The video program begins with a new work providing commentary on the devastating effect of police misconduct, health disparities and gun violence on Black communities.
Playgoers drive into the parking lot of the Flax Art and Design store in downtown Oakland, watch through the windshields of their cars and listen through their FM radios.
The film festival starts today at the Roxie Theater. It runs through June 17 in person and through June 20 online.
“You have lived the same horror,” said Flanagan, who is appearing in a live program with the Bay Area Book Festival this evening.
She has spent 50 years molding and glazing porcelain collections.
The film focuses on the Cal Bearettes, the first majorette-style dance team in the University of California system.
Director Kathleen Collins, an African American poet, civil rights activist and professor, only made one feature-length film, ‘Losing Ground,’ before her untimely death at the age of 46 in 1988.
Abrams has provided financial backing to some of the most creative artists in jazz. “I know how hard it is to play and know how good they are,” he says.
Often referred to as a “weaver’s weaver,” the Berkeley fiber artist first learned her way around the loom while attending California College of the Arts and Crafts in the late 1940s. The show opens May 28.
The performances are part of a collaboration with the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
Salome Chasnoff’s ‘Code of the Freaks’ details how Tinsel Town generally forces disabled characters into one of three categories.
The ‘Death, Sex & Money’ podcast host, Berkeley resident, and now book author, says not every relationship can be healed and not every conflict can be resolved. And that’s OK.
‘Tell Them We Were Here’ gives an overview of the Bay Area’s contemporary art scene. ‘Riders of Justice’ is a violent film, but not an immoral one.
The installation will feature businesses, churches, and the political and social scene from 1940-2000.
Two women cook elaborate meals for each other: One fixes the Persian dishes her grandparents savored, while the other finally learns to love the Mexican cuisine of her roots.
The free-but-ticketed “celebration of extraordinary piano performances” runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
‘About Endlessness’ is narrated by a nameless, omniscient goddess detailing some of the things she’s observed; in ‘The Fever,’ an unseen jungle creature stalks victims.
Writer Andrew Tonkovich describes how he and his family hung out with the former California poet laureate at Saul’s Deli and soaked in his tales and insights.
Four richly illustrated novellas in a new collection showcase Sala’s unmistakable style that mixed humor, horror and mystery.
The six-part series is patterned after the 1990 musical adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s 1931 experimental novel, ‘The Waves.’