Latest Heritage Center Stories

2009-06-18 17:08:00

On View July 7 - October 20, 2009 at San Francisco's Jazz Heritage Center Specially Commissioned Composition by John Schott to Premiere at Reception on Sunday, July 19, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Few are aware that a vibrant Jewish culture thrived in San Francisco's historic Fillmore District between 1906 and 1945, but thanks to a unique collaboration between the Judah L. Magnes Museum, the Jazz Heritage Center and the Koret Foundation, a new exhibition,...

2008-07-02 18:00:08

By CAREN BURMEISTER JACKSONVILLE BEACH - The one-foot hop challenge looked easier than it was, tripping up nearly all the summer campers at the Rhoda Martin Cultural Heritage Center and their fitness instructor, an adult who can do a walking handstand while counting to 20. The children laughed at each other Thursday as they wobbled on one foot, lost their balance, stepped outside their boundary discs and ruined their chances of winning the competition. They shrieked when their leader,...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.