Events

What's hot on Netflix?
By | A&E Editor
Oct. 10, 2013

It’s movie night and you’re trying to find something to watch; here is a list of can’t miss tv and film options to stream on netflix.

“BREAKING BAD” (2008-2013)

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn

In this series, Walter White, a high school chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with lung cancer, and to pay for treatments and take care of his family’s needs, he teams up with a former student (Paul) to manufacture and sell crystal meth.

» Read More



Journalist, Sue Wilson on campus Oct 10
By | Advisor
Oct. 9, 2013

Journalist Sue Wilson will show film clips Oct. 10 from her documentary and lead a discussion at about the death of a local woman during a water-drinking contest sponsored by a local radio system.

Wilson, of the Media Action Center, will discuss the Federal Communications Commission’s lack of action when Jennifer Strange, a 27 year old from Rancho Cordova, died in 2007. Strange was participating in KDND-FM (107.9) radio’s Hold Your Wee for a Wii contest. The case made national news after Strange died from water poisoning.

From noon to 1 p.m. in the Learning Resource Center, Wilson will present “We the People and the FCC:  The Jennifer Strange Case.” She will also explain the appeal her group and Common Cause will be taking to the FCC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., to demand action in the Strange case.

Everyone is welcome!

» Read More



What happens after 'Romeo and Juliet'
By | Staff Writer
Oct. 9, 2013

ANYONE WHO TRIES TO create a sequel to William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet,” likely finds that such a task is a challenge to execute.

Shakespeare’s name alone forces literary junkies to be hyper cautious when examining work that attempts to meet the late playwright’s standard of passion and drama.

Still, City Theatre actors delivered a bold production of Scottish playwright Sharman Macdonald’s “After Juliet,” a sequel to William Shakespeare’s beloved “Romeo and Juliet” in September and displayed, once again, why City College’s theater program is top notch.

The play, seemed to provide a challenge for the playwright in the way it picks up from Shakespeare’s dramatic ending that leaves any sequel without the original’s two leads.

Still, like the original, here lust and long-lasting family feuds carried the meat of the plot.

» Read More



CAVE to perform at Bows & Arrows 10/15
By | CAVE to perform at Bows & Arrows 10/15
Oct. 7, 2013

Are you looking for a night on the town this week or something fun to do with your friends?

You finally have the chance to break away from the day-to-day scene and watch a live performance from the band CAVE. The group will be playing at Bows & Arrows in Downtown Sacramento on Oct .15 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tickets are $6 and you can purchase your ticket today at the following website: http://heistevents.ticketleap.com/cave/

Come out, have fun and meet new people.

For more information, you may go to Bows & Arrows website at http://www.bowscollective.com/

» Read More



Theater season opens with “After Juliet”
By | Staff Writer
Sept. 23, 2013

Don’t miss the City College’s Art Court Theatre season opener “After Juliet.” Discover the rest of the story through Oct. 13 in the sequel to one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays, “Romeo and Juliet.”

After the death of the star-crossed lovers ,the Montagues and Capulet feuding families have been ordered to keep the peace, which is now threatened as Rosaline plots to avenge her beloved Romeo’s death.

The play was written by Scottish playwright Sherman Macdonald and is directed by Lori Ann

» Read More



Chicano/Latino welcome 9/17
By | A&E Editor
Sept. 17, 2013

Come by the Student Center on Sept. 17 from noon to 1 p.m. to meet City College’s new Chicano/Latino faculty and staff.

Keynote speaker and Student Trustee Ricardo Lemus will be speaking to students and introducing the number of resources that City College can offer.

For more information, contact Learning Resources Dean Rhonda Rios Kravitz for accommodations. For sign language interpreter services, please contact Vice President of Instruction Julia Jolly or Humanities and Fine Arts Dean Chris Iwatta.

» Read More




By | Online Editor-in-Chief
Sept. 5, 2013

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a horror film in theaters, so I took a friend of mine to a free showing of the 2011 film “You’re Next,” at the Century Theater in Downtown Plaza.

The beginning of the film was your stereotypical horror film that involved loud music, sexual scenes, and a supposed hot chick walking around her boyfriend’s house naked, completely oblivious to her surroundings. She had no idea that she was about to die and deep down I knew it. The naked chick almost always dies in these sorts of films.

» Read More



Fight the summer boredom
By | Features Editor
May 9, 2013

One of the best things about living in Sacramento is there is always something to do. But if all your friends are going away for the summer and you are stumped for things to do, here are some suggestions to keep things light, fun and not too expensive.

• Go see a blockbuster movie Summer blockbusters already started with “Iron Man 3,” and they are going to keep on coming. Get out of the heat and sit in an air-conditioned movie theater. Along with explosion-happy “Iron Man 3” and “Star Trek: Into Darkness,” a slew of apocalyptic films are trending such as “After Earth,” “This is the End” and “World War Z.” In the mood for some laughs? Catch “The Hangover Part III” (is it over yet?) or “The Internship.”

• Pick up the Sacramento News & Review

SN&R is free and it’s always has a working calendar of museums, classes, concerts and arts and culture events that could be fun any day of the week. Grab one from one of the multi-colored newsstands or check out the paper online.

• Spend some time floating on the river

Booze is prohibited on the American River, so…» Read More



Life seen in a different light
By | Features Editor
May 9, 2013

It was just after the rain stopped and the sun had just come out. Artist Zbigniew Kozikowski saw a line of umbrellas moving toward a light along the Berlin Wall that separated East and West Germany.

He couldn’t see the people, but he remembers thinking the people didn’t need protection from the weather.

Those umbrellas would provide inspiration for the artist for years to come.

“We are always hiding under something,” says Kozikowski. “These colorful umbrellas going toward the light…the umbrellas were so colorful.”

Light and color and umbrellas dominate Kozikowski’s paintings on display on the second floor of the Learning Resource Center at Sacramento City College. His pieces, both large and small, overflow with bold colors and blurred lines showing an abstract view of the world.

Kozikowski has a long-time relationship with City College, he says. He and his wife, Barbara Kozikowska lived near Land Park around 20 years ago. Kozikowski’s son would eventually take classes at City College. His wife, Barbara now works as an account clerk in the business services office, and his sister-in-law, Yvonne Maller, worked at City College for years, serving as dean of Learning Resources from 2003 to 2007.

Maller died of cancer in…» Read More