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    As part of the Cal State San Bernardino Alumni Professor for a Day program, theater arts alumnus Danny Bilson ’78 talked to a group of theater arts majors via Zoom about his successes in the film industry and his contribution to the movie “Da 5 Bloods,” which premiered on Netflix this week. Bilson, who is a professor and chair ...
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    Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center), programmed by TMC Arts, marks the return performances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from March 18–22. The engagement features three independent programs: Program A (New Works) includes Aszure Barton’s BUSK and the West Coast premiere of Jamar Roberts’ acclaimed new work, Ode; Program ...
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    The cast is set for August Wilson’s “Jitney,” which will be presented by Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum November 22 through December 29, with the opening set for November 24. Originally presented by Manhattan Theatre Club, “Jitney” is directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The cast includes, in alphabetical order, Francois ...
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    San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra welcomes music icons Jennifer Holliday and Lynn Harrell Two Grammy Award winning artists will be featured in the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra annual holiday concert, but this year’s performance will be a bit earlier than usual. A full month earlier, in fact. “As renters of the California Theatre, we are subject ...
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    By Dianne Anderson As a budding choreographer, local dance instructor Maura Townsend at times found herself in lock step with some of the same restrictive moves that many new artists face when starting their own company. Back then, the big challenge was staying technically correct, and remembering to never bring politics to the dance floor. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Fans of gamers of the League of Legends, Beyonce, Rihanna, and even Wu-Tang Clan should all be delighted that the Maestro Anthony Parnther is coming to town. With knowledge spanning multiple genres and periods, Parnther is very connected in Hollywood to film and numerous concert audiences, not only as a conductor, but ...
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    By Dianne Anderson From the far reaches of the antebellum south where Afro-Appalachian descendants fought through slavery, reconstruction and Jim Crowism to keep hundreds of acres of land in the family is the lore that legacies are made of. Over the weekend, Virniecia Green-Jordan celebrated her rich beginnings of “Zeketown,” and well beyond its borders where ...
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    Ford Theatres presents visionary vocalist and bassist Meshell Ndegeocello who performs songs from her GRAMMY®-nominated album Ventriloquism, as well as a selection of her favorites, on Saturday, July 13 at 8:00 pm as part of its IGNITE @ the FORD! series. Musically, Ventriloquism has the hallmarks of all of Ndegeocello’s work — lush and investigative, ...
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    A Shining Night of Student Entertainment by Lea Michelle Cash       While our nation remains transfixed on Washington’s Mueller Report, the Rialto Unified School District (RUSD) and its administration focused on honoring amazing students and their contributions to the performing arts. Why? Community service never feels like an obligation or chore when it comes to ...
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    The Music Center welcomes one of America’s most popular dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, back to Los Angeles with the dance company’s 60th anniversary celebration tour at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion through April 7. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Ailey’s remarkable dancers – including Danica Paulos of Huntington Beach and ...