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It’s A Wonderful Life

by Lorie Lewis Ham

This weekend the College of the Sequoias Performing Arts in Visalia will be presenting It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry streaming via Broadway On Demand. We took a moment to chat about the show with its director, Chris Mangels, who is Professor of Cinema & Theatre Arts at the College of the Sequoias.


by Terrance McArthur

It started as a Christmas card for friends. It found its way to Hollywood, where Frank Capra turned it into a movie that didn’t make much money. Years later, it was picked up by television stations, and it suddenly became a Christmas classic, one of America’s most-beloved films…..It’s a Wonderful Life. Reedley’s River City Theatre Company has mounted an adaptation on the Reedley Opera House stage through December 16. It’s light fun and some great moments.


by Terrance McArthur

There’s an old saying, “I like radio better than television because the pictures are better.” Radio was theatre that happened in your brain, not your eyes. The Good Company Players’ 2nd Space Theatre recaptures that world of audio entertainment with It’s a Wonderful Life: a live radio play, performing through December 18.


by Terrance Mc Arthur

Come with us to those thrilling days of yesteryear, when radio ruled the airwaves, and radio shows were more than recorded songs and political rants.


Staff’s Favorite Christmas Movies

IN THE December 24 ISSUE

FROM THE 2011 Articles,
andBooks & Tales,

by KRL staff

In case you’re looking for a fun Christmas movie to watch this Christmas weekend, here are some suggestions from our staff as they share their favorite Christmas movies! We here at KRL would like to wish our readers a very Merry Christmas!


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