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.” &
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 [...]