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Dance Theatre of Santa Fe College’s “Room to Dance” Has Free Admission June 2-3, 2017

The Dance Theatre of Santa Fe College’s annual student-choreographed production, “Room to Dance,” will have performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 2-3, 2017. This year, “Room to Dance” will be held in the Building E Auditorium instead of the Fine Arts Hall. The Auditorium is near I-75 on the west side of the … Continue reading Dance Theatre of Santa Fe College’s “Room to Dance” Has Free Admission June 2-3, 2017

“A Chorus Line” is SF’s Summer Musical May 18-20 and 24-26, 2017

Students in the Theatre, Dance and Music departments of Santa Fe College will star in the hit Broadway musical “A Chorus Line” May 18-20 and 24-26, 2017, at the Fine Arts Hall at the Northwest Campus, 3000 NW 83 Street, Gainesville. All shows are at 7:30 p.m. except for the matinee on Saturday, May 20, … Continue reading “A Chorus Line” is SF’s Summer Musical May 18-20 and 24-26, 2017

“African Drums under the Stars” returns to the SF Planetarium April 15, 2017

On Saturday night, April 15, 2017 the Santa Fe College Drummers, under the leadership of Professor Leon Larson (“Baba Leon”), will be guiding us through the language of the drum as they perform at Santa Fe College’s Kika Silva Pla Planetarium. The performance will take place at 7 p.m. that evening.  This unique experience is inspired by the rhythms of … Continue reading “African Drums under the Stars” returns to the SF Planetarium April 15, 2017

“Sing Into Spring” Concert Is April 20, 2017, at Fine Arts Hall

The Santa Fe Singers, directed by Choral and Vocal Music Professor Lynn Sandefur, will “Sing Into Spring” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017, in the Fine Arts Hall at the Northwest Campus of Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83 Street, Gainesville. Tickets are $15 main floor and $12 balcony for adults; $9 for seniors, … Continue reading “Sing Into Spring” Concert Is April 20, 2017, at Fine Arts Hall

March Madness: Spring Laser Spectacular at the Planetarium

They’re baaack!  The lasers, that is!  The planetarium has the Prismatic Magic laser projection system temporarily installed again for a repeat of the extremely popular “LaserFest” celebration held in September 2016.  This time, the laser system will be here for two weeks!  The “March Madness: Spring Laser Spectacular” is a 10-day laser festival where there will be educational and musical … Continue reading March Madness: Spring Laser Spectacular at the Planetarium

“Winds Go Pops” Features Movie Themes in Bldg. E Auditorium Mar. 2, 2017

What do Star Wars, Spider-Man and Popeye the Sailor have in common? They are all represented on the program when Santa Fe College music students in the 24-piece Wind Ensemble will play selections from movie themes and more in the “Winds Go Pops” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2017, in the Building E … Continue reading “Winds Go Pops” Features Movie Themes in Bldg. E Auditorium Mar. 2, 2017

SF Music Students Make History at 2017 Winter Symposium in Jacksonville

Santa Fe College students made history while experiencing the life of music professionals at the Florida College System Activities Association ‘s Winter Symposium held Jan. 26-28, 2017, at Jacksonville University. The annual event attracts hundreds of music students from throughout Florida to audition for seats in different ensembles, to rehearse, and finally to perform in … Continue reading SF Music Students Make History at 2017 Winter Symposium in Jacksonville

SF Art Students Explore Further Higher Education at National Portfolio Day 2017

Santa Fe College art students who are members of the Santa Fe Artists’ Guild explored their options for scholarships and further higher education when they visited the Ringling College of Art & Design in Sarasota Jan. 21-22, 2017, for National Portfolio Day. The event enabled visual art and design students to meet with representatives from … Continue reading SF Art Students Explore Further Higher Education at National Portfolio Day 2017

Renowned Pianist Stephen Beus Returns to SF College Feb. 17, 2017

Internationally recognized pianist Stephen Beus will return to Gainesville to perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in the Fine Arts Hall at the Northwest Campus of Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83 Street. His visit is part of the college’s Master Artist series that brings professionals to teach classes and perform … Continue reading Renowned Pianist Stephen Beus Returns to SF College Feb. 17, 2017

