Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor

All content by Megan De Lara

[Video] Michael Angelo Batio SAWTOOTH – The NAMM Show 2020

Feb 6, 2020

Michael Angelo Batio showcases his collaboration with Sawtooth Guitars and Amplifiers.

[Video] Deftones Stephen Carpenter Signature Pickup – NAMM SHOW 2020

Feb 6, 2020

Stephen Carpenter of Deftones demonstrates his FISHMAN Signature Pickup at The NAMM Show 2020.

[Video] Why do guitarist play Dunlop Picks? – The NAMM Show 2020

Feb 6, 2020

If you're a guitarist you probably own a Dunlop pick. Here's a bit of why big-name guitarist prefer to use Dunlop picks.

[Video] Deftones Stephen Carpenter Signature Pickup – NAMM SHOW 2020

Feb 3, 2020

Stephen Carpenter of Deftones demonstrates his FISHMAN Signature Pickup at The NAMM Show 2020.

[Video] Taylor Guitars New Product!! – The NAMM Show 2020

Feb 3, 2020

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Why do guitarist play Dunlop Picks? – The NAMM Show 2020

Feb 3, 2020

If you're a guitarist you probably own a Dunlop pick. Here's a bit of why big-name guitarist prefer to use Dunlop picks.

NAMM Show Makes Its 2020 Debut

Jan 27, 2020

NAMM kicked off its annual celebration of music on Thursday to an intense crowd of industry veterans, newcomers and hopefuls. The convention, full name the National Association of Music Merchants, takes...

Music Professor Gives Students a Chance to Succeed with ‘Frank and Friends’ Concert

Nov 22, 2019

If one were to ask Professor Frank Accardo the year “Frank and Friends” started, there would be no definite answer. However, he could easily state why he brings it back year after year: for the students. “We...

Nuestras Raíces Returns to Rio for Master Class in Folklórico

Nov 10, 2019

For the third time this semester, Dr. Argelia Andrade and Professor Xocoyotzin Herrera visited campus to bring Mexican culture to students through music and dance. The event took place in the Lower...

Let’s Get Spooky: The Evolution of Rio Hondo’s Halloween Maze

Oct 30, 2019

Halloween mazes have become a staple when planning October festivities. Deep within the walls of the M-Building, Rio Hondo has been brewing up their own scares, but it takes a lot of work backstage in...

Rio Talk: Are Scary Movies Halloween Movies?

Oct 30, 2019

What movies are Halloween movies?

Nursing Program Hosts ‘Spooky Open House’

Oct 23, 2019

Faculty and students of the Associate Degree Nursing Program, or ADN, hosted a Spooky Open House Tuesday evening. The event was held in the Halloween-embellished Tech Quad, and all were welcomed to participate...

‘Artivist’ Julio Salgado Turns Negatives into Positives Through Art

Oct 18, 2019

Visual artist Julio Salgado brought laughter and knowledge to campus with his lecture, “I’m a Queer Artist of Color and I’m Still Alive.” The event took place at the Campus Inn October 10 as a...

El Paisano News – #1 – Fall 2019

Oct 17, 2019

El Paisano is a Student-Run Broadcast at Rio Hondo College. More of El Paisano. Website: https://elpaisanoonline.com/ Instagram: @elpaimedia All footage not owned belongs to their rightful owners.

King’s Prophet: Harmonious Complexity That’s Simply Meant to Be

Oct 9, 2019

Rock and roll can be simple in many cases – mix the drums, bass and guitar together, then throw in some vocals and you’re set. The formula is simple, effective, and doesn’t need much more added to...

Green Day Partner with NHL Under Two-Year Contract

Oct 2, 2019

The National Hockey League (NHL) officially announced a 2 year contract with pop-punk band Green Day on Monday. The partnership will include performances, appearances, and other promotional collaborations...

Beloved Horror Icon, Sid Haig, Dies at 80

Sep 27, 2019

Horror icon Sid Haig passed away due to a lung infection on Saturday, September 21. The actor, famous for his roles in films such as Rob Zombie’s House of 1,000 Corpses, was 80 years old. The heartbreaking...

Trío Chicontepec Brings Music of Mexico To Rio Hondo

Sep 19, 2019

World-renowned Trío Chicontepec introduced their unique sound and skill to students in the Wray Theater on September 23. The trio (comprised of founder Rolando Hernandez, his son Jorge Hernandez, and...

Thrilling Highlights: 2019’s Halloween Horror Nights

Sep 14, 2019

Universal Studios kicked off its scare season on Friday, officially opening the gates to Halloween Horror Nights. The chilling event will be opened on select nights until November 3. Attendees will have...

A Ticket to Scare: Behind the Scenes of Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights with Creative Director John Murdy

Sep 10, 2019

It’s September and the HorrorDay season is upon us! That means the return of Universal Studio’s Halloween Horror Nights is near. The event happens annually and features hair-raising mazes that are...

Goth-Rocker Peter Murphy Makes Full Recovery After Heart Attack

Sep 3, 2019

Legendary “godfather of goth” Peter Murphy, 62, has made a full recovery after suffering a heart attack earlier last month. The singer experienced shortness of breath prior to a performance and...

Professors spark inspiration with ‘An Evening of Beautiful Music’

Apr 10, 2016

It was a night full of fantastic tunes and passionate artists at the Wray Theater on April 5. Jannine Livingston, a professor of music here at Rio Hondo College, joined creative forces with fellow professors...

‘Frank and Friends’ preview

Oct 20, 2014

Rio Hondo will soon enjoy the musical talents of its staff, current students and alumni in an upcoming concert. Frank and Friends will premiere in the Wray Theater on Oct. 21. The annual event is thrown...

Slow rockin’ with the ‘Summer Twins’

Sep 29, 2014

The Echoplex located in Echo Park, works to supply L.A. with music from the best independent bands in the area and definitely delivered during their recent concert on Sept. 11. Lolipop Records [a small,...

The Rhythm Shakers: Casting a spell with “VooDoo”

Sep 29, 2014

Review Rating: 5/5 stars Not all things rock n’ roll come dressed in double-pedal drum beats and distorted guitar riffs. On their new album "VooDoo", Los Angeles based psychedelic-rockabilly band,...