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Nova Clark is the Arts and Entertainment Editor at the Ebbtide. She covers arts and entertainment while writing a biweekly film and television review column called "Double Exposure." Clark takes daily influence from the style and culture of the 1950's through 1970's.


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Christmas Classics

Christmas movies are a genre of their own. If you’re looking forward to sitting down for holiday-themed films, the following list could aid your efforts in selecting this year’s lineup, with choices ranging from classic to lesser-known movies — as well as their perfect pairings for any double feature desires you may have. “It’s a…

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Double Exposure: ‘The Defenders’ (1961-1965)

In 1961, CBS debuted a courtroom drama series like no other. Miles ahead of its time in both subject matter and execution, “The Defenders” starred E.G. Marshall and Robert Reed as a father-and-son duo of defense attorneys who laid down the law in weekly tales of ethics and responsibility. While most present-day viewers would recognize…

A&E Calendar – Dec. 6, 2019

Piano Juries 12:30 p.m., Dec. 6; Rm. 820 Students enrolled in private piano lessons at SCC will be uniting for a free, public showcase to play a solo piece before a jury of instructors. These students will be performing the music they have been practicing all quarter long, making this a perfect opportunity to support…

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SCC Choir Arises to the Occasion

SCC’s choirs, Chamber Chorale and Shoreline Singers, will be joining forces for a fall concert called “I Arise.” “I Arise” dabbles in concepts of thoughtfulness and how people carry themselves around others. Featuring a range of moods, the program is intended to either uplift a particular person or bring groups of people together, with an…

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Culinary Classics for the Holiday Season

Make New Memories with Yesteryear’s Recipes Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and if you’re cooking this year, you may be trying to think up exciting new entrees to serve your guests. But have you ever considered looking to the past? If so, you’re in luck: The following list contains deliciously retro recipes for a…

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Double Exposure: ‘Vertigo’ (1958)

In 1958, Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” hypnotized audiences across the globe. Set against the scenic streets of San Francisco, James Stewart stars as Scotty, a retired detective who suffers from Vertigo after having nearly fallen from a rooftop during a police chase. One day, Scotty is contacted by an old friend named Gavin Elster, who claims…

A&E Calendar – Nov. 22, 2019

Flash Fiction Writing Contest Nov. 1-30 Love to write? You’re in luck: The theme of this year’s writing contest is up to you. Tell your own fiction story in 750 words or less to win the grand prize: a $20 gift card to Third Place Books, or the second place award, a $10 voucher for…

The Doctor Is In

How “The Shining” sequel measures up to its predecessor Fans of “The Shining” have finally received closure for the nightmare that ensued 39 years ago. Penned by renowned author Stephen King in 1977 and adapted for the screen by legendary director Stanley Kubrick in 1980, “The Shining” tells the story of Jack Torrence, who gets…

Pacific Warfare Back On The Big Screen

Holywood Remake Meets Predecessor “Midway” The great thing about World War II films is that the stories never age. In 1976, Jack Smight’s epic “Midway” depicted the 1942 battle in which the U.S. Navy resisted Japan’s efforts to invade the Pacific Ocean’s Midway Island — leading to a fiery battle at sea and in the…

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Charm and Etiquette Never Go Out of Style

1930s Handbook Transcends Time “Apply an all-over foundation cream (any reputable brand) in a shade that matches your skin tone.” “If your brows are blonde or not well-defined, use an eyebrow pencil lightly.” These tips might sound as if they’ve been plucked straight from a makeup blog, but believe it or not, they’re 81 years…

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