By Ryan Cole Ron San Miguel’s album “Paint Me A Rainbow” is a fantastic pop album in the vein of 70’s style singer/songwriters, think James Taylor. <p> The album opens with the title [...]
The acclaimed production of The Anastasio Project, a multidisciplinary performance investigating race relations, state brutality and border violence, will be returning to the stage for two weekends—Sept. 11-13 and Sept. 18-20 at 8 p.m. [...]
Noah Griffin, founder and artistic director of the Cole Porter Society, brought the American composer and songwriter Cole Porter to life when he presented a program recently at the Commonwealth Club of California.
Veteran R&B singer-songwriter Sugar Pie DeSanto wowed the crowd at the Poretta Soul Festival in Italy last month with renditions of her 1960s hits, “I Want to Know” and “Skip-In Mules” among other songs.
By Ibraheem Muhammad Oakland born artist Milton Bowen hopes to educate viewers of his art and raise consciousness of African American history. And, his recent art presentation at Oakstop in Oakland does just [...]
Although singer Denise Perrier was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, her music education didn’t really begin until she relocated to Oakland with her mother and older sister in 1945.
A sea of smart phones rose above heads to capture singer-songwriter Kehlani Parrish’s dark, waist-length, wind-machine-blown hair flutter on stage during her July 26 show at Slim’s, the first of two sold-out engagements at [...]
Your last family reunion was a big one. It was fun, too, and eye opening. You hadn’t really stopped to think about how many people are related to you until you saw aunts [...]
Aretha Franklin was just 15 when she recorded the magnificent Gospel single, “Precious Lord, Parts 1 and 2,” during a concert with her father, preacher C.L. Franklin, at the Oakland Auditorium Arena in the [...]
By Subhashini Coburn Cauliflower is a very popular vegetable in north India. In winter, fresh cauliflower comes into the vegetable bazaars. Below are the ingredients: 1 medium size cauliflower cut into [...]