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SPSCC student brings community together for traditional cedar gathering ceremony

May 21, 2019

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) invites students and the public to attend a cedar gathering ceremony on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. SPSCC student and Native American Master Weaver Yeeham Janice Hicks-Bullchild, an enrolled Nisqually tribal member, will lead the ceremony, demonstrating the traditional method of stripping bark from cedar trees on the Olympia campus.

The gathering will take place outside in a grove to the west of parking lot D, behind building 22.

SPSCC presents end-of-year fine and performing arts lineup

May 10, 2019

The 2018-19 academic year at South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) comes to a close with a series of musical performances and the quarterly student film showcase. The series begins in May, when the SPSCC Jazz Band will perform alongside novelist and jazz musician James McBride to conclude this year’s Artist & Lecture Series. The choirs, orchestra, and student film showcase close out the year in June. All performances will be held in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, Main Stage.

SPSCC Art Department hosts Food for Thought art series round table discussion

May 3, 2019

The Art Department at SPSCC is proud to host the culminating round table discussion of the Food For Thought art series, capping a quarter-long art series where art and food intersect. Students, staff, faculty, artists, and the public are invited to discuss and debrief on issues such as food rescue, hunger, nutrition, food sovereignty, and art as a tool for expression, education and activism.

Food for Thought Round Table Discussion
May 24, 6 – 8 p.m.
Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, Black Box Theater

A&L Series presents: James McBride

April 26, 2019

South Puget Sound Community College is proud to close out its 2018-2019 Artist & Lecture Series season with renowned jazz musician James McBride on May 30, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. The performance will begin with an opening from SPSCC’s own jazz band before McBride takes the stage for a night of truly unforgettable music.

Broadway musical Fun Home takes center stage at SPSCC

April 19, 2019

The South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) Theatre Program is proud to present a five-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical: Fun Home, based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling 2006 graphic memoir of the same name. One of the first off-Broadway performances, as well as the first production in the Olympia area, the musical will take place at 7 p.m. from May 16 to 18 and May 23 to 25 at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, Main Stage.

SPSCC will Show off Their Artistic Side with Spring Arts Walk Event

April 17, 2019

Article via ThurstonTalk
By Molly Walsh

At the Spring Arts Walk, numerous South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) creative divisions will coalesce into a unique installation and two-day event in the historical Olympia venue, Ben Moore’s. Percival Place at Ben Moore’s will include art pieces from SPSCC faculty, performances from SPSCC theater and music students, bites provided by the Culinary Arts Program and contribution from the school’s Craft Brewing and Distilling Program.

Labor conflict chronicled in documentary film at SPSCC

April 17, 2019

A century ago in 1919, Washington State roiled with labor unrest, strikes, and gunfights in cities like Centralia. That cauldron of radicalism and violence is chronicled in the documentary film “Labor Wars of the Northwest”, showing May 1, Labor Day, at 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Main Stage.

SPSCC holds 14th annual Student Art Exhibition

April 15, 2019

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is pleased to announce the 14th Annual SPSCC Student Art Exhibition, sponsored by Olyphant Art & Media and the SPSCC Bookstore. The exhibit will be open to the public in The Gallery at SPSCC from May 13 to June 14, with an opening reception on Friday, May 17, from 6 – 8 p.m.

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