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Review: The “magic” of Hollywood fills the Haugh

Opening day proved to be magical for the Citrus Singers’ show-stopping Cinemagic, The Music of the Movies. Songs of old and new were well balanced throughout the show, entertaining all ages. Act one started off with a medley of songs from classic movies, like “Singin’ in the Rain” and “The Wizard of Oz.” My favorite…

Review: Cowboys Round Up Classics and Comedy

Riders in the Sky brought the heart and soul of the old Wild West on May 7 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. The performance at the Haugh was their 7,102 appearance in their 40-year career as they proved with their impressive performing skills that this was not their first rodeo. Each band member performed…

Review: Aerials at the Haugh

The word Quixotic means incredibly idealistic. Like its name, Quixotic: Gravity of Center showcased a romantic sensation of acrobatics, ballet and aerial performance on April 1 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. Every acrobat, dancer, balancer and contortionist gave an emotional and tension-filled production fusing light and technology into a dazzling vision. A violin’s passionate…

Review: Crowd gets up-close look at Fortune Boy

Citrus College student Shane Malins’ band Fortune Boy performed on April 1 at American Legion in Pomona. The venue was small and the acoustics were not as good as it could have been, though it was as expected for an upcoming band. Fortune Boy did not perform on a stage, giving the crowd an up-close…

Review: Big band jazz duel slams center stage

The duel between Azusa Pacific University and Citrus College wasn’t for musical supremacy, rather, the night was a showcase of the talented student jazz musicians this community has to offer. The 13th rendition of the Battle of The Big Bands between the APU Jazz Ensemble and Citrus’ Blue Note Orchestra took place on March 17…