5 options for stay-at-home fun in SF: Tuesday, June 30

Jaime E. Love

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Photo: Cheryl Guerrero/Hoodline

The Bay Area’s shelter-in-place order has brought countless events usually held as in-person gatherings online. We’re aiming to support local businesses in San Francisco and Oakland by highlighting five of these events each day.

Got a suggestion for an online event based in SF or Oakland? Email our events reporter, Teresa Hammerl. 

Here’s your SF online event calendar for Tuesday, June 30. Tune in as residents of a Tenderloin SRO share their stories, learn about women who made significant changes in California’s history or get the scoop on the importance of the 2020 Census.

de Young Pride Panel: Staff Art & Culture Picks

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Looking for some new art and culture to energize your Pride spirit? Join the de Young Museum’s staff for a live discussion featuring museum staff as they share their Pride art and culture picks. From visual art to

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Holding Up a Looking Glass to Diversity in Fashion

Jaime E. Love

IN THE MIRROR: Burberry chief executive officer Marco Gobbetti didn’t mince words: “We don’t have all the answers,” he said. “But we know that the step change we need to make is increasing representation at all levels of our company.”

While neither Gobbetti nor Burberry’s survey response articulated current numbers or defined targets, their absence read as reflective of a work in progress rather than evasion. “We have prioritized getting a complete picture of our employee population so we can make informed, meaningful commitments,” the survey response said, adding that Burberry will provide details on overall strategy in the coming months, “including a holistic and global D&I [diversity and inclusion] policy that will cement both resources and accountability on how we achieve greater inclusivity.”

The company spelled out two areas of focus: hiring diverse talent and heightening leadership and ownership of that process. The current talent acquisition process, … Read More

Veloz Aiming to Win Back International Partners for Venezuelan Productions as it Launches Streaming Service (EXCLUSIVE)

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Caracas-based Veloz Distribución may be the only Venezuelan company attending Cannes’s Marché du Film this year, but the five-year-old shingle has some impressive film and TV projects in development, including the latest work by celebrated auteur Román Chalbaud.

Headed by actress Elaiza Gil and writer-director Edgar Rocca, Veloz is also in the process of launching VelozStreaming, a new VOD service described as “more of a virtual cinema” and “a little in the spirit of MUBI.” The company is on the lookout for films for the platform as well as for another new Venezuelan streaming service, Click a Cine, established by a group of filmmakers, producers and actors, among them producer Carlos Malavé.

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Chalbaud, the iconic Venezuelan filmmaker whose debut feature, “Adolescence of Cain,” premiered in San Sebastian in 1959 alongside Alfred Hitchcock’s “North By Northwest,” is next directing “Violence,” a

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INDULGE presents personal stories of resiliency, hope and strength from Miami’s community leaders

Jaime E. Love

At INDULGE, we like to think outside the box. For our team, it’s all about the stories behind the people belonging to our diverse community that we feature in every issue and now as part of our limited editorial series MOSAIC. In the past four weeks, we have brought you personal stories of resiliency, hope and strength from Miami’s community leaders — each walking us through their experience during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. Today, we continue in our mission to present our readers with relatable and oftentimes moving examples of inspiration in a challenging time. Our commitment as a top regional publication is to further examine how our melting pot of cultures and personalities is the very reason that South Florida has become a mosaic to be inspired by.

Because we represent Miami’s diverse community.

Because we care.

Because every person has a story to tell.

Featured this week is

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