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2015 Fall Arts Preview

Circle the dates for the East Bay’s most enticing art shows, dance performances, film festivals, lit events, and musical gigs.

Richmond Art Center Curator Jan Wurm Talks Art Shop

Even though the Richmond gem has been around for almost 80 years, it doesn’t get the credit or respect it deserves. Meet the newest director of exhibitions and curator of the art, Jan Wurm.

Phil Hargrave is Sprouting Knives and Catching Fire

The artist wants humans to repent, for the end is nigh.

Paint-and-Sip Parties Going Strong

Art and booze fans can put the two together and create paintings at Paint Nite events or Pinot’s Palette

A Blanding Avenue Transformation

Rhythmix Cultural Works paves the way for a burgeoning arts-filled neighborhood in a former Alameda warehouse district.

A Painterly Perspective

Favorite Hometown Heros

Alamedans name Howard Mott, Jack Clark, Father William Marshall, Kyle Conner, and Emil Firpo and share their attibutes.

Christina Song Perfects Cut-Paper Illustration

An Oakland artist obsessed with paper creates whimsical scenes of her surroundings for eye-appealing art.

Daud Abdullah Turns Trash Cans Into Works of Art

An artist does his part to clean up neighborhoods and foster good will by decorating public garbage containers with beautiful mosaics full of words and pictures.

Zin Lim’s Six Degrees of Francis Bacon

Figurative painter Francis Bacon influences the style of a South Korean native.