Oakland’s native son, Ise Lyfe, has seemingly done it all. From HBO Def Poetry Jam and Huffington Post Contributor to Ted Talk and guest lecturer at over 50 universities domestic and abroad, Ise Lyfe [...]
Vocalist Faye Carol will start a four-week residency Sunday, January 8 at Berkeley’s new music venue, the Back Room. Accompanied by Joe Warner on piano, the award-winning Carol will bring her signature repertoire [...]
“The Jazzy Nutcracker, A Winter Jazz Tale” made its debut this season at East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC). The Jazzy Nutcracker was a colorful staging of a familiar tale. Rec
Members of the Venezuela Music Project (VMP) led six kindergarten classes at Oakland’s Franklin Elementary School last Friday in two enthusiastic sessions of music, dancing and singing.
The Lower Bottom Playaz are presenting Mama at Twilight: Death by Love, written and directed by Ayodele Nzinga at the Flight Deck, 1540 Broadway in Oakland.
By Mary Kenny, SF State News SF State graduate student Candy Guinea recently received the prestigious 2016 Princess Grace Award, which honors a new group of emerging artists in theater, dance and film [...]
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 [...]
Disco music may have fallen from mainstream favor in 1979 – its rapid decline that year fueled by often racist cries of “disco sucks” and by a crate full of disco records being blown up [...]
The San Francisco Black Film Festival, completing its 17th year, featured nearly 100 films throughout the city last week. The festival showcased the work of dozens of emerging and established filmmakers, including “Beyond the [...]
San Francisco, CA — Mayor Edwin M. Lee has announced that over the next two years the city will contribute and invest $7 million in programs supporting the arts. &