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Public Domain: A Look At What’s To Come

Published on June 2nd, 2015 | by Fatimah Khan

Fatimah Khan The annual Samohi Theatre student variety show, Public Domain, which includes music, dance, poetry, standup comedy and theatrical performances, will premier Friday, May 29 at 8:00 p.m. in the Humanities Center. The production will ... Read More


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F Yeah Females Festival

Published on June 2nd, 2015 | by Olive Sherman

Olive Sherman “Girl music” has had a huge presence in the pop/punk/folk music scenes for quite a while. It more-or-less started in the fifties and sixties with artists like Lesley Gore, the Shangri-Las, the Angels, the ... Read More


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Project Playlist: Seasonal Sounds

Published on May 6th, 2015 | by Nico Young

Nico Young Staff Writer In Antonio Vivaldi’s 18th century masterpiece, “The Four Seasons,” spring, summer, autumn and winter are recreated as four violin concertos. Each part is composed to be evocative of its season. The paces, ... Read More


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Strange Daze

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Nico Young

The Samohi investigates a video time capsule of ’90s Samo culture. Nico Young and Jack Sadler Staff Writers Sitting inconspicuously in the backroom of Samo’s library is a large steel filling cabinet. In the otherwise messy room ... Read More


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Hannah Hayes as the Scarecrow (left), Ciara Brewer as Dorothy (center left), Caroline Macou as the Cowardly Lion (center right) and Ronald Harris as the Tin Man (right) dance the Jitterbug in the Scary Forest.

Special effects bring new magic to a classic story

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Jaredan Levin

Excitement. That’s the name of the game with Samohi Theatre’s take on the classic L. Frank Baum children’s novel, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Theater director Kate Soller and her students transformed Barnum Hall into “Oz” ... Read More


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YALLWEST book festival comes to Santa Monica

Published on April 5th, 2015 | by Staff 14-15

The YALLWEST festival is hitting the West Coast for the first time in Santa Monica. The enormously popular festival that typically takes place in South Carolina as YALLFest will now be held on the Samo campus ... Read More


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Andrew Bazzi

Published on March 27th, 2015 | by Nico Young

In today’s digital age, the concept of making a connection with over one million people in the span of an afternoon is no work of science fiction. With social media’s ever-increasing popularity, having your post unexpectedly ... Read More


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Do yourself a secret service

Published on March 12th, 2015 | by Staff 14-15

I confess. I always make the wrong jokes at the wrong times. I don’t understand why I can’t park in the handicapped spot. I’m the undisputed champion of accidentally offending people. The best compliment I’ve ever ... Read More


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Live from Los Angeles: weekend events and activities around town

Published on February 5th, 2015 | by Olive Sherman

Andy Warhol: Shadows What: In 1978-79 Andy Warhol produced “Shadows,” a monumental, 102-part series of silkscreened canvases. The work’s internal compositions are culled from photographs of shadows taken in The Factory, the artist’s New York City ... Read More


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