A new exhibit in San Francisco focuses on lowrider art and how a lifestyle once considered criminal activity became a catalyst for positive social change for the Latino community. Len Ramirez reports. (9-16-21)
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Exhibit in San Francisco Mission District Showcases Lowrider StyleA new exhibit in San Francisco focuses on lowrider art and how a lifestyle once considered criminal activity became a catalyst for positive social change for the Latino community. Len Ramirez reports. (9-16-21)
Don't Miss Award-Winning Director Peter Nicks' Documentary 'Homeroom'Award-winning director Peter Nicks talks to BR host Jan Mabry about his latest documentary, 'Homeroom' that follows Oakland High's Class of 2020 through the pandemic. Don't miss 'Homeroom,' now streaming on Hulu.
SRA Scholar Uses Camera to Help Photo Subjects Heal from TraumaMost of us have heard the old adage that a picture's worth a thousand words. SRA scholar Paulo Orozco would agree because he uses his camera as a tool to tell the stories of others in need. Elizabeth Cook reports. (9-3-21)
Rapper, Producer Tajai Massey's Hiero Day Hip-Hop Festival Jumps Off Sept. 3-6Vern Glenn talks to rapper, producer Tajai Massey who first topped the charts with the 'Souls of Mischief' back in the 90s. Tajai talks about his life, his art and the upcoming Hiero Day hip-hop festival, September 3-6, in Oakland. For info go to hieroday.com.
Hardly Strictly Festival Sponsors Live Music Sunday in SF BayviewCOVID-19 has again pulled the plug on the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival as a live event but, on Sunday, residents of San Francisco’s Bayview District got a chance to see what may be the only live performance of the event. John Ramos reports. (8-22-21)
Oakland Symphony Conductor Michael Morgan Dies at 63Longtime music director and conductor of the Oakland Symphony Michael Morgan died Friday, symphony officials said. (8-21-21)
COVID: Stevie Nicks Pulls Out Of BottleRock FestivalFormer Fleetwood Mac lead singer Stevie Nicks dropped out of headlining this year's BottleRock Festival due to COVID concerns. Andrea Nakano tells us what this means for the Labor Day music festival.
Don't Miss Adonal Foyle's Swinging For Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament Aug. 9Television sports analyst and former NBA player Adonal Foyle talks to Vern Glenn about a cause close to his heart -- his upcoming Swinging for Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament on August 9 at the Round Hill Country Club, in Alamo. For tickets and information visit kerosenelampfoundation.org.
Liam's List July 30: Sonoma Film Fest, Joan Jett, Jazz Returns at Black Cat SFKCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly weekend tip list of Bay Area entertainment, music, film and online entertainment.
Chef Joseph Paire Puts Comfort Food And Cannabis On The Menu At The Limewood Restaurant At The ClaremontChef Joseph Leroy Paire III tells BR's Jan Mabry how he is putting his own brand of Southern comfort food and cannabis pairings on the menu at the Limewood Restaurant inside the Claremont Hotel. For more info visit limewoodrestaurant.com.
Mezzo-Soprano J'Nai Bridges Collaborates On 2 Powerful Commemorations To The 1921 Tulsa MassacreAmerican mezzo-soprano J'Nai Bridges lent her beautiful voice to Daniel Bernard Roumain's "They Still Want To Kill Us" and Dr. Adolphus Hailstork's "Tulsa 1921 - Pity These Ashes, Pity This Dust." She talked to BR's Jan Mabry about her experience.
Gilroy Garlic Festival Makes Comeback After 2 Difficult Years; Returns As Drive-Thru EventAfter two challenging years, the Gilroy Garlic Festival is making a comeback, but things will look a bit different this time. Justin Andrews reports. (7/23/21)
Bay Area Reopens: Festivals Set To Return To Fremont, San JoseFollowing last year's pandemic pause, the Fremont Festival of the Arts and the San Jose Jazz Festival are gearing up amid rising concerns about the Delta variant. Katie Nielsen reports. (7/21/21)
High-Tech 'Continuity' Exhibit Opens At Asian Art Museum In San FranciscoA high-tech exhibit debuts in San Francisco at the Asian Art Museum. Betty Yu tells us it is the first museum in the country to display such large-scale works from a Tokyo-based Team Lab.
Bay Area Cosby Accuser Stunned After Assault Conviction OverturnedA North Bay woman who was one of the first to publicly accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault expressed her disbelief after the onetime actor and comedian's conviction was overturned. Kenny Choi reports. (6/30/21)
RAW: Full Interview with Bay Area Bill Cosby Accuser Helen HayesNorth Bay resident and Bill Cosby sexual assault accuser Helen Hayes speaks to KPIX about Cosby's release from prison (6-30-2021)
Bill Cosby Released From Prison After PA Supreme Court Overturns Sexual Assault ConvictionTeam coverage of the surprise overturning of Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction by Pennsylvania Supreme Court (6-30-2021)
Manteca Waterslides Reopens After Months Of DelayManteca Waterslides is finally open after months of delay. Rachel Wulff tells us why the water park was forced to change its business model.
Pride Month in San Francisco Ends With Restrained Celebrations and RetrospectionThe pandemic forced the big parade down Market Street to be canceled again but many used the day to reflect on the greater meaning of Pride beyond the party. John Ramos reports. (6-27-21)
No Parade But Pride Month Concludes With Plenty of JoyWhile the big Pride parade down Market Street isn't happening for a second year the SF Pride executive director said "There will be plenty of rainbows in San Francisco for anybody who would like to find them." Andria Borba reports. (6-25-21)
BR Goes On A 'Date Stroll' With Artist Shomari SmithArtist and gallery owner Shomari Smith talks to BR's Jan Mabry about his work, the E14 Gallery in the heart of 'Old Oakland' and takes us down Broadway Ave. on a Covid-safe ‘Date Stroll’ where his ‘Thank You’ series lines the storefront windows once boarded up with plywood. To learn more about this new space, visit e14gallery.com. See more of Shomari's amazing work at shomarismith.net.
Meet The Legendary Afro-Cuban Singer, Songwriter, Bandleader Bobi CéspedesLegendary Afro-Cuban singer, songwriter and bandleader Bobi Céspedes celebrates her lauded 40-year career and the release of a new studio album, Mujer y Cantante. Don't miss Bobi will be opening San Francisco's Yerba Buena Festival on June 26. To learn more, visit bobicespedes.com.
2X Grammy-Nominated Artist Tommy 'Soulati' Shepherd Talks About 'Black Daddy'2X Grammy-nominated, artist, educator and activist Tommy 'Soulati' Shepherd talks to BR's Jan Mabry about the upcoming movie 'Black Daddy,' which reflects on the experience of being a black father in America. He shares details about making of the trailer featuring Tommy, Dame Drummer and their children.
Sculptor Dana King's 'Monumental Reckoning' Reframes Public Art in Golden Gate ParkLast year, protesters toppled a monument to Francis Scott Key in Golden Gate Park. Key, who wrote The Star-Spangled Banner, also owned slaves. The city has now launched a review of its public art collection. Devin Fehely reports. (6-20-21)