2006's Most Anticipated Movies

The witty green ogre with cohorts Donkey, Puss in Boots and the rest of the gang will all make a return to the big screen for “Shrek 3.” One of the most memorable series ever made by Pixar will aim…

2006's Most Anticipated Music

The soulful sound of music has been around for hundreds of the years. So now, five years into the second millennium, there is a chance that the current music of artists has all been heard before. But will the music…

Music critics: The corrupt frontier

Mariecar Mendoza For one day, I was the sexual fantasy of hundreds of men. It still gives me nightmares. Three years ago, I grasped total rock stardom in my stiff little fingers and crumbled like a cheap souffle. That acclaimed…

Just put the "Gun" down

Ryan Chartrand Right when the world thought Will Smith had defaced the western genre entirely, Neversoft, developer of the overly popular “Tony Hawk” series, decided it was time to tell a gritty, gory and gun-slinging story in a free-to-roam world.…

Wide Angle: 'Brother Frog'

Michael Mullady Editor’s note: ‘WIDE angle’ is a photo commentary by Michael Mullady that will run every Tuesday.   In this image, I combined my love for landscape photography with my passion for capturing people in unparalleled moments to express…

SLO gets rowdy with Indigo Girls

nick coury “You guys are rowdy; it’s so awesome,” said Indigo Girls guitarist and singer Emily Saliers at their concert in the Christopher Cohan Center on Jan. 16. This view from Saliers summed up the emotion for the night. In…

Album incites cringes

Mariecar Mendoza The following article is an album review, commentary piece. Needless to say, no one is quite ready for me to spew out of the mouth. However, I can’t rest until I express what I have felt since listening…

Jazz group MoonPie to play in SLO

MoonPie, a local jazz, bossanova and blues group, will perform at Linnaea's Cafe in San Luis Obispo Saturday, February 4 from 8-10 p.m. MoonPie has performed locally since 2001 and has been continuing their "evolution and refinements of jazz standards" according…

Ballet to grace Cal Poly stage

Jennifer Hall The well-known St. Petersburg Classic Ballet is making San Luis Obispo one of the stops on its third U.S. tour this Sunday. The matinee performance will take place at the Christopher Cohan Center at 3 p.m. The ballet…

Jazz up the night with Bridgewater

Holly Burke Dee Dee Bridgewater, a Grammy and Tony award-winning vocalist, and the Hollywood Jazz Orchestra will honor jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald with a tribute concert entitled “Dear Ella” tonight at the Christopher Cohan Center. Bridgewater, whose first singing job…

Ounce of prevention = Pound of Cure

Jessica Dean and Robin Rodriguez It's almost the end of flu season, did you survive without getting sick?  Although it may seem that flu season is almost over, we aren't out of the woods yet. The Centers for Disease Control…