.Arts & Culture
July 15, 2023
Sponsored content by Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center On bustling San Pablo Avenue in West Berkeley, tucked away from the ever-present glow of screens and the allure of the “doom scroll,” there exists a hidden gem—a quintessential...
April 25, 2023
Despite being a small operation, Shotgun carries a sizable reputation; it’s known for edgy, impeccably scripted repertoire, a diverse and dedicated roster of talented Bay Area actors, and theater artists whose keen lighting, sound, set and costume designs turn every production in the intimate theater into a master class in creativity.
April 25, 2023
When asked about their first encounter with Oakland Theater Project (OTP), early adopters are likely to recall its former name, Ubuntu Theater Project. They might describe seeing ambitious, site-specific summer festival productions held throughout Oakland—at auto-repair shops,...
February 27, 2023
Roach has been decorated with awards—including a lifetime achievement award well before her span of years is over—and her books have been published in 21 languages. She has written for National Geographic, Wired, The New York Times Magazine and the Journal of Clinical Anatomy, among others. Roach was an Osher Fellow with the San Francisco Exploratorium and a winner of the American Engineering Societies’ Engineering Journalism Award, a category for which, as her website jokes, “let’s be honest, she was the sole entrant.”