Arts & Entertainment

Theatre and Film Showcase

A fairytale pantomime titled Peter Pan, Performed by Samantha Hatfield, Felicity Santo-Domingo, Jaco Sodhi (Photo: Jungyeon Lee, The Puma Prensa) By Alexa Rios, a&e editor, and Jungyeon Lee, graphics editor Encore, the Maria Carrillo High School theater program, is known for its excellent performances and exquisite actors. The theater classes, which include Drama 1 and […]

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‘Don’t Worry Darling’ thrills its audiences

Banner from the official movie website for ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ (Photo Courtesy of Don’t Worry Darling’s official website) By Josie Eubank, staff writer Don’t Worry Darling is a thrilling and entertaining piece directed by Olivia Wilde that illustrates a broken relationship amidst what is believed to be a utopian world. The frequent use of bright, […]

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Riviera Ristorante boasts classic Italian cuisine

Customers walking into Riviera (Photo: Parece Morovat, The Puma Prensa) By Parece Morovat, business manager The smells of freshly grated parmesan, chopped basil, and sweet tomatoes waft through the atmosphere as people make their way to their tables of Riviera Ristorante. It is a classic family-owned restaurant that has been serving Italian food in Sonoma […]

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Nick the Greek comes to Santa Rosa

The lamb/beef gyro meal at Nick’s (Photo: Raffaella Bravo/The Puma Prensa) By Micah Cardona, staff writer A flavorful, unique, and intriguing new restaurant, Nick the Greek, has come to Santa Rosa, providing Greek street food with a hint of American culture. Everything about the restaurant from the location, indoor and outdoor atmosphere, customer service, the […]

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Love is love in ‘Schitt’s Creek’

David Rose and Patrick Brewer embrace after deciding to purchase a house together in Schitt’s Creek(Photo courtesy of Pop TV) By Sloane Crocker, staff writer Disclaimer: Possible spoilers ahead for Schitt’s Creek (2015-2020) After watching the Canadian sitcom Schitt’s Creek, it is impossible to avoid the desire to live within the tiny town’s tight-knit community, […]

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‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ produces a fantastical and humorous show

Actors rehearse prior to the debut of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (Photo courtesy of Denise Elia-Yen) By Josephine Rivera-Hoagland, editor and Roshni Davé, staff writer With the beginning of another year comes another performance in the quad from drama teacher Denise Elia-Yen’s students. This production adapted Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, shortening it to a […]

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‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’: a mesh of technical elements and talented acting

Actor performing during one of the last rehearsals (Photo courtesy of Denise Elia-Yen) By Audrey Rauh, staff writer Both stagecraft and actors worked together and juggled a range of different elements at home and during rehearsals for A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A tale about four Athenians who run away into a magical forest, where a […]

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MCHS choir program builds back up after year of struggle

Students in Chambers rehearsing during class (Photo: Parece Morovat, The Puma Prensa) By: Parece Morovat, business manager and Maxine Salvador, business manager The Maria Carrillo High School choir program is trying its best to make a comeback in participation numbers since the start of COVID. Choir took a huge hit due to the pandemic, which […]