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ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE: SDSU’s very own ‘Paradise’ now at Don Powell

by Staff

November 21, 2010

Masters students go all out for the new production By David Dixon, Staff Writer The first play of the season at the Don Powell Theatre is a good old-fashioned screwball comedy. Taking place in Paris in 1908, “Paradise Hotel” is about a man, Benoit Pinglet, who is in a loveless marriage with his cr...

BETWEEN THE COVERS: ‘Fight Less, Love More’ helps couples revitalize their relationship

by Staff

November 20, 2010

By Emma Secker, Staff Writer "Love is conditional." This troublesome twist to the popular idiom is a splash of cold water to the face of many relationship idealists, and the point Harvard-trained lawyer, couples mediator and communication expert, Laurie Puhn, emphasizes in her new book, "Fight L...

UNDER THE SCOPE: Getting ‘Tangled’ with Moore and Levi, Disney’s newest royalty

by Staff

November 18, 2010

By Maggie Pehanick, Entertainment Editor It’s 3 p.m. on a Saturday and I’m standing outside a room in the Sé San Diego Hotel. The elevator has deposited a PR rep, three other writers and myself on the 18th floor of the posh downtown establishment. I’m here to interview “Chuck” star Zachary ...

PASS THE POPCORN: The beginning of the end for Potter and friends

by Staff

November 18, 2010

By Sarah Grieco, Managing Editor Muggles, beware: “Nowhere is safe,” declares the tagline for the highly anticipated “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.” To keep this review on the short side, it might be best to ask a question: Want to see an amazing movie? If so,...

PASS THE POPCORN: Popular children’s franchise matures with December’s ‘Voyage’

by Staff

November 18, 2010

By Carmen Splane, Staff Contributor The third installment of the family friendly franchise treads on familiar ground in yet another mystifying tale of fantasy and wonder. “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” seems less violent than the second installment but possibly just as dark. Th...

LIVE AND DANGEROUS: StirCrazy keeps students dancing up and down town

by Staff

November 18, 2010

By Tanya Huang, Contributor Lounging at home in a white terry cloth robe over a gray T-shirt with “SDSU” emblazoned on the chest, Justin Navalle enjoyed a glass of wine with his friend and business partner, Rich...

SNEAK PEEK: For Thermals, under the radar is overrated

by Staff

November 18, 2010

By Maggie Pehanick, Entertainment Editor Of the dozens of shows taking place in San Diego this weekend, The Daily Aztec would like to implore audiences to check out The Thermals. This Oregon band has been flying below the radar of the college music scene ...

TURN IT UP: Cee Lo’s skill knows no bounds in ‘Killer’

by Staff

November 18, 2010

The new album from the former Gnarls Barkley frontman is Grammy bait By Drew Scoggins, Staff Writer It is difficult to classify Cee Lo Green. Given that he is the former frontman for Gnarls Barkley, a band known for its outlandish stage performances and unorthodox styl...

PASS THE POPCORN: Not quite ‘Unstoppable’

by Staff

November 16, 2010

By Maggie Pehanick, Entertainment Editor Like many made-for-television movies, the main shtick of new action flick "Unstoppable" is that it's inspired by true events. Also like many made-for-television flicks, Denzel Washingto...

PASS THE POPCORN: Hit the snooze button

by Staff

November 16, 2010

By Maggie Pehanick, Entertainment Editor Becky (Rachel McAdams) has just been fired from her job as an assistant producer at a very early morning news show. With a less-than-supportive mother and a schedule that has her eat...

PASS THE POPCORN: Gyllenhaal scores in a new flick by Zwick

by Staff

November 16, 2010

By Carmen Splane, Contributor Right before the turn of the 21st century, a sexual revolution was born. A little blue pill that had all the makings of a pharmaceutical promised land was ushered into the American...

SNEAK PEEK: Fearless Records gets friendly

by Staff

November 10, 2010

By Amanda Macias , Staff Writer Fearless Records has teamed with Freecreditscore.com to develop quite a noteworthy lineup for their Fearless Friends Tour.  The tour is due to hit the House of Blues on Nov. 16.  Fearless Records ba...