Arts & Culture

Best Bar for a Sensory Overload

Supposedly, there's a story behind every crazy knickknack decorating the walls of Cafe Van...

Best Tiny All-Ages Venue

By day, the Octopus Literary Salon is a bookstore-cafe and lunch haunt for the...

Best Place to Do the Lindy Hop

Strap on your dancing shoes, it's time to go back to the 1920s. If...

Best Art with a Cause

The NIAD Art Center in Richmond helps people with disabilities create and distribute art...

Best Place to Relive Your ’80s Childhood

Many East Bay children of the '80s fondly remember Silverball Arcade, a dark space...

Best Skate Crew

Unity, headquartered in a loft above E.M. Wolfman bookshop downtown, is a clubhouse, a...

Best Compromise Between Going Out for a Beer and...

It's Saturday night. Your friends are texting you to come out with them, but...

Best of the East Bay 2017: Arts & Music

Student Devun rehearses at the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, which won...

Best of the East Bay 2017: Entertainment & Nightlife

A young couple gives it a spin during Friday night’s Dancing Under the...

Best Place to Spend $5: Sunday Movies at ‘Jack...

Going to the movies is great and all, but spending more than $12 for...

Best Date Night Even If You Have Two Left...

Movies, drinks, eats, doing stuff on water — Jack London Square boasts entertainment for...

Best Multi-Use Museum in West Oakland: Alena Museum

Founded in 2015, Alena Museum is the labor of love of Hager Seven Asefaha...

Best Organization That Trains Young People in the Arts:...

Next spring, East Bay Center for the Performing Arts celebrates fifty years of arts...

Best Place to See Shows Before They Hit Broadway:...

The Berkeley Rep first began putting on shows in the late 1960s. Since, it’s...
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