Distilling the basic polarities and idiosyncratic manifestations of human experience into that which is more general and universal, Jean-Felix’s stylized figures are totemic embodiments of eternal love and timeless wisdom.
E. Azar is a master of conveying a sense of ‘joie de vivre’ through his acrylic paintings. His works are radiant and dreamy, and represent a world where humans appear not as isolated creatures, but as an integral part of their surroundings.
This exhibition explores the collection of late 19th and early 20th century Mexican broadsides. At that time of era the popular press publishers and itinerant hawkers use to sell these colorful, graphically powerful sheets on the street as penny handbills
Do your New Years resolutions include getting involved with a non-profit or social cause? Looking for ideas or inspiration on how to get started? Our eclectic set of featured panelists will share stories on how they identified niches…
Tina Chang, Srikanth Reddy and Victoria Chang tackle identity politics in contemporary America. With varying styles, these poets craft global poetry fitting for literature’s increasingly diverse world stage.
If you are a business owner who’d like to feel more confident about understanding and communicating your business’ financial information, sign up today to attend the free, two-hour workshop, Financial Communication for Small Business.
One Tribe Nation is led by guitarist Michael Sanders and features Andy Vargas, Chuck Prada, Daniel De Los, Reyes, Dave Filice, Dave Schulz, Rocklin, Thompson and Joshua Eagan. They are known for creating an eclectic blend of rock, funk, jazz and Afro-lati
Out of Place traces the life and work of Edward Said (1935-2003), the Palestinian intellectual who wrote widely on history, literature, music, philosophy and politics. Filmed in Palestine, Lebanon, Egypt and the U.S., Out of Place is a fascinating biograp
NASALSA proudly presents its 9th Annual Conference, hosted by Golden Gate University School of Law and co-sponsored by University of San Francisco School of Law. The conference will be held Presidents’ Day Weekend, February 16-18, 2007. The conference the
A master of both the viloin and the oud (lute), Simon Shaheen is one of the most significant Arab musicians of his generation, dazzling listeners with his soaring technique, melodic ingenuity, and unparalleled grace. Performing with five members of Qantar
This is a cross-cultural drama about an American businessman assigned to open an American fast food restaurant, to sell Mexican food, in Mexico City. When he and his pregnant wife move into the home of a struggling Mexican architect, forced to rent his an
The Mayan peoples of Mexico and Central America form one of the largest indigenous populations in the Americas. Though Mayan culture is often thought of in terms of its pre-Hispanic achievements, Mayan cultural traditions persist and are well-known for th
Learn about Buddhism and examine the visual characteristics of objects from South and Southeast Asia, China or Japan in order to understand their meaning and significance within the religion and culture.
Soojin Jeongs work is modern in its execution, but timeless in its themes. Exploring the nature of human beings and their relationship to reality is what Jeongs work expresses to her viewers most strongly.
The Network of Young Bangladeshi American Professionals (NYBAP) invites you to a networking brunch on 2/24 in NYC. Meet new people, enjoy a delicious meal, discuss what you’d like to see from NYBAP and get a preview of 2007 plans. RSVP at www.nybap.org
This exhibition features forty highlights from the Institute’s collection of Islamic art. The installation focuses on objects from Ottoman Turkey and Safavid Persia, earlier Islamic art and explores its role as an intermediary between the East and West.
Felonious is 100 percent live hip hop — no turntables or DAT players allowed. In a hip hop scene almost entirely focused on the DJ, this makes for a lot of raised eyebrows. Rapper Dan Wolf (aka MC Euripides) explains: “We chose the name Felonious because