January 11 2023

MINDFULNESS TRAINING FOR YOUTH

Volunteers Instructors Wanted by January 11

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The San Francisco Fund, in partnership with Mindfulartssf, is seeking volunteers to teach 20-30 minute mindfulness lessons once a week to San Francisco public school youth. They request that applicants have experience with mindfulness, meditation, yoga or a similar practice. The next training & final training of the school year is January 11, from 5:30-7:30pm...


January 15 2023

LEGACY FILM FESTIVAL ON AGING

JANUARY 6 THROUGH JANUARY 15

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The Legacy Film Festival on Aging takes place online from Friday, January 6 through Sunday, January 15. The festival aims to present information that inspires, entertains and educates intergenerational audiences about the variety of later life experiences - along with an exploration of how to grow older meaningfully, not fearfully. Shorts and feature length films...


January 19 2023

LEGENDS OF HAWAIIAN MUSIC AT THE FREIGHT

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Keola Beamer and Henry Kapono, 2 legends of Hawaiian music, became icons in the 1970’s as part of the Hawaiian renaissance. That renaissance was the seminal movement that brought language, music, hula, art and all aspects of Hawaiian culture back to their central place in the life of the islands. The legends appear at the...


January 19 2023

THROUGH THE NIGHT

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“Through the Night’ -  a presentation sponsored by the Diversity Film Series -  plays at the Ellen Driscoll Playhouse on Thursday, January 19 from 7-9pm. The film is an intimate cinema verite portrait of working mothers whose lives intersect at a 24-hour daycare center. The Los Angeles Times says "This quietly engaging documentary is also...


January 20 2023

FIRST ANNUAL POINTER SISTERS TRIBUTE

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The First Annual Pointer Sisters Tribute takes place on Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. You're invited to join this celebration of Oakland's  iconic singing group.    Some of the best Bay Area artists sing and perform the Pointer Sisters' hits The music of the Pointer Sisters represents musical genres including pop, jazz, blues, soul, funk, ...


January 28 2023

SPEAK THE WORD

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'Speak The Word', an online open mic night, takes place on Saturday, January 28, from 6-8pm.   You can come to read, come to enjoy wordplay with a friendly, inclusive and encouraging group, or come to listen.  Whatever your relationship to spoken word, you can feel free to join as audience, without reading.  Close captioning available. ...


January 28 2023

ART FOR THE WINTER SOLTICE SHOWCASE

EXHIBITIONS ON DISPLAY FROM DECEMBER UNTIL JANUARY 28, 2023

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The Mercury 20 Gallery features work by its talented members in its 'Art for the Winter Solstice Showcase.'  The Showcase starts December 2 and extends through January. The main gallery has a selection of artwork highlighting a range of styles and mediums.  The backroom gallery has smaller works that could serve as gifts. Mercury 20...


February 25 2023

AFRICAN STUDIES – AN EXHIBIT

ON DISPLAY NOW THROUGH FEBRUARY 25

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African Studies, an exhibit at the Robert Koch Gallery, is on display from January 5 through February 25. The exhibit focuses on sub sahara Africa’s complex and ever changing landscape. The gallery is located at 40 Geary Street, Suite 509,  in San Francisco.   Gallery hours are 11am-5:30pm from Monday to Friday, and by appointment, from...