One diva, Bobi Cespeces, pays tribute to another, Celis Cruz, at two SFJAZZ shows in March.
Local chapter members of the Gospel Music Workshop of America Choir raise their voices to uplift hearts, strengthening the African-American gospel tradition.
Berkeley trio brings their bold klezmer sounds to the JCC East Bay for the KlezCalifornia Yiddish Cultural Festival.
Oakland-based percussion great John Santos plays a big bash at SFJAZZ for his 60th birthday.
At 88, the iconic songstress, Oakland resident, and antiwar protestor who palled around with Lenny Bruce, Louis Armstrong, Pete Seeger, and Jane Fond, still sounds like “Bessie Smith in stereo.”
The talented vocalist and flutist from Berkeley is having a breakout year with some of the biggest stars in jazz.
Circle the dates for the East Bay’s most enticing art shows, dance performances, film festivals, lit events, and musical gigs.
Emeryville’s Orton Development gets the go-ahead to mastermind the revival of the 101-year-old venue that’s been dormant for a decade.
Pluck and good luck are trademark traits of the Berkeley-based singer-songwriter with a gift for innovation and collaboration.
How did our Mayberry by the Bay become a mecca for so many misfits, outcasts, and rebels?