Imagine a Future We Are Building Together

TEDxLA comes to Dolby Theatre on December 3rd https://csulauniversitytimes.com/8484/news/imagine-a-future-we-are-building-together/ Finals week is only a few days away, but many of us have already been drained in the transition of semester conversion, especially in need of inspirations for those final papers. Perhaps only a brainstorm led by innovative professionals would charge our batteries. Some would say that Ted Talk always helps, now what if you could … Continue reading Imagine a Future We Are Building Together

Wind Ensemble premieres dubstep influenced composition “Seeds of Glass”

University Bands Concert wowed and oozed https://csulauniversitytimes.com/8468/arts/wind-ensemble-premieres-dubstep-influenced-composition-seeds-of-glass/ Symphonic Band and Cal State LA Wind Ensemble joined the stage together, with the Clarinet Quintet for The University Bands Concert that took place on Tuesday evening at the State Playhouse. The playhouse was filled with relatives and friends of the performers, constantly cheering, and sharing this experience altogether. Many were still in high school, aspiring to become … Continue reading Wind Ensemble premieres dubstep influenced composition “Seeds of Glass”

The irresistible “Acigalar” salsa and Signor El Cigala

The Luckman Fine Arts Complex hosted iconic flamenco cantaor Diego El Cigala https://csulauniversitytimes.com/8437/arts/the-irresistible-acigalar-salsa-and-signor-el-cigala/ Blood broils, heels keep tapping, the well-cushioned chairs suddenly became a restraint rather than comfort, say hello to the magic of signor Diego El Cigala. As the iconic flamenco singer, El Cigala brought his salsa tour with a glaze of flamenco to the Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA on … Continue reading The irresistible “Acigalar” salsa and Signor El Cigala

October, October, Beware of Witchcraft

Gender anxiety conveyed through witch trials in the 1600s https://csulauniversitytimes.com/7667/blogs/october-october-beware-of-witchcraft/ “A man was walking along one day and looking for a witch, he believed his penis was used for Maleficien and it was stolen. When he found the witch, he asked, ‘Please, please, can I have my penis back?’ And she said, ‘Alright, keep walking ahead and you will see a bird nest. Take any … Continue reading October, October, Beware of Witchcraft

The Groove Returns

Dr. Benedict and professor Askren kick off Fall concert season https://csulauniversitytimes.com/7608/arts/the-groove-returns/ If we have to rate the most chill yet grooving concert from the Music Department, then it’s got to be when Dr. Jeffrey Benedict and professor Dave Askren play together. “We have been playing together for over 20 years,” said Dr. Benedict. “We have recorded four CDs together.” The two started when professor Askren … Continue reading The Groove Returns

Afflicted Nature: Artistic Inspiration to Get Tested

At the end of 2012, there were an estimated 914,826 persons living with diagnosed HIV infection in the United States, according to statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). By 2013, there were approximately 47,352 more diagnosis of HIV infection made across the nation. And almost 1 in 8 (12.8%) of those people are not aware of their infection. Following Charlie Sheen’s … Continue reading Afflicted Nature: Artistic Inspiration to Get Tested