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CSUN Discussions: A look into Solange Knowles’ impact

CSUN Discussions: A look into Solange Knowles’ impact

Deja Magee

May 8, 2019

Coming back from her critically acclaimed album “A Seat at the Table," Solange Knowles' career has been on a whirlwind. Solange has always been into music like her elder sibling, Beyoncé, and both of them have taken different routes in terms of genre in recent years. Beyoncé has chose...

Student designers discuss the stories behind their TRENDS collections

Student designers discuss the stories behind their TRENDS collections

Deja Magee

April 24, 2019

With only two weeks to go, the students of the FCS 476 Studio Problems in Apparel Design class are down to the wire in terms of finishing their collections for the TRENDS fashion show, happening on May 4 at 6 p.m.The class is taught by Dr. Jongeun Kim, the option coordinator and professor of apparel d...

CSUN TRENDS Fashion Show: Behind the runway

CSUN TRENDS Fashion Show: Behind the runway

Deja Magee

April 16, 2019

Few people know what really goes on during a fashion show. Everybody is enamored by the glitz and glamour of the statuesque models walking down the catwalk, but the average person who watches "Project Runway" only knows a sliver of the organized chaos that awaits them behind the glimmering curtain of ...

Hollywood continues to push for representation in horror

Hollywood continues to push for representation in horror

Deja Magee

April 16, 2019

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Jordan Peele said “The way I look at it, I get to cast black people in my movies. I feel fortunate to be in this position where I can say to Universal, ‘I want to make a $20 million horror movie with a black family.’ And they say yes ... I ...

PaleyFest 2019: A year of representation

PaleyFest 2019: A year of representation

Deja Magee

March 26, 2019

PaleyFest, presented by The Paley Center for Media, took place this past week from March 15 to 24. The star-studded event was held at the Dolby Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, near the El Capitan and Pantages Theatres.PaleyFest is an event where stars have a chance to discuss their show while also inte...

When and Where 3/27 – 4/3

When and Where 3/27 – 4/3

Deja Magee

March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 27Wet + Kilo KishCost: $35 - $60Time: 7 p.m.Place: Belasco Theater; 1050 S. Hill St., Los AngelesAvant-garde singer Kilo Kish will be the opening act for indie folk band Wet as they tour together. Kish has collaborated with such artists as Gorillaz, Vince Staples and Donald Glover. W...

LA PaleyFest: Television networking event

LA PaleyFest: Television networking event

Deja Magee

March 14, 2019

Los Angeles’ premiere television festival starts on March 15 and ends on March 24 at the incredible Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.PaleyFest showcases TV fans with their favorite shows, actors and creators up-close and personal with Q&A discussions and panels, while also showing specially-picked screening...

When and Where 3/20 – 3/27

When and Where 3/20 – 3/27

Deja Magee

March 12, 2019

Wednesday, March 20Gráfica AméricaCost: FREE - $10Time: 11 a.m.Place: Museum of Latin American Art; 628 Alamitos Ave., Long BeachA Latin American art exhibition that showcases artists' prints from print shops, publishing houses and artists' collectives from throughout the U.S., Central Americ...

When and Where 3/13 – 3/20

When and Where 3/13 – 3/20

Deja Magee

March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 13LaluzapaloozaCost: FREETime: 11 a.m.Place: La Luz de Jesus Gallery; 4633 Hollywood Blvd., Los AngelesLaluzapalooza is an art exhibition that showcases local art from the LA area. Featuring more than 140 pieces of artwork from around 70 artists, this themeless exhibition has extremely e...

The 91st Academy Awards: A Night of Legacy

The 91st Academy Awards: A Night of Legacy

Deja Magee

February 26, 2019

Since its announcement, this year’s Oscars was riddled with controversy. The academy announced comedian Kevin Hart as this year's host, but Hart decided to step down due to the furor over his distasteful and homophobic tweets. Then, there was talk of having the cinematography and the film editing ca...

When and Where 3/6 – 3/13

When and Where 3/6 – 3/13

Deja Magee

February 26, 2019

Wednesday, March 6"Scissorhands" - A MusicalCost: $20 - $60Time: VariesPlace: 1714 N Vermont Ave., Los AngelesThe classic 1990 film "Edward Scissorhands" is coming to a stage near you — this time, with musical numbers! The show promises to bring contemporary music like that of Lady Gaga and mo...

Discussing the impact of Netflix’s “Sex Education”

Discussing the impact of Netflix’s “Sex Education”

Deja Magee

February 22, 2019

In a post "Big Mouth" climate, Netflix has been scouting for creators that are starting to tackle issues that have been driving pop culture and teenage culture in new and invigorating ways.Writers are taking a look at how sex in society can affect young adults at various tumultuous times in their liv...

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