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The American River College theater department preparing for “The Christmas Carol Rag” which opens on Nov. 26, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Kimberlee Wilson)

ARC theater department set to perform holiday classic with a twist

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

American River College’s Department of Theatre Arts & Film will perform “The Christmas Carol Rag,” a musical comedy by Norman Allen. “The Christmas Carol Rag” is a jazz-infused rendition...

The American River College theatre department performs Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare. The story follows Antipholus and Dromio of Syracuse travelling to Ephesus in search of their long lost twins. (Photo by Samuel Berg)

Review: ARC theatre department returns to the stage with a humorous act

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer October 24, 2021

The American River College Department of Theatre Arts & Film’s production of William Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors,” which opened  Oct. 15, is the first show the department has performed...

The American River College theater department will perform William Shakespeares Comedy of Errors starting on Oct. 15. This will be the departments first performance since Fall 2019. (Photo courtesy of Tracy Shearer).

ARC Department of Theatre Arts & Film performs live for first time in two years

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

After a long two years, the American River College Department of Theatre Arts & Film will make its return to the stage by performing “Comedy of Errors” by William Shakespeare who is one of the...

Inspired by the 1988 classic “Coming to America 2,” directed by Craig Brewer, details the aftermath since the first movie first came out more than 30 years ago.
(Photo via Paramount Pictures)

Review: From Queens to Zamunda, a new legacy

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

Inspired by the movie that originally came out in 1988, ”Coming to America 2” had a revolutionary launch similar to 2018’s “Black Panther.”Released on March 5 on Amazon Prime Video, it is the...

A hectic and fast-paced comedy in “Lend Me A Tenor” was put on by the ARC Theater department.
 (Photo Courtesy of the ARC Theater program)

ARC theater lends students a tenor

Hannah Yates March 6, 2018

Mistaken identities, overzealous fans, and dramatic irony. The story of “Lend Me a Tenor,” a fast-paced comedy, was brought to the stage at American River College these past two weeks. The last performance...

Comedian Becky Lynn performs at the “Moving Van Show” on Sept. 17 in a parking lot in Sacramento (Photos by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Underground comedy uncovered

Luis Gael September 20, 2016

An underground comedy show is taking Sacramento parking lots by storm. The “Moving Van Show” is a monthly comedy show that takes place out of the back of a U-Haul truck in various undisclosed locations...

Review: ‘Sisters’ delivers an abundance of raunchy laughs

Jordan Schauberger December 23, 2015

For the new Tina Fey-Amy Poehler comedy, “Sisters,” there had to be serious worries about it opening on the same night as “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Regardless, the movie opened on Dec. 18...

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