Environmentalism has an Interesting Sense of Humor

Who knew how funny natural selection could be? Palomar College is hosting a comedy, dubbed Natural Selection ,to promote awareness about today’s contemporary environment at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Howard Brubeck Theatre. The play, which is directed by Michael Mufson, is about the not so distant future the world is ravished by harsh environmental conditions caused by global warming. In the story, a man named Henry Carson, who...

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Palomar’s Howard Brubeck Theatre welcomed Chekhov’s 114 year-old play.
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Palomar’s Howard Brubeck Theatre welcomed Chekhov’s 114 year-old play.

“The Three Sisters” is a classic written by Anton Chekhov and made its premiere on Oct. 3 in the Howard Brubeck Theatre. This piece of literature was written over a hundred years ago, and is considered timeless for its applicable attributes to today’s political handlings and aspirations of society. In its original context, it has been a year since the death of the three Moscow sisters’ U.S. Army officer father. The...

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DBA 110 takes field trip to Writers Guild of America
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DBA 110 takes field trip to Writers Guild of America

A few weeks ago, excitement swept over a Palomar classroom as Professor Lisa Faas announced to her broadcast writing students that they would be attending a panel in Los Angeles. The panel, hosted by the Writers Guild of America, West on Oct. 14 had special guest Simon Kinberg discuss his career in the film industry. Kinberg is well known for his screenplay adaption of “X-Men: Days of Futures Past,” “Last...

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G Burns Jug Band brings Americana to Palomar
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G Burns Jug Band brings Americana to Palomar

The Concert Hour on Oct. 9 hosted an interesting brand of music not well-known in today’s era of pop and electronic dance music. For this concert, publicity and program coordinator Randy Hoffman brought in the G Burns Jug Band, a San Diego-based quartet who plays a style of music from the early days of America called Americana. For Hoffman, he said he wanted to bring an element of honesty to the concert goers. “I try to bring themes...

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New glass exhibit reflects original perspective
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New glass exhibit reflects original perspective

Every piece of art in the Boehm Gallery’s new exhibit has a mutual connection that is fragile in every sense of the word: glass. “Crystal Method” exposes the community to a variety of three-dimensional glass work from 12 local artists. Michelle Hauswirth, a staff member at the gallery, said she had the privilege of preparing the lighting and several pieces of artwork for the exhibit. “As soon as all the packing (material) goes away,...

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Palomar’s symphony orchestra quenches California’s thirst
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Palomar’s symphony orchestra quenches California’s thirst

A symphony that was inspired by the current drought that has gripped California and the rest of the Southwest performed at Palomar College. The symphony, dubbed Water Music I: The Flow of Ideas, performed on Oct. 10 and Oct. 11 at the Howard Brubeck Theatre. Ellen Weller, a professor of world music for 10 years and a conductor for Palomar’s Symphony Orchestra for five years directed Water Music, which consisted of students from...

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