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GlennFest Film Festival

Michael Pasaye, Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Entertainment, Featured A&E, Movies

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 give back to the Downey film community.   The festival has 4 venues around Downtown Downey: The Downey Civ...

LA Comic Con: Third Day

LA Comic Con: Third Day

Brenda Melara, Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Featured A&E

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 a.m. on October 29, allowing the attendees to start gathering in the main floor.   Matthew Wolf...

L.A Fashion Week’s Emerging Designers

L.A Fashion Week’s Emerging Designers

Ysabelle Canilao, Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Featured A&E, Top Stories

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. It gives a chance to show all of the trends, current and upcoming. Los Angeles Fashion Week is a ...

Downey’s Drama Production Presents: Into the Woods

Melissa Estrada, Section Editor

May 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Theatre

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 Dream, the drama crew decided to take on another style and put together the musical, Into the Wood...

Moonlight Wins Best Picture Amid Confusion

Alex Castillo, Copy Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Featured A&E, Movies

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, Manchester by the Sea, Arrival, Moonlight, La La Land, and Hell or High Water were nominated for multiple aw...

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War

Fatima Rosas, Business Manager

May 18, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Movies

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, by director Joe Russo and Anthony Russo. It was one of the most anticipated movies of the year next ...

The Wait Was Worth It

The Wait Was Worth It

Alyssa Vega, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 20, 2016


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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 country singer and songwriter, Blake Shelton.   When Stefani announced her divorce she als...

Deadpool

Aimee-Nicole Torres, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Movies

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 played Deadpool in X-men Origins: Wolverine, back in 2009 but it was not a big role. Since 2004 ...

Welcome to the Blue Neighbourhood

Montze Mendoza, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Featured A&E, Music

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 I've listened to an album where I genuinely enjoyed every song. There have also only been a few ti...

Joy to the theater

Joy to the theater

Joey Flores, News Editor

December 21, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Featured A&E, Music

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 Band, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Choir, Advanced Choir, and Beginning Choir.   Concert Band member...

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