Opening Doors to Authentic Cultural Dance

Opening Doors to Authentic Cultural Dance

By Sydney Williams Taking their passion for dance into advocacy for the authentic representation of Mexican dance heritage, Arturo Magaña opens the door to a colorful display of self representation for their community. In their own performances and their influence...
Celebrating Good Trouble in the Bay Area Arts

Celebrating Good Trouble in the Bay Area Arts

Making The Mosaic – A column that dips into the disparate, diverse palette of our communities to paint inclusively on the vast canvas of the Bay Area by utilizing Heritage Arts.  Coined by the late Congressman John Lewis, the concept of “Good Trouble” is rooted in the...
At the Intersection: Urmila Vudali

At the Intersection: Urmila Vudali

  By Sydney Williams Dance is a gateway to the intersection of rhythm and body, heritage and individuality, and human expression and divine connection. As we continue to explore our individual and collective cultural identities, dance is an artform that serves as...
Wisdom & Vision: Musings from 15 Black Bay Area Voices

Wisdom & Vision: Musings from 15 Black Bay Area Voices

(Black History Month 2021) by Melissa Howard From San Francisco to Berkeley to Oakland and beyond, our community has been profoundly impacted by the presence and power of Black men and women. This Black History Month, we’re taking a moment to reflect on some of the...