‘LA 92,’ screening in SF, chronicles the Rodney King case through contemporaneous news footage; while Antonioni’s classic ‘Blow-Up’ is at BAMPFA.
It’s been over 100 years since the first African-American boxer won the world heavyweight boxing championship, but, as this play shows, the repercussions continue to be heard.
Cal hoops double-header, more banjos than you can shake a stick at, Nina Simone, Verdi, and New Orleans boogie, all this weekend.
No living musician has done more to pave the way for the Latin American musicians who’ve transformed every corner of the jazz scene than Eddie Palmieri, who plays Berkeley Tuesday.
This intellectual and political book tells the story of a single, extraordinary life, but also explores in detail original humanity and the modern African diaspora.