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Exposed Music Festival Comes to Northern California

July 21, 2011

Up and coming local rock and metal bands made their way to the Mutiny Pub on June 15 and 16 to participate in “The Exposed Music Festival.” The two-day Antioch festival helps local bands gain some...

Comic-Con’s Yearly Invasion Begins

July 21, 2011

The annual San Diego Comic-Con International returns as comic book fans and geeks-at-heart flock to the halls of the San Diego Convention Center this weekend. As one of the largest conventions of...

Origins of the Banjo

July 21, 2011

Guy de Chalus, banjo teacher at the Oakland Public Conservatory of Music’s (OPC) summer camp, brings storytelling to instill the value of the instrument for cultural preservation and education. One...

The Musical Styling of DJ Earworm

July 14, 2011

DJ Earworm has taken the musical mash-up world by storm since 2007 and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Jordan Roseman’s stage name, DJ Earworm, hails from a German word which refers...

Crowds Flock to Fillmore Jazz Festival

July 7, 2011

The combination of mouthwatering foods, enjoyable bands, lively street performers and unique vendors drew in almost 100,000 people to “The Heart of the City’s” annual Fillmore Jazz Festival. The...

48 Hour Film Project Sparks Creativity

July 7, 2011

The 48 Hour Film Project is a wild and sleepless weekend, in which a team make an entire movie in just 48 hours. For the past ten years, 40,000 filmmakers from 80 cities on five continents have...

“Cars 2” Revs Up Summer Box Office

July 7, 2011

Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures are at it again with another successful summer flick. Five years following “Cars,” the much anticipated sequel, “Cars 2,” was released on...

Green Lantern’s Promise Fizzles Out

June 23, 2011

After seeing the high energy trailers for “The Green Lantern,” audiences were anticipating a movie filled with mysterious creatures, bizarre special effects, out-of-this-world evil villains and back-to-back...

Students Tie in Classroom Themes in Music Performance

June 9, 2011

The Meridian Gallery in San Francisco welcomed in a new kind of music during its Combine/Create/Perform/Learn Concert during the evening of June 1. CSU East Bay student groups from general studies...

Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” Tops Previous Album

May 26, 2011

On Monday, May 23rd, Lady Gaga released her much anticipated third full-length album, "Born This Way." The deluxe version, boasting 22 complete tracks indulges the listener's senses by presenting...

Wine Tasting is Just as Much an Art as Wine Making

May 26, 2011

“There is a proper etiquette that should be displayed while out at a winery and many people are unaware of the do’s and don’ts that should be applied to wine tasting trips,” said Alex Baca. “A...

Stein Captures Complex Life Issues With a Subtle Touch

May 19, 2011

College students rarely get the opportunity to read a book not required for class, so the easy to read, relatively short novel “The Art of Racing in the Rain” is the good way to break from textbook...

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