Saddleback College Arts Week

On Monday, May 5th at noon in the McKinney Theatre, piano students will perform in solo repertory and ensembles for 2, 4, 6, and 8 hands by composers ranging from Bach to Gershwin and well beyond. At 5:00 p.m., there will be an Art Faculty Lecture by Michael Redfield in FA 202. At 6:00 p.m., the Angels for the Arts will host an Angels for the Arts Fundraiser Reception in the Fine Arts courtyard. At 7:00 p.m., Saddleback’s student Jazz Combo will perform in the McKinney Theatre. For the jazz combo, prices are $10 general; $7 students/seniors. For tickets to the jazz combo concert, call 949-582-4656 (Wed-Sat, noon to 4 pm or online at www.saddleback.edu/arts). All other activities are free.

On Tuesday, May 6th at noon, Cinema-Television-Radio students will present a student film showcase in the McKinney Theatre. From 2:00-4:00 p.m., there will be a student photography shoot demonstration with models and a DJ. At 5:00 p.m. an Art History Lecture will be presented on Japanese Photography by Thomas O’Leary in FA202. From 6:00-9:00 p.m. a Student Art Exhibition and Awards Reception will take place in the Saddleback College Art Gallery and outside in the art courtyard. All activities are free.

On Wednesday, May 7th from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. there will be a strawberry shortcake bowl event in the art courtyard. A $10 fee includes not only a delicious helping of strawberry shortcake but also a beautifully hand-crafted bowl made by students and faculty. At noon the Department of Theatre Arts will present a showcase in the Fine Arts courtyard. At 5:00 p.m. Faculty members Dr. Patricia Levin and Dr. Deborah Solon will give an art talk titled “Auction Houses, Galleries, and Museums: Art History at Work” in FA202. At 6:00 p.m. The Angels for the Arts will host a champagne/dessert reception. At 7:00 p.m. there will be an Angels Scholarship and Transfer Recognition Recital in the McKinney Theatre. At 7:30 p.m. a play titled All in the Timing will take place in the Studio Theatre. Prices are $15 general; $10 students/seniors. For tickets to All in the Timing, call 949-582-4656 (Wed-Sat, noon to 4pm or www.saddleback.edu/arts).

On Thursday, May 8th at noon speech and debate students will present a Speech Showcase performance in the Fine Arts courtyard. At 7:30 p.m. our Commercial Music Ensemble students will perform classic rock, folk, hip hop and original compositions in the McKinney Theatre. Also at 7:30 p.m. there will be a performance of All in the Timing in the Studio Theatre. Prices are $15 general; $10 students/seniors.For tickets to All in the Timing, call 949-582-4656 (Wed-Sat, noon to 4pm or online at www.saddleback.edu/arts). All other activities are free.

On Friday, May 9th at 9:00 a.m. there will be a Chamber Music Performance in the McKinney Theatre. From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. there will be a Printmaking WoodBlock event in the Fine Arts courtyard. At 7:30 p.m. the Wind Ensemble will perform in the McKinney Theatre. Prices are $10 general; $7 students/seniors. Also at 7:30 p.m. All in the Timing will take place in the Studio Theatre. Prices are $15 general; $10 students/seniors. For tickets to the Wind Ensemble and All in the Timing, call 949-582-4656 (Wed-Sat, noon to 4pm or online at www.saddleback.edu/arts). All other activities are free.