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‘Evening of Dance’ packs the PAC

‘Evening of Dance’ packs the PAC

By America Castillo

May 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

The dance department put on a performance to showcase what they have learned this semester. "Evening of Dance" was held in the PAC with an audience full of family and friends on Thursday, May 12 and Friday, at May 13 at 7 p.m.Emily Listick, 19-year-old engineering major, really enjoyed the performances...

Spring semester of Theatre Arts ends with happy memories and successful productions

Spring semester of Theatre Arts ends with happy memories and successful productions

By Emily Mireles

May 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

The Moorpark College's Theater Arts Department wraps up another outstanding semester filled with some dramatic and hilarious moments. This semester, students involved in the theater program were hard at work putting on several amazing productions all semester long such as "Hairspray" and the "Student...

Dance Department reflects on a rewarding semester full of growth

Dance Department reflects on a rewarding semester full of growth

By Emily Mireles

May 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Features, On campus, Showcase

As a great semester comes to a close for Moorpark College's Dance Department, both faculty and students reminisce on the some of the highs and lows of a memorable semester.For Robert Salas, assistant chair of music and dance, it was seeing the light in the eyes of the students choreographers as they ...

FTVM Department honors its hard-working students

By Emily Mireles

May 12, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Features, On campus

Students, parents and loved ones filled the Performing Arts Center on Tuesday to honor some of the hard working students who have gone above and beyond basic classroom requirements.The Film, Television and Media Department held its annual MC Awards at Moorpark College to acknowledge and honor its stude...

Music department reminisce on an unforgettable, wistful and victorious spring semester

Music department reminisce on an unforgettable, wistful and victorious spring semester

By Kristen Schulte

May 12, 2016


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As the last week of school brings the Spring semester to a close, Moorpark College's Music Department looks back on the many triumphs of the overall semester. The students that have put their hearts and souls into music reminisce about the semester. Connor Lott, 19-year-old business administration...

Diverse films draw a surprising turnout at ‘Premiere Fest’

Diverse films draw a surprising turnout at ‘Premiere Fest’

By America Castillo

May 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

From cute, short love stories to cannibalism to mini documentaries, Moorpark College's Film, Television, and Media department really proved the amount of talent students have at "Premiere Fest." "Premiere Fest" was held on Monday, May 9 at 6 p.m. at the High Street Arts Center in Moorpark and the...

‘Critical thinking equals survival’: a profile of Alison Hoffman

‘Critical thinking equals survival’: a profile of Alison Hoffman

By Bridget Fornaro

May 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Features, On campus

It is so rare to find someone who loves their profession and is able to help people as much as film studies professor Alison Hoffman.“I have a postcard in my office to remind me; it says ‘critical thinking equals survival;’ it is my motto when in doubt,” Hoffman said. “It...

Symphony Orchestra and Choir flawlessly stole the show in the most inspiring fashion

Symphony Orchestra and Choir flawlessly stole the show in the most inspiring fashion

By Kristen Schulte

May 9, 2016


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Moorpark College's Performing Arts Center was filled with a whimsical delight on Friday during "Americana!" The choir and orchestra joined forces to captivate the hearts of every audience member with their beautiful renditions of pieces by modern American composers. Brandon Elliott, director of Choral...

Louis C.K. leaves Oxnard audience laughing to the point of hyperventilation

Louis C.K. leaves Oxnard audience laughing to the point of hyperventilation

By Spencer White

May 6, 2016


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Knowing the location, you may be surprised to hear that critically acclaimed comedian Louis C.K. came to Oxnard on May 5, but I was there laughing hysterically to prove it.When the show was first announced, I was in disbelief and could not believe Louis C.K. was going to be a mere 20 minutes away perf...

FTVM department to showcase student films at this year’s “Premiere Fest”

FTVM department to showcase student films at this year’s “Premiere Fest”

By America Castillo

May 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Students in the Film, Television and Media Department are getting ready to showcase "GPA: Grade Point Abduction" a 30-minute movie, and their other works at the "Premiere Fest" film festival."Premiere Fest" will be held on Monday, May 9 at 6 p.m. at the High Street Arts Center in Moorpark. Admission...

Rihanna puts in work at The Forum

Rihanna puts in work at The Forum

By Spencer White

May 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment

Rihanna shined even brighter than a diamond for her second night on May 4 at the Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles in support of her album "Anti" that was released earlier this year. The singer performed several tracks from that album as well as new and old hits from her large discography. The show started...

Atomic Comedy brings the house down

Atomic Comedy brings the house down

By Emily Mireles

May 5, 2016


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The Film, Television and Multimedia Department along with the Theatre and Music departments of Moorpark College brought the house down on Tuesday with "Club M Improv: Atomic Comedy."The show opened up with a musical performance by The FM-40's who pumped up the crowd with original pieces written by the ba...