tedxsantacruz Columns Culture Events 

TEDxSanta Cruz Inspires Community Solutions and Solidarity

By Haley Sage On Saturday, April 13 the Crocker Theater at Cabrillo College hosted TEDxSanta Cruz, a world-renown symposium featuring 22 local speakers along with musical performances, dance ensembles, food, and more. To say the event was impressive is a vast understatement: TEDxSanta Cruz firmly put Santa Cruz on the map as a place to represent both the spirit of… Read More
San Lorenzo Valley Museum Art Culture 

Art, History, and Nature Exhibits Welcome Visitors During Museum Month

May is Museum Month in Santa Cruz County By Mary Andersen After a year of pandemic closures, with economic reopening now in sight, area cultural institutions are cautiously and joyfully welcoming visitors back. After working diligently to bring art, history, and nature to supporters through creative online channels, attention turns now to in-person exhibits, tours, and classes. “If you feel… Read More
Asian Americans in Film and Media Culture Webinars 

Webinar: 50 years of Asian American film and media

Friday May 22 @ 2 pm PST join Film Quarterly for a panel celebrating 50 years of Asian American film and media. Topic Film Quarterly Presents: Panel on Asian American Film @ 50 Description Film Quarterly marks Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a webinar discussion of its special dossier (Spring 2020) celebrating fifty years of Asian American film, media,… Read More
Celtic Society of Monterey Bay Culture Music 

Celtic Society May 2020 newsletter

The Celtic Society of the Monterey Bay May newsletter is here! The May newsletter showcases Marla Fibish’s new recording, The Bright Hollow Fog. “…Fibish’s rich voice captures the haunting mystery…the mostly traditional music hits just the right emotional notes to offer much needed solace and comfort—and a feeling of intimacy—in these fraught times of distance and isolation. It’s the sonic… Read More
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Culture 

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. From Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have a rich heritage thousands of years old and have both shaped the history of the United States and had their lives dramatically influenced by moments in its history. Every May during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and throughout the year, the National Park Service and its… Read More