Black Creative Force series

Mary Brooker

BVOH Celebrates the Black Creative Force: Mary Bookers Creative Force

By smiley / March 8, 2021

Mary Booker was a fierce writer, passionate performer, community leader and so much more for and within the Bayview Hunters Point Community. Her passing saddens us to this day. We at BVOH wanted to honor her legacy by sharing a recording of one of her signature poems “The View” accompanied by portraits taken by Anne […]

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Lift every voice with Chris

BVOH Celebrates the Black Creative Force: Lift Every Voice and Sing

By smiley / March 8, 2021

Take a moment and listen to this beautiful rendition of Lift Every Voice and Sing aka The Black National Anthem, sung by Christopher Street with accompaniment by Othello Jefferson. Both Christopher and Othello are a part of our BVOH/San Francisco Girls Chorus team as the lead instructors for our Training and Perp Choruses. BVOH Celebrates […]

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BVOH Celebrates the Black Creative Force: AAACD and the Spark of the Black Creative Force

By smiley / March 8, 2021

Learn a bit more about the African American Arts and Cultural District and how they are dedicated to sparking (and nurturing) the Black Creative Force in Bayview Hunters Point in this interview between AAACD Director of Operations Ebon Sean Glenn and BVOH Production Manager Z Perdomo. BVOH Celebrates the Black Creative Force A SixFeetApart Production […]

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Ahmads creative force

BVOH Celebrates the Black Creative Force: Ahmad’s Creative Force

By smiley / March 8, 2021

Ahmad Walker is an African American visual artist, illustrator, animator and claymation creator from Bayview Hunters Point currently in residency with the Shipyard Trust for the Arts. Check out some of his work and get a little more insight into what fuels his creative force. BVOH Celebrates the Black Creative Force A SixFeetApart Production Black […]

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the fire this time

BVOH Celebrates the Black Creative Force: The Fire This Time by A.M. Smiley

By smiley / March 8, 2021

“The Fire This Time” is an original short play by BVOH Theater Manager A.M. Smiley that takes a peek into the layered reactions of three Black Women to the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and reflecting on the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic and more. “The Fire This Time” features Brittany White (Campo Santo Production […]

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BVOH Celebrates the Black Creative Force

By smiley / March 8, 2021

For Black History Month the Bayview Opera House focused on celebrating the Black Creative Force! Through interviews and original videos featuring plays, poetry and music, BVOH/SixFeetApart celebrated Black Artistry and Creativity from the past, present, and envisioning the future. Check out some of our featured videos below or view the entire playlist of videos here: […]

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