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Black history and culture are far too deep to contain in a single month. Extend your exploration beyond February! We're looking forward to viewing the world through the eyes of famed photojournalist Gordon Parks at the Jenkins Johnson Gallery. Over 60 of his photographs will be on display through April 2!
Our first celebrity sighting of Super Bowl weekend, the one and only Sway Calloway was greeting fans outside our office! His sister performed on our stage with Fogo Na Roupa in 2010! Thanks for the pic Sway! - Raul
Mardi Gras is coming up! If you can't make it to New Orleans, Jazz Mafia's show at Brick & Mortar Music Hall is the next best thing. Their NOLA Funk Sextet plays Tuesday, Feb 9 with special guest hosts Lyrics Born and Gift of Gab. Ticket info at the link below.
Our "groundhog" Bearnice came out of hibernation to let you know... only 6 weeks 'til YBG Festival's season lineup announcement! Who do you hope will be on our calendar? Let us know in the comments. :)
The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco hosts an exhibit focusing on Latino art and culture, opening Thursday, Feb 4. This exhibit is curated by former director of The Mexican Museum - El Museo Mexicano, David J. de la Torre, and includes art from our Executive/Artistic Director!
This special exhibition focuses on the rich traditions of Mexican and Latino art and culture, from ancient to contemporary art forms, with examples of pre-Hispanic, Colonial, folk, fine and contemporary works including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, glass and works on paper drawn from local collec…