Arts & Entertainment

Review: After-hours at the racetrack

Only at the 626 Night Market can you find gourmet food vendors, live music, artists, activists and crafts. The 626 Night Market is held on four separate weekends during the summer at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. Over 80 food vendors were present. Chick n’ Skin, Sumo Dog and Cajun House were a few vendors…

Review: Solheim’s first fiction novel, “Ali’s Bees” debuts in paperback

“Ali’s Bees” is the debut work of fiction by Citrus College history professor Bruce Solheim. The story follows a year in the life of orphaned Iraqi refugee and elementary school student, Ali Salam. He has moved to Los Angeles with his beekeeping grandfather after his parents were killed in the Iraq War. Ali is a…

Friendship and art brings trio together

Though photography professor Amanda Keller Konya has only been a faculty member for a year, she is influencing the visual arts community on campus. Konya welcomed Carolyn Buck Vosburgh and Sandy Abrams and their art to Citrus College. Konya worked with both artists when all three worked at Brentwood Schools. Abrams taught sculpting, Buck Vosburgh…

Review: First thing to do this summer? Rescue the Guardians

With spring semester coming to an end, some students will take summer classes. Others will take a break from school to free up time for the things they put off during the semester. No matter how students will spend their summer, the first thing they should do is head to Disney’s California Adventure and ride…

Review: Performance filled mediocre melodies

Instead of watching the highly anticipated “Wonder Woman” film on opening night, a slew of family and friends arrived at the Haugh Performing Arts Center for an enjoyable evening as they supported their loved ones. On June 2, the Citrus College Visual and Performing Arts department hosted the 2017 Spring Music Concert. Five groups shared…

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Review: Racing through the carnival

Children were let free to play while adults gambled on horses at Santa Anita racetrack on May 28. Santa Anita held its annual Memorial Day Carnival from May 27 through 29. Children rode unlimited rides for $10. Aside from rides, carnival games and food trucks were located throughout the north side of the race track….

Expressions of Becoming: The English Society’s 2nd Annual Poetry Contest

Editor’s note: The caption in the featured photo has been changed from the print edition to accurately show the winners of the poetry contest. Damian Delfin was listed as a second place winner. He won third place. To appreciate the written word is one thing. But to actually write your heart and soul onto paper…