.Arts & Culture

December 27, 2023

Lark in the Morning: A World of Music in Berkeley

Lark in the Morning is a Berkeley store featuring over 1,500 instruments from around the world, many of which are handmade by craftspeople, and is owned by Eric Azumi, a musician and businessperson who bought the store to fulfill his passion for music.
A Bluegrass Love Story
October 24, 2023

A Bluegrass Love Story

Manning Music bills itself as a community of teachers and musicians who love bluegrass, old-time, fiddle and acoustic music. At present, the Berkeley-based school has nine teachers: Robin Fischer, Rowan McCallister, Leah Wollenberg, Yoseff Tucker, Arvram Siegel,...
Mother-Daughter Art Magic
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October 24, 2023

Mother-Daughter Art Magic

People entering the Laurel Burch Studio flagship store in West Berkeley will not only see and be surrounded by immeasurable beauty; they will be seen. Amid the elongated cats; lavish and layered flowers; bold butterflies; iconic swirl,...
Hedwig to Heartland
October 24, 2023

Hedwig to Heartland

Talk about pent-up demand. The East Bay is truly bustin’ out all over this fall with arts and entertainment. From theater to touring musical artists, now’s the time to book seats for some extraordinary shows. The several...
From Celebrated Cartoonist to Corporate Consultant
September 25, 2023

From Celebrated Cartoonist to Corporate Consultant

Lloyd Dangle was still a boy when his father took him to the Detroit Institute of the Arts. There, in the courtyard of the gorgeous white marble Beaux-Arts building that dated to 1927, Dangle gazed up at...
New Deal Lyricist
September 25, 2023

New Deal Lyricist

Alexis Harte said his latest song, “Your Rose Garden,” was inspired by an evening he spent in Berkeley’s Rose Garden. “I grew up in Berkeley and started playing guitar when I was 14,” he said. “The Rose...
Vanities Fair
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September 25, 2023

Vanities Fair

Nobody cares very much about essayists these days, let alone newspaper and magazine feature writers, no matter how outrageous they try to be or how much they’re followed in the classroom or the barroom. So in a...
Oh, the Places They'll Go
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August 23, 2023

Oh, the Places They’ll Go

The house on the corner of a quiet street in East Richmond doesn’t shout, “Artists within!” But during the pandemic, there was an event that may have given the game away.  Married artists Daniel “Atta Boy” Seifert and...
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