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6:37pm

Wed May 7, 2014
Arts & Culture

Super Awesome: Giant Robot's Cultural Evolution

Giant Robot at OCMA

It used to be that the terms “nerdy” and “cool” were at opposite ends of a spectrum. Collecting comics was for losers, listening to punk rock was for cool kids. But these days, there’s a kind of intersection of hipness and geekiness-- from the high-tech devices in our pockets to the sci-fi and comic-inspired entertainment we consume, “cool nerd” culture is really having its day. But back in the mid-90s, there was a magazine that was already bridging that gap: Giant Robot, which brought together video games, collecting, music, and art with a uniquely Asian American perspective.

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2:24pm

Wed April 30, 2014

Youth Radio: Ballet is a sport too

From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Alex Wolfe
download Despite practicing for at least 12 hours a week, nine months a year for the last four years, my sport - ballet - is only considered a hobby by many people. Most people I know are oblivious to how arduous ballet can be.

8:20am

Mon April 7, 2014
Arts & Culture

Philosophy Talk LIVE at the Marsh in Berkeley this Sunday 4/13

Philosophy Talk is back at The Marsh Theater in Berkeley on Sunday April 13 for the next two live recordings in our 2013-14 season.

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8:01pm

Thu March 27, 2014
Arts & Culture

Sophia Sattar: Painting Home

Sophia Sattar
Academy of Art, SF


Sophia Sattar was born in Karachi, Pakistan to an Indian mother and Pakistani father who were both doctors, and she loved to paint. But, living in a world where you were groomed from childhood to become a doctor or an engineer, being an artist was out of the question.

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5:53pm

Mon June 3, 2013
Education

Oakland School for the Arts still making noise after ten years

http://www.oakarts.org/

In 2002, Oakland Mayor, now governor, Jerry Brown started Oakland School for the Arts (OSA) with the hope that students would have an outlet to express themselves through art forms like dance, theater, and visual illustrations.

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