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Fresno Pacific

by Lorie Lewis Ham

Since theatre on stage is still on hold right now, we are continuing to feature some local actors who have also been acting on our podcast, Mysteryrat’s Maze. This week we chatted with local actor Julia Reimer who has been the voice of several of our episodes, and has another one coming up in December. She also teaches theatre at Fresno Pacific.


by Lorie Lewis Ham

The Selma Arts Center will be presenting Cabaret starting on November 8 and local actor Meg Clark will be playing the role of Sally Bowles. Meg was born in Fresno but grew up in Reedley and Dinuba. We took a moment to chat with her about her life, acting, and about taking on this role.


Look Back at Valley Theatre in 2018

IN THE January 12 ISSUE

FROM THE 2019 Articles,
andLorie Lewis Ham,
andReedley News,

by Lorie Lewis Ham

It is that time of year again when we look back at the year of theatre that just ended–and 2018 was another amazing year in the Valley. As usual, there were far too many shows to mention them all, but here are several of the highlights!

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by Lorie Lewis Ham

This Valley is filled with wonderful talent of all kinds. This week we are profiling local actor and singer Jordan Litz, who came to Fresno thanks to being recruited by Fresno Pacific University to swim for them in 2011.


Nonviolence 101

IN THE February 18 ISSUE

FROM THE 2012 Articles,
andMinistry Musings

by Kurt Willems

This week we have the privilege of another guest post by local writer and Fresno Pacific Student Kurt Willems. This is actually parts 1 and 2 of a series on nonviolence that appeared on his blog in early 2011.


What is Bipolar Disorder?


FROM THE 2011 Articles,
andHelping Hands,
andMental Health

by Emily Durbin
& Sherry Walling

We all go through periods of excitement and the lulls of routine, but these changes in mood can be recognized as part of a dynamic life full of new and differing experiences. When severe, unanticipated changes in mood occur, it may be time to look for another explanation. Bipolar disorder, formerly manic-depression, is a mood disorder affecting about two percent of the population.


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