Arts & Entertainment

Feminist Literature Review: ‘For colored girls’ on-stage March 8 at Mills. Read the book!

“The stage is in darkness. Harsh music is heard as dim blue lights come up. One after another, seven women run onto the stage from each of the exists. They all freeze in postures of distress. The follow spot picks up the lady in brown. She comes to life and looks around at the other […]


Colombian American diva Kali Uchis made Oakland’s Fox Theater swoon

Kali Uchis graced the stage in a sparkly bandeau top, high pony tail and black high-waisted pants ready to bless her fans with her music. Uchis performed with a drummer, guitarist and keys player at the Fox Theater in Oakland on Feb. 19.  Uchis performed songs from both of her albums “Por Vida” and “Drunken Babble” as […]

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Indira Allegra and Rebeca Bollinger are the spring A+P+I artists in residence

Indira Allegra and Rebeca Bollinger are this semester’s artists-in-residence for A+P+I, or the Art, Process and Ideas collaboration between the Mills College Art Museum and the Art Department. They presented past works and their perspectives on creation in the “Artists In Conversation” event Friday, Feb. 23 in Danforth Lecture Hall. “We pick artists who […]


Biggest budget to a Black woman director in history for ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

“A Wrinkle in Time” is Disney’s new film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved children’s science fiction novel, and it has been years in the making. Directed by Ava DuVernay, the movie features Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling and Reese Witherspoon, and introduces Storm Reid as the main character, Meg Murry. The story follows Meg, her precocious […]

Submissions still open for upcoming Undergrad Underground show

Undergrads are assembling their works for the upcoming Undergrad Underground showcase of interdisciplinary arts on Thursday, March 1st in the Haas Pavilion from 6:30-7 p.m. or later. The mix will include performances by an improv music class, improv dance, solo dance choreography and screendance videos made in the fall semester. Plus, there is room for […]

Events Calendar

Feb. 6 Working Writers Panel: Juliana Delgado Lopera & Mg Roberts @ Mills Hall Living Room, 5:30–6:30 p.m. How do working writers balance their creative lives with teaching, community arts programming, editing and more? Lopera is a Colombian writer and oral historian based in San Francisco and the author of ¡Cuéntamelo! an illustrated bilingual collection […]

Meet Mills creative writing faculty Lisa Gray

Sitting at her desk with her glasses perched on the tip of her nose, surrounded by a flurry of papers, Lisa Gray punches out a quick email to one of her mentees before she forgets. As a graduate of both Mills College and Spelman College, Gray has been dedicated to empowering women and uplifting African […]

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