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Moorpark College’s performing arts center packs the last two weeks of the semester with a diverse line-up of student performances

Moorpark College’s performing arts center packs the last two weeks of the semester with a diverse line-up of student performances

By Karina Peterson

December 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As the fall semester comes to a close, the Performing Arts Center is in full swing with many departments taking part in holiday festivities.From theatrical troupes and music ensemble performances to comedies and tragedies, the Performing Arts Center has been busy this fall. During the end of November ...

Rapper and Oxnard native Anderson .Paak shares love for his hometown in latest album

Rapper and Oxnard native Anderson .Paak shares love for his hometown in latest album

By Alex Behunin

November 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Oxnard-born rapper Anderson .Paak released his third album, titled Oxnard, and came home to celebrate with fans. “It’s super-awesome .Paak created an album named Oxnard, especially since Oxnard is relatively unknown in the music scene,” said resident Vance Garcia, 28. “I feel l...

Overlord movie screening is complete with a surprise visit from some of the cast

Overlord movie screening is complete with a surprise visit from some of the cast

By Alex Behunin

November 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

A fan screening of the movie "Overlord" in Burbank, Calif. shook all in attendance, with a surprise appearance from the director and some lead actors. On Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the AMC Burbank 16, there was a special early IMAX screening of the new Bad Robot which produced the movie "Overlord". With over...

Can British band Queen rock you?

Can British band Queen rock you?

By Mary Altshuller

November 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The new movie, Bohemian Rhapsody follows the adventures of the members of the British rock band Queen and shows the struggles that come with their fame. With the huge egos of the band members, the arguments, and the affectionate displays between lead singer Freddie Mercury and his male friends, it ce...

Remembering Stan Lee: a memoir to the man that brought us joy and entertainment through trying times

Remembering Stan Lee: a memoir to the man that brought us joy and entertainment through trying times

By Robert Gonzales

November 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After spending time in and out of hospitals, Stan Lee, a beloved icon and American Marvel comic-book writer, passed at the age of 95 on Nov. 12.The cause of death is not yet known, according to the Lees' attorney, but stated that Lee had been hospitalized with pneumonia earlier this year.Lee's major creations ...

Moorpark College music program presents their first Musical Menagerie

Moorpark College music program presents their first Musical Menagerie

By Nikolas Gigena

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Moorpark College music program held its first-ever Musical Menagerie in the Moorpark College Performing Arts Center over the weekend.This event showcased and supported local talent, and allowed the audience to learn more about orchestral music while enjoying themselves with an evening of live perf...

Review: ‘Three Sisters’ is filled with strong emotion and leaves audience in tears

Review: ‘Three Sisters’ is filled with strong emotion and leaves audience in tears

By Shariliz Poveda

October 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Despite the fact that the story of “Three Sisters” is set in the late 1800s Russia, the troubles the characters suffer are timeless and relatable to this day.“Three Sisters” takes place throughout six years, and follows the Prozorov sisters in their struggle to cope with the ...

Review: Venom’s great moments are overshadowed by its seemingly endless number of faults

Review: Venom’s great moments are overshadowed by its seemingly endless number of faults

By Mano Baghjajian

October 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

When reports first began to trickle out about Sony Pictures developing a solo "Venom" movie, it would be generous to say there was some doubt. "Venom's" last on-screen appearance garnered a lot of criticism by fans. He is one of the most beloved Marvel characters, so there was hope that one day a fi...

‘Three Sisters’ is a timeless play of hopes and far-off dreams

‘Three Sisters’ is a timeless play of hopes and far-off dreams

By Karina Peterson and Shariliz Poveda

October 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Moorpark College Theatre Arts production of "Three Sisters" deals with very real topics of heartbreak and focuses on the realism of life. With original music created specifically for the show by the cast musicians and a large scene change with moving platforms, it's a performance to see.The Performin...

Fundraising for Felines: A night of food, wine and entertainment

Fundraising for Felines: A night of food, wine and entertainment

By Shannon Holst

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

America’s Teaching Zoo and Exotic Animal Training and Management program (EATM) at Moorpark College is hosting their seventh annual Rendezvous at the Zoo. This year's honorees include 2018 Platinum Paw Recipients - founding family Lynne Doria, Jim Peddie, DVM, and Hubert Wells.The event will take...

The Oaks Art Walk: A chance to view art in a different setting

The Oaks Art Walk: A chance to view art in a different setting

By Nikolas Gigena

October 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

This past weekend, the Thousand Oaks Art Walk hosted artists of different backgrounds and mediums to display their artwork to the public, and sharing the stories that come with the process of making the pieces. This helps members of the community understand the process of making art, while also suppo...

Art student finds confidence and opportunity at Moorpark College

Art student finds confidence and opportunity at Moorpark College

By Macey Klipp

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment

After overcoming financial setbacks and anxieties, a 19-year-old art major decided to pursue her creative passions at Moorpark College. Alexis Sanchez wanted to pursue a career she would love but she wasn't too certain on how to achieve that goal. It took a period of extensive personal growth for her ...