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South Campus Dance Show to ‘Spread Hope’

South Campus Dance Show to ‘Spread Hope’

Courtney Saenz, Contributing Writer
October 21, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

The San Jacinto College Performing Arts Company, South Campus’s resident student dance company, will perform their second annual fundraising event titled Artists for Hope on Oct. 22. Ten Houston-area dance artists and companies will come together to showcase a variety of styles and forms in one dynamic...

Prof’s Mixed-Media Installation Showcases Survival Theme

Prof’s Mixed-Media Installation Showcases Survival Theme

Justin Barbosa, Contributing Writer
October 21, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment

Dirt is piled on the floor while a record player plays erratic sounds, almost like the noise of running machinery. From a single clothesline, a bundle of sticks hangs along with wool, a battery, a can of gasoline, a chocolate bar, a pair of underwear, and a condom filled with water. This is the scene...

Concert to Showcase Music Department’s New Pipe Organ

Concert to Showcase Music Department’s New Pipe Organ

Faithful Boggs, Contributing Writer
October 21, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment

The San Jacinto College Central Campus Music Department received a new Johannes Ecclesia digital organ as a gift from Dr. B.J. Westbrook, a local music-lover. To honor the donation, the department is featuring the organ in a year-long concert series. The second concert will be performed by music professor...

Cosplay Creations Take Center Stage at North Gallery

Cosplay Creations Take Center Stage at North Gallery

McKenzie Sandefur, Contributing Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

San Jacinto College North Campus opened the Fall semester with an innovative group exhibition that highlights art in a unique and crafty way: a cosplay show. Cosplay: From Concept to Convention kicked off Sept. 29 with a reception hosting the five featured artists. North Gallery Director, Joe Clark,...

The Assessors Exhibition Displays SJC Faculty and Staff Artwork

The Assessors Exhibition Displays SJC Faculty and Staff Artwork

Fernanda Varela, Contributing Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

San Jacinto College South Campus welcomed The Assessors exhibition April 4 to showcase the work of Art and Design faculty and staff members from all three of the College’s campuses. Gallery intern, Taylor Smith, said faculty shows give students a chance to view their instructors’ artwork in a...

Pops Concert to Feature Oscar-Worthy Music

Pops Concert to Feature Oscar-Worthy Music

Leslie L. Huerta, Contributing Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

The Pasadena Philharmonic Orchestra will present award-winning music from celebrated movies as part of a Pops Concert showcase titled “And the Oscar goes to …” May 15 on the San Jacinto College Central Campus. The Pasadena Philharmonic Society is celebrating its thirty-fourth season of bringing...

Students Score Cash Awards at GCIC Art Jam

Students Score Cash Awards at GCIC Art Jam

Julia Perry, Contributing Writer and Frank D'Armata, Contributing Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

Studio art majors from five area community colleges descended on San Jacinto College Central Campus April 15 to take part in Art Jam, an event offering participants a chance to win up to $1200 in cash prizes, and the opportunity to have their artwork reviewed by college faculty and prominent members...

SJC Awards Young Artists with Big Talent

SJC Awards Young Artists with Big Talent

Leslie L. Huerta, Contributing Writer
April 15, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment

The San Jacinto College Central Campus Music Department and Bay Area Music Teachers Association (BAMTA) debuted their first Young Artist Competition on April 2 to recognize young instrumentalists with big talent. The competitors ranged from first graders to seniors in high school. Dr. Martha Braswell,...

Contemporary, Renaissance, Flamenco on tap for ‘An Evening of Guitar’

Julia Perry, Contributing Writer
April 15, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment

San Jacinto College Central Campus will showcase high school and college talent performing classical and flamenco repertoire during An Evening of Guitar, a studio recital taking place April 26. Playing alongside San Jac musicians will be the up and coming guitar program students of Milby High school. Music...

South Gallery to Display Juried Art Show Winners

Fernanda Varela, Contributing Writer
April 15, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment

The San Jacinto College South Campus Department of Art and Design will host its annual Student Juried Art Exhibition April 18 through May 6. A juried exhibition is a competition where participants’ work is judged and submitted by jurors. The artwork selected for submission is based on what jurors...

Orpheus Concert Set for End of April

Diana Nelson, Contributing Writer and Frank D'Armata, Contributing Writer
April 15, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Uncategorized

The San Jacinto College Central Campus music department still has a packed schedule of events lined up for the rest of the semester including a concert featuring student composers presented by Orpheus on April 28. Geneva Fort, the music department’s administrative assistant, said the concert is...

Reception Welcomes Quantum Soup Artist

Reception Welcomes Quantum Soup Artist

Fernanda Varela, Contributing Writer
April 1, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

The art gallery of San Jacinto College South Campus hosted a reception March 23 to kick off Quantum Soup, an interactive exhibition showcasing artist JooYoung Choi’s paintings, video art, music, puppetry, and animation. At the gathering, Choi spoke to visitors about the reason Quantum Soup came...

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