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SF Stories: A Shared Experience - Veterans

Public Access Television | Posted on: Friday, June 13, 2014

By Andy Kawanami, Program Manager

With support from the James Irvine Foundation's Exploring Engagement Fund, BAVC is working with local social service agencies to provide a series of digital storytelling workshops: SF Stories: A Shared Experience. Workshop participants learn digital storytelling from...

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War Gastronomy Live!

Public Access Television | Posted on: Thursday, May 22, 2014

War Gastronomy Live! is a cultural heritage archive disguised as a live food and cooking show.  Guests and comedians share stories and try to guess geographic trivia related to the foods they are experiencing.  This project is in collaboration with Eating Cultures the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center and the Asian American Women...

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SF Stories: A Shared Experience

Public Access Television | Posted on: Friday, February 21, 2014

By Andy Kawanami, Program Manager

With support from the James Irvine Foundation's Exploring Engagement Fund, BAVC is working with local social service agencies to provide a series of digital storytelling workshops: SF Stories: A Shared Experience. Workshop participants learn digital storytelling from start to finish, and completing three-minute...

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100 Performances for The Hole

Public Access Television | Posted on: Friday, January 03, 2014

Now in its fourth iteration, 100 Performances for The Hole is a mini-marathon of time-based performance. Each performance lasts just two minutes and takes place in, around, in contradiction of, or is inspired by "The Hole," a 100-year-old former sand casting pit in the floor of the...

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VA recognizes BAVC with Golden Gate Bridge Award

Public Access Television | Posted on: Tuesday, October 08, 2013

By Jen Gilomen, Director of Independent Media

This morning we were honored to be part of a gathering of veterans and program staff at the San Francisco V.A. Medical Center, where BAVC was awarded a Golden Gate Bridge Award "for outstanding efforts in expanding social, leisure, or work connections within the community." Our work with veterans is through an ongoing partnership with the Psychosocial...

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Bye Bye Bullying

Public Access Television | Posted on: Friday, October 04, 2013

By Andy Kawanami, Program Manager
 
October is anti-bullying awareness month and the San Francisco District Attorney's office is presenting Bye Bye Bullying,  a video contest for middle school and high school students.
 
Cyberbullying is a serious problem affecting 52% of the students in the U.S.  It involves using technology, like smart phones and the Internet...

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SF Commons Open House

Public Access Television | Posted on: Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Come join SF Commons – San Francisco public access television, for our open house on September 6th from 7-8pm.

There are many ways to participate in SF Commons. Public Access TV is a great way to get involved with your local community and to learn digital media skills. Come tour our facilities, meet the staff and network with other producers.

For current SF Commons members there also will be an update on what’s new....

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Convergence Line: A Mixed Reality Concert

Public Access Television | Posted on: Thursday, August 01, 2013

Convergence Line: A Mixed Reality Concert

Witness the convergence of punk rock and electronic music forces from around the Pacific Rim in the gallery among the art.

Referencing oceanography, the convergence line is the point in the ocean where tidal forces meet.  For this special event to accompany the group exhibition Electronic Pacific, the audience gathers in the gallery among the art to witness the convergence...

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SF Commons Interview: Kiilu Nyasha of Freedom Is A Constant Struggle

Public Access Television | Posted on: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

By Andy Kawanami, SF Commons Community Manager

This month, we interviewed Kiilu Nyasha, a revolutionary activist, former member of the Black Panther party and currently the producer of Freedom Is A Constant Struggle, which airs on SF Commons Channel 76 on the first and third Thursdays every month from 5-6PM. See more of Kiilu's work on her blog.

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SF Commons Interview: Christina Marie

Public Access Television | Posted on: Tuesday, June 18, 2013

By Andy Kawanami, Community Manager

This month, we got a chance to talk to SF Commons producer Christina Marie from "SF LIVE TV with Christina Marie" about her public access television show and her love of San Francisco.

What is your SF Commons show?

My show is "SF LIVE TV with Christina Marie", and I interview unique people in San Francisco...

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