The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Historic martial arts revived in East Bay

Historic martial arts revived in East Bay

Fernando J Ramírez,
Contributor

December 3, 2015

Deep in the hills of the East Bay city, Walnut Creek, old world combat styles have gained popularity, which are combined into a contact sport based on techniques used through the 14th to 19th centuries. “The primary weapon we focus on using is the longsword, but skills are practiced and build up using a whol...

Zombie improv emerges in Walnut Creek

Zombie improv emerges in Walnut Creek

by Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor

September 30, 2015

Fear the walking dead — or spend an evening with them — when Synergy Theater presents their Halloween event, Z is for Zombie: An Improvised Zombie Apocalypse at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. “What makes this play special is that we’re not just improvising in the style of a...

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