Jacksonville Film Festival, November 15-17, Screens Native Korean War Veteran & Fallen Vietnam War Hero Film
"Love Separated in Life...Love Reunited in Honor" is a short documentary by directors Jackie Wright and Jack LiVolsi that tells the story of love, war, forgiveness, racial reconciliation, and hope. "My father was born in Jacksonville. Due to his death at 32 years on March 9, 1964 early in the Vietnam War and his being an Honor Guard for then Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara on my Dad's last of more than 300 missions, I saw news articles in the Florida Times Union and The Florida Star, the local Black newspaper. More than 50 years later, I am thrilled the Jacksonville International Film Festival is including his story," said Jackie Wright, President of Wright Enterprises.
Focusing on housing, Kramer and the Hewlett Foundation indicate it could best serve the needs of the people of this region by making a $7.5 million core operating support grant to the San Francisco Foundation. This decision came as the result of Kramer’s own listening tour. The $7.5 mil grant was announced a the Commonwealth Club on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Still Time to Catch San Francisco BATCO’s Lively & Energetic Theatre Bay Area Recommended Production Award-winning “Death and The Artist
The current production of “Death and The Artist” carries a fluid storyline with themes of life, death, human relatability, and learning to find life’s purpose despite all the trials. The original play made its debut 20-years-ago at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, where it is now running through Sunday, November 3rd . Get details.
Senior Pastor The Right Reverend Greggory Brown shares with Wright Enterprises news of a much needed in California delightful performance by Nat King Cole Aficionado Rodney Bell. The Saturday, 6:30-9:00 "Unforgettable" evening is something the entire family can enjoy. Get the details.
On Wednesday, November 6, LeaderSpring Center (LSC) will host a day of training for organizational leaders, Centering Racial Equity: A Vital Board Summit. The event runs from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Pleasant Hill Community Center, 320 Civic Drive. Targeting CEOs and executive board members, this immersive summit is designed to address the long-standing challenge of racial diversification and inclusion. Get the details.
Runway Elites Fashion Show Scholarship Fundraiser | Nov 17, San Francisco/ Delta Sigma Theta San Francisco Alumnae Chapter is excited to bring a haute couture fashion event back to the Bay Area for its second year. No matter if your style is runway chic or reflective of your cultural heritage this event will be enjoyed by everyone who attends. Looking forward to seeing you there. Proceeds from donations and ticket sales will benefit our scholarship, youth mentorship, and feeding the homeless enrichment programs.
RSVP Now for Meet and Greet the New Deputy Consul General and Learn More about San Francisco and Vietnamese Relations
Join us for an afternoon with internationally recognized cultural ambassador, curator, author, publisher and philanthropist, Jacqueline Ngo Mpii (founder and CEO of Little Africa) on the US book tour of her City Guide-Africa in Paris. “Jacqui” will be in conversation with Maison Noire Amèricaine Executive Director, Robin Bates, as the two “culture-preneurial” dynamos discuss the African and African Diasporic communities in Paris.
Artistic déjà vu is at work given "Death and The Artist" debuted at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, twenty years ago. An energetic cast of ten met by an enthusiastic audience makes for a magical evening at the theater in San Francisco's historic Mission District. It was standing ovations for multicultural theater expert and playwright Carlos Barón's "Death and the Artist" directed by SF BATCO co-founder Marcelo Javier over opening weekend.