City Times

Longtime San Diego City College dance instructor Ruby Wilson sitting in Gorton Quad on Nov. 6. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Innovative instructor to retire

November 12, 2015

Imagine you’re living in the 1980s and you see Michael Jackson moon walking and doing other innovative dance moves in a music video on MTV. Fascinated...

Cory Markiest. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Lyrics to Inspire the Youth

May 19, 2015

Cory Markiest waits on a ledge area of the rooftop of a parking structure eager to begin production for a "One Shot" video submission. A joking argument...

The album artwork for Kendrick Lamar's “To Pimp a Butterfly”. Official image.

Album Review: Kendrick Lamar releases a contemporary hip hop classic with ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

April 24, 2015

“Don’t be quick to thought to instant classic … let it live a little bit,” Kendrick Lamar responds on New York’s famed hip hop radio station...

Hip hop revolutionizes social media platforms

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2015

Hip hop has always been an outlet of expression to bring social change and to address identity. When hip hop took off back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, music was a response to black oppression resulting in songs like “Fight the Power” by Public Enemy. Now with the means of social media, it’s another form of reaching out to fans outside of the music. Rather than waiting...

The Black Keys performing during a concert in Brooklyn, New York in Sept. 2014. Official Facebook image. Photo by Melinda Oswandel.

Songs for the lovers, the haters and everyone in-between

February 14, 2015

Every Feb. 14 people in relationships do the exact same thing. Grab some flowers, a heart-shaped box of assorted chocolates, a generic Hallmark card with...

Students perform in the Black Box Theatre to audition for the show “City Moves,” which had two performances Dec. 5 and 6 at the Saville Theatre. Auditions were held by instructors Terry Wilson, Grace Jun, Debi Toth, Terri Shipman, Kristin Arcidiacono and Alicia Rincon. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

‘City Moves’ dancers give show-stopping performances at Saville Theatre

December 12, 2014

“City Moves” was a fresh breath of air found at the Saville Theatre Dec. 5 and 6, for the student and faculty dance concert, where magic existed and th...

In a world of Abjo

Abraham Joseph Sanders, also known as Abjo. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Richard Lomibao

December 9, 2014

“If you are calling it ‘electro soul’ I’m not going to disagree with you. Maybe it’s because I’m tired of trying to put it in a box. People...

Flying Lotus performs at the First Avenue Mainroom in
 Minneapolis on Oct. 25. Justin Sengly, official Facebook photo.

Flying Lotus releases mind-bending new material on 5th studio album

November 19, 2014

Through each release, Flying Lotus builds and reveals new-found existence. With his most recent release, “You’re Dead!” 30-year-old Steve Ellison’s...

New Found Glory  lead singer Jordan Pundik performs at a recording for the band’s live album “Kill it Live” at The Chain Reaction in Los Angeles. Chad Sengstock, PureVolume.com

New songs for a new semester

August 27, 2014

After hours of going through online catalogues picking classes, looking up teachers on RateMyProfessors.com and figuring out your schedule, the semester ha...

EXO (Official Facebook image)

Summer Songs

May 19, 2014

The semester is almost over and the summer is right around the corner. It's time to chill out, take it easy and possibly hit the beach for a much-needed break fr...

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

Blending art with dance (with photo gallery)

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...

Courtesy image

Tony-winning musical hip-hops to City

March 27, 2014

Hip-hop, salsa numbers and the streets of New York will soon be making their way to the Saville Theatre as the Tony award-winning musical “In the ...

The news site of San Diego City College
hip-hop