Depot’s Broken Open Mic showcases raw talent

November 17, 2017 Life Multimedia

by Janel Jackson-Oliver, Bridget Pocasangre, Lea Fabro SF State’s popular student hang-out, the Depot, hosted its signature open mic event on Wednesday, Nov. 15, showcasing volunteer’s talents such as singing, playing an instrument, reading their poem among others. Each performer is given about 10 minutes stage time to share their talents.

Delphi Trio performs at SF State

April 12, 2017 Life

The SF State Morrison Artist Series offered a free performance by the world-famous Delphi Trio Friday, for an audience of nearly 100. The trio performed at McKenna Theatre as part of an annual showcase at SF State by the Morrison Artist Series of outstanding ensembles from the Bay Area. The Morrison Artist Series, a branch ...

SF State gives a standing ovation for the Medea Project

December 9, 2016 Life

Knuth Hall was packed to capacity with students and professors for a performance known as the Medea Project. The Medea Project for Incarcerated Women not only included interpretive dance and powerful retellings of Greek Mythology, but also featured true stories of the performers in the play. The ideology behind the Medea Project is to highlight ...

Aerial dance performance brings SF State labor archives alive

May 18, 2016 Multimedia

Flyaway Productions, a Bay Area dance company, was commissioned by the Labor Archives and Research Center to create an aerial site-specific performance, choreographed by Jo Kreiter, to promote the 30th anniversary of the Labor Archives and Research Center in the SF State library. According to Director of the Labor Archives, Catherine Powell, the performance was ...

Students perform their final music projects at The Depot

May 17, 2016 Life

Friday, SF State will host its first ever Electronic Music Class Show, where students from Music 436 will present their final synthesized music projects at The Depot. “It’s always a great experience for the students to have a culminating concert where they can display the work that they have been crafting during the semester,” said ...

I don’t need a squad to turn up

April 26, 2016 Opinion

When DJ super-duo Skrillex and Diplo, collectively known as Jack Ü, played back to back concerts in downtown San Francisco this month, groups of 20-somethings flooded Market Street, their kandi-clad hands clasped together as they migrated to and from each show. Like many of them, I had been awake and at my laptop at 9:59 ...

Annual Greenhouse Theatre Festival brings scripts to life

April 19, 2016 Life

An awakened puppet, a lovable narcissist, a crippled coal miner and online lovers – these are just a few characters that will soon jump from page to stage at the annual Greenhouse Theatre Festival. Plays that “bend form and perception” will be read at Z Space and the Poetry Center as collaboration between the creative ...