Well, 84-year-old Bettina “Betty” Washington is having her say! The octogenarian is spilling all the juicy bits of her life, including her love affair with celebrated actor/director Ivan Dixon (“Raisin in the Sun,” “Nothing But [...]
By Paul Rockwell Congresswoman Barbara Lee played a pivotal role in bringing about the historic normalization of relations between the U.S and Cuba. Lee traveled to Cuba 21 times, organized baseball diplomacy, and brought [...]
By Sally Douglas Arce The 26th Annual Open Studios Shipyard Artists Spring Dream ~ Live With Art showcases 140+ exhibiting artists at Hunters Point Shipyard and Islais Creek Studios in San Francisco from [...]
Nighttime is absolutely your favorite time. Some people choose to hang out with friends after dark. Some go to movies, listen to music, or just go to sleep.
The Alameda County Arts Commission invites County residents to submit nominations for the 2015 Alameda County Arts Leadership Awards. This annual program enables the Alameda County Arts Commission to recognize five individuals, one from [...]
Richmond Writes! Poetry Contest winners have been selected! The contest, conceived of by the Richmond Arts & Culture Commission (RACC) as a way to celebrate National Poetry Month, is in its fifth year.
By Roberta Cobb and Godfrey Lee “Terrible Tom” Bowden brought the Blues back to 7th Street in West Oakland on Friday, March 20. Bowden, Fillmore Slim, and their special guests performed at One [...]
When talking with artist and songwriter Bobby Brackins, it’s natural for one to be in awe of his musical ingenuity. He first entered the music scene with his 2010 hit “143” and has since penned [...]
“Simon’s on the radio!” an inmate on San Quentin’s death row called out early one morning two years ago. Other cheers of excitement filled the cellblock, leaving guards puzzled about what all the fuss was [...]
Where do you go from here? You’ve been looking at your life and everything around you, and that’s the question you’ve been asking: what next? What will you do with the rest of your days? [...]