Money raised for grand piano during ‘Festival’
Apr21

Money raised for grand piano during ‘Festival’

  Around 72 current and former faculty, interested parties and their dates gathered together at the Palomar Performing Arts Center to celebrate the second fundraising event formally known as “The Festival.” The Howard Brubeck Theatre will receive a Steinway and Sons Grand Piano, valued at $127,000, after the Palomar Performing Arts Circle concluded its final fundraising event for the Peter Gach Steinway Fund on the evening of...

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Rave festivals should not be held to higher standard
Apr20

Rave festivals should not be held to higher standard

Festival season has begun, with two of the biggest North American events, Coachella and Ultra. However, during the past two months, electronic dance music aficionados, also known as ravers, have received heartbreaking news regarding some of their favorite festivals. Days after the event concluded, Miami’s Ultra music festival surfaced the web with bad news. Thomas Regalado, Mayor of Miami, and other city officials stated that they are...

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‘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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