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Rainbow Kitten Surprise Brings Surprises to the Fox

The Boone, N.C., indie rockers with a quirky sound and deep lyrics is donating funds for LGBTQ rights.
June 03, 2019

Ohlone Park Turns 50

An anniversary celebration will honor the founders of the park and the Ohlone people it is named for.
May 31, 2019

Henry Riekena Conveys Feeling and Emotion Through Art

The artist is a synaesthetic — music and strong emotions cause a visual response in him beyond what most of us would normally perceive. His paintings, he explained, are not exactly an attempt to recreate the things that he sees under synesthesia, but rather, its effect.
May 29, 2019

‘Uneasy’ Shadows Two ‘Broke Brown Girls’

A comedic web series, ‘Uneasy’ was dreamed up by Oaklanders Samiat Salami and Vanessa Flores, who both star as some version of themselves in each episode.
May 27, 2019

Susan Muscarella Expands the Horizons of Jazz Education

Thanks to Susan Muscarella, California Jazz Conservatory has a storied rep as an independent music school devoted solely to the study and performance of jazz.
May 20, 2019

Flyaway Productions Tackles Women’s Issues

‘The Wait Room’ combines oral histories, music, and dance on an important topic: women with incarcerated loved ones.
May 16, 2019

‘Kings’ Exposes Some D.C. Dirty Laundry

The Ashby Stage takes up a timely topic: the corrosive effects of money on politics in Sarah Burgess’ ‘Kings.’
May 15, 2019

Indie Rock, a Techno Thriller, and Women’s Essays

Music by Victor Krummenacher, suspense from Eliot Peper, and 46 essays from women writers.
May 14, 2019

Keb’ Mo’ Brings the Blues to Livermore

His work isn’t a pure distillation of the delta style — he draws on diverse musical traditions — but the great unifying theme is his an acute sense of personal pain and a hope for redemption.
May 13, 2019

Song of the Goat Theatre Brings ‘Lear’ to Zellerbach

This is one-of-a-kind Shakespeare theater with Corsican folk music and Gregorian chants.
May 10, 2019