Curator Lawrence Rinder digs into the archive of his grandfather, a celebrated cantor at San Francisco’s Temple Emanu-El, to find a score written for the 10th anniversary of the United Nations. Rinder brings the piece to life in an interfaith, multi-cultural exhibition at the Judah L. Magnes museum.Read More
Like a sunny spring breeze, the artists of this month’s East Bay Open Studios offer fresh approaches, original ideas, and authentic inspiration. See how some of the East Bay’s most original artists work and catch a glimpse of creativity in action.Read More
Many artists work alone, preferring their own company while grappling with the muse. But for the artists at Oakland’s Creative Growth Center, the energy of the studio and the support of Center staff are life saving. These artists are mentally and/or physically disabled and the Creative Growth Center offers them community and opportunity.Read More
Faces of the East Bay
The pandemic created the urgency for many East Bay families to set up an estate plan. Richmond Estate Planning Attorney, Sara Diamond answers questions about wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advance health care directives.
Jacomena van Huizen Maybeck’s life began in 1901 on a Javanese sugar plantation and ended ninety-five years later in her house in the Berkeley hills. I met her in 1977, as my boyfriend and I followed the rumors of a unique cottage for rent. From the time of our first...
Ray Darten means for its color clothing to be worn.
A Cal psychologist has a simple prescription for race relations.