Sydney Reeves,who goes by the stage name SydneyNicole. Photo: Taylor Brown Berkeley native Sydney Reeves, who goes by her stage name, SydneyNycole, talks about her new project, recent deals and what it’s like to be a Black woman in the music industry. “When people look at me, they don’t expect for me to make the […]
Berkeley director Maya Cueva (courtesy) “As a filmmaker, you have this unspoken responsibility to inform your audience,” says director and Berkeley High alum Maya Cueva. “You have to let people know what is happening in the world around them. Sometimes that’s good news, and sometimes it’s bad.” Only two documentaries into her directing career, Cueva […]
Cameron Fuller has persisted in being optimistic and worked hard to make it in professional football since he graduated Berkeley High School.
Berkeley’s Tiana Lee hopes she can to use fashion to make a positive difference in the world. The first step is producing shows that combine activism and showcasing local talent.
Filmmakers Merav Walklet (left) and Kossisko Konan: they hope their film, 2037, will start a dialogue about gentrification. Photo: courtesy Walket and William Converse-Richter Two Berkeley artists have teamed up to offer their take on Bay Area gentrification and displacement. And they are doing so through a horror sci-fi film called 2037. The movie takes place in the […]
On the surface, it might look like the talented musician has had a smooth ride, but he’s faced his share of setbacks along the way.
Producer, engineer, manager and DJ Spencer Stevens. Photo: Courtesy of Kris Contresas Ask Spencer Stevens how he became so musically inclined and he’ll probably give you a modest response. Something like: “I don’t know, I’m just blessed,” or “A lot of time and effort.” Whatever humble answer the 22-year-old Berkeley High graduate chooses, he’s downplaying […]