Arts Calendar

Free Thursday Concert Series is a monthly concert at noon and 7 p.m. at the St. Clair County Community College Fine Arts Theatre. It is open to the public.

Jan. 17

Femmes of Rock

Femmes of RockFemmes of Rock, led by violinist and arranger Nina DiGregorio, has thrilled audiences worldwide with their blistering solos and unique arrangements.

Please note:

Due to the overwhelming interest in this concert, tickets are no longer available for this event.

  • Those who already have reserved tickets should arrive for the concert between 6 and 6:30 p.m. After 6:30 p.m., reserved tickets will become inactive. Be sure to bring your printed ticket to the event.

  • Walk-ins are welcome after 6:30 p.m. on a first come, first served basis.

There is also a non-ticketed, free noon concert featuring Femmes of Rock on Thursday, Jan. 17.

Feb. 7

Rev. Robert Jones & Matt Watroba

Rev. Robert Jones & Matt WatrobaRobert Jones and Matt Watroba have been musical partners for more than 20 years, their relationship was founded in a mutual love for traditional American music. Now, Matt and Robert travel the nation extolling the virtues of “Music That Matters” through story and song.

March 28

Oakland University Dance with Associate Professor Thayer Jonutz

Oakland University DanceOakland University Dance Professor Thayer Jonutz will present Iterum, dance that explores a range of daily, celebratory, and familial rituals.




April 11

Cliff Erickson Ensemble

Cliff EricksonCliff Erickson is considered one of the finest acoustic performers throughout the Midwest and southwestern Ontario. His musical instincts are clearly portrayed in his original work along with his amazing ability to capture the passion evoked by countless cover tunes.

 

Spiral Gallery logoNov. 1 to Dec. 22

Spiral Gallery in Review

SC4 Spiral Gallery at Studio 1219

Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday

The artists who have showcased their work throughout 2018 will present a grand finale perfect for your holiday shopping.

Admission: Free

Student Art Revolution posterJan. 18 to Feb. 28

2019 Art Revolution by the students of SC4 faculty member Chris Krolczyk

SC4 Spiral Gallery at Studio 1219

Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday

Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8

Original graphic art created by SC4 students from faculty member Chris Krolczyk’s classes.

Admission: Free

Student artwork of sailboatMarch 2 to 30

Transformation: Book Sculptures by the students of SC4 faculty member Doug Frey

SC4 Spiral Gallery at Studio 1219

Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday

Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 15

Original art from SC4 students created from recycled books.

Admission: Free

Student artwork of sailboatApril 5 to 30

Whimsy presented by Lauren Paige Cross

SC4 Spiral Gallery at Studio 1219

Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday

Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 12

A collection of intricately detailed pen, ink and watercolor drawings featuring whimsical subjects.

Admission: Free

 

Student artwork of sailboatNov. 15 to Jan. 26

Student Graphic Design Exhibition

SC4 Fine Arts Gallery

Students in the graphic design program on campus will show their original designs for the space above the doors in the SC4 Fine Arts Theatre lobby for consideration and installation.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday;

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Gallery closed: Nov. 21 to 25 and Dec. 24 to Jan. 2.

Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15

Admission: Free

Beatrice Thornton Student Art ExhibitionFeb. 2 to Feb. 16

51st Annual Beatrice Thornton Student Art Exhibition

SC4 Fine Arts Gallery

Showcasing work by elementary school students from area schools.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday;

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Reception: 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7

Admission: Free

Beatrice Thornton Student Art ExhibitionFeb. 23 to March 16

51st Annual Beatrice Thornton Student Art Exhibition

SC4 Fine Arts Gallery

Showcasing work by middle and high school students from area schools.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday;

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Reception: 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28

Admission: Free

People looking at artwordMarch 25 to April 26

Patterns Art Work and Sophomore Portfolio Show

SC4 Fine Arts Gallery

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday;

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

 

Student artwork of sailboatApril 25

Patterns Award Ceremony and Reception

SC4 Fine Arts Gallery

This event is the culmination of a year’s work as the 61st annual Patterns magazine is released with winning art and writing entries from SC4 students. Published SC4 students will be honored, and their artwork will be displayed in the Fine Arts Gallery.

Time: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 25.

Admission: Free

Special Events

Jan. 21

17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Lest We Forget

SC4 Fine Arts Theatre

6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2019

Join us for an evening of music and reflection as we revisit Dr. King’s legacy.

