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Bill Bowers works as a professional mime. He will be coming to LCC from May 27 to May 30 and will be taking part in a Q & A, a workshop and a performance.Photo: contributed by Bill Bowers

What it means to be a boy; Mime explores silence surrounding gender matters

Employing a mixture of mime, music, and monologues, Broadway actor and mime Bill Bowers participates in an ongoing investigation of the silence surrounding matters of gender in today’s culture. He…

Second year Human Services student Jeffrey Banker cuts away at his marble sculpture in Lee Imomen’s stone sculpting class in Building 10.Photo: Justin Cox

Students shape art with power tools

Forklifts, giant pieces of stone, clouds of dust and the noise of power tools might cause passers by to mistake Lee Imonen’s stone sculpting class for a construction site. However,…

Dr. Geshe Thupten Jinpa Langri drinks tea with Lane Peace Center Chair Stan Taylor and others in the Blue Door Theatre before speaking to over 500 people in the Ragozzino Performance Hall on Sunday, May 10.Photo: Justin Cox

Compassion’s in fashion; The Dalai Lama’s translator speaks at Lane

It was standing room only as more than 500 people filled Lane’s Ragozzino Performance Hall on May 10, but it was quiet enough to hear a pin drop. The speaker,…

Dalai Lama translator speaks on compassion

The Lane Community College Peace Center and the Palmo Center for Peace and Education are hosting a talk by Geshe Thupten Jinpa, Ph.D., the longtime English translator for the Dalai…

The exhibit on disability in Building 10 was created by Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services, and shows the history of disability through the ages.Photo: August Frank

Accessibility for all; Disability exhibit comes to Lane

On May 4, The Center for Accessibility Resources, formerly known as Disability Resources, hosted a reception for an exhibit on the history of disability. The exhibit, created by Alaska’s Department…

Graphic design instructor Tom Madison informs a gathering of approximately 30 people on Tuesday, May 5, as to how the Social Science Department mural was created. The mural is on the fourth floor of the Center Building.Photo: August Frank
Freshman Samuel Hendrickson treats students in the cafeteria to music on March 3. Photo: August Frank
Current and former Lane students practice for the dancing event “Down 4 It” in Building 4 being organized by Lane Instructor Anita Stanford and Dance Northwest as well as 14 other dance companies.Photo: August Frank

Students and alumni prepare to get down

Dance styles such as dubstep, hip hop, jazz and more will be included in the tenth annual “Down 4 It” show being held on main campus. Dancers from 14 different…