This week in entertainment: ‘Selena’ anniversary, CineCulture screening, ‘Native Son’

Mary-Denise to perform Tunes at Noon Tunes At Noon will feature alternative pop-rock band Mary-Denise on Wednesday in The Pit. The event is free and open to the public. For questions or accommodations, contact Student Involvement: 559-278-2741. Moctesuma Esparza to ...

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Academy Award-winner visits campus

Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Michael Fink visited Fresno State last Friday to speak on his time in the film industry and the advancements in the field of visual effects. Fink’s presentation and visit to Fresno was part of the ...

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Professor’s ‘mellifluous reading’ grabs attention

An undercover FBI agent, aliens waging war on New York City and a tempting chance at love provide just a glimpse at what readers have in store when they crack open “Mr. Either/Or.” Fresno State professor and author Aaron Poochigian ...

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Warsaw Ghetto’s poetry impacts us still

Students learned about pivotal moments in Jewish poetry and engaged with critics in Sven-Erik Rose’s lecture “In Adorno’s Blind Spot: Yiddish Poetry from the Warsaw Ghetto.” Rose, associate professor of German and comparative literature at UC Davis, said he was ...

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A ‘Big Show’ comes to Fresno State’s Homecoming Week

Comedy Central’s “Workaholics” and “Pitch Perfect” star Adam Devine was booked as the headliner for USU Productions’ Big Show last Thursday, with “The Mindy Project’s” Fortune Feimster and “Spy’s” Adam Ray set to open the show. “Adam Devine is a ...

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Magician wows audience at homecoming pep rally

Our idea of a typical magician is a man wearing a top hat, and a rabbit being pulled out of said hat. But Nash Fung, who is a magician, has a much different look. On Friday, Fung drew a crowd ...

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‘Happy Death Day’ brings nothing new to the party

Stop me if you’ve heard this plot line before: Protagonist relives the same day over and over, and in the process is able to self-analyze ‒ and eventually rediscover ‒ his or herself. It is a premise that has been ...

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Fresno State celebrates its students

Fresno State’s Kennel Bookstore and University Student Union Productions celebrated Fresno State students at the fourth annual National Student Day on Wednesday in the Memorial Garden. Students grabbed nachos for free at a stand near the entrance and participated in ...

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Diversity in dance celebrated during Homecoming Week

Fresno State students got into the swing of things during Tuesday’s Diversity Dance Workshop, and event that was part of Homecoming Week.. Hosted by the Cross Cultural and Gender Center, the workshop allowed students to learn different cultural dances and ...

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A pie in the face means money for Student Cupboard

With midterms coming up for Fresno State students, Associated Students, Inc. found a way to help the student body release some pent-up nerves on Tuesday. The Pie an ASI event was held in The Pit as a way for ASI ...

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Former Fresno State student performs at The Big Fresno Fair

By Christian Mattos and Hayley Salazar  A musical act at The Big Fresno Fair this year is a familiar face. Local musician and former Fresno State student Travis Brooks will play at the fair through Oct. 15. Brooks, a Hanford ...

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‘Legends’ will visit new time periods in season three

The CW’s time-traveling adventure series, “Legends of Tomorrow,” has re-emerged from the time stream. After a poorly received first season but a critically acclaimed second season, the pressure is high for the third iteration of the series to perform well. ...

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‘Supergirl’ cast talks crossover and new characters

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s “Supergirl,” coming in for its third season landing! On Monday, “Supergirl” was the first series in The CW’s DC superhero universe to premiere this fall. “The Flash” and “Legends of Tomorrow” followed on ...

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Fresno Foodie: The Big Fresno Fair Edition

Fairs have been widely known to be a haven for food adventurers. With the rise of social media and Instagrammable food, more than ever there is a race for food vendors to create the next best thing. In comes The ...

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‘Bitter Harvest:’ Romance during the Holodomor

Director George Mendeluk invited people to “enter the world of the lovers” at Fresno State CineCulture’s screening of “Bitter Harvest.” “Bitter Harvest” is about Yuri’s (played by Max Irons) struggle against Stalin (played by Gary Oliver) and the Holodomor, a ...

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Symphonic band and wind orchestra perform

The Fresno State Concert Hall echoed with the musical sounds of the College of the Sequoias Symphonic Band last week during a joint concert with the Fresno State Wind Orchestra. ​The COS Symphonic Band was led by conductor Michael Tackett, ...

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This week in entertainment: CineCulture screening, cello festival, alumni mixer

‘A Particle of Dread’ continues this week Fresno State University Theatre continues its production of “A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations),” written by Sam Shepard and directed by J. Daniel Herring. The show will run until Saturday. Tickets are $10 ...

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New Syfy series ‘Ghost Wars’ is not for the faint of heart

What do ghosts and a rock ‘n’ roller have in common? Those who tune in to Syfy’s upcoming series “Ghost Wars” may soon discover there are more similarities than they think. “Ghost Wars” tells the story of a series of ...

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