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Comment Archives: stories: Arts & Culture: Culture Spy

Re: “Oakland Archivist Revives 1917 Feminist Film

Terrific news, though I think the author meant to write "need to scan each individual FRAME digitally". Can't wait to see this film!

Posted by John Seal on 01/06/2016 at 11:34 AM

Re: “Local Nail Polish Company Floss Gloss Capitalizes on the Nail Art Phenomenon

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Posted by Editor on 01/06/2016 at 4:30 AM

Re: “Kara Platoni: Hacking Human Evolution

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Posted by Scott Brian on 01/05/2016 at 12:11 AM

Re: “Cal Student Calls for More Black Voices in Film Studies

"Professors, she said, should also be prepared to intervene when heated debates transform classes into racially charged environments:"

And do what?

Posted by Sherman Kassof on 12/14/2015 at 12:15 AM

Re: “Cal Student Calls for More Black Voices in Film Studies

"...he invited her to show a film of her choosing and lead a discussion about racial issues"

Well, did she?

Posted by Sherman Kassof on 12/14/2015 at 12:11 AM

Re: “Cal Student Calls for More Black Voices in Film Studies

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Posted by Editor on 12/10/2015 at 9:03 AM

Re: “The Woman Behind Big Freedia

Good story! Love Big Freedia! Renee carries herself well and I enjoy everything she brings to the table. She is beautiful successful and very classy! As far as people posting comments here under pseudonyms, hey if you don't have something nice to say...

Posted by Theresa Campbell on 12/02/2015 at 8:52 PM

Re: “Nia Imara Captures the Faces of Oakland's Housing Crisis

Outstanding article, and a amazing young gifted Artist. Photos always classify 1,000 words to a picture. Yet you have incorporated words along with your art, simply amazing. Continue to express your truth, for the community and all peoples. Thank you for sharing the love.
Owner: The Essence of Success Radio Network.

Posted by Gaia Bocelli on 11/29/2015 at 12:58 PM

Re: “An Identity Crisis at Mills College

While it might be easy on the face of it to consider Book Arts (related to my work, through which I have come to know and admire Prof. Walkup) and Dance (my son's college major) marginal. I suspect that these programs' graduates are employed in satisfying work and that the small size and accountability of programs such as these are major contributions to student satisfaction and, therefore, retention. I suspect that there are many other, proven ways for students of data science and economics to get their training in California. Mills's dance and book arts programs are unique and a drawing card. Someone has given the administration bad advice.
Caroline F. Sloat
Thompson, CT 06277

Posted by Caroline Sloat on 11/16/2015 at 9:29 AM

Re: “Nia Imara Captures the Faces of Oakland's Housing Crisis

Nice work. Science and art the same.

Posted by dwight.fisher.90 on 11/15/2015 at 4:47 AM

Re: “An Identity Crisis at Mills College

I am parent of a child who graduated from Mills College, as well as chair of the MFA in Writing Program at California College of the Arts, where we have a small book arts program begun by the great Betsy Davids. Her retirement left us with a quarter-time instructor who teaches in other programs and many fewer students who take advantage of the one course we can offer every year. I completely support the great artist Kathy Walkup's remarkable years doing this work. Thank you for the article. Organize students, organize CW faculty to sustain this important program. Gloria Frym

Posted by Gloria Frym on 11/05/2015 at 11:43 AM

Re: “An Identity Crisis at Mills College

Keep BOOK ARTS! I am retired, a former artist in the book printing Industry.

I believe it is extremely important to offer this program not eliminate it.

It is important to learn the manual skills involved to create a book to fully appreciate the power of books in the past as well as the continuing potential of books as tools for learning; equal to electronic media!

Carol Niec
1288 Prairie Trail
Grayslake, IL 60030
Formerly artist at Scott, Foresman & Company and Encyclopaedia Britannica

Posted by CarolNiec on 11/04/2015 at 10:36 AM

Re: “Artist Creates Free Store, Art Gallery, and Studio in Oakland

I want to make a comment regarding the epitaph of Ivan Navarro who commented on Oakland up it shouldn't matter rich poor whatever if u atr blessed with a giving heart and are able to give to ALL of society forget rich medium or Pour levels I think that is a gift to be able to bringing a little light and joy into people's lives. And HELLLOOOO this is a wonder thing . God bless Oakland Up. Keep upvthe great work. I don't normally do this but the gentleman pisseded me off have a blessed day everyone

Posted by Patricia Morrison on 11/03/2015 at 10:26 PM

Re: “In Defense of Fun

I can't find a website or address of gallery. Can you share?

Posted by Eva Tringali on 11/02/2015 at 2:51 PM

Re: “What Was Withheld: Tammy Rae Carland's 'Some of Us Did Not Die'

Uh, that was the title of a 2002 book by June Jordan ...

Posted by Cynthia Gomez on 10/27/2015 at 8:42 PM

Re: “Dylooting the Rave Scene

Plus i miss spundaes at the old stone in sf..

Posted by d.j. cabal on 10/24/2015 at 5:11 PM

Re: “Dylooting the Rave Scene

Jay hightower says.... what happened i have raved since 1992 freakin 16th and harrison.... man wtf

Posted by d.j. cabal on 10/24/2015 at 5:09 PM

Re: “What Was Withheld: Tammy Rae Carland's 'Some of Us Did Not Die'

beautiful! thank you! I love Tammy Rae Carland and her work forever and ever since we were teenagers!

Posted by Elin Slavick on 10/21/2015 at 11:06 PM

Re: “The Superheroes Behind the Scenes

This story of this beautiful project coming out of AHC Art Esteem as visualized by Amana Harris and her amazing parents, co-creators, and artists, who run AHC, breaks my heart. I am at a loss for words in expressing the grief I feel for the family and friends of Antonio Ramos. Oakland is my home town and I will continue to pray for it's healing and love for all! Roberta Llewellyn

Posted by Roberta Llewellyn on 10/15/2015 at 7:40 AM

Re: “Burning Man Cofounder John Law Spent Burning Man at Tribune Tower, Thinking about Bridges

Well played, John.

The current adventures notwithstanding (just try to catch up with John that isn't at a well-attended event—the man is always-active, consummately involved, and a member of at least 6 other Communities/organizations he didn't even site (probably because he's busy *doing* stuff )—the Past has inspired the Present and will the Future.

*IF* he has time to document the last and current decade when it's over (and the Statute of Limitations have expired) it will be fascinating to read how many spectacular mud pies he's had his fingers in. Better than fiction, because it's all true.

As for getting laid, someone once told me that the one thing you won't be saying when you die is "Regrets? Yeah, I wish I hadn't had so much sex!"

Janna Ashton, if that's your real name, I hope you are having a productive. joyous life, and this flash of vicious bitterness was not a straif from your true self. If so, maybe try getting laid...? Jus' sayin'

Posted by Amacker Bullwinkle on 10/13/2015 at 2:56 PM

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