CONGRATS to Toriano Gordon on opening the new VEGAN MOB restaurant, in Oakland on Lake Park in the old Kwik-Way....
Immigration can be a form of erasure. The quicker the newcomer sheds her identity, the sooner she is accepted.
African history does not start with slavery; however, American history does.
Dianne Reeves, performing with her band at the San Jose Summer Jazz Festival on Sunday, Aug. 11, sang a Brazilian song...
“A Lifetime of Being Betty,” to be released Aug. 17 at Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $24 at the door. Visit www.thefreight.org/event/1858290-little-village-foundation-berkeley/.
Wanda reviews “Toni Morrison: Pieces That I Am” (2019)
Shakespeare, art against police violence and mass incarceration and the importance of creativity: Wanda’s Picks for July 2019!
Ebony Iman Dallas is featured artist at Joyce Gordon Gallery’s iteration for June 2019, Year of the Woman. exhibiting “Through Abahay’s Eyes” (“Through My Father’s Eyes”), which is up through June 30, tracing her homecoming to Somaliland. Artist talk is 7-9 p.m., at Joyce Gordon Gallery, 406 14th St., Oakland.
Happy birthday to the June Geminis and Cancers. Happy Solstice and safe travels to all those Returning to the Motherland this 400 Year Anniversary Celebration and Remembrance.
While Till’s death sparked a revolutionary movement when African America saw visually what hatred of Black people produced, Torian’s death is the other side of the loss. It is what this mother, these brothers, this community, need to do to heal.
The San Francisco Black Film Festival’s 21st anniversary season runs June 13-16, kicking off with a media preview, briefing and tribute to the late Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender and filmmaker, on June 12, 4-6 p.m. Kali O’Ray and Katera Crossley, SFBFF Festival co-directors want to honor a friend to the festival, whose work, “America Needs a Racial Facial,” debuted in 2016.
"I think that women have always been in the vanguard of change and that is because we have been forced to make a way out of no way for a very, very long time and when you bring people together who have been forced to make a way out of no way, suddenly not only do they start sharing tips and ideas with each other about how to keep making a way out of no way, but then we start to question why isn’t there a way."
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Single mother doing all the right things for her boys, Dr. Diane Barnes has a stroke. She does not realize how it has affected her sons. Mom is just back, but she is not the mom her boys know.
The genius in this marvelous production is the way, despite its theology, alternative spiritual systems have their creative way evident in the dance – tango – in culture – Yoruba – and creative soundtrack. Gritty City trains as an ensemble, developing relationships among each other that make it possible for the deep dives and swims along chilly terrain.