Home Sweet Home
For the arts to thrive they need a home -- Spark examines the influence of home on institutions around the Bay Area. The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is moving to the Civic Center within sight of the great cultural institutions to which many of their students aspire. Since 1973, Oakland's Creative Growth Art Center has been a nurturing ground for adults with mental, emotional and physical disabilities. Jared Choclatt brings "Hit it!" for a world premiere at San Francisco's Lorraine Hansberry Theatre. And, get a tour of ODC's new building full of classrooms and rehearsal space furthering this institution's commitment to fostering dance in the Bay Area.
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Join Jared Choclatt for the world premiere of "Hit It!" at San Francisco's Lorraine Hansberry Theatre.
Get a sneak peak at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's new home on Oak Street.
Investigate the creative impulses at the Creative Growth Art Center where artists with disabilities produce astounding art.
Meet choreographer Brenda Way and get a tour of ODC's new building full of classrooms and rehearsal space.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
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"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
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