Authentic Brazilian culture in dance class
Sep17

Authentic Brazilian culture in dance class

Portuguese accompanied by traditional Brazilian instruments being played in the background creates a lively mood in Professor Elias Fonseca’s Capoeira class. The class, which takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in room 0-2, is much more than a dance class, it is an open window to the art of Capoeira and authentic Brazilian culture. Fonseca’s class not only focuses on teaching students the art of Capoeira – a fusion of dance and...

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Student rocks ‘80s music style, fashion
Sep17

Student rocks ‘80s music style, fashion

Here at Palomar College fashion flows through the sea of students. Amongst this sea of bright colors is always one person whose style is so unique people are instantly drawn to it. Usually we tend to find themselves inspired by others fashion choices, follow a closely related pattern of accessories and discover ways to improve their own style. Everyday is an opportunity to show the world who you are, and creating a unique style is a...

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Jazz trio gives raucous performance
Sep17

Jazz trio gives raucous performance

A musician grasped two trumpets, one in each hand. Gilbert Castellanos sounded an unconventional, raucous jazz solo alternating between frugal horn and trumpet during the weekly Concert Hour Sept. 4 at the campus theater. “Eighty percent of that was improvisation, the double trumpet thing is just something I have been playing around with,” Castellanos said. This ambidextrous spectacle reverberated throughout the spacious woody...

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Palomar TV gets new angle on Salton Sea documentary
Sep16

Palomar TV gets new angle on Salton Sea documentary

The mere mention of the Salton Sea may be enough to conjure images of salt-encrusted, dilapidated buildings nestled alongside the rapidly decaying ecosystem of a saline lake. However, Palomar College Television is currently producing a documentary to help educate people about the Salton Sea history, its downfall and its importance as an ecosystem. “No one has really done a documentary quite like this before,” said Bill Wisneski, the...

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Concert Hour at Palomar College
Sep09

Concert Hour at Palomar College

The Palomar College Performing Arts website said they pride themselves in the schools’ diversity, which seems to be the same theme for the roster of Concert Hour this semester. Palomar Performing Arts hosts Concert Hour every Thursday, bringing in a variety of performers from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. in either D-10 or the Howard Brubeck Theatre. It is free and open to the public. The first performance was a jazz improvisation on Sept....

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An interactive encounter at the Boehm Gallery
Sep09

An interactive encounter at the Boehm Gallery

  The first exhibit of the semester at the Palomar College art gallery welcomes students to interact with the art work from two different artists. Alex Callender from Brooklyn, N.Y. and local artist Greg Holden Regan from Encinitas, Calif. have their pieces on display at the Boehm Gallery until Sept. 19. in a show titled “Oblique Intentions.” Callender’s show called “Everything Has Its Nature” is an expression of humans’...

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