Tonight we bring you the second edition of The Art of Hustle podcast produced by artist and entrepreneur Anthem Salgado. In this episode he talks with award-winning poet, Barbara Jane Reyes, who offers tips on how to make art AND make a living, how to get published, and if it’s necessary to get an MFA.
Tomorrow at La Pena, Go!Ohana celebrates summer with the very best of independent Pan-Asian talent including music, dance, poetry, comedy and more. The show starts at 7:30 and tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door: https://www.facebook.com/events/319659854796811/
This weekend, Asha San Francisco presents The Film Festival of Hope at UCSF Mission Bay. View this medley of award winning off-beat films, documentaries and shorts from India and beyond with chai and samosas offered between screenings. http://www.ashanet.org/sf/events/filmfestival/2012/movies.html
Saturday evening, you can stay Desi-focused and head over to Club OMG for Bollywood by the Bay, a dance fundraiser for Trikone and Bay Area Solidarity Summer. From 10 til 2, boogie down to Bhangra and tunes mixed from your favorite Bollywood films. Tickets are $10-15. Club OMG is at 43 6th Street in San Francisco. https://www.facebook.com/events/446897365341689/
Also on Saturday at 6 p.m., catch Kumu Hula Kawika Alfiche & Hālau o Keikiali`i presents The Sacred Dances at South San Francisco High School. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. https://www.facebook.com/events/265490106891675/
For you San Francisco listeners, on Monday, YBCA hosts the San Francisco Arts Town Hall, an opportunity for the arts community to inform candidates for office in San Francisco about the impact that the arts has on our local culture, schools, economy and much more. Hear how candidates for elected office value the arts. The Town Hall is starts at 5:30 and while it’s FREE, advance registration is required. https://www.facebook.com/events/356480981088875/