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¡Bailando! to Showcase Latin American Folk Dances

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Las Aguilas de Oro, a folklorico dance troupe from Burbank Middle School, will treat the South Campus to a performance featuring a variety of 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

‘We Are Here, Here We Are: A Celebration of the Americas’ features among many artists, the local artist Francis Almendarez whose work takes viewers on a journey similar to the travels of a modern-day migrant.

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

(From back) Amanda Joseph, Nataly Buenrostro, Clarissa Montez, Mattison Storey, Keirsten White, and Samantha DosSantos rehearse ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ for the spring dance show.

Olivia Bell, Contributing Writer

April 12, 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

The annual spring showcase, pictured here from last year, offers participants the opportunity to win $300, $200, or $100 in cash prizes

Amy Perez, Contributing Writer

April 12, 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

Instead of a final exam, students enrolled in ballet, modern, performance, and Jazz classes close out the semester by showing off their dance skills in a performance titled ‘The Final Push.’

Aren Sackett, Contributing Writer

April 12, 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...

Gallery Installation Commemorates Women’s History Month

‘I did not earn my freedom on my back', a photograph by the exhibition’s featured artist Chesley Antoinette, is a recreation of a painting by French painter Marie Guihelmine Benoist (1768-1826).

Jeni Grizzaffi, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019

They are wise, brave, and strong – yet they are fragile, gentle, and unsure. They are among us as leaders, wives, mothers, sisters, friends, and March is the time to celebrate them all. In honor of Women’s History Month, the San Jacinto College Central Campus art gallery opened an exhibition March...

North Grad Presents First Art Exhibition

‘El Baño pt.2’ is part of the showcase at Galeria del Norte featuring the work of Naomi Lemus.

March 8, 2019

Pictures have the power to bring back memories and artist Naomi Lemus, a San Jacinto College alumnae, recreates that feeling of nostalgia in her paintings that are currently on display in an exhibition titled Recuerdos, memories in Spanish, that kicked off Feb. 21 at Galeria del Norte. Art and Design...

Traveling Theater Troupe to Perform in South Gallery

Hal Cosentino is a trans-identifying actor and writer starring in ‘Raymondo’ on the South Campus.

Aren Sackett, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019

It is not the traditional theater. There are no bright lights or red velvet seats. Instead, attendees of the play “Raymondo” will gather in the multidisciplinary exhibition room of the San Jacinto College South Campus on March 18 to witness the inventiveness of writer and performer, Annie Siddons. “Raymondo”...

Students Stage ‘Weird, Creative’ Space Adventure

Tyundre Caple (left) and Maggie Habermas rehearse a scene from ‘The Anaconda Lounge.’

Olivia Bell, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019

The San Jacinto College South Theater Department is literally reaching for the stars these days as students are hard at work putting together an extraterrestrial production featuring planets, aliens, and space adventures of all kinds. “The Anaconda Lounge” features the adventures of Egghead, a...

Neil Simon Comedy Coming to Central

Theater Professor Richard Turner, pictured here from the department’s 2009 production of ‘Willy Wonka,’ is directing ‘Barefoot in the Park.’

March 8, 2019

San Jacinto College’s Department of Theatre and Film on the Central Campus is presenting Neil Simon’s Tony Award-winning comedy “Barefoot in the Park” beginning March 27.  Simon, one of the theater’s most prolific playwrights, passed away last year leaving a void in the dramatic arts acc...

Solo Exhibition Highlights ‘Rational and Irrational’

Artist Trey Duvall’s creative practice includes various forms
of large-scale installation, video, performance, and other sculptural and organizational mediums. His work will be on display on the South Campus until April 12.

February 22, 2019

The San Jacinto College South Campus art gallery is hosting an opening reception Feb. 28 to kick off a solo exhibition titled Super Tuning featuring the work of artist Trey Duvall. Duvall will attend the reception to give an artists talk. Gallery Curator Bradly Brown said all the details are not yet...

Inaugural Canstuction Exhibitions Benefit College Food Pantries

On the North Campus, The Unbeatables use ravioli cans to spell out “Thank You Vets!” as part of their Canstruction submission.

M.A. Salinas, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2018

In honor of Veterans Day, the offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) of the San Jacinto College North, South, and Central Campuses introduced a unique new tribute event called Canstruction to celebrate the men and women of the armed forces. As part of the contest, competing teams built...

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