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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...

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

Filed under Features

  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....

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