Admission: Free


 

Movie Night

Broadway Musicals screenshot of the movieJan. 24

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

SC4 Fine Arts Theatre

1 and 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy explores how, over a 50-year period, the songs of the Broadway musical were created almost exclusively by Jewish Americans. Taken in total, these popular songs comprise the vast majority of what is now commonly referred to as “The American Songbook.” 

Admission: Free

The Most Unknown movie posterJan. 29

The Most Unknown

SC4 Fine Arts Theatre

1 and 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 29

The Most Unknown, directed by Ian Cheney, is an epic documentary film that sends nine scientists to extraordinary parts of the world to uncover unexpected answers to some of humanity’s biggest questions. How did life begin? What is time? What is consciousness? How much do we really know?

Admission: Free

Movie poster of I am not your negroFeb.  21

I Am Not Your Negro

SC4 Fine Arts Theatre

1 and 7 p.m., Thursday Feb. 21

I Am Not Your Negro is a documentary about James Baldwin and a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights Movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that questions black representation in Hollywood and beyond, challenging the very definition of what America stands for.

Movie poster of I am not your negroMarch 26

RBG

SC4 Fine Arts Theatre

1 p.m. and 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 26

At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. RBG is a revelatory documentary exploring Ginsburg’s exceptional life and career.

Movie poster of Wonder Women!March 26

Wonder Women!

SC4 Fine Arts Theatre

3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines offers a nuanced critique of gender and heroism in popular culture.

Movie poster of Supergirl!March 26

Supergirl!

SC4 Fine Arts Theatre

4 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Nominated for the Best Documentary at the Cleveland International Film Festival, Supergirl tells an
empowering story about one girl who is coming of age while testing the limits of strength and endurance — both inside and out.

 

Movie poster of downsizing

April 16

Downsizing (Sponsored by SC4 Student Government)

SC4 Fine Arts Theatre

1 and 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 16

A man (Matt Damon) agrees to be shrunk to five inches tall and placed in a newly developed micro community, as part of a plan to reduce humanity’s impact on the environment. However, he soon learns that his new home isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

 


 

 

Feb. 16

SC4 Symphonic Band and SC4 Jazz Band, conducted by Erick Senkmajer, "Places"

7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16

The college’s symphonic and jazz bands are comprised of a diverse group of musicians playing a variety of music guaranteed to please. Both bands are directed by Erick J. Senkmajer.

Admission: $10 adults; free admission as available at the door for SC4 students and alumni with Skippers OneCard or alumni card; free for K-12
accompanied by adult.

Tickets: 810-989-5513 or sc4.edu/artstickets

Feb. 22 and 23

International Symphony Orchestra, Night Dreams & Dances

7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, Northern High School Theatre, Port Huron
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, Imperial Theatre, Sarnia

Enjoy Michael Vanhevel in a memorable tribute to the world’s most celebrated crooners. Enjoy a collection of classic tunes
arranged by legendary composer Howard Cable, including Come Fly with Me and Fly Me to the Moon.

See ticket prices at theiso.org

March 29 and 30

International Symphony Orchestra, In Memoriam

7:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, Hillside Wesleyan Church, Clyde Township
7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30, Temple Baptist Church, Sarnia

The orchestra, symphony singers and Concertmaster Sander Kostallari present inspiring works in keeping with this season of reflection and
renewal, featuring Ann Lauber.

See ticket prices at theiso.org

April 13

SC4 Symphonic Band and SC4 Jazz Band, conducted by Erick Senkmajer, "A Time for Everything"

7 p.m., Saturday, April 13

The college’s symphonic and jazz bands are comprised of a diverse group of musicians playing a variety of music guaranteed to please. Both bands are directed by Erick J. Senkmajer.

Admission: $10 adults; free admission as available at the door for SC4 students and alumni with Skippers OneCard or alumni card; free for K-12
accompanied by adult.

Tickets: 810-989-5513 or sc4.edu/artstickets

April 26

SC4 Community Choir, Stage and Screen

7 p.m., Friday, April 26

SC4’s community choir is comprised of students and adults from the Blue Water Area melding their voices to create wonderful music for
your entertainment.

Admission: $10 adults; free admission as available at the door for SC4 students and alumni with Skippers OneCard or alumni card; free for K-12
accompanied by adult.

Tickets: 810-989-5513 or sc4.edu/artstickets