The American River Current

Underground comedy uncovered

Comedian Becky Lynn performs at the “Moving Van Show” on Sept. 17 in a parking lot in Sacramento (Photos by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Luis Gael

September 20, 2016

An underground comedy show is taking Sacramento parking lots by storm. The “Moving Van Show” is a monthly comedy show that takes place out of the back of a U-Haul truck in various undisclosed locations around midtown. The venue of each show is only announced two hours before showtime, via Twitter...

“Saltwater Buddha” screening at Memorial Auditorium

The Sacramento Film and Music Festival ran from Sept. 6-11 (Photo by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Luis Gael

September 13, 2016

A screening of the documentary “Saltwater Buddha” was held at the Memorial Auditorium on Thursday night as part of the Sacramento Film & Music Festival. The documentary tells the story of Jaimal Yogis, who at the age of 16 ran away from home to learn how to surf on the islands of Hawaii a...

ARC art club creates art live at local open mic

American River College Art Club members Aerial Sudds (left) and Brianna Hulce (right) work on paintings at the live art show and open mic night at Oak Park Brewing Company in Sacramento, California on Sept. 6, 2016. The art club attended the event to make and sell art in the community. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Luis Gael

September 8, 2016

Members of American River College’s art club painted and sketched under jury-rigged lighting at the Oak Park Brewing Company on Tuesday night as part of a live art show featuring local musical talent. The event was the first of its kind and served as a prototype for future live exhibitions for ...

Artists showcase their work at the Shadow Box Gallery

Alexandrea Villareal’s “Steve Recling” and “Curling Monique” drawings were showed on September 7. The drawings presented here were photographed September 1 to show an example of Villareal’s work for the Kaneko Gallery’s “The Shadow Box” event. (Photo Mychael Jones)

Luis Gael

September 7, 2016

American River College (ARC) students are ready to display their work at the Shadow Box Gallery which is a display intended to showcase students’ art. Alexandrea Villarreal’s figurative artwork went up today and is based entirely on the human figure in different poses. Villarreal regularly attend...

Theater department hosts ‘welcome back gathering’

American River College theater professor Tracy Shearer speaks with students in the lobby of the ARC Theatre on Aug. 25, 2016. The theater department hosted a gathering welcoming students back for the year. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

John Ennis and Luis Gael

August 31, 2016

By Luis Gael Jimenez and John Ennis The American River College theater department’s “Welcome Back Gathering” at the ARC Theatre on Thursday afternoon brought nearly 40 students and professors to the main stage to discuss upcoming productions and give information about clubs, classes and volunte...

ARC professors, students react to the death of Gene Wilder

ARC professors, students react to the death of Gene Wilder

Luis Gael

August 30, 2016

With the news of 83 year old actor Gene Wilder’s death yesterday, American River College professors discussed the effect that the star had on them as film and theater enthusiasts. History and film professor Richard Hellesen told the story of the first time he saw “Young Frankenstein.” ...

The student voice of American River College since 1955