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BC holds music discussion

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

October 29, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Music of any genre, location, and artist can bring people together for just about anything, which is why it’s been claimed as such a powerful art. Reggie Williams, Director of the Levan Center, Josh Ottum, Professor of Commercial Music, and Kris Tiner, Jazz Director, held a discussion of how music reflects society in the Levan Center on Oct. 25. Williams started the eve...

BC’s Orchestra performs seasonal concert

BC’s Orchestra performs seasonal concert

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

October 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College’s Concert Band and Orchestra came together to perform their seasonal “Fall for Music” concert at the Edward Simsonsen Perfor...

Hozier wows fans with new EP “Nina Cried Power”

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Hozier’s new EP “Nina Cried Power” wowed listeners upon its late September release. Hozier, a folk-rock artist from Ireland, first made waves with his single “Take Me to Church” in 2013. Since then, Hozier has collected numerous awards, including a Grammy nomination. Hozier’s self-titled album made its debut in 2014, and fans have patiently waited for the release o...

Living Colour bassist performs at Bakersfield College indoor theater

Living Colour bassist performs at Bakersfield College indoor theater

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

September 28, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Music is a form of art that can inspire, create, motivate, and even heal. Doug Wimbish, the bassist of Living Colour, visited the Indoor Theater on Sept. 24...

Panorama Creative Music Summit hosts composer along with student performers

Panorama Creative Music Summit hosts composer along with student performers

September 27, 2018

Bakersfield College held the Panorama Creative Music Summit on Sept. 22. It began with Chris Tiner, the music director, hosting a Q&A with compose...

BC holds discussion for music fans

BC holds discussion for music fans

September 27, 2018

Director of the Levan Center and Professor Reggie Williams hosted the first of three installments of Deep Cuts and Conversation emphasizing music on Sept. 20....

Ariana Grande’s new album “Sweetener” is a sweet treat for fans

Ariana Grande’s new album “Sweetener” is a sweet treat for fans

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Reviews

Ariana Grande’s fourth album titled “Sweetener”was released Aug. 17 2018. “Sweetener”is a pleasant treat that subtly tastes somewhere between...

Op-Ed: Oversaturating songs on albums lessens quality

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Editorial, Features, Opinion

Music has always been a primary source for me to zone out on long drives, zone in while working out, or most importantly to express how I’m feeling in a particular moment. With that being said I’ve come a long way since buying explicit songs on my family’s shared iTunes account without my parents’ permission. As a college student it is invaluable to have the ability...

BC Jazz perform The Beatles at Indoor Theater

BC Jazz perform The Beatles at Indoor Theater

May 2, 2018

Even with technical difficulties, a “mic drop,” Beatles music, and a surprise entrance from the BC Chambers Singers, the BC Jazz performed at the ind...

“A Peace Concert” inspires community and promotes nonviolence

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

March 23, 2018

Filed under Features

Community members convened at a concert to celebrate a season for nonviolence on March 16. A Peace Concert was held at the Center for Spiritual Living in Downtown Bakersfield. This annual event celebrates the advantageous activism of various civil and social activists who have impacted the landscape of social justice on an international level. The event also sought to honor...

Spring Serenade Concert features Bakersfield College’s Concert Band and Orchestra

Spring Serenade Concert features Bakersfield College’s Concert Band and Orchestra

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 23, 2018

Filed under Campus, Top Stories

The Spring Serenade Concert took place at The Bakersfield College Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center on March 16. The doors opened at 7 p.m., and guests...

CSUB welcomes Dr. Cameron O’Connor to share his love for music

CSUB welcomes Dr. Cameron O’Connor to share his love for music

Diana Coronado, Reporter

February 26, 2018

Filed under Features

On Feb. 15 California State Bakersfield Music and Theatre Department welcomed former professor Dr. Cameron O’Connor as he shared his love for music through...

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