The Downey Legend

GlennFest Film Festival

Michael Pasaye, Writer October 10, 2018

The annual Glennfest Film Festival, created by Glenn Stephens back in 2012, kicked off on Sept. 30 and ends Oct. 8. The festival presents old and new films across all genres, and aims to strengthen and...

Painter and vendor, Dan Litzinger, elaborates on his work and where he draws his inspiration from. “I’m a painter, so all I do exists as acrylic paintings; these are printed t-shirts, but this original painting is six feet wide, two feet tall,” Litzinger said. “This is all pop art inspired by the sixties pop artists, the films and especially horror movies that I’m into so it’s kind of like a mash up of those things.”

LA Comic Con: Third Day

Brenda Melara, Writer November 15, 2017

During the last day of the Los Angeles Comic Con, the convention center was filled with spectators, cosplayers, booth owners and professionals in the entertainment business. The doors opened at 10...

Due to the recent events of the Las Vegas Shooting, Chelsea Ma decides to help raise money for the victims of the shooting, by throwing a fashion show with other contestants of Project Runway. After the show was over, Chelsea Ma accumulated 300,000 dollars  that went to to the families of the victims.

L.A Fashion Week’s Emerging Designers

Ysabelle Canilao, Photographer November 1, 2017

Fashion Week 2017 is an event that lasts for almost seven days in fashion cities, and allows designers to showcase their designs and giving way to new emerging fashion designers ready to hit it big....

Downey’s Drama Production Presents: Into the Woods

Melissa Estrada , Section Editor May 12, 2017

Ending the year with the famous musical, Into the Woods, the Drama Production presented their final show on April 14.   Following the rendition of Shakespeare’s play, A Midsummer Night’s...

Moonlight Wins Best Picture Amid Confusion

Alex Castillo , Copy Editor April 5, 2017

This year’s Academy Awards held on Feb. 26 is a ceremony where outstanding films are honored and appreciated by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This year, films like Lion,...

Marvel fan, Daisy Lopez, 11, shows full patriotism by doing a heroic pose in the back of B building with the American flag behind her while wearing Captain America apparel on May 10. “My favorite scenes from the movies are battle [or] fight scenes, I love watching characters go all out with their powers, weapons, and gadgets,” Lopez said.

Captain America: Civil War

Fatima Rosas, Managing Editor May 18, 2016

The comic book series comes to life and fans are once more ecstatic, and ready to see their favorite superheroes in action once again. On May 6, Marvel Studios released Captain America: Civil War,...

After ten years, Gwen Stefani released her latest solo album, This is What the Truth Feels Like, which was released on March 18. Stefani drew on the photograph of the album in order to depict what she really felt after her divorce while working on the album.

The Wait Was Worth It

Alyssa Vega, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 20, 2016

Ten years since her last album, singer/songwriter Gwen Stefani released her new solo album on March 18, This is What the Truth Feels Like is based from her divorce and her new relationship with the...

Deadpool

Aimee-Nicole Torres, Community/Parent & Teachers Editor February 24, 2016

Marvel’s fictional comic book character, Wade Wilson, played by Ryan Reynolds, also known as Deadpool, stars in a long awaited movie that came out on February 12.   Ryan Reynolds had previously...

Welcome to the Blue Neighbourhood

Montze Mendoza, Staff Writer January 20, 2016

Blue Neighbourhood, the debut work from Australian singer Troye Sivan, was released on December 4th, 2015 and placed 7th place on US Billboard 200 chart. There have only been a few times in my life that...

Under the direction of Mr. Olariu the Jazz Band performs at the Downey Civic Theater on, Dec. 12, for the Winter Concert put on by the music department. The Jazz Band drew cheers from family and friends with various Christmas songs and renditions.

Joy to the theater

Joey Flores , News Editor December 21, 2012

On Wednesday, Dec. 12, the music program held their annual Winter Concert at the Downey Civic Theater to get into the festive spirit for the upcoming holidays. The program featured the Concert Band, Jazz...

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