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Extremely, incredibly near the middle

Extremely, incredibly near the middle

Noah Diamond-Stolzman, Multi-Media Editor

January 29, 2012

As a piece of narrative fiction, Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” could use some work, but as a vehicle to deliver many heavy-handed emotional punches it is quite a success. Based on the 2005 novel of the same name, the film tells the story of young Oskar Schell, who is...

Film series back for another round

Leah Phillips, Staff Writer

January 29, 2012

The Petaluma Cinema Series is back with an award-winning line-up of films this semester, kicking off Wednesday nights on Feb. 1 in the Carole L. Ellis Auditorium at Santa Rosa Junior College’s Petaluma Campus. The 2012 Petaluma Spring Cinema Series will offer a weekly showing of films, including new ...

“Hugo” brings message, magic to 3D

Noah Diamond-Stolzman, Multimedia Editor

December 15, 2011

Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” is a fantastic, imaginative adventure that will likely stand out as one of the highlights of the legendary director’s career. “Hugo” is a magical journey that all can enjoy; an adventure of resolution, redemption, and a pure glimpse into the heart of one of cinema’s...

Crepe Daze: great crepes at great prices

Quinn Conklin, web editor

December 15, 2011

Sunny yellow walls and wooden tables gives Crepe Daze a cozy, homelike feeling from the moment you walk through the door. The shelves loaded with books and games in the corner as well as the wall full of coffee mugs give the place the feel of  a café as opposed to a restaurant. The walls are decorated...

Psychadelic art rocks SRJC Gallery

Ken Kutska, Staff Writer

December 15, 2011

An experience of color fusion inhabited the SRJC Art Gallery Dec. 8 in new exhibit titled, “At the Edge of Experience: Psychedelic Rock Posters from the 1960s.” Art students, faculty and SRJC President Dr. Robert Agrella made an appearance to check out the. Rock posters, while rock music played...

Music as a Means eulogizes student through poem and song

Grace Williamson, Staff Writer

December 15, 2011

The SRJC community performed at Music as a Means on Dec. 1 in the Bertolini Student Activities Center as part of a musical memorial for Kory Kevin Ryan. Music as a Means, created in 2008 by Amanda Swan, former Student Senate president, offers poetry, original and cover songs to be performed by SRJC...

My Fair Lady Video Preview

November 24, 2011

Burbank Auditorium November 25, 26, December 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 at 8:00 PM November 26, 27, December 3, 4, 10 at 2:00 PM Directed by Laura Downing-Lee Music Direction by Janis Dunson Wilson Choreography by Lara Branen Vocal Direction by Jody Benecke Starring Trevor Hoffmann as Henry Hig...

Pianists, flutists perform at SRJC

Parris Mazer, Staff Writer

November 22, 2011

Community pianists played the role of harmonic historians at an SRJC-sponsored recital focusing on classic French composers. Experienced musicians and music majors performed the recital as part of a community education class taught by Florence Aquilina. The class performed impressionist music by French...

My Fair Lady keeps original script

My Fair Lady keeps original script

Domanique Crawford, Staff Writer

November 22, 2011

Whether as a book, film or musical, “My Fair Lady” keeps audiences captivated with its timeless story. “It’s a play that has something to say to young people; it’s a play that can be enjoyed by anyone no matter their background,” said Laura Downing-Lee, SRJC theater instructor and the play...

Immortals won’t stand the test of time

Noah Diamond-Stolzman, Multimedia Editor

November 22, 2011

While “Immortals” isn’t a particularly bad movie, it shies away from the potential greatness that occasionally peeks through its overwhelming tapestry of blandness. It shows the chops to be a classic; a “Lord of the Rings” set to Greek mythology. The plot contains nothing resembling a creative...

Beyond the book: WOLM series examines life’s lessons through literature

Beyond the book: WOLM series examines life’s  lessons through literature

Ken Kutska, Staff Writer

November 22, 2011

A story that captivates and causes a person to read into an event, culture or person is what resonates from SRJC’s Solkov Work of Literary Merit (WOLM).  This semester’s selected novel, “Reservation Blues” by Sherman Alexie, blends soulful humor with down-to-earth situations involving a group...

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

Ken Kutska, A/E Reporter

November 15, 2011

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 Band, Graham Lindsay and Eight Belles 7 p.m. / no cover / all ages 11/17 Odd...

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