Arts & Entertainment

#myRichmond photo contest winning shot of the Richmond Marina at night. (Photo by Ellen Seskin)

#myRichmond photo contest winner, Ellen Seskin, discusses the inspiration for her winning photo

Ellen Seskin said she must have gotten the photo bug from her dad, a newspaper reporter who captured moments for a living. After a few nods of glory from friends, Eskin started to get serious...
Kennedy High School players celebrate after their 35-6 victory over Richmond High School on Friday, Oct. 10. (Photo by Bonnie Chan)

In annual cross-town rivalry, Kennedy Eagles best Richmond High Oilers

The Kennedy Eagles use a late interception to break open a heated contest against cross-town rivals Richmond High for a 35-6 victory.
A traditional, Mexican "ballet folklorico" is performed by two colorfully-clad Richmond High School dancers. (Photo by Candessa Charles)

National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated at school board meeting

Dancers and musicians from local middle and high schools spiced up Wednesday's WCCUSD school board meeting. The students' performances were in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
The RYSE Center is a youth media arts program in Richmond. (Photo by Semany Gashaw)

“Innocent Until – Why Black and Brown Lives Matter” unites youth and art

Young Richmond and Oakland artists came together at the RYSE Center on Friday to deliver their brand of poetic expression in response to community violence, particularly the deaths of young black and brown men at...
The Magick Lantern preview box shows some of the upcoming classic, art and foreign films that will be shown at the Point Richmond theater. Owner Ross Woodbury said audiences are hit-and-miss at the one-screen theater. (Photo by Kevin N. Hume)

One year after opening, Point Richmond art film theater struggles to find crowds

Ross Woodbury's one-screen art film theater, The Magick Lantern isn’t making any money one year after opening. While many people show up for the free Thursday classic movie screenings, crowds are hit-and-miss for the $7...