Thursday, October 17, 2019

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Music on the Main gets funky Aug. 28

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Main Street Initiative is getting funky downtown for the August installment of its Music on the Main concert series. On Wed., Aug., 28, 2019, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Marina Way...
Richmond to hold three-day Back to School Carnival

RPAL Back-to-School Carnival set for end of summer fun

New location, same back-to-school blast. The Richmond Police Activities League’s (RPAL) annual Back-to-School Carnival, previously located at Civic Center, will this year take place at nearby Nicholl Park from Friday Aug. 16 through Sunday, Aug....

Beetle Box brings experimental compositions to the Point

By Kathy Chouteau Take one part kaleidoscope, another part experimental “Beetle,” and you have a musical act that sounds like it might have originated in the 1960s by some lads from Liverpool. Turns out, the aforementioned...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Point Richmond Reggae Jam set for two Sundays this month

An afternoon of reggae music in Richmond? We say 'Yeah mon.' The Point Richmond Social Club at 401 S Garrard Blvd. is hosting several DJs spinning strictly reggae vinyl from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m....

Point Richmond Music summer concert series resumes Friday

By Kathy Chouteau With two concerts already under its wings, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival will set a flight with its August offerings on Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, when musicians Maurice Tani & 77...

Rosie Rally revs up for Richmond return

By Kathy Chouteau Time to bust out your polka-dots! The Rosie the Riveter Trust has announced that this year’s Rosie Rally Home Front Festival—commonly known as the “Rosie Rally”—will be held Sat., Aug. 10, 2019,...

Where to celebrate National Night Out

Dozens of locations throughout West Contra Costa County are set to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, the annual event that aims to forms bonds between law enforcement and neighbors aimed at crime prevention. In...

Restored wig wags prompt Point Richmond festival Sunday

A festival in Point Richmond this Sunday will celebrate the restoration and reactivation of two historic wig wags at the BNSF Railway crossing on Railroad Avenue. The free festival will occur from 1 p.m. to...

Nunez Tattoo’s art & music fest set for Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau Sketch this one into your smartphone for a good time Saturday! Nunez Tattoo, a tattoo and piecing business located at 12724-12718 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, is marking its 18th anniversary. To celebrate, the...

Richmond parties downtown

By Mike Kinney Hundreds of community members came out for the lively Music on the Main concert in downtown Richmond on Wednesday, the first of two free concerts as part of the 18th annual summer...

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