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Slate Contemporary Goes Olde Moderne

A trio of artists showing at Slate Contemporary under the title California Modern proves once again that painting is vital and relevant even if one fetishizes Eichler houses, vinyl LPs, and Herb Caen’s dainty white gloves.
June 4, 2019

Tony Taccone Teams Up With John Leguizamo

Tony Taccone finishes up his 21 years as artistic director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre (and the company’s 50th season) with a bang.
June 4, 2019

Rainbow Kitten Surprise Brings Surprises to the Fox

The Boone, N.C., indie rockers with a quirky sound and deep lyrics is donating funds for LGBTQ rights.
June 3, 2019

Ohlone Park Turns 50

An anniversary celebration will honor the founders of the park and the Ohlone people it is named for.
May 31, 2019

Henry Riekena Conveys Feeling and Emotion Through Art

The artist is a synaesthetic — music and strong emotions cause a visual response in him beyond what most of us would normally perceive. His paintings, he explained, are not exactly an attempt to recreate the things that he sees under synesthesia, but rather, its effect.
May 29, 2019

‘Uneasy’ Shadows Two ‘Broke Brown Girls’

A comedic web series, ‘Uneasy’ was dreamed up by Oaklanders Samiat Salami and Vanessa Flores, who both star as some version of themselves in each episode.
May 27, 2019

Susan Muscarella Expands the Horizons of Jazz Education

Thanks to Susan Muscarella, California Jazz Conservatory has a storied rep as an independent music school devoted solely to the study and performance of jazz.
May 20, 2019

Flyaway Productions Tackles Women’s Issues

‘The Wait Room’ combines oral histories, music, and dance on an important topic: women with incarcerated loved ones.
May 16, 2019

‘Kings’ Exposes Some D.C. Dirty Laundry

The Ashby Stage takes up a timely topic: the corrosive effects of money on politics in Sarah Burgess’ ‘Kings.’
May 15, 2019

Indie Rock, a Techno Thriller, and Women’s Essays

Music by Victor Krummenacher, suspense from Eliot Peper, and 46 essays from women writers.
May 14, 2019