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Dance Show to Benefit Human Trafficking Awareness Group

Dance Show to Benefit Human Trafficking Awareness Group

Gloria DeLeon, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2017


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San Jacinto College South Campus’s Performing Arts Company presents “Kaleidoscope” April 28 and 29, a dance concert featuring performances by students, faculty, and guest dancers. Proceeds from the concert will benefit Unbound Houston, an organization based in Pearland that raises awareness...

Orpheus Concert Captivates With Student Compositions

Orpheus Concert Captivates With Student Compositions

Jasmyn Campbell, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2017


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The lobby of the Monte Blue music building buzzed with excitement as individuals with cased instruments, a girl with a flute, and several others dressed in black moved back and forth among one another. They were the evening’s musicians. Five minutes to show time. The mostly uniformed performers...

North’s Lit, Art Mag Transitions to Digital-Only Format

North’s Lit, Art Mag Transitions to Digital-Only Format

Michael Taggart, Contributing Writer

April 14, 2017


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For the first time, San Jacinto College North Campus will publish its literary and arts magazine exclusively online in digital form. Prism, once a print-only magazine, will appear as a downloadable e-book accessed through the College’s website. The move to digital resulted from cuts to the printing...

Showcase Features Central Faculty Art

Showcase Features Central Faculty Art

Jennifer Cortez, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2017


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Art is alive in the halls of San Jacinto College, particularly in a tucked away corner of the East Classroom building that is home to the Central Campus art gallery. Currently, the gallery is presenting a collection of work from five campus art professors in a faculty exhibition on display until April...

Sculpture Exhibition on Display at South Gallery

Sculpture Exhibition on Display at South Gallery

Jaims Grantham, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2017


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The art gallery of San Jacinto College South Campus kicked off an exhibition titled Selected Works on Feb. 27 featuring six sculpted works by interdisciplinary artist Roger Colombik. According to a promotional flyer, the exhibit explores “the narrative of Absence/Presence, a psychological state...

Fine Arts Friday Features Piano Performance

Fine Arts Friday Features Piano Performance

Michael Taggart, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2017


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San Jacinto College North Campus students, staff, and faculty will have the opportunity to attend a free concert March 24 featuring music professor and pianist King Chi Au. Au teaches piano classes as well as private lessons on the North Campus but also lends her talents to the campus’s chamber singers...

Artist Calls on Vietnamese Students for Heritage Project

Artist Calls on Vietnamese Students for Heritage Project

Times Staff

November 18, 2016


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San Jacinto College South Campus Art Gallery will host a spring exhibition featuring the work of Roger Colombik, an art professor at Texas State University. However, the show will accompany a second presentation by Colombik, this time spotlighting Vietnamese heritage that will hang in the atrium of the...

North Celebrates Season With Holiday Concert

North Celebrates Season With Holiday Concert

McKenzie Sandefur, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2016


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San Jacinto College North Campus will celebrate the Christmas season with a holiday-themed concert Nov. 30 for all to enjoy while getting into the holiday spirit. “This is our annual Holiday Choral Concert which we present every year in the fall semester,” music professor and Choral Activities...

Jazz Ensemble Spices Up Central

Jazz Ensemble Spices Up Central

Faithful Boggs, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2016


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The sounds of bluesy funk, contemporary, and classical jazz filled Corbin Hall Nov. 10 when patrons from different walks of life packed the auditorium to share one common enjoyment, the euphonious sound of Jazz. Dr. Henry Darragh, a first-year faculty member of the San Jacinto College Central Campus...

Exhibition Spotlights Political Polarization

Exhibition Spotlights Political Polarization

Faithful Boggs, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2016


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The Art and Design Department of San Jacinto College Central Campus is presenting an exhibition of student work meant to encourage visitors to go out and vote. Politics of America, currently on display in the Central Campus art gallery, shows the growing political divide between American voters and how...

Wind Ensemble Concert Debuts New Director

Wind Ensemble Concert Debuts New Director

Alejandra Cajero, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2016


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The San Jacinto College Central Campus Wind Ensemble performed their first concert of the semester Oct. 20 marking Graham Tobin’s debut as the ensemble’s new director. According to the concert program, Tobin attended the Queensland Conservatory where he received a Bachelor of Music and went on...

Annual Halloween Art Fest Returns to North

Annual Halloween Art Fest Returns to North

McKenzie Sandefur, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

San Jacinto College North Campus will celebrate Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, with an art and culture show meant for all to enjoy the spookiest two days of the year. The festivity features art, a showing of a family-friendly movie, face painting, and free food and candy. “It's a fantastic event...

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