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


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


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 »

Photo gallery: Postmodern Extinction at the Kaneko gallery


November 20, 2014

The James Kaneko Gallery ends the semester with lowbrow art show, “Postmodern Extinction” , that features five artists. Photos by Lindsey Martin           “Your Host” by John Stuart Berger (Acrylic mixed... Read more »

Student talent showcased at auditions for fundraiser play, “Gumbo”


Joseph Daniels, Staff
November 20, 2014

Before beginning his magic show at the auditions for the upcoming American River College production “Gumbo,” ARC student Spencer Murrish said the one thing he learned in college was that girls love a guy who has a “big deck.” “Gumbo,” a show featuring performers who can audition with any... Read more »

Actors from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival visit American River College


Joseph Daniels, Staff
November 19, 2014

Actors Michael Goodman and Juan Parada from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival came to American River College Monday to discuss how the theme of friendship is interwoven throughout Shakespeare’s plays by alternating back and forth between lecture and acting. Goodman began by playing a song dedicated to... Read more »

ARC gets jazzed up for music critique from pro musician


Emily K. Rabasto, Managing Editor
November 19, 2014

“There was just so much soul, I couldn’t help but yell,” said jazz studies major and drummer Anthony Johnson during a particularly sultry performance from a small jazz group during American River College’s second Jazz Clinic on Thursday, featuring Sacramento native and award-winning percussionist... Read more »

Concert and Symphonic Bands rock ARC Theater

Jose Garcia, Staff
November 18, 2014

The American River College Concert and Symphonic bands performed a selection based on what can be viewed as the most basic element of music, rhythm, on Nov. 10. Numerous elements of rhythm were demonstrated at “It’s About Time!” The director of the program, professor Susan Hamre, was thrilled with... Read more »

“Smash” club holds first tournament of the semester


Brandon Nelson, Web editor
November 18, 2014

The Super Smash Brothers club at American River College held its first tournament meeting of the semester Friday and the winner walked away $30 richer. ARC student Jefferson Lott, a mechanical engineering major, took the grand prize thanks to his work with speedy characters Fox and Falco, both from the... Read more »

Photo gallery: ARC Royals dance team holds auditions


November 14, 2014

The ARC Royals dance team held open auditions on Friday. The team preforms during half time at football games and at basketball games. Auditions will continue Nov. 15 from 2-4 p.m.at ARC in P.E. 235. Photos by Barbara Harvey     ARC... Read more »

WWE stars stop by ARC, share thoughts on industry of wrestling


Kameron Schmid, Arts and Culture editor
November 13, 2014

American wrestling icon Jimmy “Mouth of the South” Hart and English bare-knuckle boxer turned WWE nemesis Wade “Bad News” Barrett visited the Current’s newsroom at American River College during a media circuit Wednesday for the upcoming “WrestleMania 31.” Speaking with the 70-year-old Hart... Read more »

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