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English Dept. to celebrate alumnus who became rock critic

October 10, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The English Department’s Creative Writing Program will pay tribute to a deceased rock `n’ roll critic and former student as part of its Fall 2011 Reading Series. The third annual Lester Bangs Memorial Reading will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 i...

‘I Am Woman’ Concert set for Oct. 21 downtown

October 10, 2011

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) --The Grossmont College Symphony Orchestra will present “I Am Woman,” a performance featuring Anna Belaya,soprano, starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, at the St. Joseph Catholic Cathedral, 1535 Third Ave., at Third Ave. and Beech St., in Downtown San Diego.The public is...

‘Killing the Messenger’ was quite lively at concert

Dylan Burke

September 26, 2011

SAN DIEGO--The band Killing the Messenger, which includes Grossmont freshmen Kris Armbruster and Willie Malpica, rocked in front of a loud, excited group of metal fans at the Epicentre last Friday night, Sept. 23. The band played five songs in about 15 minutes, while the crowd was dancing hard, e...

Two Grossmont freshmen strum and drum in heavy metal group Killing the Messenger

September 1, 2011

Kris ArmbrusterStory and photo by Dylan Burke GROSSMONT COLLEGE – Two freshmen are members of the heavy metal band Killing the Messenger and will be performing at the Epicentre in the Mira Mesa area at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23. Kris Armbruster is the lead guitarist, while Willie Malpica is the drummer. Oth...

Lil’ Wayne appearance inspires GC student

Vince Ruffino

August 30, 2011

CHULA VISA -- Rap superstar Lil’ Wayne commanded the attention of all, at his 'I'm Still Music' tour held at Cricket Amphitheater Thursday, August 25. Among the fans in attendance was Media Communications (MCOM) student Andrew Jones from Mission Valley, who is currently enrolled in the Multi-Aud...

Cuyamaca College to mount music festival May 7

May 3, 2011

CUYAMACA COLLEGE  (Press Release)– Combine live bands with college students eager to learn the music business and what do you get? The Cuyamaca College Music Industry Studies program’s third annual Coyote Music Festival set for noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7, on the grand lawn of the Rancho San...

A busy month of May for the arts at Grossmont

William Dudley

April 28, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- Jazz by the bay and spirits at the Stagehouse highlight the offerings for Grossmont College arts lovers this month. All that Jazz The third annual Jazz All Stars concert will take place at Humphreys by the Bay on May 2. There will actually be two concerts. The first, from 7 p.m. ...

Grossmont Dance and Music departments stun

Alexis Jacquett

April 19, 2011

SAN DIEGO—Grossmont College Dance Department’s “Entrances and Exits” matinee concert at the Joan B. Kroc Center on Saturday, April 16, was definitely amazing! This concert had so many great highlights. In addition to the dance pieces, I really enjoyed the live music by the Grossmont College A...

Grossmont’s Dr. Gonda and Prof. Benedetti to participate in factory fire commemoration

Alexis Jacquett

March 18, 2011

  SAN DIEGO –San Diego State University will host a cantata to commemorate the women who lost their lives in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire 100 years ago. The concert on Wednesday, March 23, in Rhapsody Hall of the Music Building  is the only public event in San Diego that is being held to r...

Guitar instructor Wetzel concertizes March 25

March 13, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The Guitar Guild will present a performance by Grossmont College Music Dept. classical guitar instructor Robert Wetzel starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 25, at Building 26, Room 221 on campus. The public is invited to attend. The performance is a fund-raiser for...

Concert demonstrates musical traditions of slaves yearning to be free

Alexis Jacquett

February 28, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—Gospel music became an avenue of hope for slaves in America. They used stories from the Bible to represent freedom and code names like “Jesus” and “Moses” to represent Harriet Tubman and other abolitionists who helped free slaves through Underground Railroad. On Feb. 25, R...

University of Colorado acquires Big Band broadcasts

February 23, 2011

BOULDER, Colorado (USANN4) -- The University of Colorado has acquired hundreds of hours of recordings of big band radio broadcasts.   CU’s Glenn Miller Archive also has obtained photos, magazines, documents, and other memorabilia from a private collection.   The school has about 1,400 reel-to-reel...

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