Students showcase original performances
Dec10

Students showcase original performances

Palomar dance students have spent countless hours crafting and revising this year’s upcoming winter performance. Within the dance department, students are given the opportunity to choreograph different styles of dance under the discretion of a dance professor. The students have been working on their dance routines since the beginning of the semester. One such professor, Patricceann Mead, has been part of Palomar’s Performing...

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A guided world through symphony
Dec09

A guided world through symphony

Everyone’s Guide to the Concert Band was a guided tour through the world of symphony orchestra. Kenneth Bell, director and conductor, and his Palomar Pacific Coast Concert Band performed their musical showcase of instruments on Sunday, Dec. 3 at Howard Brubeck Theatre at Palomar College. “People say they don’t know all of the different instruments,” Bell said in a phone interview. He said he hopes the audience hears the unique sound...

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‘It’s Ridiculous!’ Rhinoceros Play Comes to Palomar Theater
Nov13

‘It’s Ridiculous!’ Rhinoceros Play Comes to Palomar Theater

Set in a small French town, it seems as though everyone is transforming into a Rhinoceros. A play full of abstract and funny allegories, Eugene Ionesco’s “Rhinoceros” mimics the struggle of finding oneself in a mist of chaos, when many characters begin to fall under the power of the metamorphosing rhinoceroses. The play exposes the limitations of logic, morality and conformity. The play will run at Palomar’s Studio Theatre starting...

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Students diversify performing arts dept
Oct05

Students diversify performing arts dept

by Seji Gaerlan and Justin Gonzalez Palomar College’s international students come from various countries to further their training in the performing arts with the hopes of becoming successful entertainers. “In college, I didn’t expect this much high level freestyle and choreography,” Leo Nishimura, a 20-year-old dance major from Japan, said. “I just came here to learn some basics.” Students like...

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A distopian future arrives in season opening play
Oct01

A distopian future arrives in season opening play

Palomar’s young thespians stagger amongst one another in a blacked out theater before the premiere of this season’s opening play. Michael Mufson, director at Palomar College, stood with an heir of authority and spoke with affection. The time was just shortly after expected and close to the beginning of practice. The young thespians were gathered around an odd structure–it looked like if contemporary art and a staircase...

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Clybourne Park addresses social segregation
May16

Clybourne Park addresses social segregation

“Clybourne Park” reflects upon gentrification and how the American opinion of race has changed over the decades. Palomar College’s Studio Theatre presents “Clybourne Park.” The satirical play is introduced in two acts in the course of 50 years. The generous space of a “Clybourne Park” home in Chicago suburbia welcomes act one. In act one the audience is introduced to the main occupants of the...

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