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A priceless performance played at City College

San Diego Symphony string quartet
Students can buy discount tickets to future symphony performances.
Jade Benn, Staff Writer December 10, 2019
The San Diego Symphony’s string quartet performed at the Saville Theatre on Nov. 6. If you missed it, there are more chances to enjoy the symphony on a student budget.
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REVIEW: Drama department slays in first performance of “She Kills Monsters”

Actors rehearse on the set of
The Drama Department at City College brought fantasy to life with their second performance of the semester.
Angel Cazares, Arts and Culture Editor October 28, 2019
In the world of fantasy, life can be whimsical. However, fantasy can also be cruel.
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Award winning author to visit City College to discuss her new novel

Rebecca Makkai & her book
Rebecca Makkai’s novel “The Great Believers” highlights the AIDS crisis.
Scott Gardinier, Copy Editor September 17, 2019
Award winning author Rebecca Makkai will visit San Diego City College as part of One Book, One San Diego, where she will be discussing her most recent novel, “The Great Believers”, followed by a book signing.
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Hip Hop happenings draw crowds at City College

Professor deejaying for students
Cultural and educational Hip Hop events on campus are popular with students.
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 14, 2019
Hip Hop happenings at San Diego City College draw large crowds and educate students on social justice and the liberal arts.
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Ballet, hip-hop and everything in between

City College dance students during showcase rehearsals at the Saville Theatre
Dance lovers, students and teachers find their own space at City College
Ikedra King, Arts Editor May 23, 2018

No matter the experience level, students interested in taking their first or a refresher dance course at San Diego City College have a variety of classes and learning styles to select. The City College...

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City College shivers with antici…

David Mckenna rehearses his songs as the unsuspecting Brad Majors in City College's rendition of
-pation for Drama's musical this semester
Shaylyn Martos, Editor-in-chief April 18, 2018

Get ready to do the “Time Warp,” the Drama Department’s rendition of “The Rocky Horror Show” opens on April 20 in the Saville Theatre. The cult classic characters of the musical/science fiction...

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Review & Photo Gallery: ‘City Moves’ will delight you

Priscilla M. Valencia and Anahy Barragan  dance in
Celia Jimenez November 18, 2016

"City Moves" is one of the best dance recitals the City College has staged in the last three years. The show opens Friday night, Nov. 18, at the Saville Theatre and concludes the next day. The recital...

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Shining the spotlight on the spring semester

For the spring 2014 musical, the San Diego City College theater department decided on the  hip hop and Latin influenced “In the Heights,” set Washington Heights, New York. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez
Moving into a newly renovated C building, a variety of performance opportunities and a new adjunct instructor await theater students in 2016
Lauren J. Mapp December 15, 2015

New dressing rooms, a costume-making classroom and set construction classrooms in the redesigned C building, as well as a new costume design instructor, will greet San Diego City College theater students...

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Review: ‘Zombie Prom’ comes alive

Yasmin Ruiz and Aaron Lugo play good girl Toffee and rebel bad boy Jonny in the San Diego City College drama department’s production of the 1950s atomic-age musical “Zombie Prom.” Photo credit: Celia Jimenez
The morbid but highly entertaining romance-musical makes its debut at San Diego City College’s Saville Theatre
Destiny Ortiz November 12, 2015

As the lights went down and the audience settled in, the band quickly went into an upbeat ensemble to get the cast and the audience prepared for the show that was about to start. “Zombie Prom” was...

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Longtime theater professor becomes new arts co-chair

San Diego City College professor and Visual and Performing Arts co-chair Katie Rodda Photo credit: Celia Jimenez
Katie Rodda joins Alicia Rincon to lead Visual and Performing Arts
Lauren J. Mapp November 11, 2015

San Diego City College’s Visual and Performing Arts department has a new department co-chair, Katie Rodda, who started in the position as of June of this year. Department co-chair predecessor, and...

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Author Reyna Grande discusses her life at 10th annual City College Book Fair

Author Reyna Grande (right) signs copies of her book “The Distance Between Us: A Memoir” during the 10th annual San Diego City College International Book Fair on Oct. 13 in the Saville Theatre on campus.   Official Facebook photo.
Destiny Ortiz October 27, 2015

The San Diego City College International Book Fair had a big turnout in the Saville Theatre on Oct. 13, where author Reyna Grande was on hand to talk about her book “The Distance Between Us: A Memoir.”Grande...

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City’s undead will rise from the stage

After its off-Broadway run, “Zombie Prom” was made into a movie in
2006 starring RuPaul as Mrs. Strict, Candice Nicole as Toffee and Darren Robertson as Jonny (pictured above).  ZombiePromTheMovie.com
Katherine Salindayao-White October 27, 2015

San Diego City College's theater department will perform “Zombie Prom” at the Saville Theatre as the fall semester musical production starting Oct. 30. “It is filled with laughter, great...

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