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Mrs. Gottlieb, played by Nicole Matthews, first meets Jean, played by Miranda Lenore, in “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” in the Knox Center.

Getting lost in a digital world

By Xavier Johnson, Web Editor
March 20, 2019
Cast members of Fox’s “Rent” live raise their fists in solidarity for those dying from AIDS during the musical number “La Vie Boheme.”

‘Rent’ disappoints in primetime

By Michael Santone, Editor-in-Chief
February 6, 2019
Merit Onyekwere grasps a heart in

Vengeful spirit seeks bloody retribution

By Gabriel Quiroz, Staff Writer
October 24, 2018
“Allegiance” is the new musical running until Oct. 21 at the Contra Costa Civic Theatre in El Cerrito.  The play follows a group of Japanese-Americans struggling to survive in the internment camps of the 1940s.

Passion, resilience shine in ‘Allegiance”

By Jose Arebola, Staff Writer
October 3, 2018
Selector, played by Akilah Kamau, narrates the action in the hip-hop inspired play “How We Got On” in the Knox Center on Thursday. The play continues this weekend.

Spirit of rhyme drives youth tale

By Xavier Johnson, Scene Editor
November 14, 2017
Piano tuner Victor Manuel (right) played by Sean Teal, flashes a light into a piano as Sofia Celia, played by Jelaine Maestas, and Maria Celia, played by Akilah Kamau, watch during a performance of “Two Sisters and a Piano” in the Knox Center on Thursday.Piano tuner Victor Manuel (right) played by Sean Teal, flashes a light into a piano as Sofia Celia, played by Jelaine Maestas, and Maria Celia, played by Akilah Kamau, watch during a performance of “Two Sisters and a Piano” in the Knox Center on Thursday.

Intimacy fortifies play

By Xavier Johnson, Scene Editor
March 29, 2017
Nan Carter, played by Kaitlyn McCoy (right), Simon, played by Alejandro Garcia (center right) and Sweetheart, Played by Sarah Ann Piane (center left) listen to Kyle Carter, played by Umi Grant (left) apologize during a scene of

Lackluster performances hinder production

By Xavier Johnson, Scene Editor
November 17, 2016
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