Sunday, November 29, 2020

Tag: Culture

Bay View newspaper celebrates history — and a new era

New editors taking the helm of historic Black community newspaper

An Oakland Black Jazz reissue is a revelation—and comes with questions

A Black-empowering label's catalog from the 1970s is re-released. Should Black people helm its return?

Arts Forecast: A power-packed Hip-Hop Dancefest, Britex sign returns, more

Viral Dwellings, Crazy Funny Asians, Drive-In "La Bohéme," Legends of the Rave, Native American Drag Queen Story Hour... lots to do!

Screen Grabs: A much-needed civic boost with ‘City Hall’

Plus: tributes to women older and younger, a portrait of toxic friendship, religious ecstasy in Brazil

Divine intervention: Reconfiguring monumental art project ‘The Black Woman is God’

My experience as part of the ongoing SOMArts exhibit, now entering a new phase, pushed me to return to what matters.

Swaggering legends, thrilling myths at Transgender Film Fest 2020

History, heroism, and even horror meet in an all-digital compendium of seven original programs that tell a community's stories.

Why did so many people vote for Trump?

Radical economic inequality causes social breakdown. We're seeing it right now.

New Music: Nappy Nina, Lunchbox, Balkan Bump, more great artists to support

Bandcamp Day picks: Peppy indie, scrappy rap, Turkish trumpet, experimental oboe... oh, and a side of Hi-NRG techno.

Screen Grabs: Contagion outdoors, creepy elders, Acute Misinformation… sound familiar?

Attack of the Demons, Darkness in Tenement 45, Koko-di Koko-da, and more twisted fare for a twisted moment.

Letter from Kenosha: A community under seige

A police shooting, a right-wing vigilante, military humvees, and a small town trying to heal