malcolme Muttaqee read their books at the Black Box Theater
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle and Sophia Traylor February 22, 2020
An alumna and current students read and performed their pieces during the Day of the Arts event, part of the celebration of Black History Month at City College. The event was hosted by Umoja, a community that supports African American and other historically underrepresented students.
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Front cover of City Works, Volume 26 shows three hands sharing an ice-cream behind a rusty wall.

City College writers and photographers get published with City Works

City College students are welcome to submit a literary work for publication
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer February 19, 2020
Student writers and artists are invited to submit pieces to The City Works Journal to get published along with fellow students and national writers. 
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REVIEW: “Ford v Ferrari”

Matt Damon and Christian Bale delivered outstanding performances in “Ford v Ferrari”
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer December 9, 2019
Taking place in Dearborn, Michigan, “Ford v Ferrari” told the story of the growth of Ford from a third-person perspective.
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Actors rehearse on the set of

REVIEW: Drama department slays in first performance of “She Kills Monsters”

The Drama Department at City College brought fantasy to life with their second performance of the semester.
Angel Cazares , Arts and Culture Editor October 28, 2019
In the world of fantasy, life can be whimsical. However, fantasy can also be cruel.
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Play at New Play Festival

Human issues, experiences displayed on stage at New Play Festival

The City College play festival found success in its opening two nights.
Angel Cazares, Staff Writer March 10, 2019
San Diego City College students have had the opportunity to write and submit plays to the New Play Festival to be showcased to audiences on campus during the past four years. This year’s plays touched on subjects like drugs, family and what it means to lose someone close.
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David Mckenna rehearses his songs as the unsuspecting Brad Majors in City College's rendition of

City College shivers with antici…

-pation for Drama's musical this semester
Shaylyn Martos, Editor-in-chief April 18, 2018

Get ready to do the “Time Warp,” the Drama Department’s rendition of “The Rocky Horror Show” opens on April 20 in the Saville Theatre. The cult classic characters of the musical/science fiction...

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San Diego alternative three-piece the Shady Francos play for a crowd during a 2014 concert.    Photo by Otis, official Facebook photo.

Album Review: Local band Shady Francos introduce ‘Gabe’

Ricardo Soltero September 28, 2015

From time to time, certain bands come and generate so much hype and excitement that it’s hard for music fans to not get caught up in it. Such is the case for Shady Francos, the San Diego-based trio...

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