.Amani Hamed

Batman, Crimson Fist, superhero, homeless
Nov 1, 2023

B.A.S.H. Makes a Difference for the Bay Area Homeless

Bay Area heroes, Batman and Crimson Fist, share love and compassion throughout the streets of Silicon Valley, and they're recruiting more.
Abruptio, cinequest film festival
Aug 16, 2023


Evan Marlowe’s new film Abruptio may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but for certain horror fans who take their tea extra-gory, this puppet-driven...
Latin American photographs, Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center, Más Allá: Beyond Here, beyond here, Zapotec, Graciela Iturbide, Flor Garduño, Graciela Iturbide, Marta María Pérez Bravo, Cuba, Alex Webb, Rebecca Norris Web, Judy Zuber, Sidney Zuber
Aug 9, 2023

A Cultural Lens

Bloody and beautiful, brutally realistic and dancing on the threshold of the surreal, a new exhibition of Latin American photographs at the Cantor Arts...
San Jose, Silicon Valley, local, news, events, things to do, things to do near me, events near me
Jun 21, 2023

Caste Action

State Senator Aisha Wahab of District 10 is confident her bill to end caste discrimination will fare well in the State Assembly before the...
Muwekma Ohlone
May 3, 2023

Plants & Powwows: Muwekma Ohlone Push for Land Stewardship

A powwow is a joyous occasion, a gathering that celebrates inter-tribal relationships, Indigenous resilience and rich cultural heritage. At every powwow, the smell of...
A Distinct Society
Apr 12, 2023

The Border Crosses Everything in TheatreWorks’ ‘A Distinct Society’

Nothing much is supposed to happen in a library. Places of quiet refuge, repositories of knowledge and centers of community, libraries are like sanctuaries,...
Top Dumpling
Apr 5, 2023

Top Dumpling Rethinks a Classic Dish for a Modern Era

Seated at the bar at Sunnyvale’s Top Dumpling, I’m elated when my vegetarian dumplings arrive, delicately arranged in a traditional bamboo steaming basket. I’m...
Photo Credit: Cantor Arts Center
Mar 29, 2023

Reality Makes Them Dream: Recontextualizing 1930s Photography

The eye instinctively traces a curve, what looks like a spine hidden in lovely, firm, dark flesh. From the blade of what must be...

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