Tag Archives: Marin

Left to right: Jolayjah Foote, Rachel Gutierrez, Jenifer Salgado Lopez, Mikyla Williams, Renelle Damasco, Nancy Hoang, Alma Lucas, and Natalie Nong.

Young Women Explore the Future at Women’s History Event

Performing Stars of Marin recently held their second annual event, “ENLIGHTEN,” in recognition of Women’s History Month on Saturday, March 21 at the Manzanita Recreation Center in Sausalito. Over 200 people attended, including professional career [...]

Dizzy Wright, Casey Veggies, Pell Will Perform at Benefit for Eric Garner’s Family

The Bay Area event production collective HGMNY is hosting a “Concert for Justice” to benefit the family of Eric Garner, Thursday, April 9, at the New Parish, 579 18th St.in Downtown Oakland. The fundraiser will [...]
From left: Lashawn Holcomb, Alvin Gilmore, ChauntiAna Thomas, W. Allan Taylor, Ricardo Moncrieff, Carol Thomas, Reggie Murray, and Oshalla Diana Marcus. (Not shown: Chauntina YaVette Keene-Thomas). Photo by Godfrey Lee.

Readers Theater Puts on August Wilson’s “Piano Lesson” at Hannah Gallery

August Wilson’s play “The Piano Lesson” was performed at the Hannah Gallery in Marin City Friday, Feb. 27. Oshalla Diana Marcus directed the play, presenting it as a Community Readers Theater in which actors read [...]
African dancers performing in the Black History Month Celebration at the Hannah Gallery.

African Dancers at Hannah Gallery for Black History Celebration

The Nimely Pan Africa Dance Company presented a Black History Month Celebration Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Hannah Gallery in Marin City. About a hundred people came to watch the performance and enjoy the dinner [...]
Adults, left to right: Ida Times, Dr. Shirley Thornton, Judge William Stephens, Ignacio Vallejo, Robyn Bartkowski, Joe Terry, Dr. Afriye Quamina, Felecia Gaston, Lynn Zambrano, Lewis Jordan, Lt. Scott Anderson, and Otmane Bennani. Front row: Jonnette Newton, Denni Brusseau, and Katie Terry. Children are Jonathan Hernandez, La’Sarah Smith, Damysia Walls, Henry Escobar, Insear Carpenter, Eliass El Qossari, Majed El Qossari, Narottam Hammari, Amahji Cook, and Nicholas Gardner.

New Bicycles for Students at Bayside MLK Academy

Second-, third-, and fourth-grade students at the Sausalito Marin City School District’s Bayside MLK Academy can now receive new bicycles.   Corporate Vision and Turning Wheels for Kids are now offering 35 bicycles complete with [...]
Illustration of African hero Akiti in the book, "Akiti the Hunter." Photos courtesy of author.

Author Denise Ajayi-Williams Kicks Off Book Tour of “Akiti the Hunter,” African Super Hero

In celebration of Black History Month, author Denise Ajayi-Williams is kicking off her Bay Area book tour of “Akiti the Hunter,” the book adapted from a West African folktale that chronicles the heroic battle of [...]
(Inset): Leonard Kaprielian. Left to right (back): Paul Anderson, Managing Director, Sausalito Art Festival; Michele Lyn Forsythe-Manzo, Educational Tall Ship; Alan Olson, Educational Tall Ship; Sharon White, Spaulding Wooden Boat Center; Jim Delano, Friends Of The Sausalito Public Library; Jerry Taylor, Sausalito Historical Society On Behalf Of The Ice House Plaza; Felecia Gaston, Performing Stars of Marin; Royce Conner, Willow Creek Academy; Wayne Kaleck, Chairman Of The Sausalito Art Festival Foundation Board. (front): Irina Zeylikovich, Danni Pascuma, and Lexi Weiner of the Bay Area Discovery Museum; Susan Newmeyer and Lauren Menagh of Willow Creek Academy. (Photo by Herman Privette)

Non-Profits Receive Grants from The Sausalito Art Festival Foundation

Investment in the community is important to The Sausalito Art Festival Foundation, as they awarded grants to seven non-profits in Sausalito and Marin City. The grants were awarded in honor of Leonard Kaprielian, long time [...]