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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...

The art side of porn

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter

October 23, 2013

Filed under Features

The Gadfly Café in the Levan Center for the Humanities hosted an open discussion on the topic of Art and Pornography and how they correlate, or don't, to each other. The discussion was open to anyone who wanted to come and anyone was welcome to say whatever they felt pertinent to the topic. There were about 60 people from Bakersfield College that included students, faculty,...

The Foundry hosts young and old artists

The Foundry hosts young and old artists

martin chang, editor in chief

March 14, 2013

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  Every March The Foundry celebrates the creativity and imagination of children with their Art Imitates Art exhibit. In the exhibit, which is...

COLUMN: Local art can be a breath of fresh air

Martin Chang, Opinions and Features editor

November 15, 2012

Filed under Opinion

It’s always about a month before the semester ends that the stresses of school seem to pile up, and wherever you can find something to help you get through it is a blessing.  I found that something right here on campus. Adel Shafik, a graphic arts professor at Bakersfield College, had a collection of pieces at the art gallery in the library, and he said his work is “a...

Gallery displays talent

Gallery displays talent

Jon Nelson, Features Editor

February 15, 2012

Filed under Campus

The Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery is hosting an exhibit of artwork by local junior and senior high school students. The show, called “The Panorama...

Art provides artful joy to patients at Mercy

Amber T. Troupe, Production Editor

November 16, 2011

Filed under Features

The program advisors at Mercy Hospital believe that art is a good form of healing, so they have provided survivors of diseases and illnesses with a workshop that can help them cope and better relax in a safe environment. Program advisor Sister Sherry Dolan has been a part of the Art for Healing program since its inception two years ago in November. “Our whole idea is...

Artists gather at Marketplace for Via Arte

Artists gather at Marketplace for Via Arte

October 19, 2011

Powdered hands and stained jeans were the result of hand-drawn artwork that blanketed the Marketplace parking lot for the annual event of Via Arte on Oct....

Art exhibit on campus showcases unique art

Art exhibit on campus showcases unique art

September 21, 2011

The Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery inside the Grace Van Dyke Bird Library opened its doors for the semester’s first opening reception of “Surface”...

Faculty shows they have an artistic side

Faculty shows they have an artistic side

Jon Nelson, Reporter

September 21, 2011

Filed under Features

An exhibit featuring local college instructors is being featured in The Bakersfield Museum of Art’s fall season. Convergence is the product of Bakersfield...

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