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AACC Dance Company takes flight with spring show

AACC Dance Company takes flight with spring show

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Photo Feature

The AACC Dance Company presented "Spring Migration" on May 4 and 5. Members of AACC Dance Company and Lynda P. Fitzgerald, its director and founder, choreographed the show.   Photo by Daniel Salomon Photo by Daniel Salomon Photo by Daniel Salomon Photo by Daniel Salomon Photo by Daniel Salomon...

AACC community speaks out for women at annual ‘Soapbox Sisters’ event

AACC community speaks out for women at annual ‘Soapbox Sisters’ event

Ashley Sokolowski, Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment

AACC hosted the annual “Soapbox Sisters” event on March 29, inviting attendees to hear presentations of historical speeches by women. Students, faculty and alumni presented speeches including: “Ain’t I a Woman” by abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth; “Phenomenal...

Theatre at AACC pokes fun at show business for spring performance

Theatre at AACC pokes fun at show business for spring performance

Raquel Hamner and Roxanne Ready

April 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Theater Department students are performing a double-feature comedy, including a student-written musical revue, for their spring semester production.

Dance troupe visits college

Dance troupe visits college

Sanyee Barjogar Jr., Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment

African performers taught students how to play tribal-styled instruments in the SUN Dining Hall on Feb. 23. The KanKouran West African Dance Company told the audience what each of the drums are used for and the symbolism behind them. “It was a big surprise,” Chris Linds, a second-year fine...

Math, science critical to success of theater

Math, science critical to success of theater

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment

The stage is mostly dark, but a light follows someone running from her pursuers, panicked. An eerie haze billows across the stage, while screens in the background show bits of a cityscape. Scripted sounds echo around the hall, drawing the audience into the play. As the pursuers close in, lights pulse...

Performing Arts Dept. to showcase students

Performing Arts Dept. to showcase students

Sarah Noble, Co-Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

AACC’s Performing Arts Department will present shows featuring dance, theater and opera this spring. “I like that we have performing arts at AACC,” said Rae Supko, a second-year EMT major. “I think it’s a great opportunity for students to express themselves.” Dance Auditions for the May “S...

What’s in; what’s out? Riverhawks weigh in

What’s in; what’s out? Riverhawks weigh in

Sarah Noble, Co-Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment

AACC students said Crocs are out for 2018, but jogger pants are a returning trend. In an informal survey of Campus Current editors and Winter Session students in January, nine out of 22 said the colorful, comfortable clogs are out. So are: overly arched eyebrows, extreme contouring, gauge piercings,...

ESports raises charity money for Children’s Miracle Hospital

ESports raises charity money for Children’s Miracle Hospital

Raquel Hamner, Photographer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

AACC’s ESports Club raised around $1,500 for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at a 24-hour event that started Nov. 11. The fundraiser was the club’s most successful one to date, more than doubling the amount raised at the same event last spring. More than 60 people attended the even...

“Neverwhere” takes audience to new world

“Neverwhere” takes audience to new world

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-chief

November 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The Theatre at AACC’s effects-filled production of “Neverwhere” quite literally set the stage for a fantastical journey of self-discovery in a dystopian London underground. “Neverwhere” as a play first found life as a TV series, and was novelist Neil Gaiman’s first attempt at writing for...

‘Wire’ writer speaks with AACC students

‘Wire’ writer speaks with AACC students

Sarah Alonso , Photographer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment

A Baltimore author, and writer on hit TV series “The Wire,” read one of his short stories and answered audience questions at AACC on Nov. 9. Rafael Alvarez, film and television writer and producer, and author of nine books, said his Catholic upbringing influenced his works and lifestyle. “Being...

Theater dept. presents fall show ‘Neverwhere’

Theater dept. presents fall show ‘Neverwhere’

Roxanne Ready and Edgar Salomon

November 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The Theater Department at AACC will perform Neil Gaiman’s “Neverwhere,” a play filled with magic, beasts and legends, for its fall production. “Neverwhere” is a fantasy tale set in the London Below, a fictitious underground dystopian town that is invisible to regular people. The main...

Chef offers tips for side dishes

Chef offers tips for side dishes

Sarah Noble, Club Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

If you’re bringing a side dish, appetizer or dessert to a Thanksgiving celebration for the first time this year, start planning now. That’s the best advice third-year culinary student Michael Santos has for students who aren’t used to cooking or contributing to a family feast. Santos, who...

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