Arts & Entertainment

Entertainment media fills newfound time during COVID-19 quarantine

By |2020-03-28T10:30:36-07:00March 27th, 2020|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 2, Movies/TV|

With COVID-19 outbreak continuing its impact across the globe, students often find that excess free time starts to emerge. A hobby that has become popularized by the media is binging TV shows. There are many streaming services that have a wide range of original movies and tv.

COIN releases third studio album, ‘Dreamland’

By |2020-03-25T10:31:00-07:00March 24th, 2020|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 2, Music, Reviews|

The album opens strongly with Into My Arms. This song brings memories of a long road trip to the beach and you finally reach the sea. The tune is accompanied by a music video, as well. It’s an absolute blast and will definitely be a go-to song for spring 2020.

Feature art No. 7, 2019-20 — Monochromatic Landscape

By |2020-03-16T14:44:12-07:00March 16th, 2020|Art, Arts & Entertainment, Feature Art|

Monochromatic (or mono) is a color scheme based on only one, single color tint. It uses only variations (shades) of a single hue, made by altering the saturation and brightness of the base color. Black and white colors are always added, as they in fact are the brightest and the darkest shade of the color.

Book Review: No Mission Is Impossible

By |2020-03-16T11:22:16-07:00March 12th, 2020|Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews|

No Mission Is Impossible by Michael bar Zohar is the story of the Israeli special forces and the missions of this group. A relatively new country to the world around World War II, Israel was often hated by many of its neighboring countries. The story illustrates multiple stories from that time in history and how individuals dealt with these problems.

Book Review: A Princess of Mars

By |2020-03-16T11:23:23-07:00March 5th, 2020|Arts & Entertainment, Books|

Few writers possess the ability to craft Science Fiction writing such as Edgar Rice Burroghs. Burroughs, creator of the character Tarzan, also created the universe of Barsoom, the setting of “A Princess of Mars”. In this book, Burroughs’ imagination transports the reader to another world of war, culture, and mystery. In “A Princess of Mars”, readers observe the precipice of human creativity and the possibilities of science when one person asks “what if”.

Tame Impala shakes up music world with ‘The Slow Rush’

By |2020-03-16T11:26:54-07:00March 2nd, 2020|Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews|

It's been five years since we heard a full project from Tame Impala. His 2015 cult-favorite album Currents introduced me to the psychedelic rock genre. Its influence smothered not only pop music, but hip-hop as well. Genius even calls Tame Impala "rap's favorite rock band". Tame Impala performs as a band, but all writing, vocals, instrumentation and production comes from Australian singer Kevin Parker.

Feature art No. 7, 2019-20 — Color Wheel

By |2020-02-26T08:22:20-08:00February 25th, 2020|Art, Arts & Entertainment, Feature Art|

Art 1 students are asked to create a color wheel displaying primary, secondary and tertiary colors. Primary colors are the basis of all other colors, mixing them in a ratio of 1:1 will create secondary colors, mixing a secondary color with a primary color creates the tertiary colors.

Something Rotten explores journey of self-discovery, offers comical atmosphere

By |2020-02-26T19:46:53-08:00February 20th, 2020|Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Theatre|

Good Company Players presents Something Rotten, a musical-comedy taking place during the Renaissance era at Roger Rocka's Dinner Theatre, Jan. 16-March 15. Intertwining history and comedic elements, the "funniest musical comedy in at least 400 years", according to Time Out New York, surpassed expectations. Something Rotten follows two brothers, Nick and Nigel Bottom and their journey to out-write Shakespeare. This process of compiling a production with singing, dancing and recitations invites the audience into a 1590s passage to self-discovery.

New Kikku Kitchen location exceeds expectations, expands menu items

By |2020-03-16T13:47:25-07:00February 19th, 2020|Food, Opinions, Reviews|

Kikku Kitchen opened their doors 19 years ago on 2336 Tulare Street by owners Sylvia and Andri Wahyudi. The restaurant was voted to win a restaurant remodel and decided to bring their signature spicy crispy chicken to the north of Fresno. The Wahyudis made the decision to expand after numerous customers requested a location in the northern part of Fresno. After the couple's children were old enough to attend school, the pair decided to take action in opening a new location. 

COLUMN: China-born senior reviews local Chinese food in Fresno area

By |2020-02-26T18:01:35-08:00February 18th, 2020|Arts & Entertainment, Food, Opinions|

As a medium-size city in California, Fresno’s Chinese restaurants are spread throughout the city. For someone looking for authentic Chinese food, the task may be more difficult than first imagined. According to the Yellow Pages, there are 140 Chinese restaurants in greater Fresno.