(Issue 7) TV/Theater/Film Feature: Daniel Croix

INTERVIEW BY MAYA RENEE CASTRO Photo by McCall Olsen @mccall_olsen Daniel Croix is an American actor in film, television, and theatre originally from Buffalo, New York. You and your mothers may know him from his latest role, Jason Franklin, on Tyler Perry’s The Oval. Meeting and getting to talk with Daniel all happened by chance … Read more(Issue 7) TV/Theater/Film Feature: Daniel Croix

Brandy’s Cinderella Is Suffering From Institutional Memory Loss By Thai Harris Singer

The turn of the 20th century was an era obsessed with the fantasy of “post-racial America.” Driven by the excitement and the fear of an impending multiracial society, the post-racial America myth was and continues to be, a belief that racism can be solved by higher rates of interracial marriage, a new generation of “caramel … Read moreBrandy’s Cinderella Is Suffering From Institutional Memory Loss By Thai Harris Singer

Chewing Gum Review by Annoushka Clear

Michaela Coel’s first TV series, Chewing Gum, is somewhat less well known than her 2020 smash hit, I May Destroy You. The latter recently came back into conversation after the Golden Globes winners were announced. IMDY, which was not nominated for any Golden Globe awards, was widely compared to Emily in Paris, which won two. … Read moreChewing Gum Review by Annoushka Clear

The Beauty of International Films and Television By Brittany Zendejas

For decades, people have been relying on subtitles to watch films and television that are outside of their native language. What was once considered artistic is now about accessibility and inclusion. Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Netflix all feature access to film and television in an array of languages. Many popular shows such as “Lupin” (France), … Read moreThe Beauty of International Films and Television By Brittany Zendejas

Beginner’s Guide: Yana Perrault, Actor/Musician by Nancy Azcona

Photo of Yana Perrault taken by Marcus V. Richardson Yana Perrault (they/she)  is a 24-year-old musician/actor stemming from Southfield, Michigan, and though that may be where they are from, Yana has taken the stage across the country. Identifying as an “all-around artist”, music being at the base of that, Yana (pre-quarantine) was making her living … Read moreBeginner’s Guide: Yana Perrault, Actor/Musician by Nancy Azcona

Bridgerton Review by Annoushka Clear

This review will contain some spoilers, but that shouldn’t really be a problem —Netflix reported over 63 million views of Shondaland’s Bridgerton in its first 28 days on the platform, which has to be some kind of record. Everyone and their mother seem to have been taken by the charm of its fluffy fantasy world, … Read moreBridgerton Review by Annoushka Clear

As the Firebird Glows by Garreth Chan

This play was written as an imagined epilogue of the Chinese movie To Live (Huózhe) directed by Zhang Yimo (which was in turn adapted from Yu Hua’s novel of the same name). Cast of Characters Man: 30s. Chinese Place Open field, China Time 1990s ACT I SETTING: Open field. Scattered trees. One lone tombstone, one … Read moreAs the Firebird Glows by Garreth Chan

Diverse Theater Programs Are a Must By Leela Kiyawat

Studio lighting, a lone electric keyboard, swishing jazz shoes, and clipboards galore.    The youth theater audition room is a place where casting directors crucify, justify, and disqualify until they can excavate a golden cast list from the phenomenon that is American youth theater. As an Indian-American kid who spent my summers in theater camp, my … Read moreDiverse Theater Programs Are a Must By Leela Kiyawat

I Signed Another Petition Today by Niara Mae

A metro station, probably in Maryland. One ofthose upper level outdoor ones. GIA and JUNE(20’s, Black) sit on a bench, waiting for theirtrain. Gia has a magazine out, skimmingthrough it. June clearly has something to say. JUNE I signed another petition today. Gia looks at her, unimpressed. GIA What for? JUNE What uh, what. For … Read moreI Signed Another Petition Today by Niara Mae

Staff Picks: Firsts

I wanted to include an editor’s pick so y’all, our beautiful viewers, can get to know us, the amazing staff behind Mixed Mag. I also wanted to showcase our TV/Film/Theater picks because although it may feel like all you see are white stories or stories of the oppressor, our stories have been here for a … Read moreStaff Picks: Firsts

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