Arsenio Ogilvie finds the beat and discovers it pays better with a diploma.
By MADELEINE BAIR No matter the type of artwork, audiences generally come to a gallery with one simple expectation: The art is complete. Artists at work and audience, convention dictates, do not belong together. But at the Mission Cultural Center on Saturday night, tradition was thrown out the door as 77 artists and hundreds of guests filled the two large...
The large round face of Parameshwar Hedge is a study of animated concentration. Eyes squeezed shut and mouth contorting into various shapes, Hedge appears to be searching for the right note, foraging for a raga composed three centuries ago. As sounds begin to emerge in long thin lines, his quest continues. His eyebrows dance along his forehead like a sound...
After decades at the Community Music Center, Shirley Marshall still approaches the piano with the enthusiasm of a beginning student. By JORDAN CONN
By HELENE GOUPIL and STEFANIA ROUSSELLE.
Jimmie Rodgers covers by a Japanese performer warms the room. By ARMAND EMAMDJOMEH
Here's some of what's happening next week.
La Plebe at Submission Gallery supports a new all ages S.F.venue. By AMANDA MARTINEZ and STEFANIA ROUSSELLE
Mission CD starts in a cafe. By FIDEL GOLDEN-REYNA
A dosage of poetry on the street corner. By BETTY BASTIDAS
As immigration drops and unemployment rises, music stops. By LILY MIHALIK
Music magnate looks to cell phones to supplement his ailing record stores. By LILY MIHALIK
The Ritmo Latino sign goes for one last ride down Mission Street.
Mexican flautist Horacio Franco discusses his musical inspirations.
The new space on 19th and Mission opened with a fundraiser at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts.