This Oakland nonprofit industrial arts education center is celebrating its 15th anniversary. It serves approximately 5,000 students per year and offers classes in 16 unique fields.
Peninsula elementary school students visited the Palo Alto Children’s Theatre to see a musical production of the classic children’s book, “Goodnight Moon.”
Cupertino, a bastion of science and technology, has made an effort to celebrate the arts. Last fall, the city named its first poet laureate, and this week, he will announce winners of the first citywide poetry contest. View the video.
The Burning Man project is looking to expand its culture globally, place more emphasis on technology and innovation, and train what could become the next generation of leaders: young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.
A census-themed camp at the annual Burning Man festival recently released its 2011 data. It reveals that “burners” span all ages, political parties and levels of education.
Playing the son of a typical American family pursuing the American dream in “Curse of the Starving Class,” Max Sosna-Spear says he “can sort of forget [it’s a play] sometimes.”
Silicon Valley may fail to build community because of its lack of investment in the arts, according to a panel of experts who spoke at Friday’s 2012 Silicon Valley Conference.