Avicii: a musician’s struggle with mental illness
The world of Electronic Dance Music has lost one of its most popular and successful young disc jockeys due to an apparent suicide. Swedish DJ-producer Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, passed away on April 20, as confirmed by his family and his agent. Avicii, who was only 28, is another addition to a list of musicians lost too early in life.
Art and experiences in the city of Angels
As someone with a love of art and learning, museums have always been one of my favorite ways to spend a day. Growing up in Southern California, I have learned to love all the amazing museums that the diverse city of Los Angeles has to offer. Between working, going to class, studying for finals, and writing papers, there ends up being little time during the school year to set aside a day to visit a museum. Luckily, summer gives us the perfect opportunity to take the time to catch up on all the exhibits we have maybe missed throughout the semester. Here are some well-known and some unusual exhibits and museums in the Los Angeles area that are perfect to visit over the summer.
Live literature at the Los Angeles Book Fest
Imagine spending a day at an extravagent book fair where you can meet your favorite authors and fellow bookworms. Well, this weekend, the Los Angeles area will be having their twenty-second annual Festival of Books on April 21-22 at the University of Southern California (USC) campus.
Coachella caught in heat before big weekend
With Coachella starting this weekend, we can all expect to see the musical festival fill our social media pages and news sources as feelings of either excitement or jealousy arise. However, this widely-known festival has landed itself on trending on pages for perhaps a more serious and unexpected reason.
Life’s a joke: comedy specials make light of mishaps
It’s that time of year again! That sweet spot just after Halloween and too far from Thanksgiving break where you realize finals are closer than you think, yet you can’t seem to take studying seriously. So, to give you one final moment of procrastination and happiness, here’s a list of four comedy specials all on Netflix to help you push through the rest of the semester.
So You Think You Can Dance Season 14 Finale
Four dancers battled it out all summer leaving their blood, sweat, and tears on the stage for the title of America’s Favorite Dancer. Season 14 of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD) concluded Monday, night leaving Lex Ishimoto with the first place spot and $250,000. Ishimoto beat out Koine Iwasaki, who came in second, Taylor Sieve, who placed third, and Kiki Nyemchek, who landed in fourth place.