Yoshi's, Hijos del Sol, Diamano Coura
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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.
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See how painter Jose Ortiz's afterschool program is getting Salinas youth hooked on art.
Visit Yoshi's newest jazz outpost in San Francisco's historic Fillmore District.
Join Naomi and Zak Diouf and their Diamano Coura West African Dance Company for their annual repertoire concert.
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