On Wednesday October 16th, a group of students from the Theater department led the student body in the most dramatic chapel of the year. From what was originally planned to be sophomore Kristina Leopold’s senior project, came this year’s theater chapel, a … [Read more] about Student’s Senior Project Becomes Theater Chapel Hit
Arts & Entertainment
What happens when you mix Rob Dyrdek and food? “Snackdown,” a new reality competition show on MTV that will out your cooking skills to the test. Snackdown, produced by Dyrdek, is out to seek the best snack maker and amateur chefs around Southern California … [Read more] about Here Comes the Snackdown
YouTube singer-songwriter and producer, Tori Kelly shared news that her newest EP titled, Foreword is expected to come out on October 22 of this year. If that isn’t exciting enough, a new fall tour schedule has also come out. While tickets for Kelly’s fall … [Read more] about News for Up and Coming Artist, Tori Kelly
The Lyceum Theater was transformed into the world of Narnia through the doors of an old wooden wardrobe. Vanguard University’s Theater department performed the musical known as “Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”. It was based off of the novel by … [Read more] about To Narnia and Back: A Lyceum Production
Up and coming artist, Aprilemade, released her new album, “The Hymn Project” on March 27 releasing it first on Noisetrade for free temporarily and finally releasing it on April 1st on iTunes. Texas native, lead singer Annalise Bush leads vocals on the … [Read more] about “The Hymn Project” Traditional Meets Contemporary
The air in the Lyceum was filled with aerosol and ‘60s rhythm and blues as the Vanguard theater department put on the musical classic “Hairspray.” “Hairspray” is a fun-filled musical that simultaneously exposes the racial tension of the 1960s and warms our … [Read more] about “Hairspray” Proves to Hold Up
Many students from colleges in the O.C area lined up last Thursday night at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana to watch four student DJs compete in the "Red Bull Thre3Style U DJ Competition." A student was picked from Vanguard University, UCI, Cal State … [Read more] about VU Takes 2nd Place in Local DJ Competition
It wasn’t too long ago when the ukulele was only a Hawaiian relic. However, recently the ukulele has experienced a surge of popularity. In the past few years alone, Kala ukulele sales have risen 70 percent. Riding on it’s coat tails to stardom, the banjo and … [Read more] about The Ukulele’s Comeback to Stardom
The 55th Annual Grammy Award Ceremony was aired on CBS and kicked off with Taylor Swift performing her hit single “We Are Never Getting Back Together.” Her message came across loud and clear- especially with a faux-British accent telling the world that “we are … [Read more] about It’s The Most Musical Time of the Year!
Disney Studios continues to innovate with the Oscar-nominated short, “Paperman," which combines traditional hand-drawn animation and computer animation. The film short premiered in 2012 alongside the film, Wreck-it Ralph, but debuted online the last week of … [Read more] about “Paperman”: Disney Combines the Old and the New
The stage is dimmed as the audience shuffles slightly in their seats, shushing each other eagerly as they wait- eyes focused on the Lyceum stage before them. The melodic soundtrack playing softly in the background begins to fade slowly as the lights rise, … [Read more] about Little Women Warms up the Lyceum this Winter
The lights dim and a hush falls over the room. The audience stares eagerly toward the stage as the live orchestra situated in the balcony begins to play. The lights rise as the two narrators bound down the aisle toward the stage singing an enthusiastic … [Read more] about Love Makes the World Go ‘Round
Because they pair catchy tunes with uniquely profound and usually witty lyrics, Relient K has been one of my favorite bands since I was 13. Even though I own almost all their albums, the March 31 performance in Biola University’s gymnasium was my first … [Read more] about Relient K Rocks Biola
For weeks Vanguard has been abuzz about The Hunger Games. At first I thought it was just another Twilight frenzy and didn’t think too much of it. But after reading it, I must admit I was severely wrong. The Hunger Games is a unique and interesting book. I’ve … [Read more] about The Hunger Games Have Begun!
If you’re tired of seeing ballets about nutcrackers or plays about old scrooges during the Christmas holiday, try unwrapping a modern classic “A Child’s Christmas in Wales,” performing in the Lyceum theater. The play revolves around Dylan Thomas’ memories … [Read more] about Unwrapping ‘A Child’s Christmas’