Arts & Life

Content that focuses on popular culture, local art and music, entertainment and the events. Common topics include lifestyle, television and film, theater, music, video game, food, etc

The best and worst of the 2012 VMAs

This years MTV Video Music Awards aired live from Staples Center last Thursday. Although the breakaway from a traditional Sunday air date, and competition from the Democratic National Convention may have caused a drop in ratings compared to last year’s show, several key moments stood out as exceptionally memorable, whether[Read More…]

Dance department tries their hand at filmmaking

On Friday evening, the Cal State Long Beach Dance Department hosted their fourth annual dance film festival, “4 The Camera.” The festival is held annually on the first Friday of the fall semester and showcases videos done by faculty and students.  

Buskerfest rolls new local bands onto the streets

While the sun set behind the skyscrapers and bubbles blew through the crowd, music filled the streets of downtown Long Beach at Summer and Music’s fourth annual Buskerfest Saturday night. Before the competition began, Buskerfest started off with the Sea Funk Brass Band and last year’s winners, Wild Pack of[Read More…]

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