“O Beautiful” shows society through the eyes of women, hardships
Sep10

“O Beautiful” shows society through the eyes of women, hardships

2018 has been named the year of women, and Palomar Theatre Arts is on board. Every year Palomar’s theatre department highlights a specific theme throughout their production season, usually relating to something relevant in society. With recent influences of women’s rights, the 2018-2019 season will be focused on works by women. “The idea that this semester and next semester all our plays are done with one thing in mind is to reflect...

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“Peter and the Starcatcher” an engaging fairytale
Apr01

“Peter and the Starcatcher” an engaging fairytale

Fairytales come to life on the set of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” Coming into the Peter and the Starcatcher fan culture late, it was hard to know where to set the bar for expectations for what the play would be like. But nothing could compare to the song and dance of the actors, the way they mimed ocean waves and made their viewers believe that the flailing puppet on a fish pole like contraption was actually a flying cat....

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Students showcase original performances
Dec10

Students showcase original performances

Palomar dance students have spent countless hours crafting and revising this year’s upcoming winter performance. Within the dance department, students are given the opportunity to choreograph different styles of dance under the discretion of a dance professor. The students have been working on their dance routines since the beginning of the semester. One such professor, Patricceann Mead, has been part of Palomar’s Performing...

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A guided world through symphony
Dec09

A guided world through symphony

Everyone’s Guide to the Concert Band was a guided tour through the world of symphony orchestra. Kenneth Bell, director and conductor, and his Palomar Pacific Coast Concert Band performed their musical showcase of instruments on Sunday, Dec. 3 at Howard Brubeck Theatre at Palomar College. “People say they don’t know all of the different instruments,” Bell said in a phone interview. He said he hopes the audience hears the unique sound...

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‘It’s Ridiculous!’ Rhinoceros Play Comes to Palomar Theater
Nov13

‘It’s Ridiculous!’ Rhinoceros Play Comes to Palomar Theater

Set in a small French town, it seems as though everyone is transforming into a Rhinoceros. A play full of abstract and funny allegories, Eugene Ionesco’s “Rhinoceros” mimics the struggle of finding oneself in a mist of chaos, when many characters begin to fall under the power of the metamorphosing rhinoceroses. The play exposes the limitations of logic, morality and conformity. The play will run at Palomar’s Studio Theatre starting...

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Students diversify performing arts dept
Oct05

Students diversify performing arts dept

by Seji Gaerlan and Justin Gonzalez Palomar College’s international students come from various countries to further their training in the performing arts with the hopes of becoming successful entertainers. “In college, I didn’t expect this much high level freestyle and choreography,” Leo Nishimura, a 20-year-old dance major from Japan, said. “I just came here to learn some basics.” Students like...

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