The CSUSB Theatre Arts department is presenting the 2008 Tony Award-winning musical, In The Heights. The show, directed by professor Kathryn Ervin, will have a total of eight performances beginning on May 31, and continuing on June 1, 6, 7 and 8 at 8 p.m., with matinee performances June 2, 8, and 9 at 2 p.m. In The Heights boasts a unique score by Tony, Oscar, and Grammy award winner Lin Manuel Miranda. Miranda is the first person in musical theatre history to create what is now known as the rap-musical. His claim to fame came seven years later with the musical phenomenon Hamilton in 2015. In The Heights centers around a Latino community in Washington Heights, New York and the … [Read more...] about CSUSB Theatre Arts Department Brings to Life Lin Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights
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Every quarter the Anthropology Museum, located in the Social and Behavioral Building, holds an exhibit open to all students, faculty and the community. The current exhibit is titled “smallasaGIANT.” Guest curator Ise Lyfe presents a moving message through his artwork in a photography exhibition to expose, end and rectify California’s long term prison sentencing of children. "SmallasaGIANT is a state-wide forum throughout California at an attempt to bring awareness to the issue of the sentencing of children and the ineffectiveness of long-term sentences," according to smallasagiant.com. Guests are welcomed with a biographical introduction into the background of Ise Lyfe, which is … [Read more...] about #smallasaGIANT exhibit opens
NO COA CHELLA By: Dayna Doidge & Ruth Marrero This year, young adults are opting out of going to the famous Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. According to students at CSUSB, the cost to attend is the most common reason for not being in the Coachella crowd, though they would want to be. Financial insecurity was the number one response when asked why students were not going to Coachella this year. According to Coachella’s official website, www.coachella.com, one general admission ticket starts at $429.00 while the most “luxurious” camping option goes for a cool $9,500.00. In addition to the admission ticket, festival-goers have to account for transportation, … [Read more...] about NOCHELLA
Avengers End Game puts to dust movie records breaking near 1.4 billion. Avengers is the on-going conversation everywhere, no one can get enough about End Game. It immediately exceeded ticket sales in the first presale hour and week, they were sold out like GOLDEN TICKETS. Fandango says Avenger’s Endgame sold 5 times as many tickets as Infinity War. It has surpassed records: Universal’s Fate of the Furious, Walt Disney's Incredibles 2, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Disney’s Frozen, Universal’s Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom, Disney’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Warner Bros Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows, and Disney’s Black Panther (Forbes, 2019). Social Media is BUZZING with Endgame … [Read more...] about Is it really the END of Avengers: End Game?
The Riverside Food Lab is the Inland Empire’s new popular place to hang out with friends, family and even colleagues. This food hall is open daily from 11am-11pm and is located on 6th and Market St. near the Fox Theater in Downtown Riverside. People nowadays are so wrapped up in their social media apps and what filter looks best on Instagram that they tend to forget to explore what their hometown has to offer. Who doesn't love a wide variety of food options? The Riverside Food Lab welcomes all types of food. From craft beer to coffee and Mediterranean cuisine to plant-based burgers, the Riverside Food Lab is an amazing and fun addition to Downtown Riverside. Plus, during the weeks … [Read more...] about What’s the Riverside Food Lab cooking up?
The Blacklight Slide event, hosted by Cool Events, LLC, hit San Manuel Stadium on May 4. This event featured two water slides, with four slides each, flowing with neon glow-in-the-dark water that ensured participants were flushed with color by the time they reached the bottom. The event was free. However, when registering, a small donation and a medical coverage fee were required. Included in the registration was a towel with the logo for the event. The event began at 6 p.m. before the sunset which allowed participants to use the slides in daylight, as well as in the dark when the black lights were turned on. The event was open to all ages. To use the water slides, a tube was required. … [Read more...] about Blacklight party slides into San Bernardino
This year will be the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas 23rd annual festival in May for cooler climate and releasing GA+ passes that will allow more access than a regular GA but less than VIP. Pasquale Rotella, the founder of the festival’s promoter Insomniac, is making changes for next years Electric Daisy Carnival. This will be the second year EDC will be in May and fans will be able to walk through the festival with no problem. "It is beneficial weather-wise, but personally I like it in June because school is already out and I don't have to worry about coming back to class or possibly missing school for EDC," said Sara Rosales. Usually, the temperature in mid-June … [Read more...] about Electric Daisy Returns in May with New GA+ Passes
Many students feel clueless when given the question, “Are you ready to graduate?”. Countless students respond similarly with “ Finishing school yes, but not the real world.” I asked a few students why they felt that way, when the Career Center is there to help ease that feeling of what comes next. Numerous students have never attended the Career Center workshops. CSUSB student Janneth Milian explains how difficult it is to go during the scheduled times the career center scheduled the workshops. “Always the same time, twelve to one,” Milian said. Like Milian, many students have work or class at the time. They wish they can attend workshops on internships, resume building and … [Read more...] about Are students ready to Graduate?
Come on CSUSB, let’s get sickening! The root of this statement can be traced back to Rupaul’s Drag Race. Drag Race is a popular reality television show on VH1 that showcases drag queens competing to become America’s next drag superstar. On Saturday April 20th, the SMSU Queer and Trans Resource Center held their annual drag show on campus. This year the show was called “Live Work Drag” and held performances from queens of Rupaul’s Drag Race. Some of the queens featured in this year’s annual drag show include Mariah Balenciaga, Delta Work and Sonique. Another queen by the name of Kickxy Vixen-Styles also performed alongside the Drag Race queens. However, Styles has not competed on … [Read more...] about Live Work Drag Provides Lip Syncs For Your Life
On Tuesday, April 2, Marvel Studios announced the pre-sale to purchase tickets to go see "Avengers: Endgame", coming out in theaters everywhere on April 26. Fans did “whatever it takes” to be one of the first people to purchase tickets to watch the most highly anticipated movie of the year. Fandango tweeted that when the tickets went on sale April 2, the website sold five times the number of tickets that it did for "Avengers: Infinity War". "Endgame" is officially now the record holder for most tickets sold on the first day of availability - an accomplishment that “Endgame” pulled off in six hours. Numerous people wanted to buy a ticket which leads to Fandango creating a waiting … [Read more...] about ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Already Breaking Records