Clybourne Park addresses social segregation
May16

Clybourne Park addresses social segregation

“Clybourne Park” reflects upon gentrification and how the American opinion of race has changed over the decades. Palomar College’s Studio Theatre presents “Clybourne Park.” The satirical play is introduced in two acts in the course of 50 years. The generous space of a “Clybourne Park” home in Chicago suburbia welcomes act one. In act one the audience is introduced to the main occupants of the...

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Music duo is walking on a dream at Concert Hour
Apr18

Music duo is walking on a dream at Concert Hour

Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton, a musical duo, released an album titled “Dream Walkin” (2015) that was nominated for the Best Jazz Recording at the 2015 SD Music Awards. The duo was featured in Palomar’s Concert Hour on April 13 at the Howard Brubeck Theatre. Sprague and Patton performed re-interpretations of songs from Stevie Wonder, The Beatles and Djavan. Their style combines a variety of different musical...

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Islam shown in a new perspective through Palomar play
Apr11

Islam shown in a new perspective through Palomar play

Palomar college’s most recent play aims to change the negative perception toward Muslims. Palomar’s Theater Arts professor Michael Mufson has directed an adaptation of Yussef El Guindi’s “Ten acrobats in an amazing leap of faith,” with the intention of bringing light into the everyday lives of Muslim Americans and encourages people to alter their negative perception toward the Islamic religion. The play...

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The great white theatre tradition
Apr10

The great white theatre tradition

The lack of diversity in theatre needs to catch up to 21st Century standards. Before the rise of prominent names such as Misty Copeland, the first African-American female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, and iconic musicals such as Lin Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” and “In the Heights,” which featured strong black and Latino casts, the theatrical industry had always been dominated by white...

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Gallery:  Performing Arts Spring 2017
Mar16

Gallery: Performing Arts Spring 2017

The Performing Arts gallery showcases some of the performing arts events, both theatrical and musical, that have taken place at Palomar College during the Spring 2017 semester. These events include Concert Hour and various productions held in the Howard Brubeck Theatre and Studio Theater. [Show as...

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‘Heroes & Heroines’
Mar11

‘Heroes & Heroines’

Palomar and Pacific Coast Concert Band presented “Heroes and Heroines” concert at Howard Brubeck Theatre. The “Heroes and Heroines” concert was performed for the entire month of February. The concert was directed by Kenneth Bell with more than 70 instrumentalists performing. Jake Herzberg, who is a student, trumpet player and percussionist in the band, said, “The cool thing about this group is that there...

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