YBCA http://kalw.org en Occupy Art Gallery: the movement gets an exhibit at YBCA http://kalw.org/post/occupy-art-gallery-movement-gets-exhibit-ybca <p>Artist Jon Paul Bail remembers being at a coffee shop in the East Bay when his friend walked in and said, “Hey, we’re gonna go down to Oscar Grant Plaza and kick it in a tent and spend the night.”</p><p>“Really?” he replied. “You’re gonna go down there and do that?”</p><p>“Come on, J.P. dude”, his friends continued. “You can’t choose when things go down because you don’t like the weather.”</p><p>Bail held his ground, but a few days later, he arrived at the Occupy encampment with some of his artwork.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 23:48:34 +0000 Tajha Lanier 16779 at http://kalw.org Occupy Art Gallery: the movement gets an exhibit at YBCA New YBCA art director strives for creative risks http://kalw.org/post/new-ybca-art-director-strives-creative-risks <p><em>Many creative types in the Bay Area, from writers to radio producers, performers and artists, are managing multiple jobs to feed themselves these days. It&#39;s a struggle for many, but for some, wearing different hats isn&#39;t a matter of survival &ndash; it&#39;s actually a way of being. Marc Bamuthi Joseph is one such man: He&#39;s a poet, scholar, dancer, educator, director, and performer. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:58:28 +0000 Erica Mu 6242 at http://kalw.org New YBCA art director strives for creative risks