Arts

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    Q&A: Under the Sea with Bety Le

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Stage performer Bety Le grew up in San Jose, as a child she was part of the Children’s Musical Theater and eventually attended Westmont High School. Although her pursuits of theater took a backseat to synchronized swimming, (as part of the Santa Clara Aquamaids), the...
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    Poets May Now Apply for Santa Clara County Poet Laureate Post

    Selected Poet to Serve from January 2018 through December 2019  SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— On August 16th the County of Santa Clara and Santa Clara County Library District, in partnership with SVCREATES, announced the opening of the application process for selecting the 2018–2019 Santa Clara County Poet Laureate. The...
  • Overcast but always fun, the main Lands End stage of Outside Lands is pictured before the music lovers arrive. Photo Credit: Arturo Hilario

    Outside Lands Tenth Anniversary Round Up

    The decade old music, food and booze festival continues to bring in great mainstream and upcoming acts to the cool fields of Golden Gate Park Arturo Hilario El Observador The early August event that takes over the Polo Fields and surrounding areas of Golden Gate Park and turns it...
  • San Jose native Myha’la Herrold plays Nabulungi in “The Book of Mormon”. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Broadway San Jose

    Getting to Know The Book of Mormon’s Myha’la Herrold

    Local actress makes Broadway debut at home Arturo Hilario El Observador It’s not often that the Broadway productions have such deep roots to the multiple cities they travel to. For the upcoming Broadway San Jose run of “The Book of Mormon” (At the Center for the Performing Arts July...
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    A Look at the Oakland Museum of California 2017-2018 Exhibitions & Projects

    Oakland Museum of California UPCOMING Question Bridge: Black Males September 29, 2017-February 25, 2018 Hailed as one of the Bay Area’s Top Exhibitions in 2012 by the San Francisco Chronicle,Question Bridge: Black Males returns to the Oakland Museum of California this fall. Immerse yourself in intimate videos–woven together and arranged to...
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    Outside Lands will celebrate its tenth year with an epic food and drink lineup

    78 RESTAURANTS, 40+ WINERIES, 28 BREWERIES & 8 EXPERIENCES IN TOTAL San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands approaches its tenth year anniversary and reveals a culinary lineup to match its epic celebration. As the very first festival to create a truly gourmet food and drink experience, Outside Lands sets...
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    A Look at Cabaret With Cast Member Jon Peterson

    Arturo Hilario El Observador  Jon Peterson first began his journey into the performance arts when he was just seven years old. Since his beginnings with the Royal Ballet School in London he’s starred in performances ranging from “Singing in the Rain” to “The Rocky Horror Show”. His most recent...
  • La Santa Cecilia's new album, “Amar Y Vivir” captures their love of traditional
Mexican/Latin American music with a twist. Photo Credit: La Santa Cecilia

    Love and Life: La Santa Cecilia

    Alex Bendana of La Santa Cecilia Talks Music History, Mexico, and the New Live Album Arturo Hilario El Observador  Ever since the Los Angeles based band La Santa Cecilia won the coveted Grammy in 2014 (Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album for “Treinta Días”) they have been touring,...
  • The Visit Oakland team stands in front of the destination’s first “selfie wall” at the Oakland Marriott City Center in Downtown. Photo Credit: Visit Oakland

    VISIT OAKLAND LAUNCHES $25K PUBLIC MURAL GRANT 

    Inaugural 2017 – 18 Program to Encourage Public Art in Oakland  Oakland, CA — Visit Oakland, the city’s official destination marketing organization, is proud to announce the creation of the Visit OaklandPublic Mural Grant Program(PMGP) that will offer anywhere between $500 to $5K per project. Visit Oakland has allocated a...