A certain certainty about ‘Days with Uncertainty’
Aug31

A certain certainty about ‘Days with Uncertainty’

“Days with Uncertainty,” the debut LP from Japanese alt-rockers The fin. packs enough charm, emotion, and taste to satisfy any current fan of shoegaze or synth-pop. Yet, it calls back to the 80s’ enough that fans of old school Post-Punk, New Wave, and New Romo will find themselves led down a familiar seeming path by these pied pipers. If one’s feet are planted too heavily in the past, it can be easy to fall...

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Costumed heroes, villains take Escondido by storm
Aug27

Costumed heroes, villains take Escondido by storm

[Show picture list] “Nerd culture” and “geek culture” are fairly prominent buzz-phrases at the moment. And understandably so. Marvel and DC Comics rule at the box office, The Walking Dead and Doctor Who dominate TV ratings, and anything Star Wars-related is virtually ubiquitous in our society. Whether you embrace this new jumbo jet of a bandwagon, resent the entire thing because you were “there first,” or lie somewhere in the middle,...

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Video:  Palomar Student Art Show
May14

Video: Palomar Student Art Show

The Palomar College Annual Student Exhibition took place from April 20 to May 8 in the Bohem Gallery at Palomar College. The exhibit took place as part of the Art Department Open House. Video produced by Claudia Rodriguez and Mike Adams

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Building a new “Empire”
May11

Building a new “Empire”

Move over Reality Television! The nighttime Soap Opera has reemerged and is seemingly here to stay. Fox’s “Empire” is this generation’s newest guilty pleasure. Despite some flaws, “Empire” is a perfect concoction of your grandma’s classic soaps, new age pop culture, and a hip-hop twist that you never knew you needed. Created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, the phenomenon that is “Empire” has proven to excite...

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Students showcase artwork in Boehm Gallery
May11

Students showcase artwork in Boehm Gallery

Walking into the Student Art Exhibiton at the Boehm Gallery you’re greeted with two options of exhibits to the left and right. Left, black and white photography and digital media, strategically placed along the walls. To the right, colorful artworks and glass panes stand out against the blank canvas of the white walls. In the floor area of each are colorful art pieces, each evoking a different sense and thought to the spectator....

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Palomar dance performance showcases range of styles
May11

Palomar dance performance showcases range of styles

Palomar’s dance department put on a final performance of the Faculty Dance concert May 3, that featured a range of dance styles. Director Patriceann Mead put on a concert filled with merriment, celebration, wonderful music, and dramatic undertones to show the dance department’s range of dance classes including world dance selections such as Afro-Cuban, near and Middle Eastern, Hip Hop, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Ballet, Ballroom, Hawaiian and...

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