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Fine art postcards from local artists on display at The Gallery

December 27, 2016

SPSCC is proud to present this year’s “Wild Thing” Fine Art Postcard Exhibition at The Gallery at SPSCC.  Artists of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds were invited to submit up to three postcard-size original works inspired by the theme “Wild Thing”.  Over 120 artists responded, leveraging a wide range of materials and producing a unique variety of pieces that represent our region’s creative spirit.

This unique one-month show encourages gallery visitors to bid on the postcards via silent auction between the opening and closing receptions.  Winning bidders will take home their favorite piece and all proceeds benefit gallery programming.

Veterans Day events at SPSCC

November 8, 2016

Campus Closure Nov. 11

Both SPSCC campuses will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, in observance of Veterans Day.

Veterans Center hosts celebration for local and national veterans Nov. 10

South Puget Sound Community College’s Veterans Center is hosting a special event to honor and celebrate community veterans.  This year’s Veterans Day Celebration includes speakers, a banner signing, breakfast foods, and more.  The event is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10, at 8:00 a.m., and will last about two hours in building 21 at SPSCC’s Olympia Campus.

Standing Rock canoe and native art on display

November 1, 2016
In its ninth season, the Native American Art Exhibition features a wide variety of works by regional Native American artists of all ages. The largest piece in the exhibit this year is a Puyallup Tribe dugout canoe that recently returned from protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Sacred Stone Camp.

Holiday favorites and orchestral music on Dec. 3

October 25, 2016
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced the upcoming performance for South Puget Sound College Orchestra, an arrangement of holiday favorites and orchestral music.  The show will feature symphonic overtures by Verdi and Humperdinck, including Max Bruch’s Kol Nidre featuring cellist Stuart Hake and several holiday favorites featuring vocalist Troy Fisher.

Chorus performs 'A Pirate Christmas' concert on Dec. 2

October 11, 2016

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced an upcoming choir and chorus concert named 'A Pirate Christmas'.  

The two vocal groups (The South Puget Sound Community College Chorus and The South Puget Sound Community College Chamber Choir), led by Director John Lehrack, will fill the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts with sounds of the holidays with an infamous pirate flare.  Accompanying the groups are Patty Upton and Kelly Cornwall.

The concert is scheduled for Friday, December 2 at 7:30pm.

Time-hopping comedy drama 'Cloud 9' opens Nov. 17

October 10, 2016
Cloud 9, directed by SPSCC’s newest drama professor Lauren Love, embodies provocative themes that are valuable in challenging the status quo and empowering audience members to think differently. Written by British playwright Caryl Churchill, the play dramatizes the abuse of power and playfully takes on weighty social issues including colonialism, race, sexuality, and gender.

Thought leader to speak and inspire social change

September 29, 2016

South Puget Sound Community College’s Campus Activities Board is pleased to host nationally recognized thought leader and social advocate Nikki Silvestri.  Silvestri will spend the evening discussing food justice and climate change, aiming to inspire students and community members in attendance.


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