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Playlists for Plays and Prosetry – Installment 1: As the Day is Long

by Selene Santiago Staff Writer   Music is my writing go-to.  Before I sit myself down to write, I begin a playlist.  Atmosphere, lyric, tone – I create a world of sound that becomes my writing companion.  Although the process

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Playlist #1

Playlists for Plays and Prosetry – Installment 1: As the Day is Long

by Selene Santiago Staff Writer   Music is my writing go-to.  Before I sit myself down to write, I begin a playlist.  Atmosphere, lyric, tone – I create a world of sound that becomes my writing companion.  Although the process

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Introducing La Fogata: You’ve Got 99 Problems and a Mentor Ain’t One

Fogata. Bonfire. An outdoor fire, corralled and controlled, used since The Dawn of Man to rid a space of refuse, and and for communities to gather around and celebrate Life itself. Yes. And now, in that same tradition, the Staff

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Introducing La Fogata: You’ve Got 99 Problems and a Mentor Ain’t One

Fogata. Bonfire. An outdoor fire, corralled and controlled, used since The Dawn of Man to rid a space of refuse, and and for communities to gather around and celebrate Life itself. Yes. And now, in that same tradition, the Staff

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Men will be men in ‘A Steady Rain’ at the Odyssey Theatre

By Armando Huipe Staff Writer A Steady Rain by Keith Huff is a deeply rich text disguised as a buddy-cop drama. In his playwright’s note Huff explains that his words are to be considered the “steady rain.” It’s true; the

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Men will be men in ‘A Steady Rain’ at the Odyssey Theatre

By Armando Huipe Staff Writer A Steady Rain by Keith Huff is a deeply rich text disguised as a buddy-cop drama. In his playwright’s note Huff explains that his words are to be considered the “steady rain.” It’s true; the

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Carmela Herman and Carolina San Juan in 'Mother.Redux.'

Photo Credit: Paul Antico

‘Mother.Redux’ Takes on Motherhood at Miles Memorial Playhouse

By Fanny Garcia Founding Editor SuarezDanceTheater is a Los Angeles based dance theater company with a mission to produce work that challenges the social constructs society places on women. Christine Suarez founded the company in 1998 with a mission to

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Carmela Herman and Carolina San Juan in 'Mother.Redux.'

Photo Credit: Paul Antico

‘Mother.Redux’ Takes on Motherhood at Miles Memorial Playhouse

By Fanny Garcia Founding Editor SuarezDanceTheater is a Los Angeles based dance theater company with a mission to produce work that challenges the social constructs society places on women. Christine Suarez founded the company in 1998 with a mission to

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The Dragon Lady: Lessons from a High School Drama Teacher

By Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo Guest Contributer It was the fall of 1995. I was acting in my high school’s production of I Remember Mama, and we had just finished our penultimate dress rehearsal. The cast, mostly olive-skinned kids in yellow “Norwegian”

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The Dragon Lady: Lessons from a High School Drama Teacher

By Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo Guest Contributer It was the fall of 1995. I was acting in my high school’s production of I Remember Mama, and we had just finished our penultimate dress rehearsal. The cast, mostly olive-skinned kids in yellow “Norwegian”

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The Casting of a Play: Reflecting Community Diversity on Stage for the Audience

by Fanny Garcia Founding Editor (Originally published on The Road Weeps Bulletin – Exploring the Journey of the Indigenous & African American Communities through Marcus Gardley’s play The Road Weeps, The Well Runs Dry - VOLUME IX. OCT-NOV 2013) Audiences rarely

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The Casting of a Play: Reflecting Community Diversity on Stage for the Audience

by Fanny Garcia Founding Editor (Originally published on The Road Weeps Bulletin – Exploring the Journey of the Indigenous & African American Communities through Marcus Gardley’s play The Road Weeps, The Well Runs Dry - VOLUME IX. OCT-NOV 2013) Audiences rarely

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Hardest working teatristas in show business: Lucha VaVoom

I first saw Lucha Vavoom back in 2007 at The Mayan Theater in Downtown Los Angeles – home to many a salsa night and, once,a clandestine home to a goth club or two. I was lucky enough to be present

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Hardest working teatristas in show business: Lucha VaVoom

I first saw Lucha Vavoom back in 2007 at The Mayan Theater in Downtown Los Angeles – home to many a salsa night and, once,a clandestine home to a goth club or two. I was lucky enough to be present

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Local LA playwright Liz Femi’s “Take Me To The Poor House” Heads to New York

by Liana Arauz Contributing Writer What is there to do if you are an artist born in England, raised in Nigeria, now living in the US. and growing tired of only hearing the same tragic narrative about your country in

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Liz Femi press 8

Local LA playwright Liz Femi’s “Take Me To The Poor House” Heads to New York

by Liana Arauz Contributing Writer What is there to do if you are an artist born in England, raised in Nigeria, now living in the US. and growing tired of only hearing the same tragic narrative about your country in

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