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Doyle Library shows real art at virtual exhibition


Ken Kutska, Staff Writer

October 11, 2011

Let your eyes do the walking instead of your feet with the Doyle Library’s new virtual art tour. Every piece of artwork in the library has a story behind it and the tour allows viewers to see art in a unique and creative way. For many years the library has tried to create exhibits displaying the work...

The Kings League: Good but too short

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Quinn Conklin, Web Editor

October 11, 2011

The worst thing about The King’s League is that the game ends well before the fun does. The game, distributed by Armor Games and designed by KurechII, allows you to play through a competition, started by an aging king searching for his successor. To win you must raise an army and train it to fight,...

When a bad play happens to good actors

Big Love

Keshia Knight, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 11, 2011

While Charle’s L. Mee’s version of “Big Love” has been described as an “explosive comedy-drama,” SRJC’s interpretation is laughable, and not in a good way. “Big Love” is Mee’s comical adaptation of the play “The Danaids” by Aeschylus that tells the story of 50 sisters forcibly...

Big Love Interviews

October 6, 2011

Be sure to check out the video preview here. Director, Leslie McCauley Actors, Damion Square, Chris Clipner, Skylar Evans Actresses, Megan Bartlett, Halie Islava, Regielyn Padua Actor, Randy Hin Shows are at 8 on October 7, 8, 13, 14, 15; and at 2 on October 8, 9, 15 and 16. For more information vis...

Big Love Preview

October 4, 2011

The director and cast of the JC's newest production, Big Love, take us inside the show. Full interviews available here. Big Love is directed by Leslie McCauley and stars Megan Bartlett, Chris Clipner, Skylar Evans, Halie Islava, Regielyn Padua, and Damion Square. Shows are at 8 on October 7, 8, 13, 14, 15; and at 2 ...

Poetry and politics at SRJC

Keshia Knight, Staff Writer

September 27, 2011

As Therese Mughannam-Walrath passed out fliers for a night of spoken word with Remi Kanazi, a woman stopped and asked, “Spoken word? What is that? Is it like telling the truth out loud?” For Mughannam-Walrath, that was the perfect description of the lyrical, impassioned words that awaited listeners...

Rise against the dying of the light

Isabel Johnson, Opinion Editor

September 27, 2011

My dad killed himself when I was 15. He drove himself to the beach outside a small town in Southern Oregon and shot himself, becoming the most interesting piece of news the town had seen in years. It’s been eight years, and I’m still angry, confused, guilty and incredibly sad. My life doesn’t...

Big Love seeks brave audiences at SRJC

Chardé Wydermyer, Staff Writer

September 27, 2011

Leslie McCauley, chair of the Theatre Arts Department, giggles as she walks back to her seat, while the cast quickly prepares for its third line up of the night. Rehearsal started approximately 10 minutes ago. “Let’s try that one more time,” McCauley calls as she cues the music to run through the...

Art speaks beyond borders

The Time Travel Gallery opened Sept. 22 and runs until Oct. 22 at the bottom floor of the SRJC library.

Ken Kutska, Staff Writer

September 27, 2011

During the next month you will be able to walk into a sea of photos and let them tell you a story. The SRJC Art Gallery opened  the Time-Travel Gallery, on Sept. 22, an exhibition of SRJC Art Professor Renata Breth’s photography, that will run until Oct. 22. The exhibit consists of pieces ranging...

Students review: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

September 24, 2011

Grace Williamson finds out what students thought of the Humphrey Bogart classic, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.

Students review Black Swan

September 20, 2011

Grace Williamson interviews some SRJC students after the Petaluma Cinema Series's showing of Black Swan.

Ye be warned, pirates invade Petaluma!

September 20, 2011

Ken Kutska takes us inside the Pirates: Legends and Lore exhibit at the Petaluma Historical Museum, running through November 28. For more information check out

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