Crowds Long for Live Entertainment, but Barriers Remain

September 8, 2021 The Guardsman 0

With operations that draw together large and mostly indoor crowds, theaters and music venues have suffered enormously since the pandemic’s onset. And now entertainment establishments struggling to get back into business face fresh uncertainties with the Delta variant surging in San Francisco.

Gallery Obscura Ressurects 1960’s Toy Cameras

February 5, 2020 The Guardsman 0

City College hosted its first every toy camera photography gallery at City College’s Gallery Obscura on Jan. 29. The exhibition titled, “Through a Plastic Lens,” is located on Ocean Campus’s Visual Arts Building, in room 160, and included photographs from Professor Stephanie Williamson’s plastic camera class. Williamson also taught students how to pay attention to movements within their camera and how the art of photography has the power to change lives.

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Al Jazeera premieres documentary on youth

September 17, 2014 The Guardsman 4

The diverse group of teenagers in Al Jazeera America’s new documentary TV series “Edge of 18” come from different backgrounds. But as they face independence, they all have one thing in common – intense, escalating pressure.

Legos save the world in new 3-D film

February 20, 2014 The Guardsman 4

A witty, side-splittingly hysterical movie with dialogue so sharp and funny that it rivals many current comedies—and it’s about Legos? Oh yes, it sure is. “The Lego Movie” is the most unexpected movie of the year. You certainly don’t have to be a young child or a lover of colorful bricks to appreciate it.

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Film Blog: Conan O’ Brien / Schweppes Film Fest

June 17, 2011 The Guardsman 7

Monsters lurk in the dark. Most of them are vicious, flesh-eating beasts, who want nothing more than to nibble some one’s unsuspecting head off… but in the black of the theater waits the Montage Monster, the devourer of cinema, providing movie reviews and Bay Area film festival coverage!