Play On Podcasts: “Pericles” Starring Keith David, Kathleen Chalfant, Johanna Day

Play On Podcasts, a new scripted fiction podcast series presented by Play On Shakespeare in partnership with Next Chapter Podcasts, announces Ellen McLaughlin’s “Pericles”, directed by Lisa Rothe. Cast includes Keith David, Kathleen Chalfant, Johanna Day and Many More. First…

And the Winners of the SOU Student Film Festival Are….

Photo courtesy of SOU Student Film Festival Last night the SOU Student Film Festival hosted students and community members for a magical, socially distanced, film festival. The night was full of Hollywood magic, an SOU walk of fame, and many…

What’s happening between Palestine and Israel: A Summary

Photo ©LA Times The conflict between Israel and Hamas escalated this month, triggering bombings, multiple deaths, global protests and more until a ceasefire was declared on May 20th. Here in the United States, however, many people are confused about what…

SOU Students Experience Inequities: What Supports are in Place?

This term, I was interested in learning about what types of inequities SOU students face. In addition, I wanted a more in-depth understanding of what supports are available for students. I had Zoom meetings with three campus leaders: Aubrey Owens,…

A Sit Down with Antoinette Abbamonte, Star of Ashland Independent Film Festival’s “Since August”

Photo courtesy of Antoinette Abbamonte The 20th Ashland Independent Film Festival kicked off earlier this month, with one movie shining bright among the others. “Since August” is a film about grief, life, forgiveness, and the strength of the human spirit…