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Double Exposure: “The China Syndrome” (1979)

In the 1970s, disaster films were all the rage. Audiences flocked to the theaters to witness the melodramatic appeal of “Earthquake” and “Airport,” which often threw allstar casts into fantastical situations. The release of James Bridges’ “The China Syndrome,” however, presented an understated and starkly believable tale of an inner-city nuclear nightmare. Its cast of…

Slow-Roasted Comedy: This comic duo laughs with you, not at you

There’s a new comedy troupe in town, and they might throw a few good-natured insults your way. The roasting team, aptly named “The Honey Roasted Hams,” consist of theater veterans Danny Bracy and Holly Taylor who met during the callbacks of SCC’s production of “Live: From the Last Night of my Life.” The pair says…

A&E Calendar – Oct. 11, 2019

SCC Art Gallery: “Illumination” Sept. 30-Dec. 13 Administration Building (Lobby) Do you enjoy art? If so, pay a visit to the Administration Building and visit “Illumination,” a brand new gallery consisting entirely of artwork from artists with various disabilities. Don’t miss your chance to see this travelling exhibit en route from The Museum of Special…

‘Ad Astra’: a poignant ode to space and hope

When you look up into the sky, what do you feel? Is there anything out there? All of this and more is touched upon in James Gray’s “Ad Astra,” the sleek sci-fi flick which premiered in theaters nationwide last month. Ad Astra’s opening titles state that it is set in “the near future; a time…

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Hot Drama

FOUNDER OF THEATER SOCIETY TALKS ‘TARTUFFE’ A timeless tale of hypocrisy is coming to SCC this summer. The 17th-century play “Tartuffe,” written by famed playwright Molière, will be put on in August by the Student Theatrical Society. SCC student Danny Bracy, founder of the society, shared history regarding the background of his acting group and…

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Top of the Pecking Order

MASKS, EMOTION AND COUNTRY POP WITH ZERO CORN Country music is still alive because it is finally embracing modernity. For those people who don’t necessarily find the ascendency of country music to be an automatic boon, I understand. But before you jump to a conclusion, first let me explain a new artist named Orville Peck….

Double Exposure: ‘The High Chaparral’ (1967-1971)

“Double Exposure” is a column dedicated to bringing attention to classic film and television of note. When I first saw “The High Chaparral,” it struck me as a less sugar-coated version of ”Bonanza,” the popular Western that ran from 1959 to 1973 on NBC. It turns out they had something in common: creator David Dortort,…

A&E Calendar – Vol 54 Issue 15, June 14, 2019

Instrumental Juries 10 a.m., June 14; Rm. 818 (Music Building) Hard work pays off: SCC students taking private instrumental lessons this quarter will have the opportunity to perform solo pieces to be graded by a panel of instructors. This morning of musical performances is free and open to the public, so anyone is welcome to…

Summer Cinema

COOL OFF WITH THESE FIVE FILMS Summer is the season of movies, and this year holds a promising lineup. To ease your efforts in narrowing down the selection, here are five films from a variety of genres that may or may not be on your list. “Dark Phoenix” Now playing in theaters Why not kick…

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