Paul Mooney, the Godfather of comedy, will be performing his Out of Darkness, Last Stand tour at the Black Repertory Group Theatre in Berkeley, December 26 through 31.
The Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy on MacDonald Avenue teaches residents the ancient martial art of Muay Thai. The gym owner, Master Tee, fled war torn Laos in 1979, and now teaches Richmond residents the art of eight limbs.
The Mindful Life Project serves nearly 2,000 South Richmond students at five elementary schools: Coronado, Richmond College Prep, Stege, King, and Nystrom.
Extrañamente, la muerte de Wilson llego dentro de las dos primeras semanas de “Phoenix Rysing,” un taller intensivo de escritura quincenal, específicamente creado por el Talento RAW y el Teatro Shakespeare de California para hablar del trauma de perder seres queridos por la violencia.
Richmond city council voted unanimously to ban alcohol advertisements on billboards near schools and other public institutions. City officials hope the new law will prevent minors from drinking before they can make informed, mature decisions. The council also lowered solar-power fees, and began looking into options to provide Internet to low-income residents.
Chevron is teaming up with DonorsChoose.org to generate up to $1 million for education in October. Last year the initiative brought in $958,000 for the region.
A new project aims to usher in a waste management transformation. This month, the Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Watershed Project, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting East Bay watersheds and ecosystems, a $30,000 grant to educate children and their community about recycling, reusing and composting.
“Phoenix Rysing,” is a bi-weekly intensive writing workshop, specifically created by RAW Talent and the California Shakespeare Theater to address the trauma of losing loved ones to violence.
Richmond residents gather at RYSE Center to celebrate the premier of “Street Literature” a hip-hop song and video created by local youth to speak out against the criminalization of minorities.