The Oak Leaf

In the Know for Web-10/15-10/22

Ken Kutska, A/E Reporter

November 15, 2011

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11/16 Work of Literary Merit Arts and Lecture Series: Andre LaRue Newman Auditorium, Santa Rosa Noon / free A North Bay Hootenanny Production the Pick Me Up Review featuring Brian Fitzpatrick, The Timothy O’neil...

In the Know for Print

Ken Kutska, A/E Reporter

November 15, 2011

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11/9 Buster Blue: A North Bay Hootenanny production The Pick Me Up Review featuring local acts Last Day Saloon, Santa Rosa 7:30 p.m. / no cover / all ages 11/10 Juke Joint Full Moon w/ Garth (Grayhound, SF) Hopmonk...

In the Know

November 15, 2011

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Bragging your way to the top

Keshia Knight, A&E Editor

November 10, 2011

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Bragging about one’s own accomplishments is often considered taboo. As children many of us were taught not to boast about ourselves because it comes off as arrogant or self-aggrandizing. But communication expert Peggy Klaus...

Instructor lectures with a case of the blues

Michael Shufro, Co-editor-in-chief

November 10, 2011

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A good sized crowd filed inside Newman Auditorium as nationally published poet and SRJC English Instructor Richard Speakes swaggered around the stage, dressed in a black sport coat and blue jeans, snapping his fingers and singing...

Music instructor brings jazz to SRJC

Parris Mazer, Staff Writer

November 10, 2011

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With stunning virtuosity Bennett Friedman and his quartet put on a concert Nov. 4 in Newman Auditorium that appealed to jazz fans and laymans alike. The quartet played an eclectic mix of ‘40s jazz pieces by the likes of Woody...

Instructor lectures with a case of the blues

November 7, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A good sized crowd filed inside Newman Auditorium as nationally published poet and SRJC English Instructor Richard Speakes swaggered around the stage, dressed in a black sport coat and blue jeans, snapping his fingers and singing...

“Drive” a stellar neo-noir film

Noah Diamond-Stolzman, Multi-Media Editor

October 27, 2011

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“Drive” is not the movie that the trailers portray: it is significantly better. The trailers sell it as an action movie in the strain of “The Fast and the Furious” or “The Transporter” and while “The Transporter”...

Local artist transforms ancient tale into graphic novel

October 25, 2011

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The tale of Beowulf is an undertaking to behold. Even though the story has been told countless times, local newspaper cartoonist and graphic novelist Alexis Fajardo has successfully created a new adventure based on the history...

In the Know 10/24

Ken Kutska, A/E Reporter

October 25, 2011

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