Two new exhibits open at Santa Clara’s de Saisset Museum Madeline White Associate Reporter October 6, 2016 Twisting sculptures and vibrant illustrations of Chinese immigrant life, although seemingly unrelated, have[…]
The contorting gymnasts have been a troupe for 30 years, but their art dates back before Christ’s birth. During the Han Dynasty, these folk Chinese amusements supplanted stuffy formal court entertainment.
Income inequality is at a higher level now than during the Great Depression. So during Santa Clara’s production of Clifford Odet’s 1935 play, “Awake and Sing!,” audiences can find striking similarities between themselves and a struggling three-generation Jewish American family in the 1930s Bronx.