Events

SCC presents HAIRitage
By | Online Photo Editor
Feb. 22

HAIRitage, an exhibit about barbershops and their rich history of building community told through fine art and photography, opened Feb. 8.

Print, photography, poetry and art explore the culture of barbershops at the exhibition. The Cultural Awareness Center and the Learning Resource Center hosted a Second Saturday opening, featuring authors Marichal J Brown and Gerry “Gos” Simpson.

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‘Live Nude Girls Unite!’ film
By | Online Photo Editor
Feb. 19

Sex + City’s Feb. 13 presentation of the documentary “Live Nude Girls Unite!” gave City College audience members an in-depth look into the world of peep shows, lap dancing, and stripping.

“Live Nude Girls Unite!” highlights the historical unfair treatment of female adult entertainers and the issues they face: racism, lack of privacy, harassment and unequal pay. Most women in the film are college-educated and worked at the now defunct Lusty Lady peep show—the world’s only unionized gentleman’s club.

The film documents continuing unsatisfactory working conditions that led to a strike in hopes of helping dancers attain better working conditions.

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By | Staff Writer
Feb. 18

The Cultural Awareness Center will host a discussion sessions with Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism professors Ericka Blount Danois and Samuel G. Freedman about important issues in the changing world of Journalism today Feb. 18.

The Civil Rights Moment and Popular Culture session is a general public meeting scheduled at 6:30 p.m. in the CAC, during which the professors will discuss their books “Breaking the Line” and “Love, Peace and Soul” respectively, according to the CAC.

Danois is an award-winning author who has worked for several major media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, ESPN: The Magazine, the Washington Post, and Spin magazine. Danois writes covering topics that include pop-culture, music and sports.

Freedman is a The New York Times columnist who has authored seven published books. Freedman’s book “The Inheritance” is a 1997 Pulitzer Prize finalist while four other of his books have been on the Times Notable Books of the Year list.

More information about the discussion session is available by contacting the CAC at (916) 558-2155.

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Design makes smart of art
By | Staff Writer
Feb. 15

The current exhibition, “Design” at City College’s Kondos Gallery, features functional art pieces of four designers. Each piece displayed through Feb. 27 shows off the possibilities of stylized design in the home.

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Sex + City wraps up 2/13
By | News Editor
Feb. 11

During the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, a group of City College clubs will present Sex⊕City, a campaign of events promoting the sex positivity movement.

Sex Positivity is a social movement that “seeks to promote healthy concepts about topics related to human sexuality through a stigma-free educational environment,”according to the event’s official website.

Sac City Freethinkers faculty adviser and graphic communication Professor Don Button said …

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Celebrate Black History Month
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Feb. 5

Ever wonder why Dr. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela are considered some of the greatest leaders in history?

The City College Cultural Awareness Center will host a panel discussion on who and what defines the iconic black leaders Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Student Center, noon–1:30 p.m.

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By | Staff Writer
Feb. 5

City College’s Cultural Awareness Center—CAC—will host an eight–person panel discussion Feb. 6 in celebration of Martin Luther King from noon–1:30 p.m. in the Student Center.

The topic for discussion will be asking the question, “By whose definition are Martin, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela considered great leaders?”

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Erotic City
By | Staff Writer
Jan. 31

City College brings a little naughty and a lot more to campus Feb. 10-13 with Sex⊕City, the region’s first-ever, four-day Sex Positive movement event.

Sex⊕City—pronounced Sex Positive City—seeks to educate and promote healthy ideas regarding sexuality in an educational environment through a week of stigma-free Sex Positive fun and events. Topics will range from safe sex to issues such as stereotypes in mainstream media and body image.

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‘Ask Emily’ columnist to talk Obamacare 12-9 at Sac State
By | Staff Writer
Dec. 9, 2013

Emily Bazar, a senior writer for USC Annenberg’s Center for Health Reporting and Obamacare expert, will be giving a lecture for those concerned with the new healthcare at Sacramento State University in the CSUS Ballroom today at 6:30pm.

Like many Americans, Bazar understands this new law is long and confusing and plans to talk about and answer any questions concerning what students need to know about the new bill.

Bazar writes a weekly column for the Center for Health and Reporting called “Ask Emily”, where she takes three questions sent to her about Obamacare and answers them in a simple and understandable manner.

Although she said she understands that every individual’s case is different, her goal is to broaden the general knowledge of Obamacare while working with attendees to answer any question they may have. She will also be around after the lecture to attempt to answer more specific questions to the best of her ability.

The event is sponsored by Sacramento State University, The Sacramento Bee, USC Price, Capital Public Radio, and The Center for Health Reporting.

Admission to the event is free, and is open to the public; parking is also free in Parking Structure II.

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By | Staff Writer
Dec. 4, 2013

Four City College Music Department’s faculty wowed the crowd when they played to an almost full crowd at a noon concert in the Little Theater.

Host and adjunct professor Nancy Salerno Lower called the concert “a journey through musical history.”

Quite the journey it was as each pianist played his or her selected pieces to what sounded like perfection.  The approximate 40-minute concert featured pieces by famous composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Frederic Chopin, Franz Liszt and Victor Young, as well as two self-composed pieces by faculty members Reggie Graham and Richard Clinger.

Lower began the show with Bach, giving a brief background about the composer and the choice of music.  Each one of the pianists gave the audience some related information on the music and composer they played.

Virginia Electra was the second faculty pianist. She played a piece from Chopin’s “Nocturne In C Minor Opus 48 No. 1.”

Clinger, who has been at City College since 1980, was the third in the line of performers. He played two pieces of music. The first was a piece by 19th century composer Liszt, followed by Clinger’s own work “Impromptu” which he composed at 16 years old.

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