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Guest Essays An Open Letter to Our Community, From the Former Residents of the Recently Closed LoBot Gallery in West Oakland

An Open Letter to Our Community, From the Former Residents of the Recently Closed LoBot Gallery in West Oakland

We want safer buildings. But please listen to this community before you try to protect us.

Letters
Letters for the Week of November 30, 2016

Letters for the Week of November 30, 2016

Readers sound off about protesters, animal welfare, and city infrastructure.

Letters
Letters for the Week of November 30, 2016

Letters for the Week of November 30, 2016

Readers sound off about protesters, animal welfare, and city infrastructure.

Food & Drink

Restaurant Review Arabic Fusion Comes to Berkeley with Saha

Arabic Fusion Comes to Berkeley with Saha

Chef Mohamed Aboghanem's restaurant recently moved from S.F. to downtown Berkeley.

Restaurant Review The Isaan-Style <i>Larb</i> at Larb Thai Food &amp; Tapas Is a Knockout

The Isaan-Style Larb at Larb Thai Food & Tapas Is a Knockout

Funky, fiery regional Thai in El Cerrito.

Music

Music Members of Toro Y Moi Groove on a Different Sound with Kid Trails

Members of Toro Y Moi Groove on a Different Sound with Kid Trails

The new Oakland-based group will release its first tape album Friday at Starline.

Music Will Oakland Arts Organizations Find A Home at the Rehabilitated Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center?

Will Oakland Arts Organizations Find A Home at the Rehabilitated Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center?

As plans solidify for the refurbished civic center, some performing arts and music leaders are skeptical.

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Motown on Mondays

Motown on Mondays

The Legionnaire Saloon

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The Legionnaire Saloon

Upcoming Events

Root Connection: 20 Years of the Patti Smith Collection @ Heller Rare Book Room

Root Connection: 20 Years of the Patti Smith Collection @ Heller Rare Book Room

This exhibition features materials from the Patti Smith Collection, which contains Smith’s...
Berkeley Eye: Perspectives on the Collection @ Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Berkeley Eye: Perspectives on the Collection @ Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The scope of the Berkeley Art Museum’s collection has always been broad,...
Mind Over Matter @ Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Mind Over Matter @ Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Mind Over Matter showcases BAMPFA’s holdings of Conceptual art, including the recently...

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