As part of its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Library of Congress today launched an online selection of recordings from its Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape, a series of audio recordings of renowned [...]
Thousands of poets, actors, and artists from the U.S., China, India, Europe and many other countries will be performing pieces on peace, sustainability and social justice as part of the 100K Poets for Change [...]
The Recordings and Musical Editions Company (EGREM by its Spanish acronym) and Sony Music Entertainment contracts in Havana, Cuba for large-scale international distribution of Cuban music, including the catalog of this national label.
Fruitvale residents will host a community celebration of Día de las Americas/Grandparents Day in Oakland’s Fruitvale District on Sunday, September 20. The events will be held at the Fruitvale Transit Village from 11 a.m. to [...]
Hip Hop TV is designed to serve as a unique platform that represents hip-hop culture and fills a long-existing gap. “Our platform is important because we are giving a voice to indie Hip Hop artists [...]
The Alameda County Arts Commission is recognizing six local artists for their outstanding achievements and contributions impacting the arts community and residents of Alameda County. Nominations for the Arts Leadership Awards Program were submitted [...]
By Deniene Erickson More than 200 volunteers from Kaiser Permanente joined thousands of spectators for the 6th Annual Oakland Pride Parade and Festival on Sunday, Sept.13. The parade, which celebrated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, [...]
When Odia Coates’ pastor at Prayer Garden Church of God in Christ in San Jose learned in 1966 that she was singing in nightclubs, he promptly kicked her out of the choir.
Four Seasons Arts, one of the oldest music series in the Bay Area, is announcing its new season. Harpist Ann Hobson Pilot and Kelly Hall-Tompkins will open the season on Oct. 10 at [...]
M1, as one half of the group Dead Prez, has continued to be a voice of truth and much needed honesty in music and overall within American society, which is so much dominated by the [...]