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Retiring Music Legends Reflect on Their Careers

Retiring Music Legends Reflect on Their Careers

Story By: Noah Villaverde, Entertainment Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

As music instructors Mike Dana and Larry Honda prepare to retire after this semester, the Rampage asked the pair to reflect on their legacies. Dana has taught at Fresno City College for 28 years, and Honda for 21. When you two look back at your first day here at FCC, how do you compare that time to n...

Weekly Mixer Pushes Fresno’s Arts Scene

Weekly Mixer Pushes Fresno’s Arts Scene

Story By: Paulina Rodríguez Ruiz, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Video

Every Monday night, the Tower District bar and music venue Strummer’s comes alive with the bustling sounds of local artists and musicians, and casual bar attendees are treated to a front row seat of Fresno’s underground music and art scene. The Monday Night Mixers event, created by Johnny Quiroz t...

Central Valley Guitar Summit Gets Students Strumming

Central Valley Guitar Summit Gets Students Strumming

Story By: Noah Villaverde, Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Dozens of students from local junior high and high schools attended the third annual Central Valley Guitar Summit at Fresno City College on April 13. The day-long event was sponsored by KSEE24, Gottschalk Music, Valley Remnants and Rolls, D’Addario, Los Angeles Classical Guitars, and the FCC Music De...

Opera Students Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Music

Opera Students Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Music

Story By: Jose Serrano, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday that attracts parades filled with four-leaf clovers and green clothing as its main event, however, Fresno City College took a different approach. The FCC Opera honored St. Patrick’s Day with a musical performance consisting of traditional Irish songs on March 1...

FCC Jazz Showcase Wows Audience

Story By: Paulina Rodríguez, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

The Fresno City College Music Department put on a spectacular show showcasing jazz combos, jazz extensions, and a Latin Jazz Ensemble at the FCC Theatre on March 13. Jazz combo director Larry Honda introduced the North combo which opened with a rendition of “Black Nile” by Wayne Shorter. This ...

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