Controversial artist brings new sound on ‘Pom Pom’ album
Dec08

Controversial artist brings new sound on ‘Pom Pom’ album

Ariel Pink is an artist known for his irreverence, his controversial antics and his skill at writing nostalgic, syrupy indie pop songs. The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter has been consistently releasing grungy, lo-fidelity albums since the early 2000s under the name Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti. This is his first record that omits the latter part of his band name. But, whether Haunted Graffiti or just Ariel Pink, his music is...

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Faculty showcases art talent in campus gallery
Dec08

Faculty showcases art talent in campus gallery

[Show as slideshow]Concluding this year’s exhibit at the Boehm Gallery is its annual faculty art exhibition, RIPE. The faculty art and photography exhibition and silent auction showcases the work of Palomar’s art department faculty. The pieces on display play on different media, ranging from wood, glass, enamel and oil with varying techniques and artistic style. The pieces showcased in the exhibit are dropped off at the gallery with...

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Judging the Oscar-worthy versus the failures
Dec08

Judging the Oscar-worthy versus the failures

Whether it is musicals, magical battles or crime dramas you seek there is something for everyone this winter break. With the upcoming Oscar season, it isn’t too hard to consider which films will be in the running. There were several major films that have recently come out that stand a good chance for award nominations. Despite box office stats and reviews, “The Giver” proved to be an insightful and thought-provoking film. Directed by...

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Critiquing the rebel symbol: ‘Mockingjay’
Dec08

Critiquing the rebel symbol: ‘Mockingjay’

Have you ever had a half-baked pizza, the way it’s doughy and sloppy and not at all satisfying to your expectations? If so then you have experienced something similar to the response of “Hunger Games” supporters after the release of “Mockingjay.” Author Suzanne Collin’s final book of the “Hunger Games” trilogy, split in two movies, made its cinematic premiere nationwide on Nov. 21. “Mockingjay” was an anticipated follow-up to the...

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Churchill’s Pub hosts Beer Week in San Marcos
Nov17

Churchill’s Pub hosts Beer Week in San Marcos

As Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, winner of the Noble Prize in literature, and one of the greatest wartime time leaders in the 1920s, Winston Churchill is revered for his momentous words and actions. If you ride down San Marcos Boulevard by Restaurant Row, you will see a glamorous pop-art mural of the man himself by artist “Tez.” Churchill crusades as the mascot and inspiration behind hot spot pub in San Marcos, Churchill’s Pub...

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Palomar Performing Arts for Fall 2014
Nov10

Palomar Performing Arts for Fall 2014

[Show picture list] This gallery showcases some of the performing arts events, both theatrical and musical, that have taken place at Palomar College during the Fall 2014 semester. These events include different Concert Hours in which acts like the Palomar Symphony Orchestra, vocal solos, piano solos and the G Burns Jug Band have performed. In the gallery is also featured photos of the Three Sisters play, written by Anton Chekhov and...

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