On stage: Magic, gospel music, and an escape from enslavement
Rickerby Hinds, UCR playwright and professor, transforms the true story of Henry Box Brown’s harrowing escape from enslavement in 1849 America into a magic show in the first full production of “Blackbox,” October 5-14.
Stu Krieger publishes new book, ‘Raft’
It’s a laugh-out-loud fictional novel about a family with a patriarch that suddenly woke up in the body of a penguin.
Family secret inspires new novel by UC Riverside’s Kate Anger
A story about coming-of-age, betrayal, and revenge, ‘The Shinnery’ is inspired by the author’s family history and a trial that shook 1890s Texas.
‘The Anxiety of Laughing’ will be screened at Dances With Films festival in June
The film was directed by UCR Professor Robin Uriel Russin and written by UCR alum Andrew Justvig.
A look at graduation celebrations — at home
Photos show how two students commemorated their undergraduate journeys.
Six theater employees sew face masks for their colleagues
The goal is to make at least 750 masks, which are free for essential UCR employees.
Sundance: Guerrero to star as Wilma Mankiller in ‘The Glorias’
The film premieres this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival .
First Latina film director included in National Film Registry is a UCR professor
The 2002 film that placed a middle-class Latino family on the big screen is now officially part of United States cinematic history. “Real Women Have Curves,” directed by University of California, Riverside professor Patricia Cardoso, is now part of the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry. Cardoso is the first...
Patricia Cardoso to helm upcoming episodes of Netflix, CBS, ABC, and Freeform shows
The UCR professor will be directing episodes of “Tales of the City,” “All Rise,” “Emergence,” and “Party of Five.”
Patricia Cardoso directs TV episodes for Netflix and The CW
“In the Dark” and “The Society” are now airing.
Stu Krieger remembers John Singleton by the ‘quiet power he possessed’
The UC Riverside professor of screenwriting worked with Singleton in the early 1990s.
Kimberly Guerrero co-starring in CBS drama pilot
The show is described as “Northern Exposure” meets “The West Wing.”