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Flight / Creative Writing  / Photography / Art 2023 is open for submissions

Flight / Creative Writing / Photography / Art 2023 is open for submissions

January 23, 2023

Flight  Creative Writing—Photography—Art Are you interested in publishing your creative writing, visual, or physical art? If so, then consider submitting your work to Flight, Mt. San Jacinto...

Photo of Elton John Facing the Crowd on Stage

Farewell Yellow Brick Road – Elton John’s Final Tour Review

Olivia Voelkel, President/Writer December 7, 2022

On Nov. 17, 19, and 20, Sir Elton John performed at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles, California. It was the final few concerts of the North American portion of his final tour, “Farewell Yellow Brick Road...

Photo of Ryan Blankenbaker and Juan Pablo Lopez Aguilar performing

Students Elate as Open Mic Night Returns to MSJC

Melissa Luna, Writer/Editor November 21, 2022

The Creative Writing Club at Mt. San Jacinto College hosted the first Open Mic night held at the Temecula Valley Campus on Nov. 15. Open to all students, the club invited creatives to share their poetry,...

MSJC Dance Department Presents Sinew

MSJC Dance Department Presents ‘Sinew’

MSJC Dance Department November 1, 2022
The Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) Dance Department proudly presents ‘Sinew,’ an evening of dance and discussion that highlights the experiences of faculty member Julenda (Julie) Satow Freeman’s Native American grandmothers and the ongoing impacts of colonization. 
Erik Escovedo, Decolonizing Place and Time

Erik Escovedo, Decolonizing Place and Time

MSJC Art Department November 1, 2022
Mt. San Jacinto College Art Gallery is pleased to present Erik Escovedo, Decolonizing Place and Time. This is a special solo exhibition that kicks off our Native American Heritage Month at MSJC.
Rony Armas with one of the subjects of his art show

Our Stories Are Ancient: A talk with artist Rony Armas

Pia Henson, Writer October 28, 2022
'I have always been entranced by the human face and the stories embedded in every laugh line, forehead wrinkle, or scar. The chasm of experience in a person’s eyes holds the ecstasy and angst, the vibrance and exhaustion, and the past, present, and future." Rony Armas
Murrieta Valley High School ASL Production of “Aladdin”

Murrieta Valley High School ASL Production of “Aladdin”

Marley Mittleman, Writer May 23, 2022

Murrieta Valley High School recently finished their theater production of the musical Aladdin. Though the actors and singers were truly talented, what made this show unique was its inclusion of American...

Life in a Local Music Scene

Life in a Local Music Scene

Anthony Orrico, Writer May 20, 2022

For every musical artist or band that becomes popular, there are 100s that never see the light of day in terms of mainstream success. For all those bands and artists, the pleasure and enjoyment of playing...

Concert Celebrating Grammy-Nominated Artist Willie K

Concert Celebrating Grammy-Nominated Artist Willie K

Gina Sanford, Writer May 17, 2022

The Old Town Temecula Community Theater will be hosting a concert on May 26, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Kaleo Phillips will be performing as a tribute for William Kahaiali’i, who is also known as Willie K....

Flight 2022 is now available

Flight 2022 is now available

The Talon Team May 16, 2022

The latest edition of Flight, MSJC's anthology of student art and writing, is now available. This was the first issue edited and published by students!  A very deep and sincere thanks to them: Marielle...

Commemorating Stage-Hands and Stage-Managers

Commemorating Stage-Hands and Stage-Managers

Ava Sarnowski, Writer May 12, 2022

The role of the stage manager is an umbrella title with a rotating list of responsibilities that depend on the needs of a show. Their responsibilities include the safety of everyone in the production,...

A Local High School Performs West Side Story after two years of waiting

A Local High School Performs West Side Story after two years of waiting

Nick Pettis, President/ Video Content Editor March 15, 2022

Murrieta Mesa High School has been waiting for the chance to perform West Side Story for two years now. Just before opening night in 2020, Murrieta Valley Unified School District closed the entire district’s...

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