Donate
Spark

Yoshi's, Hijos del Sol, Diamano Coura


See a preview of this Spark episode.

Spark visits Yoshi's newest venue in San Francisco's historic Fillmore district to check out their Local Legends series, featuring artists like Sugar Pie de Santo.

Next, meet painter Jose Ortiz, whose Hijos del Sol program is using art to help youth from tough neighborhoods in Salinas.

Then join Dr. Zak Diouf and Naomi Washington Diouf and their Diamano Coura West African Dance Company in the weeks leading up to their annual repertoire concert.

[Original air date: Wed, May 14, 2008]

This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.



Featured Profiles:

Hijos del Sol

See how painter Jose Ortiz's afterschool program is getting Salinas youth hooked on art.

Yoshi's

Visit Yoshi's newest jazz outpost in San Francisco's historic Fillmore District.

Naomi and Zak Diouf

Join Naomi and Zak Diouf and their Diamano Coura West African Dance Company for their annual repertoire concert.

Also on KQED.org this week ...

Truly CA: Everything Comes from the Streets
Latino Heritage Month

KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community by commemorating Latino Heritage Month. During September, KQED Public TV 9 and KQED 88.5 FM schedule programs that focus on Latino themes and issues.

Summer Arts Guide
San Francisco Opera on KQED

Get your front row seat at one of the leading opera companies in the world! Shot in brilliant HD, the fifth season of San Francisco Opera's acclaimed series brings you four spectacular productions performed by world-class singers.

Sponsored by