Fine & Performing Arts

Articles in this category should be related to fine and performing arts both on and off campus. Art forms that fall under fine arts include: painting, sculpting, woodwork, drawing, etc. Performing arts include: dancing, chorus, theatre, orchestra, etc. Content that can go in this category can include but is not limited to advances for performances or art galleries, reviews on shows, performance coverage, etc.

Singers invade Pantages

The Broadway hit “Rent” was the defining musical for the ’90s. It arrived at the Ahmanson Theatre years ago. Now it is hitting the Pantages Theatre, but with far more pizzazz than ever. The Pantages Theatre production of “Rent” is a wonderful show about poor artists finding love in New[Read More…]

Photo club hosts Las Vegas vacation

Sunday’s opening reception at the student art galleries on upper campus showcased such an eclectic variety of art. Tucked away in nook and cranny of the art department, you wouldn’t even know that an event, let alone an art show was taking place.  The cozy space is comprised of five different[Read More…]

Bringing the noise

Pieces of tin, aluminum trash cans and old plastic buckets are what many would find in a junkyard, but for the cast of “Stomp” items like these serve as the tools for their music-making. The percussive hit “Stomp” opened on Jan. 6 at Segerstrom Hall in Costa Mesa to a packed auditorium[Read More…]

‘The Shape of Things’ leaves everyone naked, wanting more

Neil LaBute’s play “The Shape of Things,” is directed by Hugh O’Gorman and presented by the University Players of the CSULB Theatre Department, which wrapped up their three-week performance on December 6, 2008. This play was an emotional rollercoaster of intrigue, betrayal, manipulative seduction and love, questioning “how far would[Read More…]

Velocity picked up the pace

The dance faculty at Cal State Long Beach put on a show over the weekend that was not without a little craziness. Velocity, the dance program presented by the CSULB College of The Arts and the Department of Dance, featured work by guest artists Mike Esperanza and Regina Klenjoski, and[Read More…]

Here and then

The Huntington Library in San Marino launched its showcase of This Side of Paradise: Body and Landscape in L.A. Photographs. The showcase which runs until Sept. 15 presents photos of the city of Los Angeles spanning 150 years from an 1877 picture of Santa Monica taken by Carleton Watkins, to[Read More…]

Myth becomes reality at Getty Villa

With spectacular views of the city of Malibu and the Pacific Ocean coastline, and an extensive collection of Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiques, a visit to the Getty Villa is a unique and refreshing experience.  The drive along the scenic Pacific Coast Highway to the Getty Villa is only the[Read More…]

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