Hula, in the best way it can be described using western terminology, is an act of Hawaiian cultural preservation. A local hula community describes what their practice means to them.
The first annual Mosaic Festival Silicon Valley is just around the corner, and we’re excited to have such a partnership of incredible artists and performers. Here’s a sneak peek into our lineup.
“To be in solidarity is to stand together as one, seeing a world that belongs to each of us.” Tania was speaking in an episode from the Mosaic series From Diversity to Belonging. The series was created to help us understand the history of and potential solutions to the identity and cultural issues in the US. T
Diversity is what you see. Belonging is what you do. Ariel Neidermeier explores the American story of several artists, finding that without a soulful recognition of what America is today, we cannot build an America for tomorrow that recognizes all of us.
Arjun Verma pays homage to the historical essence of the sitar as he meshes traditional with a more modern style of music in his newest album, Epiphanies
For Black American communities across America, Juneteenth is synonymous with liberation. This month, we’re spotlighting two works in progress and what it means for all communities in search for freedom and healing.
Arturo Magaña has taken their passion and cultural pride through dance into the advocacy world with their Academia Folclórico Colibrí.
Making The Mosaic – A column that dips into the disparate, diverse palette of our communities to paint inclusively on the vast canvas of the Bay Area by utilizing Heritage Arts. Coined by the late Congressman John Lewis, the concept of “Good Trouble” is rooted in the...
“What is important about inspired indigenous dance to me is letting the community know that the indigenous people are still there, and they’ve managed to survive and thrive throughout all these ages, even with the evolution of modern technology. They’re still there and they’re still preserving their traditions,” Eric highlighted.
Meet Urmila Vudali, a young yet seasoned Bharatnatyam dancer, who shares with us her practice and passion for her craft and a peek into her life offstage.