In one video, Bochan Huy puffs a cigar and sings soulfully about luxury cars. In another, she wears shimmering traditional Cambodian costumes in scenes cross-cut with photographs of people executed by the Khmer Rouge.
A Q&A with the Virago Theatre Company maven.
Like the rabbit hole that transported Alice, the hallway goes on and on, leading visitors to an equally curious destination at its terminus: An art gallery that is not for profit, but not a nonprofit; with time and skills donated by artists, yet it is not a collective. It has no business model to speak of, but draws its inspiration from The Big City, an installation piece created in the early 2000s by its director, Joell Jones, which included “a place where all people could gather and do creative work.” Nebulous and always evolving, it is Oakopolis Creativity Center in Oakland, aka Oakopolis Gallery.
Three reads by Bay Area writers.
Editor picks for the month.
A roster of events for the current month.
Agana, a female graffiti artist and hip-hop Dj in Oakland, shares her artistic insights and influences.
Oaklander Mati Rose McDonough uses her whimsical painting style in a new children's book, which will be released March 25, 2014.
Legal Eats teaches foodie entrepreneurs the ins and outs of running a home business so they won't be breaking any laws.
March and April are full of cultural events, and the calendar covers them all, from Art and Outdoors to Stage and Tastes.