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Prism: A musical showcase

Prism: A musical showcase

Breanne Foster

September 14, 2015

Friends, family members, classmates, colleagues and more filled the Valley Performing Arts Center Great Hall last night, Sept. 12, to watch the to-be annual Prism concert put on by the CSUN music department. "It’s a showcase of all we do here in the music department," Department Chair Ric Alviso...

Sundial Songs of the Week: Fall Series, Vol. 3

Sundial Songs of the Week: Fall Series, Vol. 3

Vincent Nguyen

September 14, 2015

Three weeks into the semester and we're already counting down the weeks until we can cut a break for Thanksgiving. DJ Du is taking a week off and stepping in her place is the creator of the Sundial Songs of the Week playlist, OG Vince Nguyen. https://soundcloud.com/sundial-songs-of-the-week/sets/fall-sotw-3 We've...

USU hosts its first Noontime Concert of the semester

USU hosts its first Noontime Concert of the semester

Eliset Zapien

September 11, 2015

The songs of pop artists Sam Smith, Adele and Bruno Mars filled the outside stage of University Student Union on Thursday by CSUN student Juno Rada. This week Rada performed in front of his fellow classmates at the Noontime Concert performance. Rada also took on the challenge and accepted distinct...

Sesame Street joins HBO

Sesame Street joins HBO

Laine Wherritt

September 8, 2015

After 45 years of airing on PBS the children's classic Sesame Street is now moving to HBO. The move puts Big Bird, Elmo, and the Cookie Monster amongst the ranks of Jon Snow and The Sopranos. This, as Jimmy Fallon put it on his show, makes it very possible for “half the cast to be killed off in the first...

Recap: Pax Prime 2015

Recap: Pax Prime 2015

Nicholas Thompson

September 4, 2015

Pax Prime has come and gone so if you missed any of it in during the 4 day event, this is your main stop to get caught up. The most surprising announcement of the event came from a relatively old game in Guild Wars 2 . Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has been promoting their upcoming expansion,...

Review: Creative Media Studio Celebrates First Anniversary

Review: Creative Media Studio Celebrates First Anniversary

Breanne Foster

September 3, 2015

The CSUN Creative Media Studio hosted a celebratory event in honor of its one-year anniversary Wednesday, Sept. 2nd. The celebration featured food, raffles, vendor booths and a student showcase. The Creative Media Studio, located in the west wing of the first floor of the library, is a place where...

Review: LACMA’s Sound of Summer

Review: LACMA’s Sound of Summer

Julie Gauthier

September 3, 2015

If you went to see Amy Winehouse’s documentary this summer and like me, you felt nostalgic about her emotional music for weeks. Here’s some good news to all my jazz lovers, you can experience the soul of jazz at the LACMA every Friday. Concerts are held outdoors at the BP Grand Entrance, it is...

Review: Comic Book Apocalypse captures Jack Kirby’s artistic legacy

Review: Comic Book Apocalypse captures Jack Kirby’s artistic legacy

Antione Bowman

September 3, 2015

If the vital purposes of a retrospective are the honoring of the artist, followed by the appreciation of the art, then those purposes find themselves manifest in “Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby.” The exhibition, curated by California State University, Northridge professor...

Review: Chandler Juliet brings music to ‘Welcome Day’

Review: Chandler Juliet brings music to ‘Welcome Day’

Jake Tully

September 3, 2015

If there has ever been any misconception that there are only select programs at CSUN that foster artistry and talent. David Nazarian’s College of Business and Economics is ready to prove that untrue. Enter Chandler Juliet, songstress and Management major at CSUN. Both an endeavorous student and...

Food Column: Dinner with the White Rabbit

Food Column: Dinner with the White Rabbit

Roza Asgharzadeh

September 2, 2015

https://vanessapbarajas.cartodb.com/api/v2/viz/a7ea5da6-7954-11e5-9640-0ecd1babdde5/viz.json If there’s one thing you will find in the valley, with the exception of an extreme temperature difference, is the diverse food scene. This week's recognized restaurant for bringing gastronomic flare to...

Jordan Leicht’s early musical aspirations spawns love for Jazz

Jordan Leicht’s early musical aspirations spawns love for Jazz

Anthony Walton

September 2, 2015

They say the best artists in through history started with humble beginnings. Jordan Leicht began his saxophone career being denied to play his first choice of instrument: the piano. With not many options outside of some recorders, the fourth grade Leicht saw a interestingly shaped instrument and thought...

Review: The Grand Ole Echo says farewell to Summer

Review: The Grand Ole Echo says farewell to Summer

Jake Tully

September 1, 2015

For many, the back porch of The Echo in the neighborhood surrounding Silverlake serves primarily as a place to smoke American Sprits and sober up between sets on the main stage of the venue. For others, the back porch of the Echo serves as the meeting grounds for the Grand Ole Echo, an ongoing series...

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