The EastSide Arts Alliance and the First Presbyterian Church of Oakland are presenting The Sacred Roots of Latin Jazz, a musical excursion of ritual, sacred tradition, homage and improvisation, featuring the John Santos Sextet.
There are few media outlets that exist purely to support and raise the voices of the homeless community. “Street Spirit,” a newspaper serving the Bay Area’s homeless, breaks mainstream media trends by reporting on [...]
President Barack Obama presented awards last Thursday at the White House to two-dozen recipients of the National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal, including music producer Berry Gordy, author Sandra Cisneros, playwright and [...]
By Sue Taylor Three days before the opening of the first African-American Museum of History in Washington, D.C., a dedicated group of academics, students, friends and family gathered the Bancroft Library on the UC [...]
The tags still dangled from the berets and sunglasses that Dimensions Dance Theater members wore Wednesday night as they rehearsed for the “Black Panther Project,” an interpretation of the party’s rise and impact in Oakland [...]
Opening last weekend on the National Mall in Wash., D.C., the African American Museum of History and Culture depicts the experience of Black people in the United States from the era of the Atlantic Slave [...]
Emory Douglas and the Oakland Maroons Art Collective (OMAC) are presenting “The Point Is…2.0,” a group exhibit honoring the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party (BPP) with a focus on the BPP’s 10-Point Program [...]
By Wanda Ravernell Oakland showed its love for a young local musician who sets up his trap drums on a patch of grass near Grand Avenue and Macarthur Boulevard at Lake Merritt and sets [...]
Buddy Montgomery Jazz Legacy Awards and Concert, featuring award winners Marlena Shaw, Jeff Chambers and John Santos, Saturday, Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m. at the Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St. in Berkeley.
Officials and community members from around San Francisco were on hand at Third and Oakdale streets, to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the Bay View Opera House.