Because it was opening on a Friday night, Halloween weekend and after a long day of work, I was afraid it would be hard to try to grant the cast and crew of Pierce College’s latest theater production, “The Elephant Man” my fullest attention and objectivity.
Pieces of art that transcend any age gap were on display at the campus gallery by Encore/Oasis students Saturday. Nude portraits, a tribute to American painter Georgia O’Keeffe and an abstract sculpture made out of material called “gatorboard” were among the many styles featured, each with its own distinct persona and feeling.
Common sayings like, “true beauty is on the inside” and “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” are true for the Theater Departments latest production, “The Elephant Man,” set to premiere this Friday. The play, based on a true story, will premier at 8 p.m.
Most history books portray French monarch Marie Antoinette in a negitive light, emphasing her most famous words, “Let them eat cake,” to her starving subjects. Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Oscar nominated director Sofia Coppola, however, takes Antoinette’s struggles and delves deep into the very core of who Coppola refers to as “France’s most misunderstood monarch.
As the silence filled the auditorium, the vivid musical notes of the “City of Angels” gradually rose under the direction of Pierce Music Professor, Director Stephen P. Piazza. The Los Angeles Symphonic Winds hosted this event at the beginning of this month at the Performance Arts Building.
Jamming in the cafeteria is nothing new to this Pierce College band without a name. “For our name we want something that has kind of a blues feel…something with trains. Trains have kind of a working class feel, and a blues kind of feel, but it’s also something that’s going somewhere,” says Beth Nordeen, 33, who plays rhythm guitar.
Everyone knows what it’s like to have a home-cooked meal. We all experience the thoughts of a good home -cooked meal that makes your mouth water. The type that is irresistible. But how about a homemade meal brought by someone other than our mother? How about a good home-cooked meal from Bakersfield? That’s what any food customer can experience at the Harvest Festival when they go to eat at “Mammas Marinez.
Johnny Knoxville does it again with the R-rated newest installment of the Jackass empire, “Jackass Number Two.” Here is a little history lesson for those unfamiliar with Knoxville and his crew: “Jackass” was an MTV show that was the go anywhere, do anything series.