Clap, stomp, flamenco

Holly Burke The acclaimed flamenco fusion group Nuevo Ballet EspaAƱol will perform at the Christopher Cohan Center tonight. The group, led by choreographers and performers Angel Rojas and Carlos Rodriguez, will perform “Flamenco Directo,” which combines traditional flamenco with ballet…

National Condom Awareness Week

Jessica Dean and Robin Rodriguez Here comes another holiday you have probably never heard of. National Condom Awareness Week is coming up. This dedicated week was approved by Congress way back in 1992 and is celebrated at Cal Poly every…

Sherwood sings and 'keep going'

Nick Coury “A lot of people don’t even know we are from San Luis Obispo (SLO), and I think that people in SLO don’t even know we exist,” said Nate Henry, singer and bassist of the indie-pop rock band Sherwood.…

Make mine a Woody

Mariecar Mendoza This weekend, immediately after a matinee of “Brokeback Mountain,” three friends and I pushed through the crowds at Urban Outfitters and checked out the new merchandise. Well, some of us did; my pal Robb surveyed the men’s T-shirts…

Quadriplegics rise again in 'Murderball,' in life

Nick Coury Tragic accidents often leave people without hope for the future, but in the case of Mark Zupan, he would not trade being a quadriplegic for his old life. On Feb. 2, ASI Events hosted the showing of the…

Racism, Hilary Clinton and 'Guitar Hero'. You better read.

Ryan Chartrand I'd like to dedicate this week's love to Mr. Gerry Rafferty and his discovery of “Baker Street;” the one place where dreams really do come true. Thanks, buddy: Before starting the regularly scheduled game review of the week,…

Wide Angle: 'Freezing Motion'

michael mullady While artificial lighting is a huge part of photography, I continually strive to use natural light whenever possible. I enjoy the challenge of shooting in low-light conditions, which are especially present during the evening. It requires a keen…

Akron/family delivers good 'junk'

It’s difficult to be concise about a band still in its foal stages, but it’s rather impossible to be concise about Akron/family. With one album under its belt, a devilishly awkward myspace page and unbridled critical praise, Akron/family has impressed…

Billbored 2-6-06

Make a road trip down to the Santa Barbara International Film Festival to see “Leave it to Chance,” a film by Cal Poly alumni and current student filmmakers. The film will be shown Monday Feb. 6 at 10:30 a.m. For…

Making comics one bite at a time

Photo courtesy of Jennifer Thiele Sitting with his legs crossed, the young boy stared nervously at his sketchbook as comic book artist Ryan Claytor continued to carefully draw a sketch for him. Claytor’s meticulous hand slowly crafted the sketch, his…

Screening of Oscar nominated film today

Justin Fivella The star of the Oscar nominated documentary “Murderball” and captain of the U.S. quadriplegic rugby team, Mark Zupan will speak tonight after a free screening in the Chumash Auditorium. Doors open for the free show at 7:30 p.m.…