The writer Jack London would be amazed by the range of vessels docked at the waterfront that carries his name: Sailboats, ferries, kayaks, a historic lightship and a former Presidential yacht.
Imagine strolling down a forest path, inhaling the piney air under a canopy of trees, when suddenly you come upon a troop of costumed troubadours playing violins, flutes and drums, while dancing bodies dart between the towering redwoods.
Oakland-based literary journal Monday Night got its start as a way for members of a writing group — that met, of course, on Monday nights — to find a public forum.
People often stop to stare at the American flag displayed in the Nancy Hoffman Gallery in New York City. With its vibrant red, white and blue circles, the flag itself is a showstopper, but it isn’t until onlookers step closer that they discover the stars and stripe were created using 1,443 birth control pills.
Belonging to a book club is an awesome responsibility: Not only do you have to read a book a month, but you have to ensure you don’t cause heart attacks in your fellow members.