Arts & Culture

2:24pm

Thu May 31, 2012
Arts & Culture

Local Music: Kally Price

Image Courtesy of https://www.facebook.com/kallyprice

Wouldn’t it be great to hear blues legend Billie Holiday on stage? While that’s not possible anymore, but you can experience a pretty good version of that sound in Kally Price, from Oakland.

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12:40pm

Wed May 30, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: The Family Crest

The Family Crest is a San Francisco group considers itself “an orchestral indie collective” rather than a band. They’re primarily a six-piece group, but over 250 ‘Extended Family Members’ have participated in their recordings, live performances, and other media and art projects -- so you’re never sure how many people you’ll see on stage.

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8:07pm

Tue May 29, 2012
Bluegrass Signal 6/2

This Saturday: a memorial tribute to Doc Watson.

Doc Watson (photo: Peter Figen)

Saturday (6/2) from 6:30 - 8:00 pm, "Bluegrass Signal" presents a memorial tribute to Doc Watson, who once said, "I'm not a legend.

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5:39pm

Tue May 29, 2012
Arts & Culture

Exhibit finds "a place at the table" for LGBT community

Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas

Whenever people gather, ideas seem to flow more freely when they take place around a table that includes some “refreshments.” This was part of the idea behind a tea party, or a salon, where a witty host brought together friends for art appreciation and clever conversation.

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3:56pm

Tue May 29, 2012
Arts & Culture

Question Bridge: How do you feel about yourself as a gay black male?

Courtesy of Question Bridge

At the Oakland Museum of California, a special art installation is exploring some of life’s big questions among generations of the black male community. Over 150 black men from all over the country came together to answer questions like these for the project called Question Bridge: Black Males. Today, we bring you a question from Ronald Porter, who teaches at UC Berkeley, and who asked this question: How do you feel about yourself as a gay black male?

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