In Oakland, Cassandra Lopez and the We Tell Our Stories Film Collective will be contributing to the event with their documentary.
ARTnews magazine named Man Ray one of the 25 most influential artists of the 20th century.
The cutting-edge new play, with its ripped-from-the-headlines topicality, is, sadly, already in need of updating.
A new film is being screened in select cities this summer that focuses on the life of the late poet-musician, Gil Scott-Heron.
"If iron stands in our way, we ask for a sheet of Cuban tears to cover our guerrillas bones on the journey to American history . . . "
"The End Of American Labor Unions" is a good little book, packed with insight and analysis.
Tomorrow, Aug. 8, marks the 85th birthday of an extraordinary performing artist who is still very much among us and active.
Ramsey Lewis, iconic leader in the contemporary jazz movement for 60 years, was born on May 27, 1935.
Martin Sheen has stated, "While acting is what I do for a living, activism is what I do to stay alive."
She's best known as the author of Harry Potter, which has achieved worldwide reknown, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies.