A new coalition of East Bay arts organizations is making joint funding requests of Alameda County and cooperating on a regional “return to the arts” campaign.
A playful exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California offers an insight into the particular creative culture of the extraordinary yearly gathering in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert.
He took one of the most famous photographs in American history — perhaps with this remarkable exhibit Russell will be restored to his rightful place in art history.
Although it is a large exhibit, featuring the work of over 70 artists, archivists, curators and other collaborators, the new show can only scratch the surface in exploring those who identify with the LGBTQ+ community.
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To the Berkeley of 2015, the Berkeley of the 1960s and early 1970s seems a long-gone relative. Some of us remember what it looked like, but it is a distant memory. Even so, the Berkeley of then informs both the perception and reality of Berkeley today. The intact collection of the social justice posters of the Red Sun […]
Vinyl, it’s not just for DJs anymore. The Oakland Museum of California’s new interactive exhibit Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records, highlights the resurgence of the LP and the enduring appeal of leafing through a bin of albums searching for unexpected aural pleasure. Opening on Saturday, which is also international Record Store Day, the […]
WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE MOON UC Berkeley grad Min Kanhg is a triple-threat: composer, lyricist, and playwright. And he donned all of those hats to create Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, a musical Bay Area Children’s Theater adaptation of the beloved book of the same name. The story follows an adventurous young girl in an ancient mythical […]
The eyes of the Bay Area have been on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge this week. The self-supported suspension span, conceived after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, took 24 years of planning and building, and $6.4 billion, to complete. But man has been building on the shores of San Francisco Bay for […]
As the new, eastern span of the Bay Bridge enters its final building phase, you can’t quite see this happening today: a young man is hanging around the construction site, his cherished Leica 35-millimeter camera in hand. He’s looking for an “important subject” to shoot. A construction worker who has spotted him a few times shouts out, […]
Hung Liu, one of the most prominent Chinese painters working in the United States today, lives locally and teaches at Mills College. The Oakland Museum of California is currently exhibiting Summoning Ghosts, the first comprehensive survey of her work (it runs through June 30), and a new show of her work, Questions from the Sky, opens today at […]