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Xochiti, played by Stephanie Rivas, acts as she were being drowned with ribbons that signify water during a Monday rehearsal for

Original play brings old story to life

By Xavier Johnson, Scene Editor
March 20, 2018
Jelaine Maestas (left), Kamaria McKinney (middle left), Lissette Maravilla (center), Tayler Meulpolder (middle right) and Irena Miles (right) perform a scene set at a sleepover in “Emotional Creature” directed by Kathryn McCarty in the Knox Center on Friday.

Women’s diverse struggles told through ‘stunning’ performances

By Jshania Owens, Staff Writer
March 5, 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
Drama department Chairperson Carlos-Manuel Chavarria teaches the cast steps to a dance number at a “Zombie Town” rehearsal on Sept. 13.

Satirical play takes on zombie outbreak theme

By Louis Cano, Advocate Staff
September 20, 2017
A child runs down a hill during afternoon play time in the outside area at the Early Learning Center on Aug. 21.

Program enhances outside play

By Denis Perez, Editor-In-Chief
August 23, 2017

Dance groups highlight variety of styles

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief
May 18, 2017
Nya-bingha Zianni (right), portraying Anabelle, looks straight ahead as she sits down after walking into her juke joint, Anabelle’s, during a scene from the 1940s North Richmond- inspired play  “Richmond Renaiss-
ance,” performed in the El Cerrito High School Performing Arts Theater on May 6.

Play counters stigmas

By Sean Austin, Advocate Staff
May 17, 2017
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