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The Obscurity Zeitgeist: The New Vanguards of Folk Music

Story By: John Bruce, Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2020

Folk music has taken a hit since the likes of Bob Dylan, Neil Young or John Denver. It’s evolved into light and fun bluegrass, poppy overproduced stale country and an independent hybrid of electronic, old country and sixties  It’s a lost art form, but versions of true folk music have been returni...

‘American Idiot’ Turns 15, But Its Message Endures

‘American Idiot’ Turns 15, But Its Message Endures

Story By: John Bruce, Entertainment Editor

September 17, 2019

Every kid who grew up in the 2000s knows the iconic riff played at the beginning of the decade’s most influential rock album, and now it’s turning 15. Green Day’s “American Idiot” Sept. 20, 2004 release was not only a turning point for the band, but for the nation and the culture the band...

Fans Left Disappointed After Headliner for East to West Summer Jam Refuses to Perform

Fans Left Disappointed After Headliner for East to West Summer Jam Refuses to Perform

Story By: Tamika Rey, News Editor

June 7, 2019

Fresno, California is no stranger to A-list rap, hip-hop and R&B artists performing in the valley, like a revolving door. It’s also no stranger to breached contracts, broken promises, and canceled gigs. Saturday, June 1 was no different. The Azteca Theater, located in downtown Fresno had a pac...

The Latin Jazz Ensemble Flies to the Moon

The Latin Jazz Ensemble Flies to the Moon

Story By: Gisella Luna, Reporter

March 13, 2019

The division of fine, performing and communication arts performed their Latin Jazz ensemble, Jazz singers and Jazz combos concert at Fresno City College on Tuesday, March 12 in the theatre to an audience of enthusiastic music lovers. The performance was a collection of different jazz musicians fro...

Fresno Philharmonic Gives Love a New Sound With ”To Brahms with Love”

Fresno Philharmonic Gives Love a New Sound With ”To Brahms with Love”

Story By: Sarah Chavez, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 27, 2019

The orchestrated band Fresno Philharmonic warms up in the William Saroyan Theatre for “To Brahms with Love” directed by Rei Hotoda on Feb, 24, 2019. Photo/ Sarah Chavez Rei Hotoda led the orchestration for the Fresno Philharmonic band in the William Saroyan Theatre, directing 70 musicians to perform...

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