The “F.A.M. Fest” on Saturday, Dec.14 will bring together independent artists in film, art, and music to showcase their talents at the Stockton Arena. Inspired by the SXSW (South by Southwest) Festival, an annual conference [...]
Unite4Good and Bright Future International (BFI), organizations that look to provide resources for underprivileged youth, have partnered with Berkeley Youth Alternative and other non-profits to kickoff its ‘Act of Kindness’ initiative this holiday season by [...]
A singer at the age of three and performing by the time she was 6-years old, Oakland-bred songstress Netta Brielle always knew that her dream of one day taking the stage as a solo artist [...]
A technology demonstration event will be held Dec. 5 at the new Bayfair East Bay Makers Labs, where participants can explore the new tools of the maker movement, including 3-D scanners, 3-D printers, laser cutters, [...]
Beginning Nov. 29, the stories of African Americans in aviation history, and what they had to overcome, will be part of the special exhibition “Black Wings: American Dreams of Flight” opening at The Haggin Museum, [...]
The Next Oakland Mayor?OPINION Even though the Oakland elections are scheduled for November 2014, the Mayor’s race is off and running with 3 possible candidates slated to oppose incumbent Jean Quan.In Quan’s stunning victory over [...]
By Jonathan Morales, SF State News The story of how Javon Johnson began writing poetry seems straight out of a sitcom or after-school special. “This girl in high school who I was attracted to was [...]
Alicia Zakon recently self-published a new book of poetry, “Laundry and Love Notes,” utilizing crowdfunding to raise $10,000 she needed to make her dream a reality.
As the largest open mic event in Vallejo, Poetry by the Bay has brought together talented poets, lyricists, and artists from all over the Bay Area to share their work.
Staged against a backdrop of George Gershwin’s “Summertime” and the Southern Gullah culture of Catfish Row in Charleston, South Carolina, the popular Tony Award-winning opera ‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” opened to a packed audience [...]