News Briefs

Brooke Howard, Reporter

Bakersfield College Panorama Campus was closed Saturday at 8:51 a.m. Nov. 1 due to lack of water. Classes scheduled that day were canceled.

This stage of construction on the water pipe replacement required the water to be turned off. The campus was re-opened the same day at 5:01 p.m.


The guitar duo Rucco/James, specializing in 19th century music performed on period instruments, will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Simonsen Performing Arts Center at Bakersfield College Panorama Campus.

On the Delano Campus, the Cultural & Historical Awareness Program will present Josephine Triplett from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6. She is the last lecturer for 2014 and is a retired BC faculty member and winner of the Frederick Douglas Leadership Award.


First Wednesday at Bakersfield Museum of Art welcomes Kern County Library coordinator, Kristie Coons, as part of the museum’s special lecture series. The special lecture series features guests presenting a variety of art and music topics and is held 9:30-11 a.m. Nov. 5 at the Bakersfield Museum of Art. Refreshments and lecture are free for members, $5 for non-members and $2 for students. For more information contact (661) 323-7219 or email [email protected]


Free forum titled “LGBTQ Who? More Than An Acronym!” hosted by the Youth Empowerment Pride Project (YEPP) and the Bakersfield’s AIDS Project (BAP) will be held 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at The Nile Theatre. For more information contact Co-Chairperson of YEPP, Phillip Castro, at (661) 377-4909


CAS (Critical Academic Skills) Workshops will be held 2-3 p.m. Nov. 5 on Preventing Plagiarism in Library room number 147 and the workshop Organize! 11:10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Collins Conference Center. These workshops benefit all students in essential college skills.


The Outside the Box Bakersfield Film Festival will take place over Veterans Day Weekend – Nov. 7-9 at the Fox Theater. The event is produced by the Fox Theater Foundation in conjunction with Joey Travolta’s Inclusion Films, a Bakersfield-based practical film workshop for adults with developmental disabilities. Three-day movie passes are just $20. Tickets go on sale on Oct. 1 through The festival will open Friday evening in grand Hollywood style with a Red Carpet Walk and gala reception followed by an opening program and movie screenings. Tickets for the Red Carpet event are $50, which includes a three-day movie pass, and are available through the Fox Foundation at (661) 636-0918


The Veterans Day Holiday is on Tuesday, Nov. 11 and no classes will be held at Bakersfield College. Enjoy your holiday!


Early Web Registration Begins on Wednesday, Nov. 12 in which some students can log in to InsideBC and register for spring semester classes. To see your registration date go to your InsideBC > Student Tab > Registration Status.