Muskegon Community College News

MCC Lecture Series Looks at Mythology and Symbolism of Water Oct. 26

Muskegon Community College continues its focus on water during its 2017-18 Lecture Series with “Names Writ in Water: Mythology, Symbolism, and the Natural World,” a presentation by MCC English Instructor Michael Johnson. The talk, which is free and open to the public, takes place on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in Stevenson Center Room […]

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College Singers

Collegiates and College Singers Concert at Frauenthal Oct. 22

Two Muskegon Community College vocal groups, the Collegiates and the College Singers, will perform on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 22, at 3 p.m. at the Frauenthal Center in downtown Muskegon. Tickets are $7 for the general public and $2 for students. Directed by Nicholas Palmer, the College Singers will perform six selections. Following a brief intermission, […]

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MCC Wind Ensemble

MCC Wind and Jazz Ensembles Perform at Frauenthal Center on Oct. 18

The Muskegon Community College Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Frauenthal Center in downtown Muskegon. Tickets are $7 for adults and $2 for students. The Wind Ensemble, directed by Daniel M. Meyers, will perform four selections. Following a brief intermission, the Jazz Ensemble, directed by […]

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Scene from Metamorphoses at MCC

Overbrook Theater Season Opens with Metamorphoses Oct. 18-22

Muskegon Community College opens its 2017-18 Overbrook Theater season on Oct. 18-22 with the award-winning play Metamorphoses, based on the myths of Ovid and written and originally directed by Mary Zimmerman. A smart modern tale built upon classic myths, Zimmerman’s work taps into selected myths that focus on the power of love to define and […]

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Eve Ensler (photo credit Paula Allen)

Playwright Eve Ensler to Speak at Frauenthal Center Nov. 1

Eve Ensler, an American playwright, performer, feminist, and activist who is known internationally for her play The Vagina Monologues, will speak at the Frauenthal Center in downtown Muskegon on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. with live music, book sales, and a cash bar. Tickets for an “An Evening with […]

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Ahfest 2017 Film Festival

AHFEST Film Fest Wednesdays in October at Muskegon Museum of Art

On Wednesday evenings throughout October, the 2017 Muskegon Area Arts and Humanities Festival (ahfest) will show and discuss four films associated with WATER, the ahfest’s theme this year, at the Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W Webster Ave. in downtown Muskegon. Admission is free and open to the public. Each movie will be followed by […]

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2017 Ahfest Celebrates ‘Water’ Throughout October

The Muskegon Area Arts and Humanities 2017 Festival (ahfest) will celebrate the theme of “Water” throughout October with over 15 different area arts and humanities groups to examine more closely what arts and humanities mean to the wider Muskegon Count community. Events during the month range from art exhibits to theater productions to educational opportunities […]

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"Bayou Queen" by Mary Sundstrom

‘Water: Paintings by Sheryl Budnik and Mary Sundstrom’ in Overbrook Sept. 25-Oct. 26 

From a placid, introspective pool to a roaring, ship-wrecking beast, water is the subject of paintings by Michigan artists Sheryl Budnik and Mary Sundstrom on exhibit in Muskegon Community College’s Overbrook Gallery from Sept. 25 through Oct. 26, 2017. The gallery, located on the MCC main campus at 221 S. Quarterline Road, is free and […]

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Celtic gravestone in front of Rattoo round tower in north Kerry, Ireland

MCC, Michigan Irish Music Festival Offer ‘The Art and History of the Celts’ in September

MCC’s popular one-credit, mini-art history course, “The Art and History of the Celts,” returns this year between Sept. 6-20 and includes a required experiential learning excursion to the 2017 Michigan Irish Music Festival in Muskegon on Sept. 15-17. The course will also be offered as a non-credit community lecture series in partnership with the Muskegon […]

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Corena Golliver $400 First Place

53rd Annual MCC Student Art and Design Exhibit Award Winners Announced

The award winners in the 53rd Annual MCC Student Art and Design Exhibition, featuring artwork of outstanding merit produced by leading student artists over the past academic year, were announced during a May 30 reception in Overbrook Art Gallery, where the exhibit continues through Sept. 8. The artwork, which was selected by MCC’s art faculty […]

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