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ARC professor unswayed by success of ‘Infinite Tides’

Dr. Christian Kiefer, ARC professor and author of

Garitt Rocha and Garrit Rocha

September 19, 2012

Dr. Christian Kiefer is a busy man. He is an English professor at American River College, a husband, a father of six – with his sixth having arrived on Sept. 7 – a Ph.D. in poetry and a musician with work on over eight albums.  He also released a critically successful novel titled “The Infinite...

Andy Warhol exhibit opens to packed crowd at ARC’s James Kaneko Gallery

ARC art history professor Ken Magri explains how special the March 13 Andy Warhol exhibit is to a packed room.

Mark Lewis and Mark Lewis

March 13, 2012

It was standing-room-only in the James Kaneko Gallery on March 13 during a reception for the campus’ newest exhibit “Warhol’s New York,” which features rare photos by the famous artist. More than 130 students, faculty and community members attended the noon event that featured refreshments...

‘Wolf Gift’ devoid of any bite

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

March 7, 2012

Some books are a gift to read; while others are a gift you’d only give to your worst enemy. The new book “The Wolf Gift” by Anne Rice is the latter. It breaks away from Rice’s usual vampires and witches fare into the new territory of werewolves. It mainly centers on Rueben, a 23-year-old man...

Second Saturday a Sacramento standout

Mark Manning's studio at 2110 Sacramento Art Complex, located at 2110 K St. in Midtown Sacramento. (Photo by Stephanie Lee)

Deanna Dokes and Deanna Dokes

March 7, 2012

What began as a gathering of gallery owners to promote their art has turned into an enormous celebration attracting more than 15,000 people to the local Sacramento art scene. Second Saturday, also known as the Art Walk, starts at 6 p.m. and is located on J and L streets of downtown. It is an event that...

Shared ideas come alive

The first novel co-written by humarists Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel.

Shelby Young and Shelby Young

February 22, 2012

Two Jewish men on a mission: Internationals terrorists? Perhaps. Dumb? Definitely not. Well, maybe one of them. Philip Horkman and Jeffrey Peckerman are two Jewish men from New Jersey who are accused of being international terrorists after a small soccer incident. Traveling all around the world, the...

Math prof. writes about feuding family

American River College math professor Anthony Barcellos sits with his book

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

September 28, 2011

It began with a thought, which evolved into an idea, which became a book, titled “Land of Milk and Money,” written by Anthony Barcellos, an American River College math professor of 24 years. The book, which details his Portuguese family’s feud over who inherited the lucrative family milk farm in...

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