Arts & Entertainment

The initial dates of the concerts were rescheduled due to the Northern California wildfires late last month.

“Flux 5: With(in) Reach” evokes intimate connection and vulnerability in its performances

The Repertory Dance Company’s first performance of “Flux 5: With(in) Reach” was held at Lisser Hall on Dec. 5. The dance performances were choreographed by international guest artist Victor Talledos and dance department professor Philip Agyapong, along with faculty members Abby Crain and Kara Davis. The first performance, entitled “Understory/Where Did You Go?” was choreographed by Crain and […]

Our Space is located ten minutes from the Hayward BART station and provides a community spot for LGBTQ+ youth.

Our Space: Where it’s safe to be yourself

Our Space is a multi-faceted community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) youth ages 14–24, to connect with other LGBTQ youth and community.  Our Space started in 2010 by Stephanie Perron, who was a social worker at the time. Perron noticed that LGBTQ youth were disproportionately represented in the foster care system, and created the program as a […]

Velez is involved with Oakland based organization Planting Justice and organization Lead for Life that combats gun violence and police brutality.

Activist Brontë Velez shares their journey of resistance and healing

The words of multimedia artist Brontë Velez resonate throughout the room as everyone started to control their breathing and center themselves. “Let’s just ground together to be here. If you want to find something that you’re feeling super grateful for today, I’m just going to say a little bit of the prayer that we open […]

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Mills’ Art Fee Limits Class Accessibility

As the fall semester comes to an end, Mills college students are beginning to enroll in their spring semester classes. Some students, however, are feeling apprehensive about enrolling themselves in some of the studio art classes. This is because a majority of studio art classes at Mills requires an additional $200 fee, which makes the […]

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Brockhampton does not disappoint at San Francisco stop on Iridescence tour

Self-described “boyband,” Brockhampton, came to the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Nov. 8 as part of their Iridescence tour. “I’m gay,” chanted Kevin Abstract, the band’s de facto leader, along with the rest of the full auditorium. Brockhampton was formed by Abstract, whose real name is Ian Simpson, in San Marcos, Texas, in 2015. The […]

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“Bohemian Rhapsody” stumbles over the deeper issues

The music world was given another contribution to the heaps of yearly biopics with “Bohemian Rhapsody.”  Directed by Bryan Singer and written by Anthony McCarten, “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a very run-of-the-mill film centered around the nonetheless impressive performance of Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury by Rami Malek. The film chronicles the rise of legendary British rock […]

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Renowned artist Meredith Monk shares her work with Mills

Renowned composer and singer Meredith Monk christened Lisser Hall’s remodeled space on Nov. 7 at her event “Archaeology of An Artist.” The first event in Lisser’s redesigned Marilyn McArthur Holland Performance Theater, Monk lectured about her journey as a vocal artist and demonstrated selected works. In introducing her, the head of Mills’ music department, James Fei, announced that […]

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