Arts Feature

The Complex Hustle of Oakland’s BART Dancers

Some of the dancers have gotten work in music videos as a result of...

A Scavenger Hunt in Temescal That Aims to Spotlight...

Jena Dominique highlights street art as well. Credits: Photo courtesy of Jena Dominique ...

Mimi Pond Goes Home Again

In Pond's novel, Oakland is still a place where people can exercise their "essentially...

The Force Fails to Tell the Real Story About...

The Force is supposed to be an unflinching examination of the Oakland Police Department. Credits:...

Mandy Aftel’s Museum of Curious Smells

Among the things you can smell at Mandy Aftel's museum: frankincense, vetiver, and ambergris...

Nomadic Press Keeps it Moving

A participant reading at a Get Lit event. Credits: Courtesy of J.K. Fowler / Nomadic...

What East Bay Trivia Nights Say About Our Collective...

An answer sheet at Cato's trivia night. Credits: Photo by Darryl Barnes “What is the name...

Sanchez Contemporary Gallery In Oakland, Where Revolution, Art, And...

Maria and Tim Sanchez inside Sanchez Contemporary Credits: Photo by Brian Breneman The former HC Capwell...

Best Pop Band

Only an exceptionally talented group of musicians can write a naughty strip-club hit while...

Best Singer or MC

Though largely unheralded and vastly under-recorded, jazz singer Faye Carol is known to fans...

Best Grown and Sexy Club

With R&B recently rechristened "grown and sexy," what once was a form of music...

Best Sporting Goods Store

At long last, the Gods of Looking Good While Sweating have decided to bless...

Best Yoga Instructor

The East Bay is awash with yoga teachers offering every imaginable contemporary style of...

Best Video Game or Pinball Arcade

Ever wondered where to go in the East Bay to play endless games of...
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