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Summer Essays: Just Say No

A young inductee refuses to join the military.
July 19, 2016

Summer Essays: A Moment of Betrayal

Her heart hammered against her rib cage as she slid to the ground.
July 18, 2016

Aggregate Space Gallery Specializes in Installation

S.D. Willis and Conrad Meyers want viewers to experience art at their surprising warehouse gallery that accommodates large-scale projects.
July 13, 2015

John Vanderslice to Open Tiny Telephone Recording Studio in Oakland

A San Francisco recording artist branches out to the East Bay, brining his old-school style of recording studio to the Longfellow neighborhood.
March 15, 2015

Dawn Harms, Ward Spangler, and Rebecca Roudman of the East Bay Oakland Symphony Orchestra Discuss Their Alternative Musical Careers

A violinist, percussionist, and cellist keep their artistic creativity revved up by playing interesting music that falls outside the purview of their regular symphony personas.
March 15, 2015

Kizomba Gains Popularity on the Oakland Dance Scene

Instructor Emile Carter and his wife, Nika, teach the East Bay about the intricacies and intimacies of an African-born, European-grown dance sensation.
March 15, 2015

When the Surrealist Met the Magical Realist

Arts draws an oil-painting couple, Bill Weber and Arianna Siegel, together.
March 1, 2015

The Most Exciting Block in Oakland

A group of artists with a vision and a sense of community turn a strip of blight into a river of creativity.
February 26, 2015

Lobbing Jokes Across the Barroom

The East Bay may not be the comedy mecca that New York or Los Angeles is, but the stand-up scene has surged, with downtown Oakland the epicenter of worthy paid and free comic showcase venues.
February 12, 2015

Oakland FamilySearch Library Helps Would-be Genealogists Trace Their Roots

Oakland’s FamilySearch Library at the Mormon Temple helps people find their people in a state-of-the-art setting.
January 31, 2015