Colleges Spring Fest is April 13 at Historic Triangle and April 21 in Hampton

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The College’s annual Spring Fest takes place Wednesday, April 13 at the Historic Triangle campus from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursday, April 21 on the Hampton campus  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Students, faculty and staff are invited to gather in campus courtyards for food, music provided by a disc jockey and other activities.

Picnic lunches will be available for $3, $1 for those with a TNCC Student ID. Donations for the South Africa Book Smart Foundation Drive will be accepted on-site. Those who donate textbooks during Spring Fest will receive $1 off of lunch.

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Digital film festival showcases student work

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The Daily Press

The competition is low stress, and if you go Tuesday night you can watch and pick your favorites.

Thomas Nelson Community College’s Spring Digital Film Festival is part of a semi-annual event where art students show off their productions. The fall competition features judges and prizes, but the spring version takes a lighter tone.

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TNCC Students Showcase Work in Semi-Annual Digital Film Festival

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The Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Art Department will showcase student talent during the semi-annual Digital Film Festival on Tuesday, April 28. The event will start at 7 p.m. in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall, Hampton Campus and is free and open to the public.

Unlike the fall festival, the upcoming spring festival will not including judging or prizes. Instead, the students will display their work without the pressures of a contest and benefit from audience feedback. The opinions from the audience will be valuable tools for the students as they work to enhance their creativity and production skills. The department will showcase 30 to 40 pieces this year.

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2008 Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival set for April 12 at TNCC

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The Seventh Annual Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival, hosted by the Natchel’ Blues Network, will be presented at Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Hampton, on April 12 from 4:00-9:30 p.m. The free event ? made possible with support from the Hampton Arts Commission and the TNCC Cultural Affairs Committee ? is open to the public.

The festival line up this year includes winners of the Tidewater area’s International Blues Competition, Bobby “Blackhat” Walters and Larry B.; a workshop by well-known Hampton Roads guitarist, Amy Ferebee; and regional and national artists, Bill Sheffield and K.J. James. Headlining the festival is multitalented Daryl Davis, a keyboardist, vocalist and guitarist. The Maryland resident is also an author, professional actor, and lecturer.

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TNCC Computer Arts Students Use High-End Technology to Produce Digital Films

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Computer Arts students at Thomas Nelson Community College may be using the same digital software that created blockbuster movies like Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow and Shrek, but the results are on a more intimate scale.

Whether it’s animating dancing iPods or a critique on television wasteland, these students are using high-end technology to create pieces that synthesize their technical knowledge with a personal creative aesthetic.

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Rory Block to Headline the Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival at Thomas Nelson Community College

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Saturday, 07 April 2007 The Seventh Annual Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival, hosted by the Natchel Blues Network, will be presented at the Mary T. Christian Auditorium on the Hampton campus of Thomas Nelson Community College from 4:00 -9:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. The festival features performances by “Living Legend” and two-time Blues Music Award Winner, Rory Block, with a workshop, “Wild Women Get the Blues” by W. C. Handy award winner, Gaye Adegbalola of Saffire-The Uppity Blues Women. Blues Committee will open the festival. The festival, which is free and open to the public, is made possible with support from the Hampton Arts Commission and the Thomas Nelson Community College Cultural Affairs Committee.

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