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Rap mogul ‘Suge’ Knight arrested for fatal LA hit-and-run

Rap mogul ‘Suge’ Knight arrested for fatal LA hit-and-run

Raquel Maria Dillon, Associated Press
January 30, 2015
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested on suspicion of murder early Friday, hours after the rap music figure turned himself in to authorities in a hit-and-run wreck that killed a man and injured another near Los Angeles. After being questioned by homicide detec...

Central Fine Arts Calendar

Central Fine Arts Calendar

Egalitarian Staff Report
January 29, 2015
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Houston Community College Central will be hosting several upcoming art events. Please note that there are three venues, the Heinen Theater, Theatre One and The Gallery. These venues are in three different buildings at the Central campus, but have the same street address: 3517 Austin at Holman. A...

Houston Grand Opera brings back Madame Butterfly

Houston Grand Opera brings back Madame Butterfly

Chutiya Metheesupapak
January 29, 2015
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Houston Grand Opera is bringing back "Madame Butterfly", one of the greatest operas of all time. Composed by Giacomo Puccini in the 20th century, it originally had two acts, but Puccini thought the second act was too long; therefore, he divided it into three acts. The musical was greatly composed and u...

Shotgun exhibit opening at Rice Gallery

Shotgun exhibit opening at Rice Gallery

Brenda Jacoby, A&E Editor
January 29, 2015
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Houston’s Project Row House in the Greater Third Ward inspired a collaboration between Rice University and Tokyo-based architecture studio Atellier Bow-Wow. The studio was commissioned by the Rice School of Architecture and Rice University Art Gallery to create a semblance of a row house inside...

Red Carpet Premiere of The Wedding Ringer

Red Carpet Premiere of The Wedding Ringer

Jimmieka Mills
January 18, 2015
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On Dec. 11, members of the HCC Egalitarian attended the Red Carpet Premiere of The Wedding Ringer starring Kevin Hart (Ride Along) and Josh Gad (The Book of Mormon and Frozen). Directed by Jeremy Garelick (The Break-Up), the movie covers a friendless soon-to-be groom Doug Harris who must find ...

Cosby takes stage despite protest over sex-assault claims

Cosby takes stage despite protest over sex-assault claims

Thomas Peipert, The Associated Press
January 17, 2015
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DENVER  — About 100 people chanting "Rape is not a joke!" and "No means no!" protested outside a theater in Denver before comedian Bill Cosby took the stage on Saturday. Shortly before his performance at the Buell Theatre, one woman held a news conference at a hotel in the city to accuse him ...

Josh Gad on ‘The Wedding Ringer’ and his career

Josh Gad on ‘The Wedding Ringer’ and his career

Alyssa Foley, Editor
December 22, 2014
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“You can't fake it on stage. Whether you're doing stand up, or you're doing a Broadway show, the audience will see right through you and they will eat you alive. And that is the best training ground you can get. Because if you can do that, if you can give it your all in front of a live audience and they go along for the ride, then you're pretty much set up for anything.” - Josh Gad

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HCC Students Make an Impression at H-Town Sneaker Summit

HCC Students Make an Impression at H-Town Sneaker Summit

Sabrina Alvarado, Writer
December 17, 2014
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HCC students take entrepreneurship to the fashion industry at the H-Town Sneaker Summit held at NRG stadium on Dec. 7. The event boasted an array of vendors, musicians and sneaker enthusiasts.

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HCC Southwest College Studio Class Recital 2014

HCC Southwest College Studio Class Recital 2014

Chutiya Metheesupapak, Contributor
December 17, 2014
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On Dec 6, HCC Southwest Music Department of Fine Arts started off the Christmas Season with the performances of voice students featuring in “HCC Southwest College Studio Class Recital” at HCC Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, Stafford Campus. The audience members were mostly friends, family members...

Kevin Hart on his career

Kevin Hart on his career

John Cañamar, Writer
December 15, 2014
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"I’m in love with the possibility of having it all. I have surrounded myself with great people and the conversations I’ve had stay with me. Oprah [Winfrey] told me, “Kevin, you are constantly challenging yourself because you are trying to be the best version of yourself.” She said I had that disease. Some people want a challenge, some people want to do more and grow, some people are business minded to conquer all and have all. Not because they are greedy, just because that becomes a hobby in trying to be great. I want to be great." - Kevin Hart

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Sneaker Summit Success

Sneaker Summit Success

John Cañamar, Writer
December 13, 2014
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Sneaker Heads were out in full force on Sunday at the H-Town Sneaker Summit Winter ’15 held at NRG Center. The crowd arrived early and were ready to get the festivities started while waiting in lines that were over a few hundred feet long and eight to nine people wide. A few of the attendees could...

Cool…Colorful…Jazz! at Northeast Art Hub

Cool…Colorful…Jazz! at Northeast Art Hub

Jimmieka Mills, Contributor
December 10, 2014
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HCC Northeast Art Hub is exhibiting the works of Andrew L. Thompson through Dec. 16. Thompson is an accomplished visual artist whose fine arts career has spanned over 30 years. Thompson's works have been displayed at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. Since Nov. 12. his works of art have...

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