Cal Humanities

"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

SAN BERNARDINO–Black Latina performance and discussion

California State University, San Bernardino 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA, United States

SAN BERNARDINO—A production of Black Latina Movement, Black Latina is the story of being a Black Latina in the US. Whether born with dark skin, or African American and Hispanic, the production is the journey of one’s struggle to identify with both cultures. Panel discussion and reception with light snacks to follow. * Parking at […]

Free

YUBA CITY–Black History of Yuba-Sutter Exhibit Open House

Sutter County Museum 1333 Butte House Road, Yuba City, CA, United States

YUBA CITY—Visit the open house for the future exhibit on local Black history at the Sutter County Museum! Share your stories about local history of African Americans, offer ideas and insight, see objects planned for the future exhibit, ask questions, and learn more! Museum staff will also provide demonstrations and advice on how you can […]

Free

SAN PEDRO–Pedro Play

Warner Grand Theater 478 West 6th Street, San Pedro, CA, United States

SAN PEDRO—When Jessica is sent to San Pedro on a journalistic assignment, she finds much more than the feature story she expected. A romantic comedy with original music, PEDRO PLAY explores the meaning of home in a community in the midst of radical change. The show’s cast features members of the San Pedro community on […]

Free – $20

SANTA PAULA–Mountain to Sea Jubilee

Agriculture Museum — Museum of Ventura County 926 Railroad Avenue, Santa Paula, United States

SANTA PAULA—October 21 is a “big bash” to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Ventura County, part of a series of events that will be hosted into November. A Mountain to the Sea Jubilee will be held in Santa Paula and will feature community performances, interactive booths, and the opening of the Ventura County, the Place […]

Free

SAN FRANCISCO–What Does it Mean to Create Home?

San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

SAN FRANCISCO—Listen to part one of the We Are Home: Tenderloin Community Quilt Project panel series, which will dive into an expansive discussion of the socio-emotional impact of place making, community building and home making. The panel will highlight perspectives of people with lived experience being unhoused or homeless and those who are community/home builders, and ask how these perspectives mobilize […]

Free

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO–Preserving Family Heritage

San Juan Capistrano Library 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA, United States

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO– To commemorate Latinx Heritage Month and Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), the San Juan Capistrano Library will offer a series of bilingual cultural programs to welcome immigrants, promote empathy, and foster a more inclusive community. Highlighting the importance of preserving family history and traditions, the project will enable participants of […]

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 […]

WINTERS–Cultura y Comunidad

San Juan Capistrano Library 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA, United States

WINTERS– This project aims to celebrate the culture and heritage of the Latinx community of Winters and promote community health and well-being. In collaboration with community partners, the Winters Community Library will hold weekly bilingual programs for all ages and levels throughout the month of October providing opportunities for discussion, reflection, and celebration. Programs include […]

THREE RIVERS–Exhibit Opening: Native Voices

Three Rivers Historical Museum 42268 Sierra Drive, Three Rivers, California, United States

Exhibit opening at the Three Rivers Historical Museum THREE RIVERS—Come celebrate the grand opening of the Native Voices permanent exhibit, which honors and celebrates the diverse cultures, histories, and perspectives of the Native community through, artifacts, language, and storytelling. The exhibit will be unveiled at 10 am, with a reception to follow. This will include […]

Free
Event Series RADIO BROADCAST—Valley Tales

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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