The heart of the American River College art club: Blanca Bastida

The campus of American River College has become an artistic mecca in Sacramento. The ARC Art Club regularly hosts art exhibitions, performs live art and has its work hung up in galleries all over town. All of this can be largely attributed to one person: Art Club President Blanca Bastida. Bastida took over as president … More The heart of the American River College art club: Blanca Bastida

‘Sacramento least expected yet most extremely dope rapper’

When the editor of one of Sacramento’s biggest hip hop publications calls you “Sacramento’s least expected yet most extremely dope rapper,” a high bar has been set. That’s what Robbie Metcalf of HOFisBetter had to say about local musician Alex Salveson; the seventeen year-old part-time Togo’s employee, part-time rapper and part-time American River College student. … More ‘Sacramento least expected yet most extremely dope rapper’

American River Art Club do Live Art at Local Open Mic Event

Members of American River College’s art club painted and sketched under jury rigged lighting at the Oak Park Brewing Company on Tuesday night as part of a live art show featuring local musical talent. The event was the first of its kind and served as a prototype for future live exhibitions for the club. For … More American River Art Club do Live Art at Local Open Mic Event

American River College Reacts to the Death of Gene Wilder

With the news of 83 year old actor Gene Wilder’s death yesterday, American River College professors discussed the effect that the star had on them as film and theater enthusiasts. History and film professor Richard Hellesen told the story of the first time he saw “Young Frankenstein.” “We walked out of ‘Young Frankenstein’, and immediately … More American River College Reacts to the Death of Gene Wilder

Review: “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” by Hunter S. Thompson

By Luis Gael Jimenez “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” by the late Hunter S. Thompson reads like the journal of a man slipping into the darkest realms of the human spirit. And in a lot of ways, that is exactly what this book is; An exploration into a world of uppers, downers, hallucinogens, and … More Review: “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” by Hunter S. Thompson