In a tiny little home studio somewhere in the midst of L.A., lies a room full of guitars and keyboards and fancy synth machines. The plethora of musical possibilities is enough to make any musician’s imagination run wild. This is how it all happens, right? A single recording in someone’s basement and suddenly you get lucky enough to “make it” in Los Angeles.
Lancers’ Lives: A music professor, her harp and Hollywood
When she’s not busy playing at prestigious Hollywood parties or photobombing Mariah Carey’s paparazzi pictures, award-winning harpist, Dr. Alison Bjorkedal, spends most of her time teaching music at PCC or performing for others.
Lancers’ Lives: Finding footing at PCC
Naomi Lua is a recent Temple City High School graduate and first year student at PCC. She loves art but she ultimately wants to work with kids.
Language and culture from USC to PCC
Pasadena City College is partnering with USC to create a new Chinese language learning program that will incorporate heritage and culture and make it easier for students to transfer to universities.
Mandala colors Pasadena
Amongst the different types of religious artwork, the creation of a colorful sand mandala by Tibetan monks are a must- see. From Nov. 5 to Nov. 9, the USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena put on a special event known as the Sand Mandala. This event was a delegation of six monks who carefully and precisely constructed a mandala design from sand using a handful of tools.
EXCLUSIVE: Spurned Oscar winner strikes back at alma mater
Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black responds to having his invitation rescinded as PCC’s 2014 commencement speaker due to a 2009 sex “scandal.”