May 16, 2013
Join the SFAC and YMCA Bayview for a community night celebration on Friday, May 17th from 5-7pm as we celebrate our third year of Where Art Lives youth art programming. What else? The YMCA will share information about their summer youth program options, free food and drinks for all, and music/dance performance by Zulu Nation of Oakland.
We are seeking artists, arts organizations, and nonprofit social service agencies with existing arts programs in the Bayview Hunters Point community. Grants may be requested for up to $10,000 to grow an existing arts program, help build the organization’s capacity with skill-building workshops throughout the year, and create a network of peers amongst the awardees. Applications are due June 17.
On Thursday, June 20, the Bayview will come alive with a community-wide arts celebration. 3rd on Third, a reference to the third Thursday of the month and the event location, Third Street, will feature a myriad of activities for the whole family.
The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) and San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) announce a partnership to bring a robust suite of art enrichment activities to the Bayview. With a two-year funding commitment from the SFPUC, the SFAC will provide expanded access for Bayview residents to create and participate in vibrant cultural activities throughout the community.
In this Deep Roots podcast, we sit down with Alejandro Murguia, San Francisco’s new poet laureate, to talk about his history as a poet and community activist, and his involvement with the acquisition of the building that is now Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. Tune in!
San Francisco Arts Commissioner Dr. John Calloway will be honored as the 2012 Bay Area Jazz Hero at the National Jazz Journalists Association annual Jazz Awards.
Today the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced its fiscal year 2012 grantees. Among the winners are two San Francisco Arts Commission programs. WritersCorps and San Francisco Arts Commission’s The ARTery Project are among the recipients.
A memorial for Daniel del Solar, longtime media activist and former staff of Community Arts & Education (formerly Neighborhood Arts Program) and Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, will be held on Saturday, May 19 in Oakland.
In honor of Eddie Marshall’s contribution to jazz music and education, a very special tribute and benefit concert will be held at Yoshi’s SF featuring Bobby McFerrin, Bobby Hutcherson, Tootie Heath, and more Sunday, February 19 at Yoshi’s SF.
The “best literary night in San Francisco” is at the Main Library. For almost a decade, Michelle Tea has been presenting the best of Queer Lit at the RADAR Reading Series.
After Dark adds a jigger of fun to a science mixer in The Exploratorium. Once a month, you can come feel all the cool displays without all the kids hogging the seats.