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Rod’s Reel Referrals: Women’s history Month

Rodney Ousley, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2015

Women’s History Month, which began as “Women’s History Week” until 1987, is celebrated in March in the United States, Canada and Australia. The month highlights the many contributions of women in history, as well as the pioneers of today. This March, I have compiled a short list of films f...

Hyde Art Gallery – Opening Event “From This Place”

Hyde Art Gallery - Opening Event

August 23, 2013

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-El Cajon August 23, 2013 The Hyde Art Gallery is hosting an opening event for artist Stephanie Bedwell showcasing her sculptures and installation exhibition “From this Place” on Tuesday, August 27th, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Hyde Art Gallery is located in building 25....

Theatre Arts Department “An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe”

Theatre Arts Department

August 21, 2013

PRESS RELEASE--Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA Grossmont College’s Theatre Arts Department presents their fall 2013 fundraiser An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe. Several Grossmont College administrators, faculty and staff will present their interpretations of Poe's works September 6th and 7th in R...

Movie Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Movie Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Michael Covington

March 17, 2013

  Oz The Great and Powerful is the latest idyllic fantasy brought to us by Disney. Oz brings a Burtonesqe reimagining of the famous world crafted by L. Frank Baum. Directed by film wunderkind Sam Remi, Oz ends up being being comprehensible and easier to follow than other movies Disney has create...

BYU Dance Ensemble Dances Their Way Across The World

BYU Dance Ensemble Dances Their Way Across The World

Michael Covington

March 16, 2013

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The world famous BYU Folk Dance Ensemble and the Mountain Strings Orchestra treated Grossmont College to a performance in the main quad on March 12. The BYU Dance team, which normally has around 200 members, sent their best and brightest to entertain and show of their...

Book Review: Clockwork Angels The Novel

Heather Hanenburg

March 11, 2013

Regarded as a new steampunk adventure, ‘Clockwork Angels:  The Novel’ is an expressive read containing alchemical elements and becoming very esoteric in style.  With help from the band Rush’s drummer and chief lyricist Neil Peart, science-fiction author Kevin J. Anderson has written an excit...

A Closer Look at Grossmont’s Theatre Department

Carly Albretch

March 10, 2013

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Walking through the Grossmont Theater Department there are costumes of all colors hanging from rows that stretch to the ceiling and soundboards covered in a thousand buttons and switches. “This place is magical.” stated Alexis Popko, theatre operations facilitator, while walki...

Inside the Actors Process Returns to Grossmont

Michael Covington

February 16, 2013

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--‘Inside the Actors Process’ is a theatrical experience unlike any performance you’re likely to find in other contemporary theaters. ‘Inside the Actors Process’ is an annual event that travels around San Diego high schools and colleges. The ‘Actors Process’ has o...

Booth Boys Rock Grossmont

Johnny Weber

December 3, 2012

Doug and Cody Booth are a unique father and son combination. Not only are both connected to Grossmont, they are also both musicians. Doug is a tall bald man with a goatee and carries a sense of calm around him. In contrast,Cody is what can be described as a wild child. Spastic, studded belt strapped,...

Hundred Caliber Rocks San Diego

Johnny Weber

October 12, 2012

Hundred Caliber is an energetic local up and coming rock band that originates from Lakeside, CA. Three of its members, Bradley “Havoc” Craighead Derek “Wrek” Altringer, and Nick “Nikki Styles” Bedrosian, attend Grossmont College. “The name Hundred Caliber came from one of our old drummers,...

The Planets: A Multi-media Concert

September 21, 2012

PRESS RELEASE-September 20, 2012 GROSSMONT COLLEGE-EL CAJON, CA The Grossmont Symphony Orchestra & Master Chorale under the direction of Dr. Randall Tweed, will present their second concert of the 2012-2013 performance season entitled THE PLANETS—a multimedia performance combining music with high definition graphics & animations fr...

‘The Five Year Engagement’ previews are misleading

Sean Asuncion

May 15, 2012

SAN DIEGO -- Don't be misled, as I was, by the previews.  The Five Year Engagement, directed by Nicholas Stoller,  has been promoted as a comedy, but it's in reality a pretty unhappy drama. It  is about a couple who lives in San Francisco, Tom Solomon (Jason Segal, ) an aspiring sous chef and ...

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