por Tracie Morales
Mariela Agudelo was seated on the floor of Gallerie 25 on May 10, surrounded by windows that exposed the bustling activity on 25th Street. She joked about posting a “Hamsters for Sale” sign in the window, as she felt as though she were on display. At only her second exhibition, she was confident about her art, yet humble and unassuming.
The San Francisco Public Library will showcase a Mentors That Matter exhibition at the Main Library June 2 through August 2, 2006. This is a national project that provides youth from four United States cities the opportunity to honor adults who have made an impact in their lives, outside of home and school.
Sponsored by MetLife Foundation, Mentors That Matter is an initiative of What Kids Can Do, Inc., a national nonprofit organization who gives a voice to our youth.
by Elisabeth Pinio Heather Lauren singing with Grupo Puro Bandido, while conga player Rafael Ramírez looks on during a Latin Rock Festival at Brava Theater in 2005. Heather Lauren hosts a party to celebrate not only her birthday, but the release of her first record. She performed with upright bassist Dan Feiszli, and pianist Adam …
The San Francisco Main Library will be hosting its monthly coalition meeting for people and organizations in support of Bay Area Immigrant Rights, which works to empower immigrants and improve their quality of life.