Symphony provides musical nostalgia

  By Eduardo Preciado The East Los Angeles College Symphonic Band Concert, held last Friday at the S2 Recital Hall, recognized classic music pieces and provided the listener with familiar images. Despite the performance being delayed by half an hour and no guest performers, the concert still had a great turnout.  The last piece of music that the band played was one that most “V for Vendetta” fans would recognize,…

May 16, 2012

Di Composers brings back pachuco boogie to stage

By Erik Luna Who would think the S2 recital hall at East Los Angeles College could be used as a time machine? That’s exactly what the case was for Di Composers’s last concert for the winter semester last Thursday. Headlining the event was Pachuco Jose y los Diamantes, which translates into Pachuco Joe and the Diamonds. The nine-piece band plays a style of music dubbed pachuco boogie that was quite…

February 7, 2012