On Sept. 30, 2010, an audience at MOCA discussed with Professor of Philosophy and English Ed McCann how the Abstract Expressionists, in their assertion of the individual, could be viewed as critics or respondents to the social… more>
During her undergraduate years, Deetra Roulhac immersed herself in the vibrant spoken-word poetry scene in Berkeley bars and cafes, actively participating in this performance art. She reluctantly left her passion for poetry… more>
Every Saturday afternoon a 9-year-old boy plunks down next to his father and together they listen. The radio dial properly adjusted, a broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera's production of Puccini's La Bohème begins. A… more>
Growing up in Iowa, Illeana Brothers once heard someone refer to "the little colored girl." But she was not aware that the reference was to her.
Later in life, she became aware of the implications of having a black… more>