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Take My Word For It!

I have great ideas coming to my mind; they just pop up,” says 8-year-old Megan Lin, who is enrolled in a creative writing program known as Take My Word For It.
January 3, 2013

Stories of Home

Feeling homesick for her hometown, Mariah K. Young began writing the tales that would become the Houston Award–winning collection Masha’allah and Other Stories.
January 3, 2013

Media Shelf

Books from the Bay Area
January 3, 2013

Out on the Town

January-February 2013 Calendar
January 3, 2013

The Six Questions

By night, Menace (Petrini’s alter ego) skates as a blocker for the Richmond Wrecking Belles team in the B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls league.
January 3, 2013

Alamedia

Patricia Edith: Saved by Art
December 3, 2012

Daring Dance Hall

Maybe it’s sparked by a Bob Marley tune. Or perhaps a whiff of distinct jerk aroma.
December 3, 2012

Fifty Shades of Gray Loft

Late in 2011, Jan Watten looked around her studio in Oakland’s Jingletown neighborhood, just over the High Street Bridge from Alameda, and realized how “open and beautiful and gallerylike” the space was.
December 3, 2012

Out on the Town

November 2012 Calendar of Events
November 1, 2012

after pARTy

On the first Friday of every month, 30 galleries and mixed-use venues in downtown Oakland keep their doors open late for Art Murmur, attracting top-notch art, generating a party vibe and offering prime hipster watching.
November 1, 2012