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Dance Program Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

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 classes, and a closing night reception in the campus art gallery. The two-day celebration is a chance...

Fine Arts Week Events Take Place Across College

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 McGee, the South Campus Fine Arts Department Chair, said the plan to showcase the College's...

Christmas Show Returns to Central Campus

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 an annual holiday tradition, Santa’s Christmas Magic: The Musical. The Department of Theatre and...

Exhibition Presents Tech Program Student Art

Exhibition Presents Tech Program Student Art

Victoria Williams, Contributing Writer

October 31, 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 Brian Piana said this is the first exhibition since 2011 to “shine a light” on the design-centered...

Central Debuts Shrek the Musical

Central Debuts Shrek the Musical

Xitlalic Valles, Contributing Writer

October 17, 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” sort of land, Shrek the Musical is the story of a hulking ogre who, after being mocked and feared his...

Exhibition Inspired by Artist’s Stroke

Exhibition Inspired by Artist’s Stroke

Sharde Hawkins, Contributing Writer

October 17, 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. This showcase is Bavaro's first solo show in Texas, where his work illustrates his experience...

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

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, “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail.” Theater Professor Kevin Holden, also the show’s director,...

¡Bailando! to Showcase Latin American Folk Dances

¡Bailando! to Showcase Latin American Folk Dances

Victoria Williams, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

Burbank Middle School’s folklorico dance team, Las Aguilas de Oro, will treat San Jacinto College South Campus to a folklorico dance performance on Oct. 10 titled ¡Bailando!, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM). According to the webpage for Ballet Folklorico de Dartmouth, a dance group...

Video Installations Showing Migrant Experience at Center of ‘Americas’ Exhibition

Video Installations Showing Migrant Experience at Center of ‘Americas’ Exhibition

Alexandria Brown, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

The San Jacinto College Central Campus art gallery is kicking off a new exhibition Oct. 10 featuring the work of multiple artists in a showcase titled We Are Here, Here We Are: A Celebration of the Americas. Professor of Art History, and Central Campus Gallery Director, Carmen Champion said the show...

Kaleidoscope Concert Tackles Diverse Themes: From ‘Quirky’ to Gun Violence

Kaleidoscope Concert Tackles Diverse Themes: From ‘Quirky’ to Gun Violence

Olivia Bell, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019

As the spring semester winds down, the San Jacinto College Performing Arts Company is gearing up to present Kaleidoscope April 26-27, a performance showcasing the talents of students enrolled in the South Campus dance program. Dance program coordinator Jamie Williams said the show features a diverse...

Juried Student Art Show to Open on South

Juried Student Art Show to Open on South

Amy Perez, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019

The most exciting time of the year has arrived for the art enthusiasts of San Jacinto College. Once again, the South Campus is hosting the annual juried Spring Student Art Show, beginning April 22, where students with a passion for the arts have an opportunity to showcase their paintings, photos, videos,...

Dance Program Presents Student Showcase

Dance Program Presents Student Showcase

Aren Sackett, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019

April is the time of year when the terrifying thought of final exams starts to creep into students’ minds, but while some scholars study for tests or prepare term papers, the dance students of San Jacinto College South Campus prepare for a final presentation where they demonstrate their talents in...

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