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Fine Arts Friday Features Brant Croucher & Friends

Fine Arts Friday Features Brant Croucher & Friends

Lizbeth Alcaraz, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

The San Jacinto College North Campus music department is hosting a Fine Arts Fridays concert today featuring Brant Croucher & Friends, a musical group whose repertoire crosses between country music and soft rock.  The Fine Arts Fridays event series presents three concerts each semester showcasing...

Wind Ensemble Concert Showcases Student Musicians

Wind Ensemble Concert Showcases Student Musicians

Lady Menchaca, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

The saying goes that medicine heals the body and music heals the soul. Music lovers can find out for themselves at San Jacinto College Central Campus’s Wind Ensemble concert, March 7, where the group’s leader hopes participants and attendees alike will find a quality musical experience. Central...

Dance Show Offers ‘Window to New Perspectives’

Dance Show Offers ‘Window to New Perspectives’

Tatiana Zelaya, Contributing Writer

November 24, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

The San Jacinto College South Campus Performing Arts Company (PAC) will wrap up the semester with a dance concert on Dec. 1-2 that showcases choreography ranging from comical to thought-provoking underscored by modern, contemporary movement. Program Coordinator and Dance Professor Jamie Williams said...

Holiday Choir Concert Features Christmas Favorites

Holiday Choir Concert Features Christmas Favorites

Robert Alfaro Jr., Contributing Writer

November 24, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment

The holidays are almost here. Christmas decorations are coming out of the closet, businesses are planning their holiday sales, and soon, traditional Christmas music will hit the radio waves. In the meantime, members of the San Jacinto College community can enjoy a live choir concert on Dec. 7 filled...

Alum’s Art Brings Fictional Characters to Life

Alum’s Art Brings Fictional Characters to Life

Nichole Mayer, Contributing Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

Superheroes and other fictional characters from video games and comics made their way to the San Jacinto College Central Campus art gallery for a drawing exhibition titled Fan Art that closed Nov. 2. Former San Jac student and featured artist, Shawn Swanner, made an appearance at the closing reception...

Accomplished Music Producer Hosts Industry Workshop

Accomplished Music Producer Hosts Industry Workshop

Christopher Harris, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

Accomplished music engineer, record producer, and songwriter Doug Romanow will lead a workshop today on San Jacinto College Central Campus to explain the ins and outs of the audio engineering industry. Producing since 1988, Romanow works in Toronto, Canada, and has collaborated with successful artists...

Original Script Tackles Immigration Debate

Original Script Tackles Immigration Debate

Tatiana Zelaya, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

The San Jacinto College South Campus Theater Department is presenting “A Confusion of Human Being,” a heartrending original production about immigrants coming to the United States to pursue the American dream. Theater professor Kevin Holden is directing the show, and he drew material from interviewing...

Central Music Faculty to Perform ‘Picnic Suite’

Central Music Faculty to Perform ‘Picnic Suite’

Robert Alfaro Jr., Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment

The Music department of San Jacinto College Central Campus is presenting a concert Nov. 7 with a lineup featuring the talents of its own music faculty. Central Campus music professor and flutist Lynne Brandt will perform alongside several of her colleagues including department chair and bass player...

Interactive Exhibition Pays Tribute to Blues Music

Interactive Exhibition Pays Tribute to Blues Music

Nichole Mayer, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment

Art and music lovers alike still have time to catch A Cast of Blues in the art gallery of San Jacinto College South Campus before the exhibit wraps up Oct. 19 with a closing reception. The exhibition features multiple interactive elements, most notably touchable resin-cast masks of legendary Blues...

Dance Show to Benefit Human Trafficking Awareness Group

Dance Show to Benefit Human Trafficking Awareness Group

Gloria DeLeon, Contributing Writer

April 27, 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 27, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

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 13, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle and Entertainment, Showcase

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...

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