After a Filipino American home movie shot mostly in Daly City became a hit, the makers created a sequel, which has already won an award. Sharon Chin reports. (5-14-21)
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A Surprise Hit, Filipino-Theme Home Movie Filmed in Daly City Spawns SequelAfter a Filipino American home movie shot mostly in Daly City became a hit, the makers created a sequel, which has already won an award. Sharon Chin reports. (5-14-21)
San Jose Arts Committee Votes to Remove Controversial StatueSan Jose's public art committee voted this week to have the controversial statue of Thomas Fallon stored indoors and away from the public eye. Maria Medina reports. (5-6-21)
San Francisco Symphony Resumes Live PerformancesElizabeth Cook speaks with S.F. Symphony's principal bass Scott Pingel before the organization resumes live performances. (5-6-21)
Maestro Roderick Cox Conducts SF Opera's Amazing Return To Stage - 'The Barber Of Seville'Berlin-based American Maestro Roderick Cox talks to Black Renaissance host Jan Mabry about returning to the stage after more than a year of COVID as SF Opera presents the first-ever drive-in opera, "The Barber of Seville". For tickets and information visit sfopera.com.
Author Rob Kenner Talks About His Book 'The Marathon Don't Stop, the Life & Times Of Nipsey Hussle'Vibe co-founding editor Rob Kenner talks to BR host Jan Mabry about his new book, 'The Marathon Don't Stop, the Life & Times Of Nipsey Hussle,' and explains how the man born Ermias Asghedom changed the music 'game' by eliminating the middleman.
San Francisco Opera Performs a Drive-In 'Barber of Seville' at Marin CenterSixteen months ago, the San Francisco Opera closed their curtains. Friday night was the company's first performance in front of a live audience since December 2019 but that audience stayed safely and comfortably in their cars. Andrea Nakano reports. (4-23-21)
San Mateo Police: Murder Of Rap Artist Cutty Banks Believed To Be Mistaken ID RetaliationTwo people who allegedly killed a Bay Area rapper in San Mateo in a twisted revenge plot. But as Stacy Butler reports, police said the suspects got the wrong guy. (4/21/21)
Popular Golf and Entertainment Complex Opens in San JoseTopgolf is a hit in places like Las Vegas, Phoenix and Austin. Now the popular golf and entertainment complex is opening up its first Bay Area outpost. Len Ramirez reports. (4-16-21)
California to Allow for Indoor Gatherings, Concerts April 15California will allow indoor concerts, theater performances and other private gatherings starting April 15 as the rate of people testing positive for the coronavirus nears a record low. Andrea Nakano reports. (4-2-21)
Live Indoor Concerts, Theater, Other Events Set to ReopenIt's another sign of hope on the road to recovery: indoor concerts, live theater and other events will be allowed in a matter of days. Andria Borba reports. (4-2-21)
SF Artist Creates Healing Heart To Express Support For Asian Community After AttacksA San Francisco artist is showing her support for the Asian community after all the recent attacks. Betty Yu tells about the message behind the new heart in Chinatown.
Fmr. Warriors Player Kelenna Azubuike Talks About Dubs, The Athletes' Corner And A Great CauseFormer Warriors swingman Kelenna Azubuike is back. But he's not on the floor, he's on NBC Sports Bay Area giving smart commentary, analysis and more. BR's Vern Glenn got a chance to talk to Kelenna about his new organization 'The Athletes' Corner' and a great cause, 'Swishes for Dishes,' turning high scores into meals for people who need them.
Winner Named in Design Contest to Create San Jose LandmarkA San Jose community group held a competition to design a San Jose centerpiece and, out of nearly a thousand submissions from around the world, a winner has been found. Elizabeth Cook reports. (3-25-21)
COVID: San Jose Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day 1 Year After Shelter-In-Place – ‘A Glimmer Of Hope’A year since the Bay Area was ordered to shut down and stay home at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds gathered in San Jose to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, and return to some semblance of normalcy. Maria Medina reports. (3/17/21)
Bay Area Artists 'Bring Home' Grammy GoldBetty Yu reports on the Grammys and how Bay Area artists like Fantastic Negrito and H.E.R. scored trophies Sunday night (3-15-2021)
SF Artist Offers Reward For Return Of His Beloved PaintingsA pair of paintings with an estimated worth of $20,000 were taken from an artist colony in San Francisco. John Ramos talked to the artist who created them about what is really lost when art is stolen.
COVID Reopening: Alcatraz Tours Resume For 1st Time In A YearFor the first time since the start of COVID-19 restrictions a year ago, tourists boarded boats to tour Alcatraz. Andria Borba reports. (3/15/21)
Pandemic Precautions Mean Grammy Awards 2021 Will Be Like No OtherPerformers who, this year, include Harry Styles, Cardi B and Taylor Swift are spread between four separate stages in an isolated hall to keep collaborating artists apart. Elizabeth Cook reports. (3-13-21)
Women Artists Set to Make Grammy Awards HistoryFor the first time, every nominee in the best rock categories is a woman or a group fronted by a woman. (3-13-21)
Grammy Awards: Bay Area NomineesKen Bastida takes a look at the many Bay Area artists nominated for a Grammy Award this Sunday on KPIX. (3-12-21)
The Grammys Take On Different Look Amid PandemicChris Martinez reports on how the coronavirus pandemic is changing the presentation of the 63rd Grammy Awards show (3-12-2021)
Grammy Awards: Bay Area Man Nominated for Album of the YearJulian-Quán Việt Lê. who teaches at his family's Milpitas music school. co-produced, mixed and wrote a number of songs for an album nominated for a Grammy Award. Kiet Do reports from Milpitas. (3-11-21)
'How It Feels To Be Free' Explores The Struggles Of 6 Iconic Black Female Stars Of Stage & ScreenDirector Yoruba Richen talks to Black Renaissance host Jan Mabry about her latest documentary, 'How it Feels to be Free,' which explores the struggles of 6 Black female stars - Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier - who changed the entertainment industry and the image of black women.
San Francisco's MoMA and Asian Art Museums Reopen SundayA couple of San Francisco’s premier art museums reopened Sunday morning with a gift for the public: free admission. John Ramos reports. (3-7-21)