Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: Me Too

Dare to be a ‘Brave Sis’? It’s all in the planner

Anyone who knows local arts leader Rozella Kennedy knows she's a force of nature. Definitely one of those hyper-achievers that spur you to ask, "How on earth does she...

Rediscovering the fantastic music of Akiko Yano

Few forms of exhilaration quite match that of discovering a vital artist who is in fact deep within their story, having created a rich and varied body of work...

When Jerry Brown sounds like Donald Trump

Scott Shafer’s conversations with former Gov. Jerry Brown are running as a series on KQED, and the section on his work in Oakland, which aired Sunday afternoon, makes very...

With ‘Butterfly Effect’ choreographer Krissy Keefer caps decades of eco-activism

For more than four decades, Dance Brigade’s co-founder and award-winning Artistic Director Krissy Keefer has been a voice in the wilderness, warning audiences around the country about the devastating...

How to build on the #MeToo movement — at home

When we discuss anti-rape activism in the year since the #MeToo hashtag went viral, it is crucial to acknowledge the decades of work by anti-violence activists, leaders, and organizations...

Making noise and empowering girls: 15 years of Women’s Audio Mission

ALL EARS For 15 years, the sound engineers at SoMa neighborhood-based Women’s Audio Mission have been applying their skills to one of the field’s trickiest problems: how to get girls...

Examined Life: The subtle power of ‘me too’

Welcome to Examined Life, our new column that explores the intersection between politics, culture, and living mindfully in the Bay Area and beyond.  EXAMINED LIFE It seems like every day another wealthy, powerful man is in...

Party Radar: Let’s toast fall

PARTY RADAR OK so we survived Folsom Street Fair -- barely. But it occurred to me in a rare and brief moment of clarity, that Folsom is, in our fabulously perverse way, our...