The Eclectic Voices of Kingwood (Evok) will soon have its audiences tapping their toes at an upcoming performance. "A Day in British Music History" is a 50-minute concert that will feature music and texts from the British Isles. The Lone Star College-Kingwood choir will cycle through pieces by Britain's great classical composers, including William Byrd, Henry Purcell, Charles Villiers Stanford, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Bob Chilcott, and Philip Stopford.
Daniel Martinez did not let his non-traditional path toward a college degree deter him. The youngest of nine children, Martinez never dreamed that he would go to college. After high school, the first-generation college student's first attempt in higher education was rocky. Without academic and financial guidance, he worked 60 hours a week to pay for courses.
The COVID-19 pandemic has canceled many community events. The Lone Star College-Kingwood Concert Choir will hold its first performance since the long hiatus. The "Can We Sing the Darkness to Light?" will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood. The free, 45-minute concert focuses on the intersection of creativity and social justice.
The Lone Star College-Kingwood Radio Theatre is bringing something “scary” in time for Halloween. The department presents “Twisted Tales of Poe: The Radio Play” by Philip Grecian. The live stage production will feature adapted stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe. It will stream from Oct. 27-31 on YouTube: LSCKTheatre.
Lone Star College-Kingwood offers many Continuing Education (CE) healthcare programs that lead to a certificate and assist students in obtaining lucrative jobs or advancing in their current careers. “We want to be your next step toward an exciting career. Most continuing education classes require no college application or prior testing,” said Pat Chandler, director of continuing education at LSC-Kingwood.
Lone Star College-Kingwood students have access to many programs to help them achieve their educational goals. The TRIO Support Services (SSS) grant provides academic support and programming for students classified as first-generation in college, income-limited, or have a documented disability. They will receive exclusive, free services such as transfer advising, money management, leadership workshops, college road trips, and more.
In emergencies, such as COVID-19, the need for first responders is at an all-time high. Lone Star College-Kingwood offers a variety of courses that train students for these career fields. The Fire Science Technology program will offer a day and night Fire Academy starting this fall. Upon completion of three short semesters, students will become certified firefighters and EMTs.
Lone Star College-Kingwood and the Humble Area Assistance Ministries (HAAM) continue to tackle hunger amid the global pandemic. The college’s Student Services Division and HAAM will again operate the Coyote Cupboard this summer. This college initiative addresses the immediate food needs of students, employees, and the community. The distribution will occur on June 1, 15, and 29, July 13 and 27, and Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. in LSC-Kingwood’s Parking Lot A.
Amid current social changes, human ingenuity thrives. People have reimagined how to work, socialize, shop, and accomplish other daily tasks using the tools at hand. This ingenuity has led to more venues opening for artists to share their work. The Lone Star College-Kingwood Fine Art Gallery invites these artists to submit entries into the “2021/vision,” an online cellphone exhibit. The deadline to enter this juried show is June 20, and there is a $10 entry fee.
The Lone Star College-Kingwood Fine Art Gallery will present its long-awaited gallery exhibit virtually May 1-July 29. “Hidden Talents” will feature nine artists who practice artmaking in their other lives, beyond the desk or classroom. The exhibit takes advantage of today’s climate, promoting greater access to learning, both virtual and in person.