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Bakersfield celebrates Fat Tuesday

April 16, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City

Connie Hayes, Staff Writer Following in the tradition of the Catholic Church, many partygoers celebrate Fat Tuesday. USA Today featured an article called “Fast facts about Fat Tuesday,” by Jolie Lee. She said, “Mardi Gras,...

Trio Celeste

April 14, 2014

Jennifer Nettles proves she’s not “That Girl”

March 13, 2014

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By: Shelby Parker Assistant Features Editor Jennifer Nettles, better known as the lead singer of country duo, Sugarland, has officially made her solo career debut. Her first album,“That Girl,” was released Jan. 14, and has been charming fans with her new sound. Before we go any further, let’s ...

“Got a secret, can you keep it?” Lucy Hale played a free show in Bakersfield

March 13, 2014

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By: Shelby Parker Assistant Features Editor Lucy Hale is certainly not the first TV star to turn country singer, but she is quickly proving that she is here to stay,thanks to the Pretty Little Liars fan base that is suppo...

Runner Cast: Phi Sigma Sigma Rock-A-Thon Philanthropy 2014

Fernando Miranda

March 10, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Podcasts

Multimedia Reporter On March 8, 2014 more than 35 sorority women descended on the Northwest Promenade in Bakersfield, California with the goal of raising money for their new philanthropic cause: school and college readyness. The decision was announced  during Phi Sigma Sigma's Centennial Convention in New...

Runner Cast: An evening with journalist Ann Simmons

Fernando Miranda

March 5, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Podcasts

Multimedia Reporter Welcome 'Runners! I was fortunate to be able to interview LA Times Video Journalist Ann Simmons after her discussion on Feb. 24, 2014 in the Student Union Multipurpose Room at California State University, Bakersfield. We talked about Russia, where she worked as a foreign correspondent,...

Runner Cast: Spotlight on the Arts- Opera Scenes Winter ’14

Fernando Miranda

March 5, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Podcasts

Multimedia Reporter I had a chance to talk to Ashton Smith about her scene "Susannah" by Carlisle Floyd in "An Evening of Opera Scenes" on Jan. 31, 2014 in the Doré Theatre at California State University, Bakersfield and catch up with CSUB Opera Program Director Dr. Chang after her directing h...

Country music legend Clint Black performs at Fox Theater

March 2, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City

Country singer and songwriter Clint Black returned to the Fox Theater Saturday night. The crowd welcomed him, singing and swaying to his songs for the 2-hour show. Black began the night alone on stage, just his voice, guitar...

Runner Cast: Spotlight on the Arts- Willkommen Elizabeth Provencio!

February 17, 2014

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I had the chance to catch up with CSUB Music Alumna Elizabeth Provencio after her semester abroad in Vienna, Austria. Here is what she had to say: https://soundcloud.com/runner-cast/runner-cast-spotlight-on-the-1 Here is the interview prior to her departure in June 2013: https://soundcloud.com/seraphi8...

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