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A Primer on the Slow Medicine Movement

Slow medicine is when a doctor has enough time, and the right kind of attentive, uninterrupted time, to sit with a patient, listen, examine, and get to the right diagnosis and treatment.
May 28, 2018

Phoenix Armenta Is a ‘Woke Witch’ With Practical Magic

Her Witch’s Walking Tour of Oakland shows off the surprising magic of Lake Merritt’s landscape.
May 16, 2018

New Music From Henry Kaiser

May 15, 2018

Radio-Active Latin Jazz

Pianist Arturo O’Farrill is at the center of a bona fide Latin jazz dynasty, but he didn’t embrace his family legacy until well into adulthood.
May 10, 2018

In Honor of Others

Arif Khatib has devoted the past two decades to honoring overlooked athletes, community leaders, and youth while garnering little recognition of his own.
May 10, 2018

Kelly Corrigan Spreads Words Coast to Coast

As Notes & Words approaches, the Piedmont fundraiser, podcaster, and New York Times best-selling author is learning how to say yes and no.
May 8, 2018

Separated From the World by Choice

Hidden in the East Bay hills, the Carmelite nuns of Kensington live at the most secluded monastery in the United States.
April 27, 2018

Johanna Poethig Uses Her Art for Sociopolitical Inquiry

The work of the East Bay multimedia artist pops up in public and private spaces and the most unusual places, like San Francisco taxicabs.
April 26, 2018

Filmmaker Heals and Restores

Shakti Butler has dedicated her career to healing racial divisions in the U.S., and her latest documentary focuses on restorative justice as a solution to mass incarceration.
April 25, 2018

A Group of East Oaklanders Seek to Empower Their Community

It’s an east side story.
April 23, 2018