Reopening Bay View Opera House in San Francisco

"Bayview sunrise" by Dale Cruse licensed under CC BY 2.0
Bayview sunrise” by Dale Cruse licensed under CC BY 2.0

Source: KQED

San Francisco’s Bayview District revives the Bayview Opera House, one of San Francisco’s greatest culture hubs.

The opera house in the past has served as a significant space for conversations on important issues affecting black communities and for discussing and debating justice issues.

The re-opening of the opera house comes as a result of a community collaboration, and through a combined effort of the city and nonprofits, after investing well over $5 million for renovations. The opera house now includes recreational and learning areas, aside from multiple after-school programs for students, in dance and art.

While its reopening has been a significant accomplishment for those who understand its important role and space in history, it continues to undergo renovations to become a tailored resource for the community, explained Executive Director Barbara Ockel

Read full story at: KQED

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