Chuck Klosterman (“Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs”) recently released “Downtown Owl,” his fifth book and his first fiction novel. Klosterman is known for his intellect and criticism of popular culture, but his transition from critic to novelist doesn’t go over as smoothly for readers unfamiliar with his earlier work.
It is the naked immersion into the cultural and gender clashes that emerge in Montserrat Fontes’ First Confession that will draw readers of years to come; the remarkable entrance into a world where the actions of two spoiled children lead to a tragic chain of events, ultimately ending in murder and suicide, that will compel readers even 50 years from now to connect to the novel.
Pasadena is home to some of the finest art venues in the greater Los Angeles area. With such a thriving art community, there ought to be some unique, hole-in-the-wall places to find unique brands, right?
Finding a convenient place to get a delicious healthy meal can be difficult sometimes, especially if there are fast food outlets lying around tempting visitors to grab a bite.Father Nature’s Lavash Wraps at the corner of Christensen Alley in Pasadena is a little restaurant hidden away from most.
On Saturday night, PCC’s Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Cynthia Hsiang, performed its fall semester concert at the Harbeson Hall. The performance featured some of China’s most historic instruments, such as the erhu, yangqin, zheng and the pipa.
Life itself is the embodiment of all that is possible, with a soundtrack included. To the PCC student wandering aimlessly down their path of future endeavors, that soundtrack represents a medley of accumulated cultures and vast differences in interests.
Gears of War 2 finally hit the store shelves on Friday and millions of fans lined up to get their copy on launch day.
As environmental concerns grow, the conscientiousness of one’s wardrobe is sure to increase with it.
The class that meets Thursday morning in room 101A in the K Building doesn’t really look like a lot of the students at PCC.