.Janelle Bitker

Jan 23, 2019

Comedians on Comedy Nights

Comedy Oakland takes over the upstairs loft of The Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar. Credits: Photo courtesy of Comedy Oakland by PixelChazer ...
Dec 19, 2018

The Year in Music: New Sounds. New Venues. New Festivals

Fantastic Negrito could win a second Grammy Award. Credits: Photo courtesy of DeAndre Forks ...
Nov 27, 2018

The Changing Sound of the Chapel of the Chimes

Jazz should still fill this room — just not six times a year. Credits: Photo by Lance Yamamoto Earlier this month,...
Nov 21, 2018

Relaxing, Mood-Lifting Cannabis Gifts Made in the Bay Area

Fuel your next gathering with a stylish vape pen Credits: Photo courtesy of Bloom Farms It's the first...
Nov 7, 2018

‘What Does the Apocalypse Smell Like?’

Lindsay Tunkl is a 31-year-old artist in Oakland preoccupied with life's biggest questions. Credits: Photo by Andria Lo ...
Oct 26, 2018

Vessel Gallery to Close After Eight Years in Oakland

Lonnie Lee sounds remarkably calm about the end of her popular art gallery. "We are closing our...
Oct 25, 2018

Oakland Art Murmur Galleries Will Remain Open for First Friday Despite Cancelled Street Festival

By now, you've probably heard that Oakland First Fridays has cancelled November's street festivities, including the onslaught of food trucks, arts vendors,...
Oct 15, 2018

Treasure Island Music Festival’s First Year in Oakland Runs Smoothly

The music festival's new location boasted a glittering view of the San Francisco skyline. Credits: Josh Withers ...