Dance, Romance at Valentine’s Day Swing Dance Feb. 14, 2017

Dancing, romancing, sweets, flowers, photos and a silent auction are on tap at the best-kept party secret in Gainesville when the 7th annual Valentine’s Day Swing Dance happens 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in the lobby of the Fine Arts Hall at Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83 Street, Gainesville. The Santa Fe Big … Continue reading Dance, Romance at Valentine’s Day Swing Dance Feb. 14, 2017

“Dance of My Heart,” Excerpts from “Carmen Suite” Ballet Feb. 10, 2017

When Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso created the ballet “Carmen Suite” in 1967 for the Russian prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, the Russian Ministry of Culture told the ballerina that “you have made a prostitute of a Spanish heroine.” Thought to be “too sensual,” the ballet was shelved by censors but is now considered a source of … Continue reading “Dance of My Heart,” Excerpts from “Carmen Suite” Ballet Feb. 10, 2017

Jazz Piano Concert With Chuchito Valdes Is Jan. 21, 2017

  Cuban-born and internationally recognized jazz pianist Jesus “Chuchito” Valdes will appear in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in the Fine Arts Hall at the Northwest Campus of Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83 Street, Gainesville. The concert is part of Gainesville’s community-wide celebration of Cuban artistry, Bulla Cubana, and part of … Continue reading Jazz Piano Concert With Chuchito Valdes Is Jan. 21, 2017

Internationally Known Visual Artist Beatrice Coron Speaks at SF Jan. 20, 2017

With work in collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Getty, the National Gallery of Art and museums, libraries, and institutions throughout the world, Beatrice Coron has built an international reputation in illustration, book arts, fine art, public art, digital art and architectural embellishment. At 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, Coron will give … Continue reading Internationally Known Visual Artist Beatrice Coron Speaks at SF Jan. 20, 2017

Serrie Christmas Concert Returns to the Planetarium

Join us at 8 p.m. , Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College for “Upon a Midnight Clear”, a concert “under the stars” featuring songs of the holiday season with the live electronic music of world-renowned composer and artist Jonn Serrie. “Upon a Midnight Clear” combines the lush, romantic and ethereal … Continue reading Serrie Christmas Concert Returns to the Planetarium

Two Performances of “Holiday at Santa Fe” on December 3, 2016

  Children and adults alike will thrill to holiday magic on stage when characters from the Kingdom of the Sweets, lively elves, Frosty the Snowman and the Frostettes, toy soldiers, Elsa from “Frozen” and, yes, Santa himself appear in two high-energy performances of Santa Fe College’s annual “Holiday at Santa Fe,” 2 p.m. and 6:30 … Continue reading Two Performances of “Holiday at Santa Fe” on December 3, 2016

Calling for Executive Committee Agenda Items for November 29 Meeting

The Executive Committee meeting will be held on November 29 at 3:30 p.m. in Building P, Room 160. Agenda items are being requested early as many will be off next week. There are two important items for discussion; Gender Identity, and Tobacco Free Campuses. If you have additional motions reflecting the wishes of the Senate Members, please bring your motions to … Continue reading Calling for Executive Committee Agenda Items for November 29 Meeting

Santa Fe College’s Lt. Ryan Woods Awarded “Board Member of the Year” By AFC

Amongst other accolades Santa Fe College received at the annual AFC (Association of Florida Colleges), Lt Ryan Woods was awarded the Board Member Of The Year. In large part this was due to his instrumental role in creation of the first “Campus Safety Commission” which unites the 28 Florida Colleges in sharing best safety and … Continue reading Santa Fe College’s Lt. Ryan Woods Awarded “Board Member of the Year” By AFC

Learn Fun Crafts and Healthy Creations With Community Education Class

Join in the fun at Corks & Colors Canvas and Pottery Studio for a Mommy and Me Painting class! Saturday, 11/19 from 1 pm – 3 pm. The $20 fee covers 1 adult a child and all materials (please, no children under 7). To register, visit the Community Ed website at bit.ly/1yI4Ou4, or call 352-395-5193. How about learning … Continue reading Learn Fun Crafts and Healthy Creations With Community Education Class