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Arts & Culture

New Works by Michael Levitin, Elise Hooper, and Maggie Forti

Levitin explores masculinity, Hooper embellishes Dorothea Lange, and Forti debuts her first album.
April 18, 2019

Amy Gamble’s ‘The Eulogist’ Is a Tale of a Resourceful Woman

The Bay Area author’s third novel — a work of historical fiction — relates to her own family history.
April 18, 2019

CHVRCHES Plays The Greek

The laser-drenched synthwave band with just a smidge of witch house darkness recalls giants of Britain’s 1980s synth heyday like David Bowie, the Eurythmics, and New Order.
April 17, 2019

Optimism, Hope Dominate Mokoomba’s Message

The band uses traditional African music and modern jazz/reggae influences to share Zimbabwe’s rich inner life.
April 16, 2019

Elves and Development Collide in Sara Dosa’s Latest Doc

A quirky headline — “Elf Lobby Shuts Down Construction of Road” — prompts the Berkeley native to head to Iceland.
April 15, 2019

Richmond Arts Center Tackles Nature and Culture

Here Is the Sea and Faces Without Noses, a pair of Richmond Art Center exhibitions, examine environmental and aesthetic themes. Nature and culture, again, do their eternal parallel-evolution dance, seen through sociopolitical/informational and aesthetic/poetic filters. It’s style-plus-content art that looks good and is good for us.
April 12, 2019

Oakland DNA Shines Through in Hello Yello’s Music

The trio — songwriter and lead guitarist Dylan, bass player and harmony vocalist Jaden, and drummer / percussionist Martin — plays music without limitations.
April 11, 2019

Katy Butler Writes About Navigating the End of Life In Her New Book

In the The Art of Dying Well: A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life, author and Bay Area journalist Katy Butler pools her infinitely practical and deeply human expertise to coach people on the end of their lives.
April 11, 2019

Artist Susan Brady Lets Chance Guide Her Pursuits

The El Cerrito painter and assemblage artist, who will be part of the Love Our Island Art Walk on April 12 in Alameda, turns to subject matter driven by everyday things: nature, discarded/found items, architecture, and the weather.
April 10, 2019

Enjoy Some Genre-Bending by Beats Antique

The hard-to-pin down fusion band mixes music, storytelling, and more.
April 10, 2019

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