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Peralta News – Congresswoman Barbara Lee & Chancellor Jowel Laguerre at Flex Day

31 August 2015

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The Peralta Colleges celebrated a very special Flex Day to kick off a new semester and welcome our new Chancellor, Jowel Laguerre. Congresswoman Barbara Lee joined the festivities, filling the packed Odell Johnson Theater with words of encouragement and inspiration. Board President Meredith Brown, faculty members and staff leadership also spoke at this joyous event!

The Peralta family was treated to an outstanding performance by the Jiklele dance group, hosted by Laney’s very own dance department.

We look forward to a new semester with more fantastic happenings at Peralta and a heartfelt welcome to Chancellor Jowel Laguerre. Many thanks to Congresswoman Barbara Lee and her staff for sharing this momentous day with us!

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Special Offer for Peralta Students: Trial of the Century Debate at Laney College Wed. Oct. 9, 6:30 pm

3 October 2013

Just for Peralta Students: You can attend this historic debate with some of the country’s top lawyers and learn about the Trial of the Century. Regular tickets cost $35, but Peralta Colleges students can attend and make any donation you can afford. 

This is a great opportunity to learn about our history and simply pay what you can. All students are welcome!

Don’t miss this exciting debate at Laney College’s Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center, Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 pm.

Trial of the Century

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The Fusion Theater Project’s Propulsive New Performance of Jon Tracy’s “The Farm” Starting March 7

6 March 2013

Laney College
The Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center
900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94607
March 7 – through March 23
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
All shows: 7 pm; Doors open: 6:30 pm
All tickets: $10 suggested donation
http://laneyfusiontheater.com/

The Farm Posters-final outlined

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The Fusion Theater Project’s Propulsive New Performance of Jon Tracy’s “The Farm”

26 February 2013

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You could call it a match made in hog heaven. “The Farm”—Bay Area luminary Jon Tracy’s brilliant adaptation of George Orwell’s “Animal Farm”—is propelled off the stage by the fresh, young talents of the Fusion Theater Project. The classic, scathing tale of overworked, mistreated farm animals who revolt against their human owners, speaks even more starkly to today’s generation—hungering for their place in the world amidst recession, revolution and environmental crises. Tracy’s boldly reimagined play brings rhythmic immediacy to the language and a score of stirring poignancy; The Fusion Theater Project’s diverse, youthful cast displays a depth of talent that infuses Orwell’s message with new clarity and urgency.

Director Michael Torres, a bold actor who has appeared for twenty-plus years on Bay Area stages, perhaps best known for his work with campo santo, envisions Fusion Theater as a place where young, raw actors train alongside professionals to create theater of startling relevance—bringing together the passions of youth with the wisdom of experience. Constantly pushing the boundaries of form, stripped-down stage design, and the fusion of movement, music, and words, Torres strives to reinvent what community college theater can be—with results that must be seen live on stage to be fully experienced.

An adaptation of George Orwell’s “Animal Farm”
Adapted by Jon Tracy
Directed by Michael Torres

Lights: Jim Cave; Set Design: Tanya Orellana; Movement Specialists: Jessa Brie Berkner and Ena Dallas; Costumes: Felicia Gonzalez; Graphics: Jamie Lee; Made possible by the Bari Lipp Foundation

Laney College
The Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center
900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94607
March 7 – through March 23
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
All shows: 7 pm; Doors open: 6:30 pm
All tickets: $10 suggested donation
http://laneyfusiontheater.com/

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