Hip-hop hit the scene big on May 1, showcasing two recognized icons, Jurassic 5 and Common, at the University of San Diego in the Jenny Craig Pavilion. A plethora of personalities crowed outside the Jenny Craig venue, as dozens more were turned away at th
An all-star group of musicians brought the magic of jazz to life last Friday night, as trumpeter Eddie Henderson led a talented musical ensemble in ‘The Music of Miles Davis,’ on tour at the Orange County Performing Arts Center.
I don’t usually talk about opening acts, as the headliner generally gives me enough material to work with. I find it truly difficult in this case to stick to that pattern, as the three artists who performed at the El Rey Theatre on May 5 each played so br
As if the success of Mae’s 2005 sophomore full-length album, ‘The Everglow,’ which sold 130,000 copies in its first year alone, wasn’t enough, Mae has just rereleased the smash hit last Tuesday, now filled with bonus tracks and a DVD tracing the path of M
Participants in a triathlon must compete in swimming, cycling and long-distance running, one activity immediately after another. To be the winner, they must demonstrate amazing flexibility and be able to think on their feet.
Dance Escape 2006 took the stage of UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor Theatre this weekend with a wide assortment of dances that explored psychological, animalistic, urban and political themes. The show, which displayed the works of graduate student choreographer
Since April 20, the Newport Beach Film Festival has been in full force in our very own backyard. Over 300 films have been screened for the top prizes, which are set to be announced next week. Here is a wrap up of the more anticipated movies for students a
Far away on the island of Inishmaan (which is an island off the coast of Ireland), lives ‘Cripple’ Billy Claven. He is the brunt of everyone’s jokes, but contrary to what everyone believes, the audience comes to see that there is far more to Cripple Billy
By the end of this year’s Songfest, in which fraternities pair up with sororities to present bite-sized portions of nine famous musicals, the audience had heard the shrieks of pride from many students expressing their Greek pride. But those Greeks involve
I went into ‘Neo Ned,’ which was shown on Friday at the Newport Beach Film Festival, not knowing anything about it except the premise as listed in the Festival’s catalog, which describes the movie to be ‘about an Aryan brother who falls for a black woman