First Friday Jazz delights with rhythms

By Sergio Berrueta The Billy Childs Quartet lit up the chilly November air with an innovative jazz sound at the First Friday Jazz Concert on Nov. 7 at the S2 Recital Hall. Childs stepped out to the stage with his band introducing them individually before going into the first tune of the night, “Mount Olympus,” a song originally written by Childs. The entire concert was filled with original works rather…

November 19, 2014

Latin comedian finds comfort at center stage

By Jane Fernandez Laughs and serious moments make up the first Latino stand up comedy concert film released nationwide “The Fluffy Movie.” The film captivated the audience as Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias tells stories about his life in comical ways. It started off with a representation of Iglesias’ childhood, in which various known personalities such as Tommy Chong, Iglesias’ closest friend and comedy sidekick Martin Moreno and Spanish radio personality Eddie”Piolin”…

July 24, 2014

Big Sean performs at college night

By Sergio Lepe Headliner Big Sean sold-out Fox Theatre, Pomona, this past Thursday at LaVernapolooza College Night Concert. Big Sean pulled numerous hits from his arsenal including “1st quarter,” “10 2 10” and “Guap.” After performing his breakout single “My Last,” he spoke to the young crowd and said, “Y’all ain’t no different from me and if I could make it “y’all can do anything you set your mind to.”…

May 17, 2014

Fabulous and Pusha-T concert review

  By Gabrielle Osei      Rappers, Fabolous of Island Def Jam and Pusha T of Def Jam and GOOD Music are currently on a 30-city tour and stopped by the Ventura Majestic Theater over the weekend. Both rappers have been in the game for more than a decade gaining love and admiration from fans as well as hate and enemies in the industry.  Saturday night Pusha T rallied the…

May 22, 2013