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Point Richmond café exhibiting paintings by renowned artist

By Kathy Chouteau Internationally recognized artist and Richmond resident, Jim DeWitt, will have an exhibition of his paintings March 2 through April 30 at Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place in Point Richmond. The exhibition is sponsored...
Listen up! Radio station launches on 23rd St. in Richmond

Listen up! Internet radio station launches on Richmond’s 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Hundreds of people pass by it every day, but few may realize that a radio station operates on 23rd Street in Richmond.The Spanish-language Radio SOL 98.1 launched in September last year inside...
Richmond Black History celebration to 'engage, educate and entertain'

Richmond black history celebration to ‘engage, educate and entertain’

By Kathy Chouteau Touting an afternoon event that will “engage, educate and entertain,” the City of Richmond and the Commission on Aging will co-host the Black History Celebration Saturday, Feb. 29 from 1 p.m. to...
Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

By Mike Kinney A highly-anticipated new hang out spot in Richmond -- The Factory Bar -- aims to open its doors in March. On Friday, the Standard stopped by the emerging Richmond-themed bar, which remains...
The Shops at Hilltop to welcome Butler Amusements carnival in March

The Shops at Hilltop to welcome Butler Amusements carnival in March

The Shops at Hilltop is inviting a carnival into its parking lot next month. From March 13 to March 22, the Butler Amusements carnival will locate between the former JC Penney's and the lower Walmart...
California Arts Council chair to speak at Richmond Art Center

California Arts Council chairperson to speak at Richmond Art Center

Nashormeh Lindo, chair of the California Arts Council, the state agency that exists to advance California through the arts, will be one of two presenters at a free event at the Richmond Art Center...
Contra Costa County libraries aim to offer front door service in mid-June

Former UC Berkeley campus singing eccentric to perform in San Pablo

In his distinctive suits and fedora, Rick Starr sang off key into an unplugged microphone. Even so, he made a name for himself during the 1980s and 1990s by belting out Big Band-era hits...

Richmond native Chioke Jelani Clanton a lead actor in ‘Disrupted’

Richmond native Chioke Jelani Clanton is a lead actor in a new suspense thriller film, Disrupted, scheduled to celebrate its world premiere at the Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival in San Jose in March,...

Arts of Point Richmond announces newest exhibits

Arts of Point Richmond has announced its latest exhibits, which include an expansion into a new location: the newly opened Lara's Fine Dining in the Marina Bay neighborhood. Make certain to stop in at these...

San Francisco Conservatory of Music coming to Richmond

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is set to put on a free orchestra performance at the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts at 339 11th St. in Richmond on Sunday, Feb. 2,...

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Kennedy teacher’s art works set for de Young exhibition

Kennedy High teacher’s artworks set for de Young exhibition

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond teacher is “on the edge” of fulfilling his lifelong dream. Steve Mainini, who has worked as a visual arts teacher...
County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

By Mike Kinney Contra Costa County is no longer looking to purchase the 190-unit Hilltop Courtyard by Marriott in Richmond for the purpose of developing...
Boteco serves up authentic Brazilian cuisine in Richmond

Boteco serves up authentic Brazilian cuisine in Richmond

By Mike Kinney Since age 10, Katia Kuhnhausen has had a passion for cooking, in large part inspired by her late father, a Portuguese immigrant...