Was your birthday last year boring? Many people found out ways to safely celebrate birthdays such as having a drive-by or going to a restaurant for outdoor dining. But if you want to amp up the entertainment level, invite The Quarantine Quintet to your next socially-distanced party! The Quarantine Quintet is a group of talented..
Say you're at your local bookstore with your friends. How about Barnes and Noble? It's a great store with good intentions. One of your friends bolts straight to the leftover holiday stuff (all on clearance by the way), two of your friends rush to the second level-one towards the manga and comic books, the other..
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott was written in 1868-1869 but still hasn't gone out of style! This classic novel is set in the Civil War period and is about the March sisters' experience through all of the peaks and valleys of their lives. Meg is the oldest of the sisters, and probably the wisest...
As of recently, the kids' show market has always been the same. The same old bright colors, the same old random jokes, the same animation even! However, kid's cartoons aren't hopeless; they just haven't had an update since 2010. It's peculiar since this is the stuff our generation grows up on now. These cheap cartoons..
When you think of video games, you might think of intense shooter games like Call of Duty, Fortnight, or Cyberpunk. Video games like those take a lot of skill, and for most people, it's probably not enjoyable. But, what if I told you of a video game that isn't intense to play and it also..
The Mesa Jazz Cabaret was on March 3rd, and 4th. Here's what you missed. The Cabaret consisted of many performance groups, such as Jazz Ⅰ, Madrigal Choir, and Vocal ensemble. With special guests, Concert Choir (the 3rd) and Jazz Ⅱ (the 4th). Along with group performances, there were also many solos including Ethan Doss-Fillmore on..
Jump into the winter spirit with the O.C. Winterfest celebration! The O.C. fairgrounds are, once again, putting on the winter festivities with many fun activities. Winterfest will be open from December 19th, 2019 to January 5th, 2020, held at the OC Fair and Event center. This year, they're putting together the Festival of Lights showcasing over..
There’s a lot that happens before the curtain opens on any theater production. The Costa Mesa High School production of The Crucible is no exception. Auditions for the CMHS 2019 fall production of The Crucible were held on September 9th and 10th. The shows will be on October 25th, 26th, and 27th. For six weeks..
The CMHS Instrumental department hosted their annual Mesa Jazz Festival in the performing arts center. Not only did other schools come to perform, but both the high school and middle school Mesa jazz bands performed. And if that isn’t cool enough, they had a spectacular performance where both groups received superior ratings from the adjudicators!..
The CMHS and CMMS jazz bands traveled up to Coronado HS this past Saturday for the Coronado Jazz Festival. They arrived before their performances to watch the SDSU Jazz Band play some of their pieces for all of the performing bands that day. After that, Jazz 2 (middle school) had their Salt & Pepper clinic,..