.Lou Fancher

Jun 7, 2023

Fluid Flourish

Owners of Oakland’s legendary Port Bar take the party to the next level Thank goodness when Richard Fuentes and Sean Sullivan ran roughly seven years...
May 17, 2023

Through the Fire

Ruth Morgan’s stark and provocative works at Richmond Art Center highlight climate change’s role in CA wildfires If artist Ruth Morgan’s 10 large-scale photographs currently...
May 10, 2023

Food Is Fun

Cookbooks, classes and camps for the perfect culinary summer From novice, clumsy kitchen explorers, to kids hungering to use their own hands to make oodles...
Apr 26, 2023

Making Moves

The 2023 Bay Area Dance Week is cause for wide-spread respect and exuberant celebration Busting out the best moves and music beyond bedrooms, kitchens, backyards...
Apr 19, 2023

High Hopes

Element 7 enters Montclair Village appealing to the coffee shop crowd Representing victory, and in several ways validation of a robust, reliably replicable business model...
Apr 12, 2023

Native Son

In his latest book, Oakland writer Keenan Norris journeys to the Windy City in search of his roots Bay Area-based novelist, essayist and scholar Keenan...
Apr 5, 2023

The New Big

Museums are tackling contemporary issues with focus and flair  Museums are no longer mausoleum-like buildings displaying 2- and 3-D art on or within walls, most...
Mar 29, 2023

By the Book

Spring lit is lit in 2023 After winter’s cyclonic storms and the general dreariness of recent months, it’s high time to light up the advent...