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ARTS & CULTURE

Actors perform the Twelfth Night on set

REVIEW: A Southern California version of Twelfth Night debuts

City’s modern take on Shakespeare now playing at the Saville Theater
Marlena Harvey, Editor In Chief November 2, 2021
Originally written in 1601, this modern take of a classic dramatic work by William Shakespeare was executed well by the students of City’s drama program. 
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Zoom screenshot of Julia Pautz demonstrating violin techniques she used while performing during a post-concert discussion with percussionist Andrew Watkins and Manager of Learning and Community Engagement for the San Diego Symphony Jesse Schiffman.

San Diego Symphony players treat City College to a virtual concert

World Cultures event showcases classical performances and a conversation with the musicians
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist October 29, 2021
San Diego City College hosted a virtual concert on Oct. 27, treating viewers to an evening of San Diego Symphony performances from the comfort of their living rooms, including a peek behind the scenes.
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Spectators enter the Lyceum Theatre at Horton Plaza for the debut of Mother Road

REVIEW: SD Rep traces a new story on an old ‘Mother Road’

Octavio Solis’ play stages a myriad of underrepresented voices in a new chapter to John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath”
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist October 26, 2021
After 18 months of darkness, the lights came on at the Lyceum downtown to debut prominent Latinx playwright Octavio Solis’ “Mother Road,” which imagines a future chapter to John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath.” 
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Poet Kay Ulanday Barrett tells poetry at Zoom event Liberation Shows Up on Oct. 14

Artist redefines self-identity through poetry at City World Cultures event

Poet, performer and educator shares navigating life as a disabled “Filipinx-Amerikan” transgender queer
Will Mauriz, Sports Editor October 19, 2021
The sixth World Culture Program event of the fall semester was live-streamed on Zoom on Oct. 14 and featured an explorative poetic presentation and workshop entitled Liberation Shows Up! with Kay Ulanday Barrett.
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Image of City students performing the musical Chicago

VIDEO: Live theater returns to City College

City drama re-imagines Shakespeare with live performances of Macbeth and Twelfth Night at the Saville Theatre
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor October 18, 2021
After performing solely to virtual audiences for the past year and a half, the San Diego City College drama department is eager to delight theater patrons with in-person performances of Macbeth and Twelfth Night at the Saville Theatre.
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Model Yoni Baker in Life Drawing class

Arts bring new perspectives back to City College campus

In-person classes begin amid a still-precarious global pandemic
Philip Salata and Kathy Archibald September 3, 2021
For the first time in more than 18 months, select fine arts classes are finally being held in person at City College for the fall 2021 semester.
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Vel the Wonder

REVIEW: Music video featuring Vel the Wonder has City College ties

Director Nahla Valdez in a San Diego City College alum
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist June 7, 2021
The music video for the song, "Got Me Like Me" is different from any other video I have ever seen before.
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At Joshua Tree National Park, Spencer Fields held his own art installation during Thanksgiving weekend in 2020, using balloons that are spray painted and fishing wire to make it seem that the balloons are floating. Fields photo

MAGAZINE: City College artists navigate the pandemic

City College artists continue to create during the pandemic
Rachel de la Torre, Multimedia Journalist June 4, 2021
Due to COVID-19, artists all over the world have had to navigate creating, showing and selling their art to the public in new ways. San Diego City College is home to incredible artists of all kinds -- performers, painters, ceramicists, sculptors, multimedia artists and everything in between.
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Actors from How We Talk About Racism

MAGAZINE: 6th Annual Festival of New Plays goes digital

The 6th Annual Festival of New Plays was recorded by City Times Media for online streaming
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor June 3, 2021
Students and staff of San Diego City College spent weeks putting together eight plays, five of which were recorded by the City Times Media Team in the on-campus TV studio production.
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Landing on Our Feet

REVIEW: City College dance ends the year back on their feet

Landing on Our Feet is a five-part virtual dance performance online through Saturday
Rachel de la Torre, Multimedia Journalist May 27, 2021
City College’s dance faculty presents “Landing on Our Feet,” a five-part virtual dance performance on Vimeo through Saturday.
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Chicano Park

MAGAZINE: Chicano Park leaders fight for its heritage

City College students in 1970 helped shape the Chicano movement
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief May 24, 2021
Josie Talamantez remembers sitting in a Chicano Studies class at San Diego City College in April 1970.
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Ron Dhanifu

MAGAZINE: Jazz radio returns after the lockdown

The station is on-air Monday through Friday
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor May 17, 2021
KSDS-FM Jazz 88.3, San Diego’s award-winning only full-time jazz radio station since 1985, went back to live broadcasting in January of 2021.
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