On a trip to Cuba last month, I was struck by the great variety of 1950s cars on the road.
Galeria de la Raza’s latest exhibit, “The Q Sides,” is a play on the classic imagery of the “East Side Story” music compilations of the 1950s and ‘60s, which re-imagines the original East Side Story photographs with LGBTQI people.
Precita Eyes Muralists Association and Center is paying a special tribute to El Tecolote and some of its most respected volunteers by featuring them on a mural in the heart of the Mission District, on the side of Philz Coffee, at the corner of 24th and Folsom streets.
It’s hard to see how the darkest period in Eliana Lopez’s marriage to San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi could be turned into a comedy, but in her new play, “Cual es el Escándalo?,” Lopez does just that that—and with great results.
The 37th annual Carnaval San Francisco is set to heat up the Mission District Memorial Day weekend with music, dance, performances, food and more.
Poet Andres Montoya was honored at a recent Galería de la Raza event.
“We are Ibeyi,” chanted both Lisa-Kaindé Díaz and Naomi Díaz, lighting a candle each before the sold-out crowd at The Independent on April 2, and igniting their San Francisco debut. “We are twins. We are French and Cuban.”
The sounds of trumpets and strums of guitars could be heard echoing through the grand auditorium of Mission High School on March 19, as students from the Bay Area and from Tucson, Arizona performed a medley of mariachi music for an enthusiastic and attentive crowd.
Lorena Feijoo, the Cuban-born ballerina who portrayed Cinderella in choreographer Val Caniporali’s “A Cinderella Story,” speaks with El Tecolote about that experience and her journey to becoming one of the most celebrated ballerinas in recent history