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Photographer inspired by his days at City

Mike Madriaga May 8, 2016

He is known as a talented videographer and a photographer by his co-workers at The San Diego Union-Tribune – but don’t take their word for it. On May 3, David Brooks, a former City College student,...

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Bringing fantasy to life

Stephanie Wirkus models the Frozen SeaHorsicorn Unicorn (Bluebell Silver Eyes) during “Fantasy Fusion,” a collabration between theatre, cosmetology and photo departments on Dec. 8. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga
An innovative collaboration between cosmetology, theatre and photography at San Diego City College
Mike Madriaga December 23, 2015

The bass from the electronica and ambient style music grumbled outside of the V-101 Auditorium on Dec. 8. Intertwining the rhythm via matching their beats-per-minute, was an art in itself, but the music...

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Voices spoken though their eyes

Mike Madriaga December 2, 2015

San Diego County has been a home base to the U.S. Military for many generations. With Naval Base San Diego and Camp Pendleton (Marines) being two of the larger facilities of their respective branches,...

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Blending art with dance (with photo gallery)

The dancers in “The Salton Sea” playfully sprinkled the sand around during opening night of “Dancing on the Fine Edge” May 8. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez
Diego Lynch May 15, 2014

The show could not be contained on one stage. Black-clad performers embodying an oil spill. Dancers tossing up sand with their hands. A group of young men and women sliding down parking lot stairs. Each...

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