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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.” ...

Update: Sextortion suspect speaks

Prominent ARC actor and former ARC student Christian Brian Hirtzel, pictured in promotional art for ARC's fall 2014 production of 'Young Frankenstein,' was arrested on Jan. 22 on charges of distribution of child pornography and extortion. (Photo courtesy of the American River College theater department)

Jordan Schauberger

March 14, 2016

A former American River College theater student, arrested on Jan. 22 in relation to sextortion allegations made in November 2014, told a Current reporter in a tearful jailhouse interview Sunday morning that he’s looking to take a plea bargain and doesn’t intend to take the case to court. Chri...

A monster of a musical: ‘Young Frankenstein’ brings Mel Brooks to ARC

A monster of a musical: 'Young Frankenstein' brings Mel Brooks to ARC

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid

September 30, 2014

A monster of a musical is being pieced together by American River College’s theater department, just in time for the month of Halloween. “Young Frankenstein” opens Oct. 10, and promises to be equal parts amusing and boisterous in production. Director Pamela Downs describes the talent level...

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