May Ruiz

‘The Glass Menagerie’ Stirs at A Noise Within
Arts & Entertainment

‘The Glass Menagerie’ Stirs at A Noise Within

By May S. Ruiz ‘The Glass Menagerie,’ the autobiographical play that launched Tennessee Williams to great renown, takes off at A Noise Within (ANW) from February 24 through April 26. It made its debut in 1944 in Chicago, moved to Broadway a year later, and earned Williams the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award. In…

March College Search Guide
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March College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz It’s drought or deluge. After years of dry winters, we finally got rain. Lots of it! I’m sure you’re ready to put away your umbrellas and rain boots and looking forward to some sunshine. And I’m quite certain students can’t wait for their hard-earned spring break. It…

‘Digital Nature 2019’ Displays Dazzle at The Arboretum
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‘Digital Nature 2019’ Displays Dazzle at The Arboretum

By May S. Ruiz Make The Arboretum in Arcadia your destination for an evening of dazzling contemporary art. From February 27 to March 3, the natural landscape of this beautiful garden will serve as the backdrop for ‘Digital Nature 2019,’ an art exhibit featuring unique, site-specific artworks. ‘Digital Nature’ brings together a collection of contemporary…

‘The Judas Kiss’ Premieres at Boston Court Pasadena
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‘The Judas Kiss’ Premieres at Boston Court Pasadena

By May S. Ruiz Boston Court Pasadena launches its 2019 season with a rarely staged production of David Hare’s ‘The Judas Kiss’ from February 15 through March 24. This S. Mark Taper Foundation-sponsored play tells the story of Oscar Wilde’s love for Lord Alfred ‘Bosie’ Douglas and follows his downfall through a brutal trial and…

‘Othello’ Takes the Stage at A Noise Within
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‘Othello’ Takes the Stage at A Noise Within

By May S. Ruiz William Shakespeare’s ‘Othello,’ A Noise Within’s fifth production in its 2018-2019 season, will be on stage from February 10 through April 28. Directed by Jessica Kubzansky, it stars Wayne T. Carr in the title role, Angela Gulner as Desdemona, Tania Verafield as Emilia, and Michael Manuel as Iago. Manuel graciously agrees…

February College Search Guide
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February College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz  After several years of drought and rainless months, we’re finally getting much drenching which may be affecting your family schedule. Maybe some sports events are being postponed or canceled and getting your children to all their after-school activities could be taking longer than usual. But don’t stress…

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