Americans throw away nearly 100 billion pounds of food every year — almost as much as we eat. In Dive!, filmmaker Jeremy Seifert set out to find out why supermarkets are letting perfectly edible food end up in dumpsters instead of being donated to starving people. What he discovered will shock you.
Feminist multimedia artist, singer, and writer Jean Smith – best known as the singer in the iconic underground rock band Mecca Normal – quit her part time job to sell her paintings online. As she shares her latest paintings on Facebook, she allows her fans to follow the rapid evolution of her work. This is the second in a series of interviews with artists working through Facebook to reach audiences.
Held on September 17th at Golden Gate Park, the Peace in the Park festival brings together the San Francisco and surrounding communities for a rejuvenating day of interactive activities for all ages and backgrounds. Co-founder Jay Chodagam discusses the event’s creation, evolution, music, and goals in this interview.