.Gillian Edevane

Feb 10, 2016

In ‘Little Erik,’ the Familial Connections Are Worse Than the Wifi.

The end of a marriage isn't necessarily the end of the world, unless you're the couple at the center of Mark Jackson's play Little...
Dec 9, 2015

Cal Student Calls for More Black Voices in Film Studies

On a breezy afternoon in mid-October, 21-year-old UC Berkeley student Summer Mason found herself feeling alone and isolated. But she was actually sitting with...
Nov 25, 2015

Lessons for the Aspiring Reader

As a young child, Oakland-based illustrator Robert Trujillo had trouble finding storybooks that engaged him. He says the...
Nov 25, 2015

Fur, Feathers, and Fins

Buying a pet for someone special during the holidays can be an understandably tempting idea. After all, pets can be ready-made companions,...
Nov 24, 2015


Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Disgraced, has made its way from Broadway to the Berkeley Repertory Theatre (2015 Addison St., Berkeley), bringing shrewd director...
Nov 18, 2015

‘Disgraced’ Brings Islamaphobia to the Dinner Table

Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer-prize winning play Disgraced, which tackles issues of race and religion with as much delicacy as a bulldozer, is easily one of...
Oct 28, 2015

A Tenant’s Horror Story Fit for Halloween

What did you inherit from your ancestors, and what do you wish you hadn't? Familial questions such as those are at the forefront of...
Oct 23, 2015

Oakland Organizations Team Up To Tell Migrant Stories

Next week,the pro-migrant arts nonprofit CultureStrike will be teaming up with Betti Ono Gallery and Mujeres Unidas y Activas to install a wheat paste...