A&E Calendar

Student Afternoon Recital

12:30-1:30 p.m., Mar. 2; Room 818 (800 Building)

The Student Afternoon Recital will be showcasing hand-picked talented SCC musical performers in the music building (800 Building), which is the lone building off the beaten path next to the Greenwood parking lot. The performing students are given the chance to build their stage confidence and presence as they perform in front of an audience. There’s no admission fee and everyone is welcome to support the musical performers.

Shoreline Short Shorts Film Festival

7-10 p.m., March 3; SCC Theater (1600 Building)

SCC indie film enthusiasts, and everyone else too, are invited to see the best short films by Washington filmmakers. Doors will be open at 6 p.m. for food and drink. The festival will show 3-10 minute films from the community and the best filmmakers will be rewarded Golden Sasquatch statues among other prizes. Parking’s free, admission is $20 and food and drink prices will vary.

SCC Student Showcase at Caffe Musical

5-7:30 p.m., March 4; Caffe Musica

Enjoy free Italian food and free music? SCC music and faculty will be performing live music at Caffe Musica this upcoming Sunday evening. Making a reservation guarantees a table, although there’s no cost to attend.

Queer Film Series: “Pariah”

12:30 p.m., March 5; PUB (Quiet Dining Room)

SCC will be featuring “Pariah,” a coming of age film focusing on a teenager balancing her open sexual identity among her friends while keeping it hidden from her family. There is no charge and it is open to everyone on campus.

“The Laramie Project” Preview and Premiere

7:30-9 p.m., March 7; 1600 Building (on campus)

7:30-10:30 p.m., March 8-10, March 15-17; 1600 Building (on campus)

Before finals begin, SCC’s theater company will be showing a preview of the new winter play, “The Laramie Project.” Professional actress and SCC theater professor Debra Pralle will be directing the new production. “The Laramie Project” is based on the real events surrounding the death of openly gay university student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyo., and interviews collected from the New York Tectonic Theater Company about Shephard. The preview on March 7 is free for everyone. General admission is $16, SCC students pay $10 and non-SCC students, seniors and staff pay $12.

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Jazz Pathways

7-9 p.m., March 8; Nathan Hale High School

SCC’s Jazz Ensemble will be partnering up with Jane Addams Middle School jazz band and Nathan Hale High School jazz band as they perform collaboratively. Each group is given 30 minutes of showtime. SCC’s jazz band will close out the concert. The event is free for everyone.

SCC’s 2018 Production of “The Laramie Project”

7:30-9:30 p.m., March 8-10, 15-17; 1600 Building (on campus)

Produced by SCC’s Debra Pralle, the “Laramie Project” analyzes the death of openly  gay student Matthew Shepard who was brutally murdered and left to die in Laramie, Wyo. The live documentary-style play focuses on the people of Laramie, following director Moises Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Team as they interview the town’s stunned community. General admission is $16, SCC students pay $10 and non-SCC students, seniors and staff pay $12.

Guest Speaker/Pianist: Masayoshi Ishikawa

12:30-2 p.m., March 9; Room 818 (800 Building)

Pianist and SCC alumnus Masayoshi Ishikawa will be performing an original composition titled “Suite for the Forgotten,” a jazz orchestra production. Ishikawa’s inspiration came from Japan’s 2011 catastrophic tsunami, earthquake and nuclear destruction. His piece helps those who lost their lives in the chaos and continues to raise radiation awareness. The event will be free for all students.

Jazz Improv Concert

12:30-2 p.m., March 13; PUB Lobby (9000 Building)

Award-winning music faculty member Steve Kim will be directing a free afternoon concert featuring students enrolled in the jazz improvisation course. The performance allows students musical expression and growth while playing in front of their peers and shares jazz creativity.

Shoreline Concert Band: Marching into March

7:30-9 p.m., March 13; Shorecrest High School Performing Arts Center

Associate directors Chris Davis and Alec Wilmart of SCC’s Concert Band will be stepping into recently retired director Ken Noreen’s position. Continuing Noreen’s tradition, the two directors will be featuring a free, donation-based concert at Shorecrest High School.

Winter Choir Concert: “Poems”

7:30-9:30 p.m., March 15; First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach

SCC choir students will be performing their recital titled “Poems” at the First Lutheran Church. Poetic pieces by artists such as Sara Teasdale, Euan Tait and Octavio Paz will be featured in the performance. The concert will also have acapella aspects and numerous styles of music. Seniors and students pay $5 and general admission pays $7 for the event. Donations are also suggested.