Richmond Art Center’s 57th Holiday Arts festival brought together residents, children, art lovers and shoppers with independent artists and craftspeople sharing their art and handcrafted holiday gifts for the season. Here is a sampling of artists and vendors from the festival, displaying and discussing their work: TheArthur Wright “I’m a painter that uses bleach as a medium,” says TheArthur Wright. Most of his works use bleach to remove, rather than add, color from black backgrounds revealing a golden color. Wright…
The city of Richmond experienced no homicides in the month of November but had shootouts with large magazines of rifle ammo used.
City council is expected to choose among final contenders to fill the soon-to-be-vacant city manager position during a special meeting this Saturday.
A steady drumbeat sounded through the doors of the Bridge FilmSpace studio as the band members of “2morrows June” prepared for their performance. Hip Hop Artist Markee “Kee Beez” Webb, entered in his gray Under Armour tracksuit and black shades, hyped to perform his latest single, “Turnt Up.” Richmond-based filmmaker Joaquin Xavier queued his films in a browser to be displayed on the projector screen. After mic checks, quick video playbacks and soundchecks, the Rich City Talent Show got under…
Having found his pathway in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics field, UC Berkeley Ph.D. student Robin D. Lopez is now teaching STEM courses to elementary school students during the weekend to bridge the educational gap between the opportunities given to Richmond youth and higher education.
Richmond’s city council received a report on Tuesday about discretionary pay increases for city workers, and honored Michael Davenport as well as the Point Molate Friends group for their contributions to the city. The Rent Program presented its annual report.