Science, love manifest in ‘Atomic Love’

September 17, 2020

In a time when it was taboo to express feminism, Jennie Fields’ “Atomic Love” shows the heroine, Rosalind Porter, becoming an inspiring woman in a way where the reader can learn from. This historical fiction novel takes place in the 1950s during the cold war. Fear of communism was rampant, people feared atomic warfare and women were not taken seriously in the work field.

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‘Mulan’ remake lacks magic of original

September 17, 2020

Disney’s 2020 remake of the animated classic “Mulan” is a rushed film that does nothing for fans of the original, nor for people who were hopeful for something new. The film tries to take a new direction but is constantly held back by the changes made.

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Dance Department steps into online study

September 17, 2020

The East Los Angeles College Dance Department kicked off fall 2020 with a warm welcome meeting, via Zoom, September 8. The various dance forms taught ranged from jazz, hip-hop, tap dance, choreography to yoga and more, all of which would need to be done from home.

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Nazi war criminals brought to justice in “Hunters” debut

By Juan Calvillo Amazon’s “Hunters“ takes creative license with a tragic moment in history, but allows its main character to figure whether the best revenge is revenge.  Taking place in a fictional world, the show asks the audience to imagine a world where Nazis managed to escape to the United States. Over the 10-episode first-season run of “Hunters,” the main characters go through hell and back as Nazi enemies come…

March 3, 2020
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Strokes contrasting songs hint at diverse album

By Gustavo Buenrostro Seven years after their last full-length album, The Strokes released two new singles from their upcoming album “The New Abnormal.”  The first of the singles titled “At the Door” was released to the public on February 11, debuting at Bernie Sanders’ New Hampshire political rally the day before. The song has a very somber tone with a heavy use of synths as the lead sound in the…

March 3, 2020
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Students use techniques to dance

The Let’s Dance Company (LDC) hosted a Celebration of Dance this weekend, at the Performing and Fine Arts Complex at East Los Angeles College. The idea for this concert was to highlight the diverse dance programming of the East Los Angeles College Dance Department. The choreography showcase an array of dance techniques totaling 10 unique premiere dances and an exceptional performance summing up the concert that featured dancers’ innovative trends…

December 2, 2019
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ELAC evolves music for students Department ends year with multiple showcases

The East Los Angeles Music Department will be hosting a series of live musical events on-campus at the S2 Recital Hall during the holiday season. The events will feature student musicians from the ELAC Music Department and showcase the knowledge they have learned through the fall semester. A student recital will be held today at noon. Admission to the event is free. The ELAC Music Department will host a piano…

December 2, 2019
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Play portrays modern tale of Adam, Eve

“The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told” begins with Adam and Steve in a bold new retelling of the Bible. Topics such as religion, sexuality, relationships and Aids come to light in a society that hates change and values conformity above all else. The play premiered on Friday in the Proscenium Theater. The doors opened to a handful of people excited to visualize a gay modernized version of Adam and Eve,…

December 2, 2019
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REVIEW: Elton John’s life blasts onto the big screen

May 26, 2019

Singer and songwriter Elton Hercules John’s illustrious career and past has never been brought to light on the big screen until this year with the release of the epic musical masterpiece, “Rocketman.” The film shows most parts of the artist’s past and highlights both the good and bad.

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