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Festival bucks mainstream

Christian Orozco Sports Editor If you took a drive down Union Pacific in East Los Angeles Saturday you might have heard the ruckus that was coming out of an ominous warehouse. That ruckus was F*** That Fest The weird and the creepy came out to support the underground music scene of garage rock, surf, blues, psychedelic, folk and punk. “For five bucks and this many bands I had to come out,” Ontario... 

Music Review: Wake me up when ‘¡Uno!’ ends

Katie Madden Staff Writer The Green Day boys are at it again, and by “it” I mean releasing another disappointing record that confirms they just can’t make a truly exciting and unique album anymore. “¡Uno!,” the band’s ninth studio album, comes across as an attempt of a 40-something dad, desperate to appear as cool to his punk, teenage son. Following the release of one too many family friendly... 

Movie Review: ‘Hotel Transylvania’ spooks families closer together

Erica Maurice Staff Writer “Hotel Transylvania” is the perfect heart-warming children’s movie to connect the whole family. The film, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, tells the story of Dracula, voiced by Adam Sandler, as he tries to shield his daughter Mavis, voiced by Selena Gomez, from the human world. Tartakovsky has directed and produced some of the animated shows that 1990s kids grew... 

Happenings

Photo Exhibit Photographs from “East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A” and “Juvenile” by Joseph Rodriguez will be on display in the Carlson Gallery. The exhibit runs through Oct. 12. ‘Visible’ “Visible” is a group exhibition in the Harris Gallery featuring Los Angeles artist Joel Biel, Patrick Lee, Mark Dean Veca and Eric Yahnker. The exhibition features pop culture figures and absurdities... 

Rodriguez shares photography of gang life

Rodriguez shares photography of gang life
Photographer Joseph Rodriguez, right, tells the personal stories behind his photographs during a panel discussion Monday in Morgan Auditorium. He was joined in the discussion by Associate Professor of English David Werner, Professor of Sociology Sharon Davis and Professor of Religion Richard Rose. Rodriguez’s exhibit “Homegrown” features 51 photographs in the Carlson Gallery in the ground floor... 

Horror Nights offers frights

Michelle Nunez Staff Writer Last Friday Universal Studios Hollywood celebrated the opening of Halloween Horror Nights, when Universal Studios transforms the park offering terrifying mazes, shows and rides. On opening night Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper introduced “Alice Cooper Goes 2 Hell 3D,” a maze welcoming those who dare enter his nightmare. “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The... 

Lost in a modern language

Erica Maurice Staff Writer Imagine being in a foreign country without knowing the language or the culture. This sense of alienation was the theme of the latest film in the Language and Cinema film series hosted by the department of modern languages. The University of La Verne’s department of modern languages hosted “Lost in Translation” Sept. 19 in the Arts and Communications Building 212. Modern... 

Cramped spaces and high hopes

Cramped spaces and high hopes
Beneatha, played by Bradlee Johnson in the theatre department’s production of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” faces dilemmas about her future and what kind of person she wants to be. “A Raisin in the Sun” is the senior thesis project for Gemma Alfaro, Lauren Erivn and Raymond Del Rio, who perform in the play, and Michael Roche, who is the technical director. The play’s run... 

Mt. Baldy becomes more eclectic

Karo Chakhlasyan Arts Editor Upstairs, three women, each wearing shorter shorts than the next began dancing down stairs to the Snowcrest Lodge bottom floor where Justin Taylor, singer of Jutty Ranx, expressed his gratitude towards the Crest Fest audience Saturday night. “You’re all part of something special,” Taylor said. “This is an underground community where we support each other.” The... 

Happenings

‘Raisin in the Sun’ The theater department’s fall production, “Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry, focuses on the financial and personal struggles of a poor African American family in Chicago. The play will run at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with the final performance at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dailey Theatre. General admission is $10, $8, and $5 for students. Photo Exhibit Photographs... 
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