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Audiences attending ‘The Perils of Truly Sweet’ will engage with the performance by talking back to the actors and throwing popcorn.

Central’s Popular ‘Popcorn Show’ Back for Another Run

Phoebe Buras, Contributing Writer March 6, 2020

The San Jacinto College Central Campus Department of Theatre and Film is presenting “The Perils of Truly Sweet” March 25-29, an interactive melodrama meant for audiences of all ages. The show, a story...

Artist Alexander Squier was inspired to create Earthly Bodies: The Houston Brick Archive while working on a cultural project in the Sharpstown area and saw old homes, once the symbol of wealth, demolished down to bricks.

Brick Exhibition Examines Labor, Migration Themes

Julissa Herrera, Contributing Writer March 6, 2020

Houstonians see bricks on every corner and do not give them a second thought, but visitors attending San Jacinto College Central Campus’s art exhibition, Earthly Bodies: The Houston Brick Archive, will...

Stephanie Garza, cast as The Bride, rehearses a scene from ‘Blood Wedding,’ a play by Federico García Lorca.

South to Present ‘Passionate’ Lorca Drama

Alonzo Guadarrama, Contributing Writer March 6, 2020

A wedding is coming to the San Jacinto College South Campus but not a very happy one. “Blood Wedding,” a production by the Department of Theatre and Film about how love and passion turn tragic when...

The Ways They Are features the artwork of (from left) Carris Adams, Sebastien Boncy, and Matt Manalo.

Mixed-Media Installation Showcases Multiple Art Forms

Maggie Habermas, Contributing Writer February 21, 2020

A new mixed-media exhibition is on display in the San Jacinto College South Campus art gallery, showcasing three artists whose work brings together multiple art forms, including assemblage, painting, and...

The artists featured in Moving Still met as students in the Painting graduate program at University of Houston and continue to meet to discuss their studio practices.

Group Exhibition Features 7 UH Alums

February 21, 2020

North Gallery, the art gallery on the San Jacinto College North Campus, is hosting the work of seven artists in a group exhibition titled Moving Still. The art of Charis Ammon, Tracey Ceniceros, Gao Hang,...

Dancers (from left) Brielle Hudson, Tyler Rooney, Juanita Alanis, Bethany Mills, Anitra Danielle, Isabella Marcuccio, Tiara Blake, and Breyonna Milton perform ‘Zoom Pop Pop’ choreographed by Jamie Williams during a past concert.

Dance Program Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

Sharde Hawkins, Contributing Writer November 15, 2019

The San Jacinto College dance program, located on the South Campus, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary on Nov. 22-23 with a packed lineup of events including two dance concerts, eight free master...

Central Campus concluded the week of events with a gallery reception featuring a performance and dance lesson from the Houston Hepcats of the Houston Swing Dance Society.

Fine Arts Week Events Take Place Across College

November 15, 2019

The San Jacinto College community had a chance to celebrate all things artistic Nov. 5-7 when the three academic campuses hosted a wide range of events for Fine Arts Week 2019: Celebrate the Americas. Jeff...

Santa’s Christmas Magic: The Musical is back on Dec. 6 to delight audiences of all ages.

Christmas Show Returns to Central Campus

November 15, 2019

Dropping temperatures and the smell of pumpkin spice are typically associated with the beginning of the holiday season. However, on the Central Campus of San Jacinto College, they signal the return of...

The San Jacinto College Art and Design Technical Program on the South Campus will spotlight the design-centered art of ‘workforce’ students.

Exhibition Presents Tech Program Student Art

Victoria Williams, Contributing Writer November 1, 2019

The San Jacinto College Art and Design technical program on the South Campus is unveiling an exhibition Nov. 4 that showcases the talents of the department’s workforce students. South Campus Art Professor...

The Department of Theatre and Film is staging the musical version of the lovable ogre who retreats from the world to exist in happy isolation.

Central Debuts Shrek the Musical

Xitlalic Valles, Contributing Writer October 18, 2019

The San Jacinto College Central Campus Department of Theatre and Film debuted Shrek the Musical last night, a show based on the Oscar-winning animated film. Set in a mythical “once upon a time”...

John Bavaro shares his personal experience in a showcase of the imaging his doctors used to explain his medical condition.

Exhibition Inspired by Artist’s Stroke

Sharde Hawkins, Contributing Writer October 18, 2019

The San Jacinto College South Campus art gallery kicked off a new exhibition titled BrainTree Oct. 7 featuring the work of artist John Bavaro, a professor of illustration at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania....

‘The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail’ chronicles the writer’s life, including his infamous incarceration for refusing to pay federal taxes.

South Theater’s Thoreau Production Looks at Morality; Promises ‘Individuality’

Osasere Ewansiha, Contributing Writer October 4, 2019

In 1846, Henry David Thoreau spent a night in jail. In 2019, the San Jacinto College South Campus Department of Theatre and Film is revisiting the writer’s infamous incarceration in its fall production,...

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