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Trio Gadjo performs jazz with tap dancer Claudia Gomez at San Diego City College, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2022

VIDEO: Jazz trio, tap dancer showcase talents for City College

Trio Gadjo and Claudia Gomez share European jazz style
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist November 1, 2022
Approximately 20 students and faculty gathered to listen to the European-style jazz group Trio Gadjo play their music and watch Claudia Gomez dance on a sunny afternoon in San Diego City College’s Curran Plaza on Oct. 20.
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Saul Flores answering questions after giving his presentation in MS building at City College

Philanthropist and photojournalist Saul Flores discusses the dangerous journey immigrants take to reach the U.S.

Illustrates hardships through photos and anecdotes in his presentation “Walk of the Immigrants”
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist October 21, 2022
San Diego City College students and faculty gathered in the Educational Center on Oct. 20 to hear guest speaker Saul Flores discuss his life and the dangerous journey of immigrants traveling to the United States.
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Student Alexander Daumas gets his book signed by author Reyna Grande at City College

Award-winning author Reyna Grande discusses new book at City College

Grande also discusses life after immigrating to America and becoming a writer
Sophia Traylor, Multimedia Journalist October 7, 2022
San Diego City College students and faculty gathered in the Educational Center on Oct. 4 to hear guest speaker Reyna Grande introduce her new book “A Ballad of Love and Glory." 
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Storyteller Jimmy Beldon

Deaf entertainer speaks to City College students

World Cultures Program hosts deaf storyteller and performer via Zoom
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor April 14, 2022
In celebration of Deaf History Month, The World Cultures program at San Diego City College hosted a Zoom event, “Growing up Deaf in a Deaf Family: ASL Storytelling,” with storyteller and performer Jimmy Beldon on April 12.
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Zuzu Acrobat troupe

GALLERY: Zuzu Acrobats wow crowd at City College

The Tanzanian troupe balanced, contorted, danced and hammed it up for the first live on-campus event of the spring semester
Kathy Archibald and Kathryn Gray February 23, 2022
San Diego City College students whooped and hollered as the Zuzu Acrobats performed in Curran Plaza on Feb. 22 for the first live event of the spring semester.
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Romelia Turner speaking with her hands clasped in front of her is speaking to attendees on Zoom

‘Hidden Figures’ film screening sparks discussion about injustice, progress

City College Black Film Friday events shine spotlight on Black history through cinema
Kathryn Gray, Editor In Chief February 18, 2022
In celebration of Black History Month, San Diego City College hosted a screening and discussion of the film “Hidden Figures” on Feb. 17 on Zoom for Black Film Friday.
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Three Black women from the film Hidden Figures are shown celebrating

REVIEW: ‘Hidden Figures’

City College hosts a film screening and discussion of the biographical drama about three Black women who helped NASA put an astronaut in orbit
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 17, 2022
The World Cultures program at San Diego City College will present a community Zoom viewing and discussion of the film “Hidden Figures" on Feb. 17.
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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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Brother Yusef Miller speaking, wearing a grey suit behind a table with a red tablecloth

Tolerance event brings Islamic tradition to City College

The event with Brother Yusef Miller was for Muslims, non-Muslims to connect
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle and Valerie Vizcarra March 10, 2020
The World Cultures program hosted a presentation called Culture of Tolerance in the Islamic Tradition with Miller on Thursday, March 5. It was an effort to improve relationships between Muslims and non-Muslim communities through education.
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West African Percussion Performers

African percussion concert brings the beat to City College

City Music, World Cultures bring acclaimed musicians to share how music has evolved
Alex Gomez, Staff Writer March 8, 2020
Acclaimed musician Adama Bilorou, along with peers Monette Marino and Nasira Keita, shared a traditional West African percussion performance at City College last Wednesday night.
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A panel of formerly incarcerated students speaks to am audience at City College.

First World Cultures event focused on criminal justice

Formerly incarcerated students work toward success against the odds.
Vicky Pineda, Sports Editor September 13, 2019
The first World Cultures event kicked off with “Treated Like A Number: Not A Human” with Dr. Rob Rubalcaba, a mathematics professor at San Diego City College.
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Jamie Bianchini and a passenger share a ride on his tandem bicycle in Tibet during his adventure that covered 81 countries. Photo from Abicyclebuiltfortwobillion.com

A bike that rode around the world

Author and entrepreneur Jamie Bianchini brings tales of his adventures around the world, finding love and meeting 1,000 people in 81 countries — all while riding a tandem bicycle
Heder Casas November 10, 2015

Who would imagine that a bicycle would be able to break barriers between cultures and bring a lot of happiness to anyone who joins the back seat for a ride? That is exactly what Jamie Bianchini was...

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