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Feb 2, 2022

Danielle Valore Evans Puts Grief to Use

Writers are often told to pluck fiction from the world around them. Danielle Valore Evans is grabbing whole handfuls of America as we know...
Jan 26, 2022

Poetically Yours

In 2014, after 11 years on the road performing poetry, I moved back to San Jose on a permanent basis. Immediately, I began returning...
Jan 5, 2022

Open Mic Drop

There is a certain revelatory beauty in every open mic, in watching a rookie attempt their first public performance or a musician introducing you...
Sep 8, 2021

Santa Clara County Names First Youth Poet Laureate

The best spoken word poet in the South Bay just started her senior year of high school. Anouk Yeh is a 17-year-old horseback rider, volleyball...
Jun 4, 2021

South First Fridays Returns With #ArtwalkSJ

Summer really adds color to downtown, and this Friday is a chance to see just how colorful SoFA District can be. Under the blooming...
Feb 24, 2021

Must-Sees & Events in Silicon Valley: Week of Feb. 24

Poetry is thriving these days for many wonderful and wonder-less reasons. You may be a poet and are entirely unaware of it.
Feb 17, 2021

Must-Sees & Events in Silicon Valley: Week of Feb. 17

Five years ago this week, I had the luxury of producing a new show on South First Street in Downtown San Jose’s SoFA District.
Feb 17, 2021

Must Sees & Events: Winter Arts 2021

This year’s arts guide is very different from the list we published before the pandemic began—for obvious reasons.

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