By Robert Klimper |Staff Writer| A Midsummer Night's Dream, a comedic Shakespearean play, brought humor, drama and a bit of magic to the stage of Blackhawk Theatre at Citrus Valley High School, from Feb. 16 until the 25th. The play was put on by the Honor Troupe at Citrus Valley High School, which is given the name due to the actors being held to a higher standard with tougher plays. A major component of A Midsummer Night's Dream is fairies in a forest casting magic and playing tricks on humans that wander into the forest. The concept of a Shakespeare play can seem like a tough task to tackle, and for some, it can be hard to interpret what is said due to the unique language the … [Read more...] about Shakespeare Lives!
By Devin Ramos | Staff Writer The CSUSB Barnes Theater Company will hold performances rendering their take on William Shakespeare's comedy, “As You Like It,” from Nov. 15 through Nov. 24. The two hour play is a tale of love filled with laughter. It tells the story of Rosalind, played by Lisa Parker, and Orlando, T.J. Sloan, as they fall in love. was directed by Tom Provenzano, and under his direction the actors do well in keeping the audience laughing and in tune with the progressing story. In the two-hour play, the two are banished from Duke Frederick’s court; Orlando for persecution by his older brother, Oliver and Rosalind for angering the Duke. Orlando, unaware that Rosalind has been … [Read more...] about “As You Like It” a show one must not miss
By Katherine Valadez |Staff Writer| Ethnic minorities are a hot political topic in Arizona once again. Under a new law, schools across the state are prohibited from offering ethnic studies classes or face having state funds withheld from them each month if they continue to offer classes. Already having been under scrutiny for its controversial Senate Bill 1070, which many felt discriminated against Latinos, the state is now being criticized again for its passage of Arizona House Bill 2281 which took effect in January. The bill stated, “HB 2281 prohibits a school district or charter school from including courses or classes that either promote the overthrow of the United States … [Read more...] about Arizona bans ethnic studies programs in schools