Say goodbye to punk rock summer camp
Sep10

Say goodbye to punk rock summer camp

For the last 24 years, Vans Warped Tour has travelled across the country every summer, bringing local bands to the spotlight and reviving punk and rock icons for every generation to enjoy. This year, Vans Warped Tour graced the country for the final time. Vans Warped Tour started in 1995 as the brainchild of Kevin Lyman. During his college years at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, he spent time booking bands to perform...

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Poets, writers, and artists publish literary journal
May20

Poets, writers, and artists publish literary journal

  The Bravura Literary Journal has been a source of creativity since 1964.   Student run, each year runs the task of not only receiving submissions, but going through them and selecting work from Palomar’s diverse community. Dr. Rocco Versaci and Dr. Carlton Smith have been overseeing the supervision of the literary journal since 2000, and both teach creative writing at Palomar. Students who sign up for the class that puts together...

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MODA fashion show hits runway
May19

MODA fashion show hits runway

It all starts with a dream, an abundance of passion, a few sketches, mood boards, patterns, model fittings, and viola, a fashion collection is born. On May 11, the Center for the Arts in Escondido opened their doors to hundreds of visitors to observe this year’s MODA Fashion Show. The theme for this event was Better Together inspired from a famous Helen Keller quote, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” to reflect...

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San Diego Music Awards a tribute to old and new artists
Apr18

San Diego Music Awards a tribute to old and new artists

The 2018 San Diego Music Awards rocked the House of Blues with genre’s as diverse as the people of San Diego. Local rock band P.O.D headlined the show that featured Jazz, Blues, Hip-Hop Folk and Pop bands dropping their latest hits. “Its dope, its a real good crowd tonight, like, they had a good vibe” said Parker Edison, a rapper of the trio Parker Meridian and nominee for Artist of the Year 2018. The event featured reunions and...

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Chinese New Year Fair dances into San Diego
Feb28

Chinese New Year Fair dances into San Diego

  Lions, dogs, and dragons danced this past month in San Diego for the celebration of Chinese New Year.   Every year celebrations across the world take place surrounding the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar year and lasts for two weeks. Worldwide it has commonly come to be known as Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival. Chinese New Year goes for two weeks, and officially started Feb 16. The city of San Diego has been no...

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Vietnamese Tet Festival
Feb27

Vietnamese Tet Festival

The Vietnamese Tet Festival was filled with life as all ages joined in celebrating their cultural traditions. The festival runs annually from Feb. 16 – 18 at Mira Mesa Community Park in San Diego. It explores cultural aspects of everyday life which includes entertainment, traditional dances, a myriad of different foods and the history surrounding Vietnamese culture. The Legendary Lion Dance is a much beloved Vietnamese...

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