The world is getting a bit warmer, and the fluctuations in the weather are becoming more extreme each year. The environmentalists call this the greenhouse effect: very warm and very humid. So warm and humid that even the most obtuse Republican could notice it.
Month: April 2005
The Art Club sponsored Mary Poppins’ next animated dance scene for Earth Week. When most people think of Earth Day they probably don’t think about drawing on the ground. But Chalk Walk has been an annual event at Riverside Community College for over 13 years.
Things can get pretty busy in the Riverside Community College Photography program. There is always something to be done here and Francis Williams is at the center of it all. Williams is continually praised by her students for her ability to help them with all tasks whether it be helping them to understand assignments, developing and processing film, getting equipment, or just answering questions.
Everest. Kilimanjaro. Whitney. These are some of the greatest mountains of the world. Everest has its noble history of climb attempts, Kilimanjaro with its majesty as it overlooks the African continent and Whitney has its notable title of highest peak in America’s “lower 48” states, and its close proximity to us in Riverside.
Everyone can rest assured: no one will die seven days after seeing “The Ring Two,” the sequel to the hit 2002 horror film starring Naomi Watts. This is not to say that “Two” is a great horror film, because it is not. Although it does have a few suspenseful and intriguing moments, “Two” is pale in comparison to the first “Ring.
Comic books seem to be a hot property in Hollywood these days; “Spider-Man,” “Batman,” the “X-Men,” “Men in Black” and more have all been adapted for the big screen for big, blockbuster results. And now, acclaimed comic book writer and artist Frank Miller’s pride and joy, the dark and gritty “Sin City,” joins their ranks.
Complete with merciless killing, sub-plots, and one very expensive security system, “Hostage” is no ordinary action flick. Bruce Willis completely commands the screen in his latest thriller as Jeff Talley, an emotionally disturbed former police negotiator. Unlike most characters in action movies who are mostly one dimensional, Talley is a broken man who wishes for nothing more than to lead a quiet life.
Bicycle races rock! Well, at least the Redlands Bicycle Classic definitely rocked hard with the help of some truly great bands at the Finish Line Party. The Redlands Bicycle Classic was from March 31 to April 3, but the party kicked off on April 2 when 10 bands invaded the parking lot of The Boiler Room in Redlands.
It’s everyone’s favorite discussion topic. Although many people probably would not be willing to admit it. That’s right, we know what you are thinking, we are talking about that one word that gets teenagers excited, elderly people embarrassed and mothers cover their children’s ears whenever they hear about it on the radio or television.
Since 2003 at least 25 galleries in downtown Riverside stay open from 6 to 9 p.m. every first Thursday of the month, as part of the Riverside Arts Walk. The concept of the Riverside Arts Walk started one day when Cosme Cordova was walking around the art district in downtown Pomona.