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Animalisms gallery comes to life

Animalisms gallery comes to life

By Anissa Pillai

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Tara O’Gorman got to see her creativity come to life at the Z ¼ View as her solo Art gallery had taken off here at Moorpark College. The ongoing gallery which took place from March 27 to April 5 let guests explore the artists mind as they view the gallery. Tara O’Gorman, a 21-year-old Studio...

Retired professor makes his debut on Jeopardy

By Kiya King

April 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Moorpark College’s retired computer science professor, Martin Chetlen, made his television debut on the game show Jeopardy hosted by Alex Trebek. Although the episode will broadcast mid-July on ABC 7, Chetlen was taped for the show with a live studio audience on April 4 and 5. Since he’s been a fa...

Art Galleries now open at Moorpark

Art Galleries now open at Moorpark

By Jacquelyn Court

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

With spring and summer weather right around the corner, the air is full of creative and artistic thoughts. Moorpark College Art students are busy at work in preparation for their spring galleries open through May 19. With students displaying their artwork at different dates throughout the months,...

The last strand of ‘HAIR’

The last strand of ‘HAIR’

By Jacquelyn Court

March 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As the final performance of ‘HAIR’ at Moorpark College commenced on March 12, cast members in the musical mingled with members in the audience for a unique interactive experience for all. From the moment of entering the theatre; music, dance, and spirit were a consistent part of the musical until...

Wigs, make-up, and wardrobes

Wigs, make-up, and wardrobes

By Anissa Pillai

March 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Makeup, Hair and Costume are key essentials for any notable production in the theater arts. The creative crew here at Moorpark College has been hard at work making sure every detail is perfect to ensure the success of "Hair". The makeup artists and costume designers realize the significant impact...

Streaming: the past and future of music

Streaming: the past and future of music

By Samuel Johnson

February 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

In the beginning of the 21st century, something was happening that no one saw coming. Napster, the world's first online service for music allowed music fans to get access to millions of songs on the internet and download them for free. Napster would become a blessing and a curse for the music industry....

Motion Flux dancers go to work

Motion Flux dancers go to work

By Anissa Pillai

February 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Dance department at Moorpark College is already putting in work as they look forward to their biggest show of the year, "Motion Flux: Of Beasts and Beauty", as they aim to showcase that there are beasts in life as well as beauty. The final showing, which is a first look at the final product, gives...

Behind the scenes of “HAIR”

Behind the scenes of “HAIR”

By Jacquelyn Court

February 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The crucial part of all live performances happens behind the scenes, both before a production has debuted and during its run. Both Moorpark College and “HAIR” are celebrating their 50th anniversaries, making this theatrical production even more special to both faculty and students. “HAIR”...

The Musical “HAIR” coming to Moorpark this Spring

The Musical “HAIR” coming to Moorpark this Spring

By Jacquelyn Court

February 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Students at Moorpark College are hard at work rehearsing for the eight-show, highly anticipated spring musical, "HAIR" premiering March 2. Both Moorpark College and "HAIR" are celebrating their 50th anniversaries, making this theatrical production all the more special to both faculty and students....

Dating apps offer new avenues for finding love

Dating apps offer new avenues for finding love

By Viviana Cardozo

February 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle, Showcase

In the digital age of dating, you're either swiping left or right. With Valentine's day right around the corner popular dating apps are on the rise among adults. Many of which are seeking a date, potential life partner, or just a friend. Dating apps have become even more popular with smartphones,...

“Split” Review

“Split” Review

By Mano Baghjajian

February 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

M. Night Shyamalan is a controversial name amongst the film community. He has been praised for his early films like the Sixth Sense and Unbreakable, but people nowadays mostly think of his more recent work like The Last Airbender, The Happening, and After Earth. His recent streak of bad films has made...

SoCal Museums offer free admission

SoCal Museums offer free admission

By Anissa Pillai

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Southern California residents were encouraged to go out and discover cultural Los Angeles as Museums offered free admission on Sunday, Jan. 29 as part of free museum day. With dozens of museums participating in this annual event, and museums as diverse as Los Angeles, there was an institution for...