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Belmont Library hosts film festival for teens

Belmont Library hosts film festival for teens

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News

Many students gathered to join the Belmont Library in their 72 Hour Movie Making Challenge on Nov. 17, 2017. The original challenge of the competition was to make a movie with only three days to work; all the participants' hard work would be displayed that Friday. Kayla Marie Figard, the teen services librarian for the Belm...

Ocean lovers gather at glass festival

Ocean lovers gather at glass festival

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under News

On Nov. 4 and 5, crowds gathered in Santa Cruz to look at and purchase ocean-themed art and jewelry. The Santa Cruz Sea Glass and Ocean Art Festival is focused on ocean art, in which a portion of the proceeds is donated towards ocean conservation efforts. The admission was a mere $5 and each ticket ...

Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Another music festival added to the Bay Area's many. On Saturday Oct. 21 and Sunday Oct. 22, Rolling Loud Festival took on Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre for two days filled with music, food, and sweaty bodies. The lineup included popular rappers like Lil Wayne, SchoolBoy Q, and Lil Uzi Vert, who all had lighting and special effects ...

Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival celebrates its 47th anniversary

Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival celebrates its 47th anniversary

Kim Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under News

On Oct. 15, crowds gathered to enjoy local art, music, food, and drinks at the annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. Live music entertained attendees throughout the day as thousands stopped by art vendors, carved pumpkins, and enjoyed the festive cuisine. Each year, the size of the fest...

Save the Music Festival celebrates 15th anniversary

Save the Music Festival celebrates 15th anniversary

Justin Som, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

The banging of drums. The fanfare of trumpets, clarinets, and saxophones. The guitar and vocals of the rock band, Caravanserai. All sights attendees of the Save The Music Festival saw and heard throughout the day. On Oct. 1, the annual Save the Music Festival gathered an ensemble of local bands and...

Belmont Greek festival continues to spread joy for everyone

Belmont Greek festival continues to spread joy for everyone

Samantha Dahlberg, Segment Producer

September 7, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Samantha Dahlberg reports on the 47th annual Greek festival at the church of the Holy Cross in Belmont.

Taiwanese Cultural Festival celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Taiwanese Cultural Festival celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Cath Lei, Staff Writer

May 14, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Every year since 1992, the month of May has been lined with festivals and fairs celebrating both Asian and Pacific Islander cultures. Seven years after May was declared Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, Bill Clinton designated the second week of May to be Taiwanese American Heritage Week. This ...

Belmont Earth Day celebration promotes sustainability

Belmont Earth Day celebration promotes sustainability

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 29, 2017


Filed under News

Reduce, reuse, and recycle was a prominent theme at Belmont's Earth Day festival. Held on April 29 in Twin Pines Park, the Belmont community gathered to learn about sustainability and environmentally friendly practices. Document Shredding, E-waste drop off, compost giveaway, book recycling drop off,...

Carlmont drama sets the scene at Ohlone Theatre Festival

Carlmont drama sets the scene at Ohlone Theatre Festival

Cath Lei, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

Every spring, the Ohlone College campus buzzes with life as students apply stage makeup, rehearse lines, and belt Broadway show tunes one last time before they have to perform. These students are preparing for the Ohlone College High School Theatre Festival, a two-day competition. The 23rd annua...

Carlmont gets jazzy at CSM

Carlmont gets jazzy at CSM

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

“I’m nervous and excited about my first performance with the jazz band, but I think it will be a really cool experience to play at the festival,” said freshman Jayla Chee. Nov. 20 is the annual Jazz Festival at College of San Mateo, and Carlmont Jazz Ensemble’s first performance of the yea...

Save the Music Festival brings the community together

Save the Music Festival brings the community together

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

Face-paint-covered children ran from one booth to the next. Community members of all ages volunteered in green t-shirts. Parents eagerly photographed their young musicians on stage. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, music of dozens of genres could be heard resonating off of the trees of Twin Pines park. Save...

Annual Save the Music Festival approaches

Annual Save the Music Festival approaches

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

October 1, 2014


Filed under A&E

Save the Music is back. The 12th annual Save the Music Festival will be held on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. According to The Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation, it is the largest community event in Belmont. The Save the Music Festival raises money to support music...

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