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BC details the history of museums

Saad Kazi, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

There are approximately 850 million visits each year to American museums, more than the attendance for all major league sporting events and theme parks combined. “Who knew?” Professor David Koeth asked when listeners gave puzzled reactions to this statement. Different aspects of museums were shared by Bakersfield College faculty members Duane Anderson, Rae Ann Kumelos, Nan Gomez-H...

Esther Iverem brings traditional African art

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under Features

Journalist Esther Iverem read passages from her most recent picture book “Olokun of The Galaxy,” and showcased her award-winning Olokun figures on Oct. 30 in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College. Iverem spoke to the audience of about 60 people to give a personal presentation of her book, which is filled with beautiful poetry and unique illustrations, that tel...

Bakersfield Art Association hosts “Black Is Beautiful” art exhibit

Bakersfield Art Association hosts “Black Is Beautiful” art exhibit

September 14, 2018

The Bakersfield Art Association hosted the “Black Is Beautiful” art exhibition during Bakersfield’s annual First Friday Artwalk on Sept. 7. The exhibition...

Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

August 31, 2018

The Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMoA) hosted its monthly Art After Dark event Thursday, Aug. 30 in the Sculpture Garden. Museum members were granted early...

Theater students perform improvisational tributes to #MeToo and TimesUp

Theater students perform improvisational tributes to #MeToo and TimesUp

April 4, 2018

Bakersfield College Department of Performing Arts and Professor Kimberly Chin came together on Wednesday, March 14 for a pop-up performance called “A...

The Annual Jones Gallery Exhibition showcases BC art students’ work

The Annual Jones Gallery Exhibition showcases BC art students’ work

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 23, 2018

Filed under Campus

The Annual Jones Gallery Exhibition took place on March 22 inside the Bakersfield College Library. The reception started at 4 p.m. and people were able...

Spring Fling Easel Event celebrates women’s history month

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Campus

Brush & Blush hosted the Spring Fling Easel Event featuring Frida Kahlo as the theme of the night. Bakersfield College students and their families were invited to celebrate Women’s history month during Spring Fling week in the cafeteria. The event began at 6 p.m. and offered snacks and refreshments. There were several tables with clean canvases set up for each person...

Art After Dark captivates locals

Art After Dark captivates locals

February 26, 2018

The first Art After Dark show of 2018 took place at the Bakersfield Museum of Art on Feb. 22. The show contained pieces of landscape painter Astrid Preston’s...

Bakersfield hosts “The All of Us Journey”

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

February 11, 2018

Filed under Features

Bakersfield was the 6th city on the tour calendar this year for The All of Us Journey, an interactive mobile unit on wheels, which houses demonstration segments about Precision Medicine (PM). The “Journey” is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and was locally hosted by The National Alliance for Hispanic Health at Maya Cinemas, on Jan. 25. The ed...

The Panorama Invitational shows off Kern County High School students’ work

The Panorama Invitational shows off Kern County High School students’ work

February 11, 2018

The Panorama Invitational will be exhibiting the artwork of Kern County high school students at Bakersfield College’s Wylie and May Louise Jones G...

The Empty Space holds a celebration of art exhibit

The Empty Space holds a celebration of art exhibit

October 4, 2017

The Empty Space theater held a celebration of their art exhibit entitled “When I Was Young…III” displaying the works of Jason T. Stewart on Sept....

Local artist helps in beautifying area

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter

November 21, 2013

Filed under Features

Jorge Guillen is a local artist who has had, and currently does have, his artistic hand in many projects around Bakersfield and outlying southeastern cities such as Arvin, Weedpatch, and Lamont.  Guillen serves on the board for the Lamont Parks and Recreation and he has also contributed his skills to the Keep Bakersfield Beautiful project by painting four of the electrical...

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