Friday, January 15, 2021

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Richmond museum creating Dia de los Muertos film to honor COVID victims

By Kathy Chouteau  The Richmond Museum of History & Culture (RMHC) is appealing for community help for a Dia de los Muertos-related project it’s partnering on with Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia’s office and...
What's up with the fish? Virtual tour details Civic Center public art

What’s up with the fish? Virtual tour details Civic Center public art

Did you know that the big fish artwork displayed prominently on the Richmond Art Center is named "Guillermo -- The Golden Trout?" The 50-foot-long, 800-pound work by artist Andree Singer Thompson may be named Guillermo,...
Halloween happenings reinvented amid COVID scare

Halloween happenings reinvented amid COVID scare

By Kathy Chouteau and Mike Kinney With the pandemic poised to cast a long and scary shadow this Halloween—coupled with an advisory from Contra Costa County health officials to forego trick-or-treating, haunted houses and large...

Richmond’s Spirit & Soul Festival goes virtual Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau A popular Richmond event has been reimagined this year as the “Virtual Spirit & Soul Festival” and will be streaming live on social media in what organizers are calling a groundbreaking event....
Halloween drive-in in Richmond to feature drag artists, aerialists and ninjas

Richmond: Halloween event to feature drag artists, aerialists and ninjas

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Traverse Fitness will play home to a three-hour, supernatural spectacular Oct. 30 and 31, when Princess SF and Skyhigh Odditorium present the “Halloween Drive-In,” featuring performances by drag artists, aerialists, ninjas...
Mindy Pines' works featured in exhibition at Point Richmond post office

Mindy Pines’ works featured in exhibition at Pt. Richmond post office

The Arts of Point Richmond has announced a new exhibition at the U.S. Post Office branch in Point Richmond. Mindy Pines' photographic images and mixed media can be viewed through the windows of the Post...
East Brother Beer releases Belgian Tripel, and tips on how to serve it

East Brother Beer releases Belgian Tripel, and tips on how to serve it

Today, East Brother Beer Co. is releasing its seasonal Belgian Tripel, along with some history on the style of beer and tips on how it is best served. The Belgian Tripel pulls "from a tradition...
Pizzeria extends tasty offer to frontline COVID-19 workers

El Sobrante eatery holding ‘free pizza for a year’ contest

Chicago's Pizza with a Twist in El Sobrante is holding a contest that will give customers "free pizza for a year." How it works: Those who spend $50 or more on a single order will...
NIAD Art Center board appoints new executive director

Timely NIAD exhibition to be viewable through center’s front windows

By Kathy Chouteau In an excellent example of art as the zeitgeist of our times, NIAD Art Center has announced its next exhibition, “Be Heard, Speak Up.” This latest exhibition, featuring the works of more...

Yelp names East Brother Beer among Bay Area’s top 25 breweries

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s East Brother Beer Company has made Yelp’s list of the “Top 25 Bay Area Breweries.” Yelp announced the news in a blog post which included a list of the platform’s highest-rated breweries...

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Father and his two sons driving force behind J&E Auto Repairs

Father and sons driving force behind J&E Auto Repairs

By Mike Kinney Ever wonder what the "J" and "E" stand for in J&E Auto Repairs on 23rd Street in Richmond? It stands for a...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center calling for artists for African Diaspora exhibit

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) is welcoming artist participants for its virtual “Art of the African Diaspora” exhibition, with the registration deadline...

Richmond man arrested in connection with I-80 shooting

A Richmond man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred on westbound Interstate Highway 80 west of the Bay Bridge toll...