Rest easy, David Bowie
Feb01

Rest easy, David Bowie

Album “Blackstar” illustrates Bowie’s heartfelt goodbye On Jan. 10, the inspiring musical legend David Bowie passes away peacefully while surrounded by his family and friends. David Bowie released his 25th and final album, “Blackstar,” on Jan. 8, his 69th birthday. The album title clearly infers that Bowie knew he was dying and that this record may be his final farewell to his admiring audience, and...

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Mermaid’s Red Ale
Feb01

Mermaid’s Red Ale

Locally brewed by Coronado Brewing Company, Mermaid’s Red Ale, is an amber ale for sweet tooths and beer lovers alike. When opened, the beer’s aroma is a sweet malt, giving off the scent of chocolate and pine. Poured in a glass, the appearance is an amber to copper hue with a frothy off-white head and medium carbonation. At first sip, you can immediately taste the liveliness of the ale. With a 5.70 ABV, the drink goes down...

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Platten’s ‘Wildfire’ lacks spark
Feb01

Platten’s ‘Wildfire’ lacks spark

Rachel Platten aims to inspire on her major label album debut “Wildfire”. After struggling to land a record deal throughout the past decade, Rachel Platten is now one of the biggest rising stars today. However, her newest album “Wildfire” certainly falls short of being anything close to noteworthy. Platten first saw fame with the release of her debut, major-label single, “Fight Song” in February 2015. The...

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The foundation to a flawless face
Feb01

The foundation to a flawless face

Whether it is applying a primer, foundation or a concealer, beautyblender literally has you covered. The Original beautyblender is a popular sponge tool used in the application of face makeup. It’s an excellent substitute for foundation brushes and provides a very natural look while cutting down on application time. In order to use this type of sponge you must dampen it with water, wring out any excess from it and apply your...

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They Might Be Giants Saves The World, One Dial-A-Song At A Time
Dec22

They Might Be Giants Saves The World, One Dial-A-Song At A Time

Dial-A-Song. They Might Be Giants have this thing called Dial-A-Song, and once a week the band releases a new song. A brand new song every single week for the entire year. Sound daunting? It is! Don’t know who They Might Be Giants are? Allow me to rectify that error. At its core, They Might Be Giants is two guys: John Linnell (vocals/keyboards) and John Flansburgh (vocals/Guitar). The self-described twin quasars of rock met as...

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Students close out the 2015 Concert Hour series
Dec15

Students close out the 2015 Concert Hour series

[Show as slideshow] The sopranos sang a dream, the playful piccolo played, and the band jazzed on Thursday, Dec. 3, during the Palomar Music Department’s fall Honors Recital. The recital, which took place as part of the Performing Arts’ Concert Hour series, featured a select group students who are currently enrolled in the honors program. “It’s a class [where all] the students who are taking private music...

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