Pages of Inclusivity: Exploring PFLAG Fresno’s Queer Book Club

by Molly Eide Marquez

In a world where representation and inclusivity are crucial, community initiatives like PFLAG Fresno and its Queer Book Club are beacons of hope and understanding. Kings River Life had the opportunity to speak with Brittany Carpenter, Jen Licón, and Drew Harbaugh, key members of PFLAG Fresno, to delve into the significance of their book club and their goals of shaping a more inclusive Fresno. Listed below are highlights of the conversation.

Great Food Search: Ham and/or Eggs for Easter?

by Terrance McArthur

Spring is here, and so is Easter. What foods could I feature for The Great Food Search? I thought about it, and the first thing that came to mind was an Easter Ham. The second thing I thought of was the Easter Egg. Then in a flash of insight, BAM! Sandwiches! There are sandwiches with ham, and there are sandwiches with egg. Of course, the path to figuring out the theme of this GFS was a bit more torturous than that, but “On with the Show!”

Steven’s Eventful February Recap 2024

by Steven Sanchez

After a slow start in January when it came to events, February stepped in and brought the party. It’s the month of Valentine’s Day, and I must admit the Central Valley expressed its love to all the great artists that came through town—from guitar enthusiasts, heavy metal head bangers, hip hop fans, and old school jam lovers.

Moon Over Buffalo On Stage At 2nd Space

by Terrance McArthur

Farce is a kind of comedy that often includes slapstick/physical action, leering innuendo, mistaken identities, and outrageous situations. One way to judge a farce is by how many doors are on the stage, and how often they slam open or shut. Count the doors on the set of The Good Company Players’ 2nd Space Theatre production of Ken Ludwig’s 1995 comedy Moon Over Buffalo—It’s a five-banger!