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

LOS ANGELES–Girls’ Voices Now Premiere Screening

Mount St. Mary's University 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, CA, United States

LOS ANGELES—The 6th annual Girls' Voices Now film screening is a celebration of the 14 girls who graduated from the Women's Voices Now intensive summer training program. The screening will showcase their social-change films, highlighting critical issues such as gender roles, beauty standards, women in power, and the immigrant experience. Where: Rose Hill Auditorium, Mount Saint Mary's […]

$19

SAN FRANCISCO–We Are Home: Visions & Voices of the Tenderloin Community Quilt

Root Division 1131 Mission Stret, San Francisco, United States

SAN FRANCISCO—Root Division presents We Are Home: Visions & Voices of the Tenderloin Community Quilt, facilitated and co-curated by Mattie Loyce of Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH) and Mary Hogue of Mission Praxis, featuring art by over 70 artists and participants across the Tenderloin neighborhood. Exhibit dates: November 9-29, 2023 Gallery Hours: Wednesday–Saturday from 2-6 […]

Free

SAN FRANCISCO–We Are Home: Second Saturday Reception

Root Division 1131 Mission Stret, San Francisco, United States

SAN FRANCISCO—Visit the Second Saturday reception for We Are Home: Tenderloin Community Quilt Project. Free and open to the public with registration! Saturday, November 11, 4-6 pm: 2nd Saturday reception, Root Division (free and open to the public) The Second Saturday reception will feature a performance by Tenderloin resident based performance group Skywatchers, and will overlap […]

Free

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Free
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