.April Kilcrease

Jun 7, 2016

From Maggots to Stink Bombs: Mary Roach’s Latest Adventure

Stink bombs, it turns out, are not merely weapons made for high school hallways. As science writer Mary Roach documents in her...
Apr 20, 2016

Art Out of Artifacts

In 2011, the photographer Richard Misrach saw experimental composer and performance artist Guillermo Galindo play a five-minute composition using instruments made from migrants' discarded...
Apr 6, 2016

Playwright Sarah Treem on Succeeding While Female

When Sarah Treem was 27, her play, A Feminine Ending, was ridiculed by New York Times critic Charles Isherwood. Isherwood began his review by...
Mar 30, 2016

Destiny Arts Puts Movement in the Movement

Early on in Seed Language: A New Identity, a young woman playing Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, recites the names of women...
Mar 23, 2016

Wine, Au Naturel

In 2007, Lisa Costa moved across the country for a harvest internship at a renowned producer of single vineyard pinot noirs in the Russian...
Mar 23, 2016

Training the Next Generation of Concert Producers

In 1970, sixteen-year-old David M. Mayeri landed a job working for Bill Graham Presents at the Berkeley Community Theatre. "I got paid ten bucks...
Mar 16, 2016

Mouse Doors to Your Imagination

To say Mows (or @Mows510, as he's known on Instagram) doesn't look like a stereotypical "vandal" would be an understatement. On the night we...
Mar 9, 2016

A History of Violence

In Alex Abramovich's new book, Bullies: A Friendship, Trevor Latham, president of Oakland's East Bay Rats Motorcycle Club, destroys a bus stop on Telegraph...