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NIAD art exhibition evokes Richmond and its environs

NIAD art exhibition evokes Richmond and its environs

By Kathy Chouteau A new collaborative exhibition went up at NIAD Art Center’s gallery this past weekend and it vibrantly evokes the participating artists’ memories of Richmond and its surrounding environs. The Collective Memory: NIAD exhibition...
Where to get your Super Bowl party on in Richmond

Where to get your Super Bowl party on in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area’s NFL teams may not have made it to the Super Bowl this year, but you can still get your game day party on in Richmond. With California’s Los Angeles...
Black Panther to return to big screen for Black History Month

Black Panther to return to big screen for Black History Month

Disney announced Monday that Black Panther will return to the big screen from Feb. 1-7 – with tickets free for everyone – in celebration of Black History Month. The film, directed by Ryan Coogler, who...

Fashion show in Richmond ‘includes all’

by Kathy Chouteau The first-of-its-kind “All Included Fashion Show” drew a rousing crowd of about 200 to Richmond’s Bridge Storage and ArtSpace Saturday afternoon, hosted by onsite business R&R Coffee. In a departure from the prototypical...
Ryan Coogler's 'Black Panther' nets historic Oscar nomination

Ryan Coogler’s ‘Black Panther’ nets historic Oscar nomination

Black Panther, directed by Richmond and Oakland-raised Ryan Coogler, has become the first comic book movie to earn a best picture Oscar nomination on Tuesday. To view all Oscar nominees for 2019, go here. “While comic...
Richmond Museum of Day holding Family Free Day on Saturday, Aug. 18

Richmond museum to hold ‘Day of Learning’ about Holocaust

We reported last month how the Richmond Museum of History is launching an exhibit on Jewish history this weekend as part of a national project by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. The...
Richmond artists are producing a national fine arts exhibition at the Marin Society of Artists in San Rafael that opens Jan. 10. Richmond residents Gail Morrison and Betsy Kellas are putting on the exhibition in honor of the the United Nations' designation of 2019 the International Year of the Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements. Called ELEMENTS, the San Rafael exhibition invites artists to interpret the theme of Elements in whatever way brings it to life for them, "from alchemy to particle physics to wacky whimsy, an Element's mystique, mythology, discovery, uses throughout history, use in art, the magical areas between the particles of the atoms, philosophical or mystical flights of fancy," organizers said. The exhibition continues through Feb. 2 at the Marin Society of Artists, 1515 Third St. in San Rafael. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. All are welcome to join us for the reception for the artists on Friday, January 11, 2019; this is in conjunction with the San Rafael 2nd Friday Art Walk. Chemists are especially welcome to attend! "Each artwork will be accompanied by a label explaining its connection to the theme," organizers said. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. An opening reception for the artists is set for Friday, Jan. 11 -- held in conjunction with the San Rafael 2nd Friday Art Walk.

Richmond artists’ ELEMENTS exhibit honors United Nations designation

Richmond artists are producing a national fine arts exhibition at the Marin Society of Artists in San Rafael that opens Jan. 10. Richmond residents Gail Morrison and Betsy Kellas are putting on the exhibition in...
Bridge Holiday Open House delivers art, merriment and more

Bridge Holiday Open House delivers art, merriment and more

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Storage and ArtSpace’s Holiday Open House and Block Party on Saturday touted “The More the Merrier” as its art exhibition mantra, and a packed house of art aficionados from Richmond and...
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer set to release Camp Fire relief IPA

As promised, Richmond-based East Brother Beer Co. is set to release the Resilience IPA on Thursday, Dec. 20, and will donate all money from its sales to the Camp Fire relief efforts. As we reported...
The Craneway Craft Fair set for Dec. 22-23

The Craneway Craft Fair set for Dec. 22-23

The Craneway Craft Fair, a longtime benefit for Berkeley-based KPFA 94.1 public radio, is set to provide the local community with an opportunity to shop last-minute for unique gifts on Dec. 22 and 23. The...

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