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Ken Kutska, A/E Reporter

November 15, 2011

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 Tavern, Sebastopol 10 p.m. / $10 / 21+ 11/11 Taiowa, F.L.I....

In the Know

November 15, 2011

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Bragging your way to the top

Keshia Knight, A&E Editor

November 10, 2011

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 begs to differ: bragging is a way to put yourself out there and let the world...

Instructor lectures with a case of the blues

Michael Shufro, Co-editor-in-chief

November 10, 2011

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 along to the songs of legendary blues masters from the Mississippi Delta. The...

Music instructor brings jazz to SRJC

Parris Mazer, Staff Writer

November 10, 2011

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 Herman and Charlie Parker, jazz renditions of ballads and new versions of...

Instructor lectures with a case of the blues

November 7, 2011

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 along to the songs of legendary blues masters from the Mississippi Delta. The...

“Drive” a stellar neo-noir film

Noah Diamond-Stolzman, Multi-Media Editor

October 27, 2011

“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” comparison is apt, “Drive” is so much more. It’s a stellar neo-noir...

Local artist transforms ancient tale into graphic novel

October 25, 2011

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 of Beowulf, but not in the classical sense. Fajardo has taken the violent...

Scandinavian rock art on display at SRJC Museum

The Scandanavian Rock Art exibit displays art from two different regions in Sweden dating back from 1,500-5,000 B.C. and 3,500-2,500 B.C. The exibit is free to students.

Domanique Crawford, Staff Writer

October 25, 2011

Ancient relics and artwork from Northern Europe fill the walls of Santa Rosa Junior College Museum. “Transformations,” the new Scandinavian Rock Art exhibit provides viewers with a look at several old taboos still culturally significant today. SRJC Behavioral Sciences Chair Jürgen Werner Kremer,...

Storm of Sounds: Thunderous applause brings Music for a Rainy Day to its conclusion

Joe Perea and the SRJC's Syphonic Band delight the aaudience with their Music for a Rainy Day.

Keshia Knight, A&E Editor

October 25, 2011

The audience may not have gotten wet, but the sound of pouring rain drops roared through Burbank Auditorium Oct. 20 as the SRJC Music Department presented Music for a Rainy Day, an evening of performances by the Maria Carillo High School Band and SRJC’s Symphonic Band. Under the direction of Joe...

In the Know 10/24

Ken Kutska, A/E Reporter

October 25, 2011

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In the know: October 19-22

October 18, 2011

October 19 SRJC Choirs Fall Semester Concert A Choral Cornucopia 7:30 p.m. show/ $10 General Admission, $5 students, seniors and children Genre: Concert Petaluma Fall Cinema Series: “Touch of Evil” Carole L. Ellis Auditorium, Petaluma campus 6 p.m./ $5 General Admission, $4 Students/Senio...

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