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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

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 […]

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 […]

JURUPA VALLEY–My Life, My Struggle, My Victory/Mi Vida, Mi Lucha, Mi Victoria

Glen Avon Regional Library 9244 Galena Street, Jurupa Valley, CA, United States

JURUPA VALLEY–Attend the première of the independently produced film, “My Life, My Struggle, My Victory/Mi Vida, Mi Lucha, Mi Victoria”, a documentary about the varied immigrant experiences that formed the foundation of Jurupa Valley. African, European, Asian, and Hispanic families have built this community in unique ways. Through the shared experiences of our neighbors we […]

ESCONDIDO–Yalda, Persian Winter Solstice Celebration

Escondido Public Library 239 S Kalmia St., Escondido

SAN DIEGO–The Cultural Fair Series presents Yalda, Persian Winter Solstice Celebrations on Thursday, December 7, 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Program Schedule: •Persian live music performance by Delnavazan Daf Ensemble: 5:30- 5:40 •Lecture: include information about the Yalda Persian Winter Solstice, customs, and celebrations on this night with Q&A: 5:40 – 5:50 •Persian live music performance by Delnavazan […]

JURUPA VALLEY–My Life, My Struggle, My Victory/Mi Vida, Mi Lucha, Mi Victoria

Glen Avon Regional Library 9244 Galena Street, Jurupa Valley, CA, United States

JURUPA VALLEY–Attend the première of the independently produced film, “My Life, My Struggle, My Victory/Mi Vida, Mi Lucha, Mi Victoria”, a documentary about the varied immigrant experiences that formed the foundation of Jurupa Valley. African, European, Asian, and Hispanic families have built this community in unique ways. Through the shared experiences of our neighbors we […]

MALIBU–Preserving the History of South Los Angeles

Payson Library, Pepperdine University 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, United States

MALIBU—With support from California Humanities, Pepperdine Libraries' Preserving the History of South Los Angeles initiative has recorded oral history interviews as part of the broader effort to preserve the voices and lived experiences of members of the African American community in South Los Angeles. We spoke to elders in the community who come from a […]

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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 […]

PBS Premiere–HOW TO HAVE AN AMERICAN BABY

PBS Station

PBS Premiere–Tune into broadcast premiere of HOW TO HAVE AN AMERICAN BABY, directed by Leslie Tai. The film will air as part of PBS' Season 36 of POV. HOW TO HAVE AN AMERICAN BABY is a kaleidoscopic voyage into the booming shadow economy catering to pregnant Chinese tourists who travel to Southern California on “birthing […]

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