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Fall Dance Concert raises money for Puerto Rico

Although Hurricane Marie hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, more than half the country remains without power. A small group of dancers at Citrus College has decided to donate their Fall Dance Concert proceeds to Puerto Rico’s rebuilding. On Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. The Dance Company performed 11 numbers at the Haugh Performing Arts…

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Flip FabriQue provides puzzling performance

Flip FabriQue was based solely on body movement, featuring circus tricks. Unfortunately, acrobatics and music wasn’t enough to keep up with the storyline on Nov. 12 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. The few times the performers used their voices, microphones would have worked better for the audience to be able to hear over the…

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Review: Hands up for Harvey

As Mandy Harvey approached center stage to begin singing, the audience was quiet. Not because they weren’t excited, but because instead of clapping their hands they raised them in the air, fingers shaking, as the sign for applause in American Sign Language. Popular singer, songwriter and recent America’s Got Talent contestant Harvey, who also happens…

Review: “Cadence” receives moving response from audience

Tears were shed by audience members during a moving performance of “Cadence” at the Emerging American Voices showcase on Oct. 14. at The Little Theatre. Since the showcase was held in a small and intimate setting, the audience had the opportunity to give the actors feedback at the end of the show. For the first…

Review: A ‘spoonful’ of Disney

My oh my, what a wonderful night… sort of. Nostalgia, laughter and tears swept the Haugh Performing Arts Center Oct. 13 with Disney classics dating as far back as 1947. Though creativity in song performance was not present, overall it was a delightful concert. Citrus College’s Sierra Wind Symphony and Concert Choir opened the annual…

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Review: Concert takes audience back in time

American Rhapsody: Gershwin Songbook was entertaining, lacks colors and imagery. As one of the first performances of the Fall season, the Haugh Performing Arts Center should have filled, however, the majority of the crowd was senior citizens who could barely fill half of the theater. Michael Andrew, the headline singer and bandleader, walked on stage…