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‘Artivist’ Julio Salgado Turns Negatives into Positives Through Art

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

October 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 part of Rio Hondo’s National Coming Out Day event. Salgado, who is also undocumented, travels to...

Wonder World Space, the LA Pop-Up

Sara Rose, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Hollywood Blvd in Los Angeles has a new art pop up called Wonder World Space. The art installations are an Alice in Wonderland inspired theme and designed by artist Joshua Wong. Above all, there are many Instagram photo opportunity moments to be had. Visitors can expect to see: an oversized...

Now is All That Matters: Maura Bendett

Now is All That Matters: Maura Bendett

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor

November 28, 2018

The concept of time is a tricky one. On the one concrete and practical hand we have dedicated our lives to the concept of timeliness and finding ways of marking the passing of time

Los Angeles Comic Con Recap

Los Angeles Comic Con Recap

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director

October 29, 2018

Los Angeles Comic Con is an annual event held every year in the Los Angeles convention center that brings people of all walks of life together. The event itself isn’t just catered to comic fans, but to anyone who has an interest in what is considered “nerdy” or “geeky” stuff. It isn’t just for that...

Sixth Annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest

Sixth Annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

April 28, 2018

The sixth annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest will open to the public Friday, May 4 at the Clarke Estate from 3pm to 11pm. The free event highlights and hosts local and international artists. There will be all kinds of art ranging from film to live trompe l’oeil exhibitions. Artists from painters to...

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2018

The 90th Academy Awards took place Sunday, March 4 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. “The Shape of Water” was the stand-out film, but empowering speeches and musical performances capped the exciting night. This year’s Academy Awards was a bit different from those in the past. There were ...

SZA’s Debut Album ‘CTRL’ Goes Gold

SZA’s Debut Album ‘CTRL’ Goes Gold

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 12, 2017

SZA just hit a huge milestone in her career for her debut album. CTRL  released back in June to rave reviews was just certified gold by the RIAA. SZA posted multiple photos on her Instagram celebrating this achievement. The 'Love Galore' singer also received a platinum plaque for her second single featuring...

American Vandal: A True-Crime Satire

American Vandal: A True-Crime Satire

Anthony Moreno

October 12, 2017

Netflix released a new series on its streaming platform: American Vandal. The series is a satire comedy that takes cues from many true-crime drama television shows. One of the most notable shows that American Vandal imitates is another hit Netflix series that took the country by storm: Making a Murderer....

IT becomes biggest September opening of all time

IT becomes biggest September opening of all time

Anthony Moreno, Staff writer

September 17, 2017

This summer was the most unsuccessful for movies in a long time. The movie box office has not seen a summer this bad since 2006, when movies including Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, X-Men: The Last Stand, and Cars debuted. Hollywood is in a clear drought with viewers, but their silver lini...

Salomon Huerta: The art of controversy

Salomon Huerta: The art of controversy

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

Artist Salomon Huerta held an exhibit at the Rio Hondo art gallery to help encourage Rio Hondo students in art and painting. Huerta held a minor exhibit and gave a speech with follow up questions to reach out to small audiences in the Rio Hondo Campus so the students can recognize where Solomon Hu...

Capturing Constant Change and Movement: Richard Lopez’s Art Reception

Capturing Constant Change and Movement: Richard Lopez’s Art Reception

Noah Garcia, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

An artist showcase was held in the RHC Art Gallery on March 18 celebrating the works of former teacher Richard A. Lopez. The event was full of family, friends and art fans alike as his friend and colleague Ron Reeder, gave a speech about his friend's life and works. He talked about his time with the...

Preview: Richard Lopez ‘Reflections’

Preview: Richard Lopez ‘Reflections’

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor

March 16, 2016

Artist and former art professor Richard Lopez will be displaying a month long art exhibition in the RHC Art Gallery entitled "Reflections". The exhibit will run from March 17 - Apr. 19 and a artist and reception talk will be hosted on March 18 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. The artist and reception talk will...

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