The stars were out in Sacramento Tuesday night as new members joined the California Hall of Fame, including an Olympic soccer star from San Jose. Other notable inductees were Tony Hawk, George Lopez, RuPaul and Wolfgang Puck. CBS Sacramento's Rachel Wulff reports. (12-10-2019)
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Golden State Favorites Join California Hall Of Fame In SacramentoThe stars were out in Sacramento Tuesday night as new members joined the California Hall of Fame, including an Olympic soccer star from San Jose. Other notable inductees were Tony Hawk, George Lopez, RuPaul and Wolfgang Puck. CBS Sacramento's Rachel Wulff reports. (12-10-2019)
3 Professional Performers Lead Free Music, Acting Workshops For San Francisco StudentsWhen cash-strapped public schools cut performing arts budgets, a group of professional performers in San Francisco acted on an idea to fill the gap. Sharon Chin introduces us to this week's Jefferson Awards winners.
Robin Bates, Executive Director & Founder Of Maison Noire Americaine Has A Passion For ParisRobin Bates, executive director and founder of Maison Noire Americaine talks to BR host Jan Mabry about her love affair with Paris, and how she is sharing her passion for the City of Light with African American expats and blacks from around the world. Be sure to check out her website for upcoming events and information, maisonnoire.com.
Meet Jacqueline Ngo Mpii, Curator of the Wildly Popular City Guide 'Afrique A Paris'Jacqueline Ngo Mpii talks about her new guide to help navigate all things Afro Paris - the art, music, literature and more. This hugely popular little book is titled 'Afrique A Paris' and it is already in its second printing. BR host Jan Mabry got a chance to meet Jacqueline at the Museum of the African Diaspora, in San Francisco.
Meet Marc Grossberg, Author Of 'The Best People'Author Marc Grossberg talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about his new book, 'The Best People.'
Meet Expert Breadmaker Daniel Leader, Author Of 'Living Bread'Expert bread maker, Daniel Leader talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about his new book, 'Living Bread, Tradition and Innovation in Artisan Bread Making.'
31st Annual Kidney Foundation Author's Luncheon Happening In San FranciscoJulia Flynn Siler, author of 'The White Devil's Daughters' talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the upcoming 31st Annual Kidney Foundation Author's Luncheon, happening November 2, in San Francisco. For more information go to authorsluncheonsf.org.
Bay Area Science Festival Events Happening Across The Bay AreaBay Area Science Festival co-founder Katherine Nielsen and UCSF graduate science student Priscila Munoz-Sandoval talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about events happening all over the Bay Area, culminating in Discovery Day at AT&T Park.
Professional Matchmaker Mandy Watson Gives Tips On Affordable DatesProfessional matchmaker Mandy Watson, with 'It's Just Lunch, San Francisco,' shares tips for fun, affordable dates that won't break the bank with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego.
Don't Miss Diablo Ballet's 'A Swingin' Holiday' & 'The Nutcracker Suite'Diablo Ballet Artistic Director Lauren Jonas talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about two upcoming productions, 'A Swingin' Holiday,' and 'The Nutcracker Suite,' happening in November. For more information go to lesherartscenter.org or call 925.943.SHOW.
Don't Miss The Champions Of Magic At Broadway SF's Golden Gate TheatreArtists Richard Young and Fernando Velasco from the 'Champions Of Magic' display their amazing skills for Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego. Don't miss them at Broadway SF's Golden Gate Theatre. November 27 through December 1. For tickets go to broadwaysf.org.
Don't Miss 'Gypsy!' At San Francisco's Alcazar TheatreBurlesque striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee's son, Erik Preminger, along with actor Jade Shojaee, talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the artistry, the musical and the extraordinary life of this fascinating woman.
Don't Miss Tisha Campbell & Tachina Arnold Co-Hosts Of BET's Soul Train Awards!BR's Jan Mabry chats up co-hosts Tisha Campbell and Tachina Arnold, from the 90s hit show Martin, just hours before the curtain goes up at the BET Soul Train Awards. Big fun... don't miss it!
Murals Honoring Latino Activists Defaced In San Francisco's Mission DistrictMurals honoring immigrant and workers' rights activists Delores Huerta and Cesar Chavez were defaced in San Francisco over the weekend. As Kiet Do reports, the artists have a strong message for whoever did it.
Common Says He'd Meet With Milpitas High Teacher Who Imitated Him In BlackfaceGrammy-winning rapper Common broke his silence about a white Bay Area teacher who dressed up as him in blackface on Halloween. (11-7-2019)
Don't Miss Hello Dolly! At The Douglas Morrisson Theater In HaywardThe blockbuster Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! is playing the Douglas Morrisson Theater in Hayward, from November 7-24. Theater manager Mary Jo Price brings hats to the set and talks to host Michelle Griego about this beloved classic.
Mural in Downtown S.F. Depicts Swedish Teen Climate Activist Greta ThunbergThe newest addition to the San Francisco skyline is a work of art -- a mural depicting Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, designed to draw attention to climate change. Joe Vazquez reports. (11-7-19)
'Oscars Of Science' Brings Hollywood Stars, Silicon Valley Elite TogetherIt was a meeting among earthlings from the worlds of science, entertainment and tech that doesn't often happen. The 8th annual Breakthrough Prize, dubbed the 'Oscars of Science,' was at the NASA Ames Research Center Sunday. Betty Yu reports. (11-3-2019)
Don't Miss San Francisco Opera's 'The Marriage of Figaro'San Francisco Opera's brand new production of Mozart's masterpiece 'The Marriage of Figaro' opened to rave reviews. Bass-baritone Michael Sumuel, who plays Figaro, and soprano Nicole Heaston, who plays the Countess, talked to BR host Jan Mabry about this highly-entertaining opera about lust, power gossip and weddings.
Meet The Cast Of 'White Noise' -- A Play By Suzan-Lori Parks At Berkeley RepPlaywright Suzan-Lori Parks new play 'White Noise' opened at Berkeley Rep and as always Parks goes deep, taking the audience way out of their comfort zone. BR's Jan Mabry got a chance to meet the cast. 'White Noise' is playing through November 10. For tickets and information, go to berkeleyrep.org. (Photo(l to r) Chris Herbie Holland (Leo), Therese Barbato (Dawn), Aimé Donna Kelly (Misha), and Nick Dillenburg (Ralph) in Berkeley Rep’s production of White Noise written by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Jaki Bradley.)
Actor Will Smith Talks About His New Hi-Tech Action Movie 'Gemini Man'Will Smith was in San Francisco at a reception for his new movie, 'Gemini Man,' hosted by Tech Crunch. The actor slayed hearts when he posed with the young ladies of Black Girls Code, and later talked to BR's Betty Yu about the creation of his 22-year old computer-generated co-star -- himself.
Hillary Clinton And Daughter Chelsea Discuss Their New Book In Bay AreaHillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea were in San Francisco Sunday on a tour for their new book "The Book of Gutsy Women." They spoke to a full house in San Francisco before heading to an event in Danville. Betty Yu reports. (10-20-2019)
Interview: Sway Previews Inaugural 'Sway Fest' In Downtown OaklandOakland native Sway Calloway will bring together local hip-hop artists, celebrities and civic leaders for the first-ever 'Sway Fest' Friday outside Pandora headquarters in Oakland. Interview with Michelle Griego. (10/18/19)
Seoul – Your Next Destination for Opportunities: A dynamic city where you discover the futureWhen it comes to starting up a new company or expanding a multinational firm into a new market, there is no better place than Seoul.