New Sentinel Groundbreaking Ceremony

Cruzio celebrated the beginning of construction (re-construction?) of the Sentinel Building this morning. Our partners in the building, Ecology Action and Joe Appenrodt, were a part of the festivities and the community joined us too! About 50 guests were there, by our count.

Many local luminaries were in attendance, such as Cynthia Matthews, Neal Coonerty, Chip, Katherine Beiers, Ron Slack, Fred Keeley and many more. Yes, we are name-dropping: we were so impressed with the illustrious turnout.
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Magic in the Glen: Shakespeare Santa Cruz and a Midsummer Night’s Dream

If there was ever a masterpiece meant to be brought to life among the redwoods of Santa Cruz, it is A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Enchantment and wonder are no stretch of the imagination when the dappled light of a dreamy forest falls upon your face and friends gather to picnic in the Glen.

Now, I have to admit, from all of William’s works, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is my absolute favorite. I’ve read it more times than I can count, I’ve seen it, and I’ve even rehearsed it; so while I am biased, I expect the absolute best.

And I got it.
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Theater Review of Shipwrecked!

I’m not what you’d call a theater goer. No, my usual forms of entertainment can be found on some sort of screen, whether, film, tv, or video game. But when I got the chance to attend Shakespeare Santa Cruz’s production of Shipwrecked!, I said, “Why not?” I’ll gladly admit that I did absolutely zero research before watching the production. I thought I was in for a swashbuckling adventure with Johnny Depp-like pirates.

While there wasn’t a pirate in sight, I am pleased to report that I had a great time and can highly recommend it to anyone, theater and non-theater goer alike.
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