Tag: Alejandra Garcia

A stroke of integrity, ingenuity

Alejandra Garcia | Staff Writer The Strokes’ guitarist, Albert Hammond, Jr. released his solo EP “AHJ,” through Cult Records, his band mate, Julian Casablancas’ label. This is the follow up from Hammond, Jr’s 2008 album, “¿Cómo te Llama?” After admitting his struggles with drug addiction, Hammond, Jr. cleaned up his act and has been sober for five years. The fresh-faced guitarist is ready for his

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A Wild Love Affair

ALEJANDRA GARCIA | STAFF WRITER Opening night for the musical, “The Wild Party,” was full of suspense, glamour, jealousy and jazz. Queenie, a vaudeville dancer, fell in love with Burrs, a vaudeville clown. Things between the couple started off steamy, but the romance started to wear off as she realized Burrs nasty habits and his

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Dia de los Muertos livens downtown

ALEJANDRA GARCIA | STAFF WRITER Downtown Riverside celebrated its fifth annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration on Nov. 2. Families came out to remember their loved ones who passed on, others came to pay their respects and celebrate one of Mexico’s oldest traditions. Among the many kinds of activities were tribal dancers,

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Super (not so) Fun Night

Alejandra Garcia | Staff Writer   Super Fun Night was super awkward.   The show’s expectations fell short for comedian, Rebel Wilson, on the debut of her new TV series.   The characters Wilson played from films “Bridesmaids” and “Pitch Perfect” were rolled into the show’s leading character Kimmie Boubier.   In the show’s debut

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Sky Ferreira releases new single after stint in jail

Alejandra Garcia | Staff Writer   A recent stint in jail is not going to stop singer/songwriter and occasional model, Sky Ferreira. Ferreira finally released her much anticipated single, “You’re Not the One” along with its music video, directed by Grant Singer, who also directed another of her music videos, “Everything Is Embarrassing.” “You’re Not

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