Brian Wilson’s “No Pier Pressure” is no pressure for peers

By Trent Ledford

April 22, 2015

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Brain Wilson is a producer, singer/songwriter, musician and co-founder of American rock group "The Beach Boys." His 11th studio album "No Pier Pressure" was released on April 7.The album might sound very unusual for... Read more »

Observed millennials and blacklisted teens in ‘Unfriended’

By Jerome Daniel Casio

April 20, 2015

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In 2009, a small-budget horror film by the name of "Paranormal Activity" brought a new perspective of horror into the mainstream. It wasn't the first of its kind, but it gave found-footage horror the push it needed (or didn't... Read more »

On the Scene

By Patrice Moore

April 20, 2015

Filed under Arts, On the Scene

The El Camino Theatre Department is putting on a performance of the classic musical "Bye Bye Birdie" on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. in Marsee Auditorium. The play tells the story of Conrad Birdie, a popular singer who arrives... Read more »

‘Truth and Beauty’ is on display in the Schauerman Library

By Jerome Daniel Casio

April 15, 2015

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The Schauerman Library will be home to dozens of photographs, all taken by students and alumni of El Camino's photography department, in this year's photography exhibit, "Truth and Beauty."Darilyn Rowan, professor of... Read more »

Dancers create an impact in The Spring Dance Concert

By Trent Ledford

April 8, 2015

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As the lights slowly dim, they walk onto the stage with balloons tied to their long smooth hair and stare at the crowd waiting for the music to play. As the track comes on, the girls begin to move their hips in style, bringing... Read more »

‘Furious 7′ is fast-paced, action-packed fun

By Jerome Daniel Casio

April 8, 2015

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For a while, the "Fast and Furious" franchise struggled with some kind of identity crisis. Each installment, while fun to watch, didn't really decide on whether it was a film for car enthusiasts, adrenaline junkies or the more... Read more »

On the Scene

By Patrice Moore

April 1, 2015

Filed under Arts, On the Scene

The North Torrance Youth Musicians Ensemble will be giving their Spring Concert on Friday, April 3 at 7 p.m. at the James Armstrong Theatre. The price of admission to the event is $10. The theater is located at 3300 Civic Center... Read more »

Star power saves “Get Hard” by a thread

By Jed Fernandez

March 31, 2015

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Updated: April 1, 2:25 p.m.This past weekend the dynamic duo of Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart swept across the nation as "Get Hard" opened in theaters. Statistically, it was a success for both Ferrell and... Read more »

EC welcomes new fine arts director

By Grant Hermanns

March 24, 2015

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After Bruce Spain retired from the position of the director for the Center of the Fine Arts in September, Rick Christophersen was appointed as the new director in February.Christophersen was previously the Director of... Read more »

Art gallery exhibit brings man and nature together

By Jerome Daniel Casio

March 11, 2015

Filed under Arts

Updated: April 2, 11:46 a.m."Life Cycle: Conversations and Soliloquies," presented by the EC Art Gallery, will be... Read more »