Students Rising Above: A’Nya JohnsonStudent Rising Above scholar A’Nya Johnson left her beloved hometown Oakland not just for education but possible future job experience following a passion: her love of music. Michelle Griego reports. (2-5-21)
Health Experts Warn Super Bowl Parties Could Become Superspreader EventsWhen it comes to Super Bowl Sunday, health officials say: play it smart to avoid creating a superspreader event. Juliette Goodrich reports. (2-5-21)
Author Véronique Tadjo Talks To BR About Her New Book, 'In The Company Of Men'Author, poet Véronique Tadjo talks to BR host Jan Mabry about her book, 'In the Company of Men,' and the lessons learned from the 2014 Ebola epidemic that ravaged West Africa. Tadjo's latest work, now translated into English, is a cautionary tale for the world as the coronavirus pandemic rages on, claiming more than 400,000 lives in the U.S. alone.
Meet Lorraine Hansberry Theatre's New Artistic Director Margo HallActor, writer, director Margo Hall talks to Black Renaissance host Jan Mabry about her newest role of Artistic Director of the West Coast's renowned African American theater company, the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre.
SF Dance Company Robert Moses Kin Celebrates 25th Anniversary SeasonArtistic Director Robert Moses talks to BR host Jan Mabry about the company's 25th Anniversary season. Moses sheds light on the challenges we all face as we try to connect and create in the era of COVID-19. For more information about RMK go to robertmoseskin.org.
Actor Michael Ealy Talks About His New Thriller 'Fatale'Actor Michael Ealy talks to BR's Len Kiese about his newest thriller, 'Fatale,' directed by Deon Taylor.
Arts Festival Organizers Sue San Francisco to Allow Spring Outdoor EventThe San Francisco International Arts Festival wants to hold a performing arts event in May. The organization and the performers believe they are protected by the first amendment. Da Lin explains. (1-29-21)
Liam's List: January 29 - Guide To Fitness, Food, Fun, Staying Connected While Social DistancingMichael Franti and the Maltese Falcon are among Liam's picks for this weekend.
Billion-Dollar Mega Millions Jackpot Winning Ticket SoldOne winning ticket has been sold Michigan for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot. Betty Yu reports. (1-22-21)
So You Want to Be a Billionaire? Mega Millions Jackpot Could Be Your TicketFriday night's billion-dollar Mega Millions jackpot would be the third-largest in U.S. history. Don Ford reports. (1-22-21)
Liam's List: January 22KCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak.
Liam's List: January 15KCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak.
Chef, Restaurateur, Host, Author Tanya Holland Debuts 'Tanya's Kitchen Table' On OWNChef, restaurateur, podcast host, author, owner the Brown Sugar Kitchen, Tanya Holland talks to BR's Jan Mabry about her latest venture, 'Tanya's Kitchen Table,' on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Santa Cruz Guitar Maker Recalls Fateful Collaboration With Late Bluegrass LegendKPIX 5's Wilson Walker explains how late bluegrass guitar player Tony Rice helped put one Bay Area business on the map for musicians worldwide. (1-1-21)
SF Waterfront Visitors Say Goodbye to 2020KPIX 5's Da Lin asked passersby on the San Francisco Embarcadero how they plan to usher in the new year. (12-31-20)
Sculptor Vows To Rebuild Statue Of Breonna Taylor Stolen In OaklandFirst, a statue in Oakland honoring the late Breonna Taylor was damaged. Now, it is gone. Joe Vazquez talked to the sculptor who is vowing to rebuild the memorial, this time, in bronze.
SF Mime Troupe Actor, Director Velina Brown Talks About 'A Red Carol'San Francisco Mime Troupe actor, director Velina Brown talks to BR's Jan Mabry about theatre in the era of COVID-19, and the company's latest radio play, 'A Red Carol' now playing through January 17. For more info, visit sfmt.org.
SF African American Arts & Cultural District Keeps The Bayview StrongThe San Francisco African American Arts and Cultural District works to preserve, strengthen and promote Black culture in the city's Bayview District. Director of Programs Ericka Scott and Operations Director Ebon talk about the non-profit's mission, upcoming events, and more.
Beating the COVID Blues, Bay Area Musicians Tour Neighborhood DrivewaysSome top-flight Bay Area musicians who can't tour the country and world during the pandemic have been touring local driveways instead. Sharon Chin reports. (12-25-20)
SF Dancer Creates International Virtual NutcrackerAfter live performances of The Nutcracker ballet were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, a San Francisco dancer created a way to keep them going virtually. Susie Steimle reports. (12-24-20)
Drive Through 6 Flags Discovery Kingdom's 'Holiday In The Park'6 Flags Discovery Kingdom has created a holiday experience with a pandemic twist. Betty Yu takes us on a drive through the theme park's newly redesigned 'Holiday in the Park.'
Charley Pride, Country Music Superstar, Dies at 86Charley Pride, the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died. (12-12-20)
Explore Yilan with Hailey and AdamTour the picturesque mountains of Yilan with Hailey and Adam. The couple shows off the lush greenery of the Yilan mountains on their hiking adventure.
LIam's List: December 11Immersive Vincent Van Gogh, 'Let Them All Talk,' San Jose Xmas in the Park (12/11/20)