Author Archives: heatherparish

Rogue Recommendation: S’Will 2 with The Fools Collaborative

by Emily Kearns. “Drink, sir, is a great provoker of three things,” notes Shakespeare. I would contend that in the case of S’Will, those things are engaged hilarity, colloquial wit, and bubbling chatter. I had the pleasure of seeing The Fools Collaborative’s second reincarnation of S’Will at the Rogue Festival this past weekend and thoroughly […]

Rogue Recommendation: Triptych from Mariah Bosche and EJ Hinojosa

by Emily Kearns. Stepping into Wishon Avenue’s Vista Theater on Friday evening, a certain air of transcendence ushered me into a crowded room. Dark and misty sounds of tuning instruments dripped down twinkly lights and pulled a warm audience close and out of the rain as people filed in and took their seats. I knew […]

Art or Evidence? “Tea Liturgy” a celebration of creativiTEA.

Liturgy: a communal response to and participation in the sacred through activities reflecting praise, thanksgiving, reflection or repentance. Tea Liturgy: A communal response to and participation in the creative through activities reflecting song, spoken word, music, and beverages brewed from camellia sinensis. Building a show song by song, word by word, laugh by laugh and […]

Off The Beaten Path: The Experiment Readers Theater in Fresno and “Waiting Women” in Hanford

A couple of upcoming theater listings that may not be in your regular feeds this month: Hanford Multicultural Theater Company Waiting Women, an original play A female-western stageplay about the notorious stage coach robber Pearl Hart. In vaudeville storytelling, Pearl recounts her life in a prison with colorful women at the Yuma Territorial Prison in […]

Get the Show on the Rogue: Art or Evidence’s Heather Parish (wherein the owner of this blog interviews herself)

Get the Show on the Rogue: Art or Evidence’s Heather Parish (wherein the owner of this blog interviews herself)

Get the Show on the Rogue: Art or Evidence’s Rachel Witort

Get the Show on the Rogue: Art or Evidence’s Rachel Witort. ‘Our group is very eclectic in ideas and in the members’ backgrounds. It pushes me to look for new concepts to include in my songwriting”

Get the Show on the Rogue: Art or Evidence’s Charis Calvert

Get the Show on the Rogue: Art or Evidence’s Charis Calvert – “The incredible gift the arts can give us in comforting us when no purely rational means can is astonishing and fascinates me.”

Get the Show on the Rogue: Art or Evidence’s Victor DesRoches

Every week for the next four weeks, I’ll be introducing you to each member of Art or Evidence?, the music/spoken word group I joined last fall to create a show for Rogue Festival. Our show is titled “Tea Liturgy” and is a “creative brew of tea, music, humor, and inspiration to spark ideas for our audience.” […]

New indie theater company in Bakersfield: Theatre in the Black

Filling the need for challenging black-box theater in Kern County, Theatre in the Black launches in Bakersfield.

On Valley Stages in January

Here’s the fast-and-dirty list for those of you who want to know what your options are after you come up from your sugar-induced December coma.