Jul 6, 2022

David Bennet Cohen: Psychedelic pioneer takes a path back to the blues

David Bennet Cohen was a Greenwich Village folky before he hitchhiked out to California. After seeing the Beatles in A Hard Day’s Night and Help!, he decided to be a rock star and thought the Bay Area...
Jul 6, 2022

The Forgiven: Lawrence Osborne revisits Paul Bowles’ themes of alienation

After the death of their child, Jo and David Henninger take a trip to Morocco. They’re visiting Richard and Dally, a gay couple celebrating their newly refurbished desert retreat. When The Forgiven begins, we don’t know the...
Jul 6, 2022

A Woman’s View: The work of legendary actor-director Tanaka Kinuyo lights up BAMPFA

Admirers of classical Japanese cinema are undoubtedly well aware of actor Tanaka Kinuyo (we’ll follow the Japanese style, family name first, for all proper names). The dignified, durable leading lady is probably best known for her work...
Jun 22, 2022

Blues Lawyer: Pure pop from the years of the pandemic

Blues Lawyer’s third record, All in Good Time, was put together during the pandemic lockdown. Rob Miller, the band’s primary songwriter, said Covid forced...
I’ve made my own choices along the path of life - spiritual, mental, physical. I declared myself a non-believer in my parents’ religion at age 16....
The reversal of Roe v. Wade, and the continuing impact of a Supreme Court that does not represent the views and values of the majority of...
ARIES (March 21-April 19): My readers and I have collaborated to provide insights and inspirations about the topic “How to Be an Aries.” Below is an...
Tickets to Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews
Win 6 tickets to Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Alameda Point. Drawing Date is September 15, 2022.
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