13 Dec 2012

SF State artist forges storytelling craft

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="244" caption="April Martin Chartrand has made dozens of her storytelling "Treasured Cigar Boxes" for the past ten years. Photo by Alejandrina Hernandez / Xpress."][/caption] Rather than simply

08 Dec 2012

Q&A: Dying Fetus' Trey Williams on new album 'Reign Supreme,' tour and death metal

Editor’s note: This post contains some explicit language and material that may be considered offensive. Death metal has always been about pushing limits to the extreme, either musically or lyrically.

27 Nov 2012

VIDEO: SF State takes on romantic tragedy 'Lorenzaccio'

The stage of SF State’s Little Theatre is an arena of manufactured shadows. Giant mirror-plated pillars surround the stage and can be rotated on command to bounce the ominous lighting

10 Nov 2012

Q&A: Milo Greene's Robbie Arnett on songwriting, tour and San Francisco

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”Milo Greene, Los Angeles-based indie-folk quintet, is set to perform at The Independent in San Francisco, Nov. 16. The band recently released their debut album via

07 Nov 2012

SF State's Voice winner balances love for music, education

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”SF State student Anna Nguyen, right, was named the winner of the first SF State's Voice competition on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Photo by Sam Battles

29 Oct 2012

"Shotgun!" displays off-the-cuff student acts

Most college students understand the feelings associated with having to produce decent work under duress and intense time constraints, but believe it or not, a large group of student directors,

26 Oct 2012

Biology major Anna Nguyen named SF State's Voice

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”SF State student Anna Nguyen, right, was named the winner of the first SF State's Voice competition on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Photo by Sam Battles

10 Oct 2012

Original student plays to hit big stage at One-Act Fringe

[caption id=”attachment_33744″ align=”alignnone” width=”616″ caption=”Michael Milano rehearses for the play "La Cajita," written by Ben Calabrese, on the McKenna Theatre for the first official run through of the Original One-Acts:

09 Oct 2012

Virtual Vet Corp illuminates veterans' experiences, struggles

[caption id=”attachment_33713″ align=”alignnone” width=”528″ caption=”Bob Hollingsworth is featured in Virtual Vet Corp, a website that will feature a series of five-minute documentaries focusing on veteran's military experience. Photo by Jessica

02 Oct 2012

PHOTOS: SF State students show off vocal chops in 'Voice' competition

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”SF State's Voice judges Kris Domingo, left, and Adenike Hamilton, right, listen to a contestant during the audition performances inside Jack Adams Hall in San Francisco

24 Sep 2012

SF State cinema professor Pat Jackson wins Emmy for sound editing

[caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”253″ caption=”Pat Jackson, an associate professor of cinema at SF State, worked as an FX sound editor for the HBO film, "Hemingway & Gellhorn," starring Nicole Kidman

18 Sep 2012

SF State art class to host Art Faculty Exhibition from ground up

[caption id=”attachment_31241″ align=”alignnone” width=”730″ caption=”Centa Schumacher and grad student Sarah Kimmerle hang a print, "Untitled (Curtain)," by Matt Lipps, assistant professor, for the Art Faculty Exhibition in the Fine Arts

10 Sep 2012

The Depot, ASI to set up new venue at SF State for The Growlers Sept. 14

[caption id=”attachment_30509″ align=”alignnone” width=”614″ caption=”To accomodate the number of audience members for the Sept. 14 show, The Depot, in collaboration with ASI, will be setting up a stage on the

04 Sep 2012

99 Stock Productions to present "Edward Gant's Amazing Feats of Loneliness" at SF State

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”Geneva Holloman performs a scene from "Edward Gant's Amazing Feats of Loneliness," on Monday Sept. 3, 2012. The play will be performed at Studio Theatre in

03 Sep 2012

VIDEO: Bisi & The Moonwalker serenades Haight Street

[caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”230″ caption=”Band members Bisi Obateru and Joshua Smith of Bisi & The Moonwalker perform in front of the Milk Bar on Haight Street in San Francisco, Calif.

30 Aug 2012

SF State cinema student Chandra Reyes takes another glance 'through the looking glass' with winning film

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”Chandra Reyes, 24, transferred from City College of San Francisco where she won Best of the Festival for her short film "Behind Shattered Glass" at the