Category Archives: Entertainment

Despite lack of mainstream success, rock is not dead

It is widely considered that the golden age of rock music is long gone, having died when Muse started making dubstep—not since Weezer has a great rock band disappointed like…

The 1975 debut album is long-awaited indie success

The long awaited debut album of The 1975 was finally released Sept. 2, and it’s safe to say it was worth the wait.

Sandy Claws: Periwinkle, the ultimate ‘alpha feline’

Just because we live in the most dog-friendly town in the USA, doesn’t mean we need to grace our newspaper with their presence. Let’s hear it for our feline friends!…

Youth Center’s open mic success despite low attendance

The lights go dark as Ernest Griffin-Ortiz, or “E” as he’s known at the Carmel Youth Center, goes up on stage Sept. 13 to introduce the performers and kick off…

New NIN album creates unintended downward spiral

After composing film scores for movies such as “The Social Network,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” and working on a post-industrial side project with his wife in How to…

PG’s Dance Jam offers accepting space for expression

Friday nights at Chattaqua Hall in Pacific Grove, people don’t just kick off their Sunday shoes—they kick off all inhibitions too. An opportunity for community members around the peninsula to…

Dance performs finale

The final dance show of the school year, which opened on May 9, was filled with a variety of dances ranging from hip-hop to interpretive to tap-dancing and greeted the…

Taking aim at the worst required reads

The average teenager obviously isn’t going to pick up a classic work of literature voluntarily, so someone came up with the solution of forcing us to read for a grade….

Freshman artist shows great potential in exhibition

Freshman Sita Poole may have just begun her high school career, but already she has made quite the impression after having plenty of her art pieces entered in the Carmel…

Garish new ‘Gatsby’ adaptation is far from great

Confetti cartwheels through the air and champagne corks explode across the dance floor as one of Jay Gatsby’s infamous parties ignites in front of the audience’s eyes. If only the…