Article via Oly Arts
By Alec Clayton
This year’s annual faculty and staff exhibition at South Puget Sound Community College is an eclectic mix of drawing, painting, sculpture, and hybrids of those. It is work that is conceptually complex while maintaining aesthetic joy by artists who are more than talented — they are intelligent and in touch with the world in which they live and work.
By Molly Gilmore
via The Olympian
The South Puget Sound Community College Theatre Collective’s “I Am Nobody’s Lunch” is a play/cabaret whose premise — that finding truth is complicated when everyone seems to be lying — could have been pulled from recent news reports.
But in this time of pandemic, what’s most newsworthy is that the production will be performed live. In a theater. With a live audience.
Former WA State Governor Gary Locke will interview Merritt Long, author of ‘My View From the Back of the Bus’, as part of SPSCC’s Artist & Lecture Series on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. As part of their conversation, Long will share stories from his early life in the South and his professional life in the Pacific Northwest.
Winter 2021 Virtual Transfer Fair & Transfer 101 Workshop
Wed., Feb. 10, 2021
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Planning to transfer to a 4-year university? Join regional Community College students and university representatives from Eastern Washington University, The Evergreen State College, Saint Martin’s University, University of Washington, Washington State University, Western Washington University ,and more!
SPSCC is pleased to host john a. powell as the featured speaker for the college’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. event. Professor powell is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of civil rights, civil liberties, structural racism, housing, poverty, and democracy. This free, virtual event will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 from 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Find the Zoom link to join on our event webpage: spscc.edu/MLK.
Theatre students are playing in a whole new way this year, and theatre fans are sure to be impressed. SPSCC drama professor Dr. Lauren Love has blurred the lines of acting and production, and brought in some pretty cool technology, to give students a valuable experience that will leave them prepared for theatre in the COVID era and beyond.
The Leonor R. Fuller Gallery at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts at SPSCC is pleased to present the Futures Rising exhibition from Oct. 9 – Dec. 11, 2020, with the opening reception happening Oct. 9 at 4:30 p.m. through Zoom.
This timely and poignant exhibition is a celebration of Black artists in the Olympia community and is curated by Theresa "Momma Tee" Yost. Featured artists include Sandra Bocas, Javoen Byrd, Shameka Gagnier, Cholee Gladney, Aisha Harrison, Travis Johnson, Sun Jordyn, Mskahe, Rhian Parker, Rene Westbrook, Yitagesu, and David Yost.
We’re amped to welcome you to the Fall Quarter through a series of events to connect you to student resources and supports. Join us for Fall 2020 Success Weeks from Sept. 14 to Oct. 2. Success Weeks are a great way for new (and returning) students to get connected and feel supported at SPSCC—virtually!
Attend an Online Event and Learn What Resources Are Available to You