Tag Archives: San Francisco

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BWOPA Member Yolanda Jones Turns Personal Tragedy into Professional Triumph

Like many people, Yolanda Jones has undergone a fair share of personal tragedy. She was a victim of domestic violence for 14 years while also working to raise her disabled son who was has cerebral [...]
Woman Old as Wisdom (Zakiya Iman Markland, right) leads the ensemble telling the life story of Oscar Clifton (Keith Wallace, left) in Ubuntu Theater Project's production of Marcys Gardley's "Dance of the Holy Ghosts" Photo: Natalie Khuen

Ubuntu Theater Project Hosts “Breaking Chains” Theatre Festival

Exciting theater festival focused on diversity and affordability features award-winning Oakland playwright, two military plays in an airplane hangar, a play entered in both the NYC and SF Fringe Festivals, and two one-woman shows – [...]
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Families Celebrate Life-Giving Transplants at Annual UCSF Picnic

By Scott Maier, UCSF News On a bright summer Saturday, dozens of children and their family members gathered at McNears Beach Park in San Rafael, listening to music, kayaking, having their faces painted, smashing piñatas, [...]
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“Motown: The Musical” Is a Must See

Whether it’s the classic songs by Diana Ross and the Supremes or the crooning sounds of Smokey Robinson, the music and the memories are captured in the Broadway production of “Motown: The Musical,” playing at [...]
Broadcaster Dave Clark - Westfield Middle School Music Director Randy Porter - San Francisco Arts Commissioner Marcus Shelby at StubHub Technologists for Music Education Panel Discussion in San Francisco. Photo by Carla Thomas.

StubHub Hosts “Technologists for Music Education” Panel in San Francisco

StubHub hosted their “Technologists for Music Education” panel discussion this week at their San Francisco headquarters. Moderated by broadcaster Dave Clark, the event featured a conversation with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation (MHOF) and the [...]
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Poet and Glide Foundation President Janice Mirikitani to Teach at USF

Janice Mirikitani, San Francisco’s second poet laureate and co-founding president of the Glide Foundation, has been named Diversity Scholar Visiting Professor at the University of San Francisco (USF).Mirikitani will be teaching an undergraduate course,” Poetry [...]