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Art expert helps students improve skills

Justin San Diego

March 6

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

From far away they seem like typical paintings of oceans and cliffs, but as you get closer, colors, textures and techniques emerge from Sandra Smith-Dugan’s exhibit titled “What I See.” “The less blended paintings look...

New light shed in dark-room

Aisha McCullough

February 20

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The new photography lab on the third floor of the Technology Center was completed in November.  Replacing the old photography lab was six years in the making and faced stringent lab requirements to centralize digital and film...

Campus welcomes professional artist

Justin San Diego

February 20

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Sandra Smith-Dugan shows art in San Jose The first San Jose City College art exhibit of the year will feature landscape painter Sandra Smith-Dugan. The reception will take place Saturday, Feb. 22 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the ...

Instructor’s novel evokes thinking

Sonia Waraich

February 20

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Professor examines complexities of justice and truth When you walk into professor Keenan Norris’s English classroom at Evergreen Valley College, it feels more like a forum for discussing ideas than a traditional guided lectu...

Fans pack pavillion for George Strait’s “Cowboy Rides Away” tour

Justin San Diego

February 6

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Country music star performs final Bay Area show A sold-out crowd rose to its feet and cheered as the ultimate cowboy took the stage in San Jose at the SAP Center on Jan. 30. This will be one of George Strait’s last concer...

2013 music year in review

Justin San Diego

February 4

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Disappointing divas and ruling rappers occupied the charts If music was a contest, the winner for 2013 would be Justin Timberlake. Timberlake produced the top-selling album of the year “The 20/20 Experience,” which sold...

Artists sketch out new club

Justin San Diego

February 4

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Campus expands creativity After two years of being inactive, the San Jose City College art club will resume educating and supporting students who are interested in art. The club is motivated in covering all fields of art...

Artists awarded Galaxy tablets

Justin San Diego

February 4

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Seven students earned prizes for contest entries The Creative Art Contest received 51 submissions from SJCC students competing to win one of the seven prizes distributed at the reception Monday, Dec. 16, at the Carmen Castellano...

Book helps young adults

Taylor Atkinson

February 4

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion

Fagan's new book guides readers through jobs, relationships and more “I’m Only Here for the WiFi,” by Chelsea Fagan, does a great job explaining how to navigate life in your twenties. The book is easy to read, and it...

Students in motion

Justin San Diego

December 10

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Dancers perform 12 numbers for 'We Breathe Dance' The lights in the half-empty theater dimmed as sound bits of Sept. 11 played in the background. Eight dancers made bold lunges and arm extensions in the dramatic opening number...

Punk Rock 101

Sonia Waraich

December 10

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Memoir of the Blank Generation Before tattoos, piercings and spiky hair became fixtures in popular culture, before the Ramones and the Sex Pistols helped define punk, there was Lou Reed. “Rock ‘n’ roll is so great,”...

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