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Six local artists came together and displayed their artwork in Newport Beach with non-profit organization E3 Solutions on Sept. 17. 

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There were 12 winners in 12 categories announced on Thursday at the closing Zoom reception of the 2021 Mass Appeal Student Exhibition, with each artist taking home a $100 scholarship award from the OCC Foundation, marking another year of student artistic achievements at Orange Coast College. 

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The Orange Coast College Dance Department will debut its first-ever virtual dance concert on May 22 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. The show, “Dances for Camera,'' will feature the work of students in the Repertoire course taught by Department Chair Rachel Berman. It will culminate in an ensemble piece b…

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After a long year of no outdoor gatherings and closures due to COVID-19, Orange County has gotten the OK to bring back festivals, just in time for the summer. 

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Before the pandemic I would go nearly every week. It’s been nearly a year since I’ve seen a movie in theatres. After months of pandemic shutdowns, I was reunited with the silver screen when I saw “Godzilla vs. Kong.”

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Following Saturday Night Live’s announcement that billionaire Elon Musk would be hosting the May 8 show, pushback came immediately. Due to Musk’s continual controversial statements and actions, many believed that SNL shouldn’t provide him a platform.

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“Invincible: Season 1” aired its last episode on April 30. It is an animated series that combines the familiarity of the superhero genre with the dark storytelling of it’s creator, Robert Kirkman, the co-creator of The Walking Dead graphic novel series. 

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Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion is once again hosting the annual Mass Appeal student exhibition as the semester draws to a close at Orange Coast College. This year, the exhibition will be held online between May 10-20. Student art will be posted on the Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion Instagram pag…

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Orange Coast College’s College Life Committee hosted “Escape From The Chamber of Secrets: A Virtual Harry Potter Themed Escape Room” on April 23,  The virtual Zoom event was the very first escape room event for CLC and OCC’s Student Government. 

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Orange Coast College students have the opportunity to discover the journey of one of the most successful Chicano playwrights, film directors, and National Medal of Arts Award recipients, Luis Valdez, at the upcoming virtual Counseling Latinos for Equity and Engagement (CLEEO) summit on April 21. 

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I’ve watched a decent amount of anime over the course of my life, beginning with Naruto back in high school and Studio Ghibli films in my childhood. I enjoy compiling my ratings for shows I’ve watched and sharing my thoughts. With the winter anime season officially over, I feel like now is a…

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There is music for just about every feeling the human body can experience, a lot of which can be found in our very own backyard. The Southern California music scene is home to a lot of bands that can match the rainbow of emotions people experience. Feeling angry about the state of current af…

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Orange Coast College's spring break officially lasts from March 29 to April 4. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, spring break might feel socially limited this year. Here is a list of suggestions to keep you busy over break that are more than just a usual day in the sand.

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Orange Coast College students can learn the native origins of American sports coming up in a CLEEO (Counseling Latinx for Equity and Engagement) Summit Event, “Ulama: The Mesoamerican Ballgame” on March 22-23. 

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The pandemic made me prefer getting take out and wearing a favorite pair of sweatpants around the house as opposed to wearing tight jeans and risking my life in the wild, eating with others. 

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Orange Coast College’s Student Equity Office is partnering with multiple groups to help students celebrate Black History Month virtually this year. 

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When COVID-19 appeared, concerts and live entertainment events were among the first to be affected by the crisis. As cases continue to rise, the music industry is working diligently to make it through this cultural shock.With the event cancellations happening around the world, artists have h…

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Body odor, two-drink minimums, jokes and laughter all bring fond memories of nights spent at comedy clubs. Since mid-March 2020, all live comedy venues have been shut down. With theaters closed, how are the clubs staying afloat? Where have comedians gone? What does the future hold for live e…

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The band Nightstalker hosted a show in Long Beach at the now-defunct Calvary Chapel Bread of Life Food Bank on Saturday. The building caught on fire in 2009 and was boarded up until that night, when the bands arrived with a generator to power the amps and lights for the show. 

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Complex, a media company that covers music, pop culture and fashion trends, went virtual Monday morning as ComplexLand was opened to the public. The online event designed to replicate ComplexCon offers visitors the opportunity to purchase exclusive clothes, art and food from home. 

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An online format hasn’t been the easiest move for such a hands-on club like Orange Coast College’s Fashion Club, but through online club meetings and attendance at socially distanced events such as the Long Beach Antique Market, the Fashion Club has been as active as ever. 

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Los Angeles and Orange County, usually known for its sunny skies and beach breezes, is also home to a surprising amount of scary tales of ghosts, mysterious apparitions and even haunted ships.

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The annual Banff Mountain Film Festival competition and presentation of short films is going virtual this year due to COVID-19. Students at Orange Coast College can screen the festival through the Friends of the Library foundation. This year brings 75 films with their makers, authors and gue…

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For Tyler Stallings, his time at the Orange Coast College Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion has been about more than just art – it's been about building a bridge between the campus and the larger community.

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In this unprecedented time in which we are living and ahead of an election that many argue is the most consequential election of our lifetimes, Orange Coast College’s Doyle Art Center is hosting a special virtual exhibition featuring new work by six artists entitled “Almost Presidential” exp…

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New York Times Bestselling author and Library of Congress’ national ambassador for young people’s literature, Jason Reynolds, alongside fellow New York Times Bestselling author, Kwame Alexander and Congresswoman Katie Porter were guests of the “Be the Change” Blue Ribbon Panel on Sept. 19 as…

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Orange Coast College’s fashion program designed a unique opportunity to promote student entrepreneurship by selling their products to the local audience at The Box, a pop-up retail shop located at the center of campus. With seven winners chosen and planning complete, the Coast Collective Co-…

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Social distancing has posed a unique challenge to the 17th annual Orange County Children’s Book Festival. Rather than postponing the event, the festival will take to the internet. Book lovers will be able to experience the revelry of the festival starting today through Sept. 26, through the …

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Face masks have become the new norm in the United States, it is almost strange to see someone without a mask and gloves now. In many Asian countries, wearing a mask before going outside is routine. As the coronavirus threat continues, western countries are adopting the custom.

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During the COVID-19 crisis, many are bored or need an escape from their houses. Airbnb is providing an online service that allows people to travel the world and try new things and meet new people through what they are calling online experiences, all without ever leaving home. All that is nee…

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The Strokes’ long-awaited sixth album, “The New Abnormal,” finds new ways to express that none of the members have lost touch with a sound that shaped music in the 21st century.

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As the campus headed toward indefinite closure last month and state health officials ordering residents to stay home, two Orange Coast College performing arts departments — Music and Theatre Arts — were scrambling to change course schedules and cancel upcoming performances and recitals.

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With millions of people self-quarantining due to the COVID-19 pandemic people have been looking for something interesting to binge watch and Netflix gave us just that — “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.”

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There is almost always at least one unforgettable experience or event each year that leaves an everlasting imprint on our culture’s history and serves as the annual reminder of what defined hip. It’s what people will remember and take with them as they grow older.

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In the outbreak of COVID-19, many governors, including California Gov. Gavin Newsom, have issued stay-at-home orders. This has been passed down to our own Orange Coast College, which has issued that most classes be continued online (however best suitable for the class). In the absence of our…

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Director Bethany Kraemer’s rendition of “Wilderness” exposed the harsh underlying truths that young adults and parents endure.