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Johanna Poethig Uses Her Art for Sociopolitical Inquiry

The work of the East Bay multimedia artist pops up in public and private spaces and the most unusual places, like San Francisco taxicabs.
April 26, 2018

Filmmaker Heals and Restores

Shakti Butler has dedicated her career to healing racial divisions in the U.S., and her latest documentary focuses on restorative justice as a solution to mass incarceration.
April 25, 2018

A Group of East Oaklanders Seek to Empower Their Community

It’s an east side story.
April 23, 2018

Vieux Farka Touré Comes the Freight

The Mali guitarist is promoting the release of his latest album, Six Degrees Records, Samba.
April 19, 2018

Andre Ward’s Journey Continues

The Oakland boxer was one of the best ever. Now, he’s making a documentary about how he reached the top.
April 16, 2018

Sound Designer James LeBrecht Works Auditory Wonders

The founder of Berkeley Sound Artists takes the power of sound seriously.
April 12, 2018

Healing Herbs Are the Root of Angelica & Peony Beauty Products

beauty products invite thoughtful usage.
April 11, 2018

On the Road With Shannon and The Clams

Oakland’s punk-indie quartet finds fans on tour opening for Dan Auerbach and his Easy Eye Sound Review.
April 09, 2018

Preservation Drives Susan Oxtoby

The senior film curator at BAMPFA credits Ingmar Bergman with her interest in filmmaking, so the yearlong Bergman retrospective makes total sense.
April 03, 2018

Dentists at Asian Health Services Screen for Depression

The nonprofit prides itself on its services for “the body, mind, and teeth.”
April 02, 2018