Ceramics department sells unique art at ARC in time for holidays

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Jose Garcia, Staff
December 11, 2014

Masks, vases, bowls and other ceramic works of a unique variety only appear at American River College’s ceramic department’s “X-Sale,” held by art classes 390 and 391. This sale takes place at the end of every semester so money can be raised for the ceramic department. The ceramics being sold... Read more »

Vocal jazz warms up ARC at winter concert

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Jose Garcia, Staff
December 11, 2014

ARC’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Choir and Jazz Vocal Soloists put on a spectacular performance at their winter concert event Wednesday. Director Arthur LaPierre, an ARC music professor, introduced the choir as the stage was being set up. The choir got the audience going with their performances of the... Read more »

Fashion club’s first craft sale raises proceeds for WEAVE

Jessica Vang, Staff
December 10, 2014

The Fashion Club held it’s first craft sale Wednesday, with proceeds going to their club and organization, as well as the organization WEAVE, or Women’s Education for Advancement and Empowerment. There were two booths set up across The Hub inside the student center, in which handsewn knit hats and... Read more »

Last jazz ensemble concert of the semester pays tribute to jazz legend Gerry Mulligan

Jessica Vang, Staff
December 4, 2014

The American River College music department will be holding an instrumental jazz ensemble concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. The concert, which will be directed by Dyne Eifertsen, will be a tribute to Gerry Mulligan, a late saxophone player and songwriter. “The studio jazz ensemble and jazz collective will... Read more »

ARC hosts Fall 2014 dance competition

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Joseph Daniels, Staff
December 3, 2014

Dressed up in costumes inspired by horror films and the seven deadly sins, Cosumnes River College dance crew Skream won first place for the level three dance competition during the Urban Hip Hop Class Competition hosted by American River College on Nov. 20. There were six level one and two dance crews... Read more »

‘The Deafhood Monologues’ is a touching play that focuses in on Deaf cultures

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Joseph Daniels, Staff
December 2, 2014

The American River College production “The Deafhood Monologues,” which featured an all-Deaf cast who signed all of their lines, was a beautiful attempt to form a connection between those who are able to hear to the Deaf community. The production also featured voice-overs for those who cannot interpret... Read more »

‘Honky Tonk Parade’ creates some happiness

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Kameron Schmid, Arts and Culture Editor
December 2, 2014

During “A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot,” the last scene of American River College theater’s production of “Honky Tonk Parade,” two characters, Bessie and Flora, are drunk at a bar, and quickly falling in and out of favor with each other, as drunk people often do. The subject of their... Read more »

Kaneko Gallery ends the semester with a lowbrow bang

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Lindsey Martin, Staff
December 1, 2014

Art professor Ken Magri is a fan of lowbrow art, but would rather it go by a different name. “I’m trying to murder the word lowbrow,” said Magri. “Postmodern Extinction,” the James Kaneko Gallery’s last show of the fall 2014 semester, drew a large crowd at the opening reception on Monday,... Read more »

“The Deafhood Monologues,” shines a light on Deaf culture

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Joseph Daniels, Staff
November 21, 2014

An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified Deaf Culture as “hearing impaired.” “The Deafhood Monologues,” a play partly inspired by “The Vagina Monologues” that intends to shed light into deaf culture will be performed this Saturday and Sunday at American River College. The... Read more »

Sac State’s production of “Water by the Spoonful” tackles adult themes

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Joseph Daniels, Staff
November 21, 2014

Sacramento State’s production of “Water by the Spoonful,” directed by Roberto Pomo, is an emotional play that deals with drug addiction, online identities and is filled with complex characters that makes the audience feel as if they were voyeurs. “Water by the Spoonful” was written by Quiara... Read more »

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