Jazz band to make Poly go head over heels

The University Jazz Band will take audiences back to the 1930s with its music concert and dance Friday in Chumash Auditorium. Performing authentic big-band classics, Cal Poly’s University Jazz Band is inviting students and members of the community to dance…

Musician to offer 'some kind of comfort'

Mariecar Mendoza New York native turned Los Angeles rising musician Jay Nash visited Mother’s Tavern and played guitar for a buddy’s band nearly two years ago – a time vague in memory. On Wednesday, Nash will make it back to…

Foo Fighters interview tomorrow!

Coming in tomorrow's edition of the Art Beat will be an interview with Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters. Columnist Stacey Anderson interviewed the former Nirvana drummer in Europe before he performed at Rock En Seine Festival in Paris. Grohl talks…

Getting Flogged and loving it

Jim Weise Guinness, politics and punk were celebrated when Flogging Molly performed Saturday night in the Rec Center. The mixed crowd of Cal Poly students, punked-out high schoolers and irritated parents rocked all night to three bands. Go Betty Go,…

Music professors perform for Poly

The mastery of music is a complex and life-defining task that requires hours of practice and lessons, often including frustration. For two of Cal Poly’s own, however, those hours have yielded a lifelong passion for music. The Cal Poly music…

Books meet a beat in new class

michael mullady Charise Cheney has her students nodding their heads to the beat of her lecture in a new, funky-fresh class titled “Hip-Hop, Poetics and Politics.” The class is “experimental,” meaning it is a valid academic course that provides an…

Voodoo to put a spell on Poly

Tiffany Dias The Voodoo Glow Skull, a punk band sprinkled with Latino flavor, will open for Flogging Molly and Go Buddy Go on Saturday at the Recreation Center. The band just finished a tour of the West Coast to promote…

Symphony reaches 'apex'

Brittany Ridley   People often view music as entertainment, talent or even a distraction, but Peggy Peterson saw music as an opportunity to change individual lives. Whether she provided a children with their first violin or an elderly woman a…

The incredible Expendables return

Tiffany Dias   The funky reggae/rock group The Expendables is coming back to Cal Poly for a show during the Fall 2005 UU Hour. The band comes to San Luis Obispo after a year-long absence. Its appearance is also the…

There's something new in view

Christina Joslin It was a hot Friday afternoon, the birds were chirping, a cool breeze was flowing through the trees and all the new WOWies were listening to the sounds of San Luis Obispo’s very own The New Longview. Formerly…