Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, a writer and performer from New York, presented her
three act play Say You Heard My Echo at the Stevenson Event Center last weekend as
presented by the Cultural Arts and Diversity Resource Center, Student Union Assembly,
and Rainbow Theater.
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Rainbow Theater, the only multicultural theater arts troupe in the UC system, started off their 19th season this fall. Look here for information about their remaining shows.
African American Theater Arts Troupe, the only African American theater troupe in the entire UC System, celebrates their triumphant 20th anniversary with their latest play Ruined.
Rainbow Theater presented the one-act play “Blu” and over an hour of Poet’s Corner on the evening of November 11, focusing on representing the unrepresented.
The Rainbow Theater presents the plays, “The First Seed” and “Captivated” that touch on several controversial social issues such as sexism and ethnicity. Although they both tell stories in a different perspective, they share a common message that anyone of any race or gender can relate to.
Web: Rainbow Theater, UCSC’s Multi-cultural theater troupe rounds out it’s fall season with two more weekends of performances. Nov. 11th: “The First Seed” and “Captivated”. Nov 12th “Blu” and “Poets Corner”. Nov 19th & 20th, “Black Men on the Verge”. All shows open doors at 6:30 and start at 7 in the Stevenson Events Center.
The student organization for Cultural Arts and Diversity (CAD) is working a referendum through the Student Union Assembly to secure permanent funding to cover costs on programming, equipment, staffing and possibly more. The $5.25 fee would be charged every quarter, and would cover costs on programming, equipment and staffing.
Birth of Word, a spoken-word event that took place on May 3 at the Oakes Learning Center, brought students from all over campus to share and celebrate various interpretations of the versatile art form. The event showcased a wide variety of expressive performers, including Mayda del Valle, a nationally renowned poet who headlined the event.