San Francisco Makes Investment in Filipino Community’s Economic Development and UNDSCVRD Night Market

Kultivate Labs and SOMA Pilipinas are proud to announce funding to promote and celebrate San Francisco’s Filipino Cultural Heritage District. The Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) and Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development are supporting the economic development of SOMA Pilipinas. Together they have awarded $316,250 to help fund a seasonal night market and support emerging entrepreneurs in San Francisco’s Filipino Cultural Heritage District.

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“Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong” Book Launch At SFMOMA During Filipino American History Month

Bridge and Delta Publishing in partnership with The Filipino American Center of the San Francisco Public Library will host a book launch for its first book entitled, “Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong.” This children’s book, written by the late and great historian Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, Ph.D. with Gayle Romasanta, and richly illustrated by Andre Sibayan, tells the story of often forgotten United Farm Workers cofounder, Larry Itliong, his migration to the United States, and his lifelong fight for a farmworkers union.

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Pinay Musical Lineup Featuring Ruby Ibarra At UNDSCVRD Night Market

UNDSCVRD SF is showcasing emerging female talent from the Bay and beyond with its Pinay Power lineup, featuring rising Hip Hop star Ruby Ibarra, raptivist Rocky Rivera, LA-based rapper Klassy and award-winning poet Faith Santilla who collaborated on Ruby Ibarra's Island Woman anthem, "Us" that will be performed at UNDSCVRD. Joining the line-up is soulful and vocal powerhouse Tracy Cruz, rotating DJ for the Golden State Warriors, DJ Umami, and Chicago’s DJ King Marie.

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UNDSCVRD SF Presents All Star Billing of Emerging Talent From The Philippines and Launch of New Music Label in Filipino Cultural District

On Saturday September 15th, UNDSCVRD SF takes on their most ambitious music line up to date. Presenting an all star billing of the freshest emerging talent from the Philippines. Singers, producers and musicians that represent the modern pulse of Manila music today, with a focus on the unique, future soul style emerging from the Philippine underground. Featuring live performances from Manila based artist : BP Valenzuela, Rhxanders, CRWN and Lustbass. Celebrating the release of Manila Rising, a debut EP compilation by newly launched San Francisco/SOMA Pilipinas based music label Barkada Worldwide. The label and compilation come from UNDSCVRD SF’s Music Curator, Mark Herlihy.

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Asian American Artists Reclaim Place at 17th Annual APAture Festival

Kearny Street Workshop (KSW) has been a hub for emerging Asian Pacific American (APA) artists for 45 years, and is the oldest APA arts organization in the country. Their flagship event, “APAture,” is a multidisciplinary arts festival now in its 17th season, featuring the work of emerging APA artists in the San Francisco Bay Area. The festival showcases talent in film, literature, music, performance, comics, zines and illustration, and visual art. From October 13 through November 4, over 60 artists will present their work to over 1,000 festival-goers across multiple venues. This year’s theme “RE/place” will create art that explores issues dominating the news today, including displacement, migration, and reclaiming place. Among the featured artists on the lineup are Janice Sapigao (Literary Arts/KQED’s Women to Watch), SETI X (Music/United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell), and APAture newbie Jody Stillwater, film category featured artist.

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San Francisco’s only Filipino-inspired night market is back, and in a brand new location

The highly anticipated second season of downtown San Francisco’s only night market, UNDISCOVERED SF, will launch every third Saturday of the month (July - October), from 4p-10p. The family-friendly night market located in SOMA Pilipinas, San Francisco’s Filipino cultural heritage district, has moved from its original location at the San Francisco Mint, to across the street, behind the San Francisco Chronicle parking lot (401 Minna St). The free monthly night market highlights the diverse spectrum of food popups, artists, performers, local businesses, and community organizations in the Bay Area, especially among Filipino-American entrepreneurs and talent from SOMA Pilipinas. UNDISCOVERED SF is a project of Kultivate Labs, a non-profit business accelerator that advances socially conscious commerce

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What is a Publicist? Is a Publicist Right for Me?

Publicists serve as the bridge between an organization or person, and the media. Publicists develop relationships with journalists, editors, producers, and influencers; and create strategies that will generate buzz around your event or brand. There's always an opportunity to improve the public perception of your organization, and that’s where publicists come in to the picture.

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Breast Cancer Community Comes Together At The Cow Palace ‘Tough Enough To Wear Pink’ Day At the Grand National Rodeo

For the first time ever the 70th Annual Grand National Livestock Expo, Horse Show, and Rodeo announces Friday, October 21, 2016 as “Tough Enough To Wear Pink” Day, and plans to bring together the Breast Cancer community in a day of solidarity and awareness. As a national campaign, Tough Enough to Wear Pink Programs in rodeos across the nation have raised almost $10 Million dollars. But the biggest asset of the program is that the money stays in local communities.

 

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7 Mile House Announces ‘2nd Annual Cow Palace Burger Eating Challenge’ Winner To Be Crowned At Cow Palace Grand National Rodeo, Plus 1 Year Supply of Cow Palace Burger

The historic 7 Mile House restaurant announces ‘2nd Annual Cow Palace Burger Eating Challenge’ beginning tomorrow - September 20, 2016, in partnership with the Cow Palace Arena & Event Center, and The 70th Annual Grand National Rodeo. People may participate by dining in at 7 Mile House and ordering the Cow Palace Burger; those who finish the entire burger (see contest rules), will receive one ticket to the Grand National Rodeo and be invited to compete in the semi-finals taking place at 7 Mile House, on October 13, 2016. Five winners from the semi-finals will compete in the finals for the crown of ‘Cow Palace Burger King’ on October 22, 2016 at the Grand National Rodeo. The crowned winner will receive a one-year supply of Cow Palace Burger meals, a commemorative Cow Palace 75th Anniversary watch, and bragging rights for the entire year.

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California State Assembly and City of Daly City Present Iconic Cow Palace With 75th Year Anniversary Proclamation

A proclamation will be presented tonight to the Cow Palace for their 75 years of service and contributions in the community, presented by the city of Daly City, and the California State Assembly. The Cow Palace is an arena and multi-use event and exposition center, and home of the annual Grand National Livestock Expo, Horse Show and Rodeo. The venue has a rich history hosting world class concerts from The Beatles to the Rolling Stones; and notable sporting events including The San Francisco Warriors first NBA championship win in 1975, and the first home of the San Jose Sharks.

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