Call to Artists: Body+Form Art Show | Submissions due Friday, February 6, 2015

We continue to broaden the scope of our traditional February show to focus on studies of the body as form. This can be interpreted to mean figure drawings, interpretations of the body, formal expressions inspired by the body, and other art that express the body as a sensual and psychological subject. Erotic art is still allowed to be […]

Bill Evans presents The Banjo in America | Saturday, March 28, 2015

Tracing the banjo from its West African roots to the New World, UC Berkeley-trained ethnomusicologist Bill Evans performs musical examples from the 1700’s to the present day on a variety of vintage instruments, ranging from an African ekonting to a mid-19th century minstrel banjo, a modern bluegrass banjo and even an electric banjo. From an […]

Probosci with Gyan Riley and Timba Harris | Friday, March 13, 2015

Probosci is a collaboration between violinist Timba Harris (Secret Chiefs 3, Estradasphere) and guitarist Gyan Riley (Eviyan, Terry Riley). Both composers, whose work is featured in John Zorn’s Tzadik Records Composers’ Series, contribute to the interplay between composition and improvisation, steeped with intricacy and shape-shifting energy. On this duo’s debut album, Time to Feed, they […]

Almost Hereditary: The Roots of Racism | Saturday, February 21, 2015

In honor of Black History Month, Bill Drake will present “Almost Hereditary: The Roots of Racism in My Southern Family,” a rich presentation with stories, readings, poems, and slides. The readings will be from the diary of Bill’s great-great-grandmother whose sons fought in the Civil War and whose family owned slave plantations in Mississippi. Bill […]

Annual Membership Party | Saturday, January 31, 2015

Membership has its privileges! To reward our loyal members for their dedicated support, we’re throwing our annual party. This event is FREE for members and you may join or renew at the door. Come out early to mingle with friends, and stay late to dance! This event is a pot-luck. Members should bring a savory […]