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Art is not just for your entertainment

Art is not just for your entertainment

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017

If someone defecates on a Target bag and calls it art, is it truly art? Many would say no.  There is a common belief that the purpose of art is to entertain the viewer, and that it should portray some sort of high-level skill that would be unattainable to the common man. I feel, however, that this is a ...

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

The Ghost Ship has sunk. At least 36 were pronounced dead on Friday, Dec. 2 when an Oakland warehouse, named the "Ghost Ship" by residents and workers, went up in flames during an electronic dance party. According to CNN, the founder of the Ghost Ship, artist Derick Almena "received a citation in November ...

San Carlos is working to turn utility boxes from eyesores to works of art

San Carlos is working to turn utility boxes from eyesores to works of art

Estella Lippi, Scotcenter Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on the utility boxes throughout San Carlos that are being transformed into works of art by local artists.

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