Tag Archive: Selene Santiago

King of the Tire Heap: Standing on the Corner of La Esquinita, USA

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by Selene Santiago Staff Writer My tire blew out the night when I was supposed to be writing this review. I can’t help but find this amusing considering La Esquinita, USA is set… Continue reading

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‘Dreamscapes’: Ever Had One of Those Dreams Where You Scream but Nothing Comes Out?

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by Selene Santiago Staff Writer Shot twelve times by four Riverside police officers, nineteen year-old Myeshia Miller is left to dream and die alone in her car on December 28,1998. Written and directed… Continue reading

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A Dizzying Zoetrope Kaleidoscope Opens Encuentro 2014 at The Los Angeles Theatre Center

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by Selene Santiago Staff Writer A zoetrope is one of several pre-cinema animation devices that produce the illusion of motion by displaying a sequence of drawings or photographs showing progressive phases of that… Continue reading

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Playlists for Plays and Prosetry – Installment 1: As the Day is Long

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by Selene Santiago Staff Writer   Music is my writing go-to.  Before I sit myself down to write, I begin a playlist.  Atmosphere, lyric, tone – I create a world of sound that… Continue reading

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Gallery Secrets at the Natural History Museum

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by Selene Santiago Staff Writer Theater as diorama, diorama as performance locked in an architectural resin of time.  Chalk Repertory Theater celebrates 100 years of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County… Continue reading

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Ah, the Majestic Gazellas

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By Selene Santiago Staff Writer The Anatomy of Gazellas is the newest play by playwright Janine Salinas Schoenberg and lively directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera of Plawrights’ Arena fame.  It is a trippy… Continue reading

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Playwright Platica: Interviews from the Brown Side of Town

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By Selene Santiago Staff Writer How does an extremely visual person sit down and write a full-length play?  She probably doesn’t.  She instead paces the proverbial floorboards of a paranoid uncertainty and spends… Continue reading

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Arts Management Grad School: One Year Down, One Year to Go

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by Selene Santiago Staff Writer “Arts Management?  What’s that?”  I often get this question from folks who aren’t in the not-for-profit world.  A perplexed expression topped with furrowed eyebrows gazes steadily into mine… Continue reading

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