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The Importance of Arts Programs

Camryn Friday, Writer May 9, 2023
Performing Arts and Music programs have a plethora of positive impacts on children, from creating a sense of community, to allowing creativity to bloom, gaining confidence, and more. Communities must support local arts programs and academies for future youth to cherish.
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Record Store Day 2023: Tips and Tricks for Next Year

Pia Henson, Writer, Vice President May 3, 2023

Record Store Day (RSD) is a gathering of independently-owned record stores as a way to come together and celebrate its unique culture, where artists release special-edition vinyl, CDs, and various promotional...

Breaking Down 5 Seconds of Summers 5th Album 5SOS5

Breaking Down 5 Seconds of Summer’s 5th Album “5SOS5”

Alyson Chan, Writer/Social Media April 27, 2023

Five Seconds of Summer was formed with four members named Luke Hemmings, Calum Hood, Ashton Irwin, and Michael Clifford, whose latest studio album speaks about dealing with heartbreaks, emotions, and romance....

Polyphia pose for a promotional photo in support of new album, Remember That You Will Die

Playing God

Joseph Palos, Writer April 19, 2023

"Genesis," the opening track to Polyphia’s latest album, is cold, mechanic, and groovy…this is the stage Polyphia sets with their latest release, "Remember That You Will Die." With each new album they...

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Breaking Down Barriers: The Women Who Shaped Rock History

Daniel Cabrales, Writer March 22, 2023

Throughout the history of rock music, women have played an essential role in shaping the genre. From iconic frontwomen like Stevie Nicks and Ann and Nancy Wilson to modern-day trailblazers like Emily Haines...

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Music is Therapy

Camryn Friday, Writer February 24, 2023

If you have ever met someone who hates music, they probably do not have a phone, radio, record player, iPod, Walkman, cassette player, or any other music-listening device. With the countless number...

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Harry Styles Fine Line Review

Davina Gomez, Writer February 14, 2023

Grammy-winning Harry Styles is known for his emotional but outstanding album “Fine Line”. In 2019, Styles released his second album, 2 years after his debut album.  Rolling Stone called Styles...

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Hook, Line, and Syncher

Hannah De Leon, Guest Writer December 8, 2022

Discovery with Every Swipe Boasting one billion users, TikTok has become the precursor of what is hot and what’s not. It is a platform with an algorithm more tenured social media platforms like Facebook,...

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Farewell Yellow Brick Road – Elton John’s Final Tour Review

Olivia Voelkel, President/Writer December 7, 2022

On Nov. 17, 19, and 20, Sir Elton John performed at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles, California. It was the final few concerts of the North American portion of his final tour, “Farewell Yellow Brick Road...

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Taylor Swift Midnights Review

Pia Henson, Writer November 9, 2022

Taylor Swift is known for her outstanding lyricism and influential tunes. On October 21st, Swift released a brand new pop album amidst the re-recording of her first 6 albums and received mixed reviews...

Concert Celebrating Grammy-Nominated Artist Willie K

Concert Celebrating Grammy-Nominated Artist Willie K

Gina Sanford, Writer May 17, 2022

The Old Town Temecula Community Theater will be hosting a concert on May 26, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Kaleo Phillips will be performing as a tribute for William Kahaiali’i, who is also known as Willie K....

To Live is To Die: The Art of Ichinen with Victoria Caballero and Nick Clifton

March 6, 2021

By Eddie Landeros | March 6, 2021 1:00 p.m. Paintings, drawings, music, calligraphy, food... Ichinen has a love for it all. Ichinen is an art group with several members on a mission to create a piece...

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