Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

10:29pm

Wed May 14, 2014
City Visions: May 19, 2014

YBCA's Deborah Cullinan

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) was founded in 1993, out of an expressed need for an accessible, high-profile San Francisco venue devoted to contemporary visual art, performance, and film/video representing diverse cultural and artistic perspectives.

YBCA, seen by many in the Bay Area as a catalyst for local and regional artistic activity and as a leader in arts ecology and in the community, is making a push to get more art on the street and to support artists in different ways.

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5:55pm

Thu September 19, 2013
Arts & Culture

What happens when a singer becomes a yoga teacher?

photo by Lenny Gonzalez

For 25 years, Ann Dyer was a successful touring and recording vocalist, singing jazz and other styles. But around 6 years ago, she took a hiatus from performing to devote herself to a deep study of yoga, especially Nada Brahma, or the yoga of sound. Originally she thought she would take about a year off, but actually, she never really returned to her old performing life. She opened a yoga studio in Oakland, and made teaching there the focus of her career.

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12:53pm

Wed August 28, 2013
Open Air ~ 8/29 at 1pm

Architecture, Yerba Buena, & Chamber Music

Open Air with host David Latulippe; August 29, 2013.

This week, host David Latulippe talks with Margie O'Driscoll, Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects, San Francisco chapter, for a preview of the month-long Architecture and the City Festival; Deborah Cullinan talks about her new job as Executive Director of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and Charith Premawardhana shares some info about the Classical Revolution chamber music festival, happening in various venues during the month of September.  Plus, Peter Robinson highlights some fall offerings from PBS. Open Air, Originally broadcast on Thursday, August 29. Listen now or anytime.

1:47pm

Thu August 9, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: The Young Musicians Program

YMP

Today, we're featuring the Junior Choir of Berkeley’s Young Musicians Program. The YMP has been helping musically gifted students who can’t afford specialized training since 1968. Students come from 60 schools in four Bay Area counties. You can hear The Young Musicians Program Choral Youth Orchestra this Saturday (08.11) at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, starting at 7pm. Admission is free.

2:07pm

Thu June 21, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Josh Jones Latin Jazz Ensemble

Today we are featuring The Josh Jones Latin Jazz Ensemble. Jones is a noted percussionist, who has performed and recorded with everyone from Larry Coryell to Zion-I. You can actually hear him twice in San Francisco this Saturday, June 23, 2012. He’s at the free Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, starting at 1pm. Then he’s playing again at the 850 Cigar Bar, beginning about 10pm. 

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