Paul Mooney, the Godfather of comedy, will be performing his Out of Darkness, Last Stand tour at the Black Repertory Group Theatre in Berkeley, December 26 through 31.
As of January 1, the bar for immigration holds will be set a lot higher. This is thanks to AB4, which Governor Brown signed into law on October 5. Also known as the Trust Act, this law restricts California law enforcement cooperation with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.
The Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy on MacDonald Avenue teaches residents the ancient martial art of Muay Thai. The gym owner, Master Tee, fled war torn Laos in 1979, and now teaches Richmond residents the art of eight limbs.
Last June the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission unveiled Richmond Identities: Extraordinary Lives/Ordinary People, an intricate five-panel mural spearheaded by artist Judy Baca, at the Richmond Senior Center on Macdonald Avenue. About 50 people gathered this past Sunday to officially dedicate the mural.
The Mindful Life Project serves nearly 2,000 South Richmond students at five elementary schools: Coronado, Richmond College Prep, Stege, King, and Nystrom.
Extrañamente, la muerte de Wilson llego dentro de las dos primeras semanas de “Phoenix Rysing,” un taller intensivo de escritura quincenal, específicamente creado por el Talento RAW y el Teatro Shakespeare de California para hablar del trauma de perder seres queridos por la violencia.
Richmond city council voted unanimously to ban alcohol advertisements on billboards near schools and other public institutions. City officials hope the new law will prevent minors from drinking before they can make informed, mature decisions. The council also lowered solar-power fees, and began looking into options to provide Internet to low-income residents.
Ford Point buzzed with activity Saturday, as hundreds of people attended Richmond’s 7th annual Home Front Festival at the Craneway Pavilion.
Chevron is teaming up with DonorsChoose.org to generate up to $1 million for education in October. Last year the initiative brought in $958,000 for the region.