People in the Arts

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Mission Maestro reminds us that Water is Life with latest show

Originally from the Jalatlaco neighborhood in Oaxaca, Mexican artist Calixto Robles has found a second…

Homegirl holds it down: Chicana artist curates show to give visibility to WOC artists

It was a phrase Korina Esther Moreno heard often growing up: “Nadie te va dar…

SF singer-songwriter La Doña’s music takes on issues of gentrification, female empowerment

San Francisco is widely considered to be the cultural capital of the West Coast. Historically,…

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Bay Area Nicaraguans react to country’s political turmoil through art, solidarity

A line of drummers, dressed in the traditional blue and white, beat past with a…

Meet Louda y Los Bad Hombres

Before Louda and before Los Bad Hombres, Laura “Louda” Camacho’s passion for music began to…

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Novelist Tommy Orange on the writing process of Native Truth

How do we hold space for our ideas? How do we transcribe our ideas into…

Peruvian painter’s latest exhibit a tribute to Central American migrants

Julia, the rabbit from Peru, hops around the garage converted art-studio that is her home.…

New group art exposition embraces Frisco’s funky side

Historically known as a refuge for bohemians, San Francisco has welcomed those who’ve veered off…

Charo uses stage to share message of hope after husband’s suicide

Newer generations may not be as familiar with her, but Charo—the Spanish performer, guitarist and…

San Francisco poet laureate wants to write a better narrative for her city

Kim Shuck wears many hats as San Francisco’s seventh poet laureate, figuratively but also literally;…