Annual Theatre Sheridan Gala, Feb. 21, 2014

You’re invited to spend an evening with a bunch of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS – if you dare! Join us on Friday, February 21, 2014 for an exclusive event to benefit Theatre Sheridan. But, you’ll have to check your ethics at the door as you join the scoundrels for an excursion along the French Riviera. You’ll first enjoy a pre-show reception with all the upscale class and charm you would expect from this most famous locale in the world. This night of music, dancing and high society high jinks tells the story of two con artists: suave and sophisticated Lawrence Jameson and his rival, small-time crook Freddy Benson. Both are competing for the conning rights of the story’s small French town that just isn’t big enough for both of them. They decide to settle the rights through a bet—the first to swindle a young heiress will force the other to leave… Read More

Art Fundamentals Students Launch Live Mural

For two weeks, Art Fundamentals students were literally counting down the days until the launch of a live mural, initiated by faculty Les Sasaki, co-ordinator Peter Palermo and the Art Fundamentals Events Committee. On October 9th, a ribbon covering the 12′ x 8′ ft white plywood surface was cut, and students began to apply their creativity to the “Live Mural” space. Students were given the following instructions: The mural is alive, meant to be painted over and over again with the free-flowing creativity of Sheridan students. The idea came from a live mural maintained by Bachelor of Illustration students in their wing. The mural launch also served as a fundraiser for the Art Fundamentals program, as they managed to sell $41.21 worth of popcorn during the launch. (The next Art Fundamentals Fundraiser will be a comic book sale taking place October 29th, 30th and 31st). Like a live thing, the fate… Read More

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