The American River Current

Theater program heats it up with ‘Gumbo’

Makeup artists paint the faces of audience members before seeing American River College students perform in the production Gumbo. Gumbo is a theatrical variety show with a theme of

Shiavon Chatman and Sharriyona Platt

February 23, 2016

By Shiavon Chatman Interpretive dancing, singing, poetry and acting were amongst the many skits that created ‘GUMBO,’ a play and fundraiser that the American River College theater program hosted Feb. 6. The theme of the play was aging, ‘‘from the womb to the bloom, and be groomed for ...

Jazz ensembles perform in a concert at ARC

From left to right, Noah Flores, Lahre Shiflet and Daniel Bravo are a part of the group 547. The ensemble performed in a concert at the  Jazz Combos Showcase American River College on Nov. 6.  (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Michael Pacheco

November 12, 2015

The American River College Jazz Collective started the Jazz Combos Showcase concert on campus Friday by performing three songs. The group played “Corcovado” by Antonio Carlos Jobim, “Yes and No” by Wayne Shorter and “Someday My Prince Will Come” by Larry Morey and Frank Churchill. Th...

Acoustic Cafe features songs that tell personal stories


Joseph Daniels

October 27, 2015

Student musicians performed for a live audience at the recent Acoustic Cafe event at American River College, which featured a song about a man’s failed attempt to be with a woman in Texas and one dedicated to a man who died from a drug overdose. James “Jimbo” Estrella dedicated a song to West...

The student voice of American River College since 1955
Katya Novskaya