The concept is simple: a handful of books in a wooden box, mounted in a public space. The books are free. Peruse the selection. Take a book if you’d like. Leave a book in its...
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The National Institute of Art & Disabilities, which works with artists with physical and developmental disabilities, is hosting one of the twelve solo shows planned for this year.
An estimated 4,000 people are expected to converge upon the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond on Monday for the Codex Book Fair, a biannual convention of hundreds of the world’s leading fine press publishers and artists....
A mix of beats, rapping and acting turned Eugene O’Neill’s drama masterpiece, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, into a bracing new blend of hip hop and theater.
Steven Parker is a new radio voice in Richmond. He’s overcome struggles with crime and drug addiction to remake himself into a local leader who discusses political issues and interviews musical guests on his show....
Now in Richmond, wild turkeys chase joggers in Wildcat Canyon Regional Park, pad around parking lots at Hilltop, leave droppings on residents’ driveways in Point Richmond, and have been sighted on the roof of a...
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In one of her photo essays, City of Pride and Purpose, artist Mindy Pines, captures Richmond on election day.
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On Monday evening, the Bayside Council PTA hosted a celebration of student art. The theme for this year’s Reflections Showcase was, “The World Would Be a Better Place If…”
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You don’t need to be an artist to work with clay or fibers. All you need is the desire. And a little support from your friends doesn’t hurt. The Richmond Art Center provides artistically inclined...
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An inaugural Mexican-style rodeo drew hundreds of spectators to Richmond Sunday to watch a dusty spectacle of raging bulls and courageous riders. "Jaripeo Expatacular" was held in a packed lot off of Giant Road, bringing...
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Trick or treat? Halloween is here! Richmond Art Center is treating children to seasonal chills and thrills with its annual family art making event: Skeletonfest. This event was free and open to the public. Three...
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Do you have a need for speed? Check out the West Coast Chess Alliance speed chess tournament.
Picnic in the Point brings together families and friends from all over the East Bay. The sun was out, and so were the smiles.
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