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"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

OCEANSIDE–Creando Memorias in Oceanside

Oceanside Public Library 330 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA, United States

OCEANSIDE–Join the Oceanside Public Library in celebrating Oaxacan culture through a series of events and workshops that will be held at the Crown Heights Community Resource Center and Civic Center Library. The Oceanside Public Library recognizes there is a large and diverse Oaxaqueño community present not only in Oceanside, but throughout the North County and […]

DALY CITY–Taste of the Top of the Hill

Daly City Library John Daly Library, 134 Hillside Blvd, Daly City, CA, United States

DALY CITY– This fall, the Daly City Library launches Taste of the Top of the Hill, a community culinary gathering. Taste of the Top of the Hill will bring together Daly City’s diverse restaurants for food-tasting events that illuminate the immigrant experience – through food! The in-library food tours will consist of tabling events inside the John Daly […]

OCEANSIDE–Creando Memorias in Oceanside

Oceanside Public Library 330 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA, United States

OCEANSIDE–Join the Oceanside Public Library in celebrating Oaxacan culture through a series of events and workshops that will be held at the Crown Heights Community Resource Center and Civic Center Library. The Oceanside Public Library recognizes there is a large and diverse Oaxaqueño community present not only in Oceanside, but throughout the North County and […]

SAN LEANDRO–Teen Storytellers Take the Stage

San Leandro Public Library Main Branch San Leandro Main Library, 300 Estudillo Avenue, San Leandro, CA

San Leandro–Join the San Leandro Public Library to hear true stories, told live by a group of teens who have spent the last two months studying with Alma Jurado.  For more information, contact Portia Carrier at PCarryer@sanleandro.org. This project is supported by the Library Innovation Lab.

ESCONDIDO–Cultural Fair Series

Escondido Public Library 239 S Kalmia St., Escondido

SAN DIEGO– Escondido Public Library Cultural Fair Series Afghan Culture and Art: Saturday, November 18, 2:00 - 4:30 pm. Program Schedule 2:00–2:15 p.m. Live Music and song: Niam Hakimi 2:10–2:15 p.m. Afghanistan Anthem 2:15–2:30 p.m. Afghanistan introduction: geography, history, culture, and customs, and Art by Marwa Saydee 2:30–2:40 p.m. Live Music and song: Niam Hakimi 2:40–3:10 p.m. Successful Afghans in the […]

RADIO BROADCAST—Valley Tales

RADIO BROADCAST—Tune into KDUP, 88.1 FM, Surprise Valley community radio, every Sunday between 4 and 5 pm through December 17, 2023, to hear Valley Tales, a series of interviews with diverse members of the Surprise Valley community including ranchers, farmers, members of the Northern Paiute Kidutokado band, artists, writers, musicians, and others. These interviews will […]

RADIO BROADCAST—Valley Tales

RADIO BROADCAST—Tune into KDUP, 88.1 FM, Surprise Valley community radio, every Sunday between 4 and 5 pm through December 17, 2023, to hear Valley Tales, a series of interviews with diverse members of the Surprise Valley community including ranchers, farmers, members of the Northern Paiute Kidutokado band, artists, writers, musicians, and others. These interviews will […]

HAYWARD–Curbie Cares

Hayward Public Library 888 C Street, Hayward, United States

HAYWARD– Hayward Library will host events at senior living facilities regularly visited by the bookmobile on Friday, October 27th & Thursday, November 30th. Chinese and Korean immigrant residents of the complex will enjoy talks and demonstrations of healthy Asian cooking techniques by nutritionists, dieticians and the local foodbank. Health and wellness conversations will be followed by recipe […]

CALEXICO–Closing Events: Land of Milk & Honey

SAN FRANCISCO—Please join the Land of Milk & Honey curatorial team at the Steppling Art Gallery (Calexico) for these closing events. Curators will be available to answer questions and discuss projects pertaining to the exhibition. This casual event is free and open to the public. Land of Milk & Honey celebrates the cultural significance of agriculture and foodways in the shared […]

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RADIO BROADCAST—Valley Tales

RADIO BROADCAST—Tune into KDUP, 88.1 FM, Surprise Valley community radio, every Sunday between 4 and 5 pm through December 17, 2023, to hear Valley Tales, a series of interviews with diverse members of the Surprise Valley community including ranchers, farmers, members of the Northern Paiute Kidutokado band, artists, writers, musicians, and others. These interviews will […]

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