February 1 to February 29,2020
San Jose MLK Library
150 East San Fernando St. | San Jose, CA
Tabia invites you to join members of the ensemble at the SJ MLK Library on Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 2-4 pm to view their 35th Anniversary History Exhibit, a short performance will be presented and a brief discussion. Take a walk with us down memory lane! The name Tabia is a Swahili word for “talented,” and represents the creativity, devotion, and diversity of Tabia’s pool of artists. Tabia has earned a reputation for presenting high-quality productions that celebrate and explore the African American experience ranging from touching dramas to clever comedies. For more information contact: Viera Whye or Cheryl Scales at 408-272-9924.
18th Annual Girlfriend Appreciation Day
Join us in a day of sisterhood, friendship, fun, and fabulousness! Entertainment, Audience Participation, Vendors Food, and much more! Order Online at girlfriend.brownpapertickets.com For more information call 408-272-9924. The event takes place at the School of Arts & Culture, 1700 Alum Rock Ave. | San Jose, CA 95112
Artists in Residence
SJMAG operates three programs: our Theater program offers productions performed by Tabia African American Theatre Ensemble each season; our Community Arts program stages performances and workshops at community venues; our Arts Education program offers in-school, after-school, and summertime multicultural arts education activities. These programs promote public awareness of the region’s racial and cultural diversity and of the contributions of artists of color to its cultural vitality.
Tabia, based in San Jose, is in its twentieth season of performances in the Bay Area. The name Tabia, is a Swahili word for “talented”, and represents the creativity, devotion and diversity of the Ensemble’s pool of artists. Find out more.
Teatro Familia Aztlan’s artistic vision is committed to developing and performing new productions based on the artistic history of ancient and contemporary Chicano/Mexicano and Latino culture. Find out more.
Maiko’s powerful performances uniquely fuse African, Latin and Brazilian drums and percussion instrumentstd spoken word to celebrate and honor the triumphs and achievements of women of diverse cultures. Find out more.
SJMAG’s Arts Education Program offers enrichment classes in school, after-school and summertime to children of all ages with hands on experience in Performing Arts. We offer dance, theater and music classes that are in line with the California Visual and Performing Arts Standards. Find out more.