Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Connect the Bay: Pinata Artist

Patty Botello has been making piñatas since she was a little girl. Though some are destined to be joyously destroyed by children at parties, much of her work is museum quality and intended for gallery exhibition. She transforms simple household materials and recycled objects into stunning artwork that amuses and inspires.

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Connect The Bay: Clapper Stick

For this Connect the Bay segment, Kanyon Sayers-Roods (Indian Canyon Mutsun) offers a song about Hummingbird while demonstrating the indigenous California instrument, the clapper stick. She reminds viewers that California native people are very much present today and must be included when…

Arts & Culture

Connect The Bay: DACA Fellows

(Photo Credit: Miguel Ozuna) Each year the County of Santa Clara offers the New Americans Fellowship program to recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, aka "Dreamers," living, working or going to school in the County.

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A Conversation with Filmmaker Mark Decena

Filmmaker Mark Decena travels the world telling stories about people making change and standing up to powerful interests. In this interview, the filmmaker discusses his work.

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Connect The Bay: Tulio Flores

Tulio Flores is a Latino artist based in San Jose. He used the time during the pandemic to focus and paint. Fores works with a wide range of mixed media and his commitment to working with a range of…

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Timely Film Tells Story of Napa, Sonoma Essential Workers

In a film now available on the web and through KQED's series Truly, CA, Eva Rendle explores the aftermath of the 2017 Wine Country Fires, and their impact on agricultural workers and others at the…

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