Thursday, December 8, 2022

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Rhythms of the Land film screening a ‘valentine’ to Black farmers

Rhythms of the Land film screening a ‘valentine’ to Black farmers

By Kathy Chouteau Urban Tilth’s Black Caucus is welcoming community members to the “Rhythms of the Land Screening & Q&A with Director Dr. Gail Myers” Nov. 16 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Richmond Art Center. The...
El Garage serves up ‘quesabirria & jokes’ at first comedy show

El Garage to serve up ‘quesabirria & jokes’ at first comedy show

By Kathy Chouteau If you’re ready to put turkey leftovers in the rearview mirror and embrace quesabirria tacos and a good laugh the Saturday after Thanksgiving, head over to El Garage Nov. 26 for a...
Richmond Blues Foundation to honor ‘Oh Happy Day’ Grammy winning singer

Richmond Blues Foundation to honor ‘Oh Happy Day’ singer

By Kathy Chouteau The North & Greater Richmond Blues Foundation is readying to sing to the rafters at its 2022 Richmond Music Legends Awards Gala Sat., Nov. 12 from 7-10 p.m. at the Richmond Recreation...
Carne y Arena a powerful firsthand glimpse at Mexico-U.S. border crossing

Craneway VR experience illuminates harrowing border crossings

By Kathy Chouteau Locals interested in immersing themselves in a singularly powerful human experience should prioritize a visit to the Carne y Arena virtual reality experience at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond. Directed by Alejandro G....
A Few of My Favorite Things: Steve Zwetsch’s Cigar Box Guitars

A Few of My Favorite Things: Steve Zwetsch’s Cigar Box Guitars

By Kathy Chouteau The Standard’s series, “A Few of My Favorite Things” takes a look at some of this reporter’s top local treasures—be they food, drink, places or faces—from Richmond and beyond. Up this week:...
Richmond art hubs offer escape during shelter-at-home period

RAC’s Holiday Arts Festival features sparkling lineup for diamond jubilee

By Kathy Chouteau Want to check gifts off your holiday shopping list while supporting local artists along the way? Set your smartphones for the Richmond Art Center’s Holiday Arts Festival Sun., Dec. 4 from 10...
Fresh Approach mobile farmers' market nourishes local communities

Fresh Approach mobile farmers’ market nourishes local communities

For those unaware, local nonprofit Fresh Approach is continuing to visit Richmond and San Pablo on Wednesdays to provide affordable, healthy produce to local community members. The truck stops at the Richmond Public Library from...
Richmond Public Library West Side Branch to host author Scott Badler

Richmond Public Library West Side Branch to host author talk

Scott Badler, author of the new book JFK and the Muckers of Choate: A Real-to-Life Novel, will host a talk and book signing at the Richmond Public Library's West Side Branch on Wednesday, Nov....
Trick-or-Treaters return to 23rd Street

Trick-or-Treaters return to 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Trick-or-Treating returned to 23rd Street this Halloween following a pandemic hiatus, and families braved a pretty cold evening to enjoy the popular event. "I have waited a long time to come back here...
REI Co-Op opens Adventure Center in Richmond

REI Co-op opens Adventure Center in Richmond

REI Co-Op has opened an Adventure Center at 1387 Marina Way South in Richmond, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt reported in his e-forum newsletter on Saturday. An REI Co-Op Adventure Center "focuses exclusively on gear rental...

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Antojitos Guatemaltecos celebrates grand opening at new location

Antojitos Guatemaltecos celebrates grand opening in El Cerrito

Yury Aguilar, owner of Antojitos Guatemaltecos, reached out to the Standard this week to inform us that the popular business has moved to 11252...
San Pablo youth sports organizations seek donations for toy drive

San Pablo youth sports organizations seek donations for toy drive

Community members are encouraged to stop by Davis Park in San Pablo on Saturday to donate toys or $20 gift cards for the San...
November election recounts requested in two Contra Costa County races

Recounts requested in two Contra Costa County races

Recounts have been requested in both the Richmond District 2 City Council race and the Antioch District 1 City Council race, the County Clerk-Recorder-Elections...