Fictional/Familiar subverts conventional perspectives in the representation of space.
A new film by Spencer McCall offers a peek inside the bygone alternate-reality project the Jejune Institute.
A weekend of poetry parties at various East Bay residences.
But opening up to crossdressing and watersports.
Jenny Sharaf attempts to open feminist dialogue through an exhibition that ruptures mainstream portrayals of blondeness.
Plus butt plugs, porn mags, and DSGs.
With 'Cooked', Michael Pollan gets in the kitchen — with mixed success.
Playwright Dan Harder marries the 1930s crime genre and contemporary Berkeley to greatly entertaining effect.
Her new book, Gulp, tackles the taboo topic of what happens beyond the plate.
The first-ever Oakland Internet Cat Video Festival celebrates our weird obsession with quirky felines.
Its spring season explores the various ways that dance tries to communicate.
Plus crazy liberal hippies who are bi and and an escort who is horny.
This Cinco de Mayo, bike around Oakland in search of its best taco spots.
This enjoyably crowded, twelve-artist sculpture exhibition highlights a nature-focused sensibility.
Restorative justice programs may offer the best new hope for reducing violence in Oakland schools and the city overall, but their future funding is uncertain.