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Brasil guitar duo fascinates VPAC

Brasil guitar duo fascinates VPAC

Joao Luiz and Douglas Lora of The Brasil Guitar Duo encompassed all that is the classical genre, but with a slight latin flare during their set at the Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Thursday. This incredibly talented duo, a 2006 winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition joins the VPAC as part of a small […]

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Gerard Way takes over LA

Gerard Way takes over LA

Anticipation is at an all time high within the walls of the Henry Fonda as hundreds of anxious fans wait for Gerard Way to take the stage. “He’s coming!… It’s almost time!,” shouted the girls in excitement, hanging on the front barricades as 10 p.m. drew near. Finally, the time approaches, the lights dim and […]

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Geek Clash heats up as the team discusses the latest on television

Geek Clash heats up as the team discusses the latest on television

The Geek Clash crew is back this week with their most heated show yet. Lita and Josh are at each other throats as they discuss the premier episode of “The Flash,” and Trevor reports on Indiecade, the festival dedicated to indie video games and the culture revolving around it.  The crew also jumps into the […]

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HBO star Lena Dunham pens first book, but it’s nothing viewers haven’t heard before

by Kristine Malicse, contributor The name Lena Dunham has become a household name for the modern “millennial” feminist or women who missed out on the “Sex and the City” franchise. Dunham is not one to shy away from controversial topics on her show, along with her much talked about openness to nudity. The 28-year-old creator […]

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LA’s annual haunted hayride lacks scare factor

LA’s annual haunted hayride lacks scare factor

Upon arrival at Griffith Park’s Annual Haunted Hayride, guests are greeted by an array of gruesome characters highlighted by a red glow that remains consistent throughout the event. While many attendees clung to their friends and significant others, I found it hard to be scared by these fictional creatures projected by this year’s apocalyptic theme. […]

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Cassette tapes find revival through record stores

Cassette tapes find revival through record stores

By Fredrick Balian, contributor Earlier last year, a record company by the name of Penniback Records was founded and created to give local bands recognition by promoting their music. But what sets this company aside from others, is that they gear towards mainly releasing music on cassette tapes, a music medium format that many thought had […]

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London Philharmonic entrances the VPAC

London Philharmonic entrances the VPAC

  The music of classical composers Tchaikovsky, Dvorak and Prokofiev flowed beautifully through the Great Hall of the Valley Performing Arts Center on Friday night as the London Philharmonic Orchestra entertained a packed house. The 100-piece orchestra performed amazing pieces that were striking, yet intimate. Dvorak’s “The Noonday Witch,” started out calm and soothing, but […]

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Early 2000s rock is here to stay: New Found Glory/Yellowcard album reviews

Early 2000s rock is here to stay: New Found Glory/Yellowcard album reviews

New Found Glory, “Resurrection,” Hopeless Records   With their new album “Resurrection,” New Found Glory (NFG) has resurrected not only their career, but everything we love about early 2000s punk rock. In their first record since 2011’s “Radiosurgery,” Jordan Pundik (vocals), Chad Gilbert (guitar, background vocals), Ian Grushka (bass) and Cyrus Bolooki (drums) put together […]

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Come one, come all, ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ shocks and delights

Come one, come all, ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ shocks and delights

by Oleah Olaguera (contributor) Warning: This article contains spoilers. The new season of FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show” promises absolutely no shortages of the spooky, disturbing, and downright terrifying. Set in 1952 in the small town of Jupiter, Florida, a band of circus performers struggle to survive amidst a town that doesn’t take too […]

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Geek Clash venture to Mordor and discuss the latest on Batman’s Arkham Asylum

  Josh and Trevor are one week into “Shadow of Mordor,” the latest Lord of the Rings video game from Monolith Productions. The game has received a lot of praise since it released and it’s because of the game’s main hook, the “Nemesis” system. Listen in as we dive into the “Nemesis” system and how […]

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Get into the spirit of Halloween with these festive DIYS

Get into the spirit of Halloween with these festive DIYS

  Halloween is on the way, and that means candy, costumes and crafts. One way to get into the spirit (with less sugar intake) is decorations. Get ready for October with some of these DIY creations. Monster Eyes This is an easy decoration to do, which can be made with affordable household items in less […]

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Evoking the classic haunts of German cinema

Evoking the classic haunts of German cinema

>>CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly listed the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as the Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art. The article also incorrectly listed Lotte Eisner as a collaborator of the exhibition, as she passed away in 1983. Artistic expressionism is often a radical prospective on the creators surroundings- be it […]

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