‘Cabaret’ gleams with grace, glitz and style
Apr01

‘Cabaret’ gleams with grace, glitz and style

The Performing Arts Department’s production of “Cabaret,” directed by Pat Larmer, opened March 7 to welcome, or rather, “willkommen,” a full house. As the lights dimmed for the opening number, the Master of Ceremonies, as any earnest Emcee would do, grabbed the audience by a hook and never let them go. Caled Halsted played the highly coveted role, and thrived after a slightly tense opening number supported by the Kit Kat Klub Girls....

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Daughter’s difference inspires children’s book
Apr01

Daughter’s difference inspires children’s book

  Walking into Lori Mitchell’s home, before entering the studio where she composes her illustrations, a coffee table holding several portraits can be seen by the stairwell. Amongst the pictures, there is a familiar looking face of a young man donning an orange V-neck. It is the mugshot of Justin Beiber after his arrest, framed and placed among the others. When asked about the photo, Mitchell laughed nervously and said she feared...

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Dazzling duo jazzes it up in unexpected concert hour performance
Apr01

Dazzling duo jazzes it up in unexpected concert hour performance

On March 13, Concert Hour received a pleasant, but unexpected surprise when an hour of Opera turned into an hour of Jazz. Spectators expected to see Palomar College alumnus Danielle Perrault sing opera in front of a packed house in Palomar’s D-10, instead heard the musical Jazz stylings of Leonard Patton and pianist Michael Leroy Peed. Perrault had to cancel her performance because she came down with a case of Laryngitis two days...

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With intimidating fashion, looks can be deceiving
Apr01

With intimidating fashion, looks can be deceiving

19-year-old Biology/Psychology student, Jocelyn Sarasua, and Nikko Vo, 20, may come off as intimidating, at first. However, they have the kind hearts that match their shy, quiet and caring personalities. “While many people think I am fashionable, I tend to disagree with that statement. I personally do not call myself stylish because I am only wearing clothes that I love and make me feel good,” Sarasua said. “My personality does not...

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Grotesque beauty shapes ceramic art
Mar09

Grotesque beauty shapes ceramic art

The myths we build around ourselves, the stories that made us, can still teach us who we are and can still affect us in profound ways. Such are the principles that guide the work of Roxanne Jackson, last month’s featured artist at the 2014 Ceramics Biennial, curated by professor Sasha Jonestein, Palomar’s director of ceramics. Jackson who helped transform the Boehm Gallery into a harrowing and sometimes frightening...

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TV host Chris Hardwick makes jokes ‘@Midnight’
Mar09

TV host Chris Hardwick makes jokes ‘@Midnight’

Chris Hardwick is a comedian, journalist, radio DJ, television host, author, bowler and entrepreneur who’s podcast “Nerdist” as become a highly successful YouTube channel that garners nearly a million subscribers. Now, Hardwick is hosting another television show, “@Midnight,” which tackles the irony and comedy of social networking. The show focuses on Hardwick the host and his three comedic guests who read tweets, watch videos and...

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