The Latinx House, Sundance Institute, Netflix and Shondaland Announce Inaugural Cohort for Adelante Directors Fellowship

This program will support authentic and inclusive storytelling from up-and-coming Latina directors Today, The Latinx House, the Sundance Institute’s Women at Sundance program, Netflix, and Shondaland announced three Latina directors who will participate in the inaugural Adelante Directors Fellowship, a groundbreaking program that supports up-and-coming directors’ professional development, creating a pipeline to uplift independent filmmakers as they grow in their careers and learn more about directing on a series. The Latina directors chosen … Continue reading The Latinx House, Sundance Institute, Netflix and Shondaland Announce Inaugural Cohort for Adelante Directors Fellowship

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for World Premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra Opening September 10

Amina Edris to Perform Cleopatra, Replacing Julia Bullock San Francisco Opera announced a cast change for the world premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra, opening on September 10, 2022 as the first operatic presentation of the Company’s 2022–23 Centennial Season. Soprano Amina Edris will create the role of Cleopatra, replacing Julia Bullock, who has withdrawn from the production. Bullock and her husband, conductor Christian Reif, are expecting the birth … Continue reading San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for World Premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra Opening September 10

SFMOMA Announces Outstanding Slate of Summer Exhibitions

Thought-Provoking New Presentations Throughout the Museum Inspire Dialogue About Culture, Nature and History  A wide range of exhibitions debut at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) this summer, sparking discussion and exploring the way we view and engage with our surroundings. Diego Rivera’s America is the most in-depth examination of the artist’s work in more than 20 years, bringing light to the central themes … Continue reading SFMOMA Announces Outstanding Slate of Summer Exhibitions

Five Bay Area Artists Win SFMOMA’s 2022 SECA Art Award

Artists Will Be Highlighted in SFMOMA’s SECA Exhibition This December WHO: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announces the recipients of the 2022 SECA Art Award, selected from a list of 16 finalists: Binta Ayofemi Maria Guzmán Capron Cathy Lu Marcel Pardo Ariza Gregory Rick Binta Ayofemi is a multidisciplinary artist whose primary medium is the cities of Oakland and San Francisco, expressing Black and … Continue reading Five Bay Area Artists Win SFMOMA’s 2022 SECA Art Award

The Dreamweaver Artist Community

The Art Of Monteque will be creating and hosting the first Dreamweaver Artist Virtual Community on the clubhouse. This is a safe place of support for artists and creative to share there work, ideas and to also network among like-minded individuals. Community meetings will be every Wednesday at 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. The creative community is welcome take a moment to enjoy connecting with … Continue reading The Dreamweaver Artist Community

Sundance Institute Releases Independent Theater Study Conducted By Jesse Cameron Alick Emerging From The Cave: Reimagining Our Future in Theater and Live Performance

Study provides insights about the future of the industry and the enormous challenges theater faces moving forward from over 70 theater professionals and live performance professionals Complete study available now at emergingfromthecave.com In early 2021, nearly a year into a global pandemic, Sundance Institute commissioned Jesse Cameron Alick, the newly-appointed Associate Artistic Director for the Vineyard Theater in New York and past creator advisor to … Continue reading Sundance Institute Releases Independent Theater Study Conducted By Jesse Cameron Alick Emerging From The Cave: Reimagining Our Future in Theater and Live Performance

Sundance Institute and Adobe Announce 2021 Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellows

Ten Young Emerging Artists, from Short Film Submissions on Sundance Collab The class of 2021 has arrived: Sundance Institute and Adobe announced this year’s Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellows today, chosen from a global pool of more than 1650 applicants from ages 18-25. Hailing from a broad geography, and rooted in a diverse array of creative disciplines from documentary to fiction, these 10 emerging artists … Continue reading Sundance Institute and Adobe Announce 2021 Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellows

An Anti-Vaccine Film Targeted to Black Americans Spreads False Information

By ©Kaiser Health News When a filmmaker asked medical historian Naomi Rogers to appear in a documentary, the Yale professor didn’t blink. She had done these “talking head” interviews many times before. She assumed her comments would end up in a straightforward documentary that addressed some of the most pressing concerns of the pandemic, such as the legacy of racism in medicine and how that … Continue reading An Anti-Vaccine Film Targeted to Black Americans Spreads False Information

AXS FILM FUND LAUNCHES WITH A COMMITMENT TO ENSURING CREATORS OF COLOR WITH DISABILITIES HAVE THEIR VOICES HEARD

Grants of up to $10,000 Per Project Starting in 2021 AXS Film Fund was founded to support documentary filmmakers and non-fiction new media creators of color with disabilities. AXS Film Fund seeks to bring visibility to this underrepresented community of creators by intervening and providing opportunities that they may not otherwise have with mainstream funding structures. Grantees will be supported in their endeavors to tell … Continue reading AXS FILM FUND LAUNCHES WITH A COMMITMENT TO ENSURING CREATORS OF COLOR WITH DISABILITIES HAVE THEIR VOICES HEARD

Art of the African Diaspora 2021

Featuring Over 110 Artists of African Descent Online Exhibition: Now to May 16, 2021 In 2021 Art of the African Diaspora will be a hybrid online/in-person event presented at aotad.org, richmondartcenter.org, and at venues throughout the Bay Area.* Over 110 artists will be featured in an online exhibition highlighting their work, bios and artist statements. The online exhibition will run Now through May 16, 2021. richmondartcenter.org/exhibitions/aotad2021 “Art of the … Continue reading Art of the African Diaspora 2021