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.” &
The City of San Leandro is hosting its 18th annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Thursday, May 5, 6 p.m. in Civic Center Plaza at 835 East 14th St., just north of Downtown San Leandro.
The progress that has been made in the treatment of AIDS suggests that the worst is behind us, although, there are still 50,000 Americans being diagnosed with HIV every year.
Courtesy of the Richmond Standard In collaboration with the school district, the Richmond Art Center is presenting the annual West Contra Costa Unified School District Art Show in its Community Gallery from March 19 [...]
By Arvin Temkar, University of San Francisco Look no further than the title of USF adjunct professor and alumnus Pascal Bokar Thiam’s latest release Guitar Balafonics for a hint to the album’s unique and [...]
By Sue Taylor “Culture cures,” declares SF Bay Area music producer and immigration attorney Bill Martinez. He’s been
The legendary O’Jays are performing in Oakland Saturday, April 2 at the Paramount Theater, singing some of their all-time favorites “Love Train,” “Backstabbers,” “Forever Mine,” “Stairway to Heaven” and other favorites. Boasting over 50y
Akilah Johnson is the first African American to have her art work chosen for Google. She has earned $30,000 towards college and $50,000 for her school. And, she’s only 15 years old.
The Richmond Art Center, which is celebrating its 80th Anniversary, “The Human Spirit: Contemporary Figuration as an Expression of Humanism.” The autobiographical work of Joan Brown and Viola Frey stand as beacons to the [...]
By Lee Hildebrand Shirley Scott reigned as Queen of the Jazz Organ from the time she joined tenor saxophonist Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis’s combo in 1956 until her retirement in 1995. &n