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What's going on in the months of May and June

Oakland Screenwriter

Tyler Perry and Steven Spielberg may soon have competition in the screenwriting and producing arenas if a talented Oakland woman realizes her dream.

Oakland Shakes Up the Disney Channel

From the time she was a little girl, Zendaya Coleman had dreams of stardom. Growing up in the world of theater, Coleman accompanied her mom, Claire Stoermer, to the California Shakespeare Theater in Orinda, where she worked as a house manager.

Media Shelf

New Books from the Bay Area

Social Transformer

The latest passion of Oaklander Marc Bamuthi Joseph — playwright, poet, director, essayist, choreographer, father, educator, actor and social activist — combines art, social and environmental activism.

Praise the Lord!

Spin the new CD by the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Hear My Prayer, and enjoy the richness of 55 local voices raised together in songs of praise and glory.

CK Gallery

Pass through a picturesque courtyard, climb the wooden stairs entwined with vines and emerge on a sunlit patio. Charlotte Kubiak sits on a bench outside her CK Gallery, sipping coffee.

Where It's At

Fresh out of the studio come the Hollyhocks, an Oakland-based indie band with fresh vocal harmony and sharp guitar melodies, with a debut CD, Understories.

Oakland Screenwriter

Tyler Perry and Steven Spielberg may soon have competition in the screenwriting and producing arenas if a talented Oakland woman realizes her dream.

Out on the Town

What's going on in the months of May and June