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News Local Radio Station KGPC Threatened with Closure Due to Budget Cuts

Local Radio Station KGPC Threatened with Closure Due to Budget Cuts

Supporters of the Peralta Community College District's low-power community radio station are hoping to save it from closure.

Legalization Nation Church Integrates Faith with Education About Medical Cannabis

Church Integrates Faith with Education About Medical Cannabis

San Leandro's All Saints Episcopal Church holds a roundtable discussion with its congregants to change the narrative around cannabis.

News OUSD Backs Down After Charter School Threatens Lawsuit

OUSD Backs Down After Charter School Threatens Lawsuit

Several OUSD directors want the district to formally oppose the city's sale of public land for a new charter school, but Aspire says the district is illegally interfering.

Arts & Culture

Arts Feature After Eleven Years, Beloved Print Retailer ISSUES Relocates and Downsizes

After Eleven Years, Beloved Print Retailer ISSUES Relocates and Downsizes

The magazine and bookshop will reopen in a smaller storefront with a condensed selection at MacArthur Annex.

Arts Feature Tommy Orange's 'There There' Presents a Shift in Native Representation

Tommy Orange's 'There There' Presents a Shift in Native Representation

The debut novel explores the weight of Native American existence in a changing Oakland.

Staff Picks
Face-to-Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You

Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You

Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Dry Land

Dry Land

Ashby Stage
The Mushroom Cure

The Mushroom Cure

The Marsh Berkeley
Savage Love
Savage Love: Blown Away

Savage Love: Blown Away

A gay guy sucks off his straight friend in what might be a lopsided sexual arrangement.

Food & Drink

Restaurant Review Henry's Soars to New Heights Thanks to the Kronnerburger Team

Henry's Soars to New Heights Thanks to the Kronnerburger Team

The Berkeley hotel restaurant gets a second life — and the food tastes better than ever.

Restaurant Review Comal Next Door Offers Solid Taqueria Fare in Downtown Berkeley

Comal Next Door Offers Solid Taqueria Fare in Downtown Berkeley

The casual offshoot of Comal is low-key, reasonably priced, and simpler than you might expect.

Movies

Movie Review 'Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist' Feels Like an Infomercial

'Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist' Feels Like an Infomercial

A look at fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood, who dressed Johnny Rotten.

Movie Review Timely Remake 'SuperFly' Is Better Than It Needs to Be

Timely Remake 'SuperFly' Is Better Than It Needs to Be

The dialogue could arguably be called smart and the characterization complex.

Music

Music Garden of Memory: Can't-Miss Acts at Oakland's Annual Solstice Concert

Garden of Memory: Can't-Miss Acts at Oakland's Annual Solstice Concert

The summer staple features dozens of experimental musicians performing simultaneously in a unique setting on the longest day of the year.

Music After Several Tumultuous Years, Fredo Algebra Is Primed for a Renaissance

After Several Tumultuous Years, Fredo Algebra Is Primed for a Renaissance

The Union City, Filipino-American battle rapper has a fresh outlook on music.

Staff Picks
Violent Femmes

Violent Femmes

The UC Theatre
Red Baraat

Red Baraat

New Parish
Snail Mail

Snail Mail

Starline Social Club

Upcoming Events

<i>Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You</i> @ Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Face-to-Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You @ Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

The Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley first-year students have co-curated a...
Eliot Peper @ Novel Brewing Company

Launch Party for ‘Bandwidth’ @ Novel Brewing Company

Dry Land @ Ashby Stage

A "portrait of an unlikely friendship under uncommon pressure."...

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