As a child growing up in the Haight Ashbury – Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco, one of the many parents that would fascinate me was a local artist – Eugene E. White. &
While parades and festivals mark the Juneteenth holiday in San Francisco, Berkeley, Vallejo and Tracy, Omnira Institute’s 9th annual Juneteenth observation in Oakland focuses on prayer and remembrance.
KPFA SUMMER CRAFTS FAIR will take place on June 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Craneway Pavilion on the Richmond Waterfront.
The San Francisco Black Film Festival XVIII will celebrates its opening night Thursday, June 16, 6 p.m. at San Francisco State University School of Cinema’s August Coppola with a screening of the international love [...]
By Brandon Reeves Ranzel Merritt is trying to change the world in a positive way through music. Merritt, who is from Oakland, is an upcoming artist and philanthropist who plays the saxophone, is [...]
The “Jazz and Beyond” concert will be presented by the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choirs Ecco and Ancora Thursday, May 26, 8 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive in Oakland. &am
By Carolina A. Miranda, L.A. Times Roughly five years ago, artist Ramiro Gomez was working as a private nanny for a family in the Hollywood Hills. In his spare time, he had begun making [...]
By Stanley Ward, News Grio Afeni Shakur, mother of the late rap star Tupac Shakur, has died. She was 69 years old. The Marin County sheriff’s department in California confirmed her death [...]
By Ed Carpenter, USF News What sound does a planet make as it spirals toward extreme weather fluctuations and sea level rise that could displace 760 million people? That’s what Stephan Crawford MSEM ’11 [...]
Laney College recently hosted a celebration of the many cultures, kinds of music and people from across the world that make up the “Sights and Sounds of East Oakland.” &