Celebrating Good Trouble in the Bay Area Arts
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...
Building Awareness for Indigenous Philippine Communities at Parangal Dance Company
“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.
At the Intersection: Urmila Vudali
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.
Dances in Different Cultures: A Movement for Moving Communities
Typically seen as a form of individual expression, dance can be a form of worship, a powerful tool for passing on ritual and tradition through generations. Learn about Mosaic America…
Wisdom & Vision: Musings from 15 Black Bay Area Voices
This Black History Month, we’re taking a moment to reflect on some of the wisdom and vision that the Black community has contributed to our collective way of life…
Femina: Find the Divine in India, Cambodia, and China
Nine different (sub) cultural histories and traditions from around the world were co-presented by Mosaic Silicon Valley and Guru Shradha, in “Femina”…
Dancing Toward Belonging
Throughout the several challenges of 2020, many of us find ourselves nostalgic for the cultural events that helped us thrive before the pandemic. Reflecting back on beautiful projects that bring community together helps us stay hopeful as we find ways to creatively stay connected. Among these reflections, I
am immediately taken back to a project in 2016 when Mosaic Silicon Valley initiated a cross-cultural collaboration between two very different populations.