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“Christmas Carol” Reimagined Through Puppetry

The Emmy Award-winning interdisciplinary performance collective Manual Cinema returns to The Soraya with the world premiere of a visually and musically inventive adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic,  Christmas Carol. There are six performances only, Dec. 11-13, that will broadcast directly into audience’s homes with hundreds of paper puppets, miniatures, silhouettes, and an original live […]

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Literary Giant Rudolfo Anaya Passes

Beloved author Rudolfo Anaya, referred to as the “grandfather of Chicano literature” and a “literary giant” died this week. While his vast body of work includes children’s books to poetry, his 1972 novel, his semi autobiographical voice heard on the pages of Bless Me, Ultima, remains his best known book, still highly revered today. Written […]

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Sueño de Familia

Talent often runs in families and the inspirational exhibit  Yolanda Gonzalez: Sueño de Familia/Dream of Famly   is a mighty example of a generational family of artists documented starting with the work of great-grandfather Juan Nepomuceno Lopez (1860-1940), Margarita “Mague” Lopez Ibarra (1906-1999)  (1906-1999) “Yola Lopez Gonzalez (b.1930), who took up ceramics at the age […]

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CSUN’s Oviatt Library Showcases African American Life Through Photography

In honor of Black History Month, the Delmar T. Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge is exploring African American life from both sides of the camera with “Photography through the African American Lens,” an exhibition that will feature a panel of African American photographers showcasing their work on Tuesday, Feb 25. The exhibition of […]