Record Collector Helps Keep Lowrider Soul Alive in the Bay Area Arts Feature

Record Collector Helps Keep Lowrider Soul Alive in the Bay Area

Rene Lopez celebrates the culture with 3,000 discs and regular DJ sets across the Bay Area. His Suavecito Souldies brings a soul night to The Uptown every First Friday.

The Beer Issue

The Suds Runneth Over

The Suds Runneth Over

A crowded craft beer industry strives to reach a new audience.

Industry Experts Dish On Pairing Beer and Cider with Food

Industry Experts Dish On Pairing Beer and Cider with Food

Try never-before-seen combinations of food and beverages, and learn how to make your own pairings at home.

How Cider Week Came to The Bay Area

How Cider Week Came to The Bay Area

Dana Bushouse drew inspiration from CiderCon when she first entered the cider industry. Later this month, the event will come to Oakland for the first time. Members of the public will have ample opportunities to participate.

News & Opinion

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Why Pete Stark Mattered

In his 40 years as an East Bay congressman, he reformed health care and helped shape the modern progressive movement.

Chronic Town

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MedMed's CEO tried to give assurances last week. It didn't go so well.

Seven Days Kalb Wants City to Fund More Police Academies

Kalb Wants City to Fund More Police Academies

Meanwhile, legislation proposed to end loophole that makes it hard to prosecute car burglaries.

Guest Editorials Coming Home: My Love-Hate Relationship With the Bay Area

Coming Home: My Love-Hate Relationship With the Bay Area

A Bay Area native reflects on her changing home.

News Berkeley Greenlights BART Housing in Principle, But the Devil Is In the Details.

Berkeley Greenlights BART Housing in Principle, But the Devil Is In the Details.

Some observers are prioritizing maximum housing density, but other residents near the Ashby station are pushing for 100 percent affordability.

Arts & Culture

Arts Feature Record Collector Helps Keep Lowrider Soul Alive in the Bay Area

Record Collector Helps Keep Lowrider Soul Alive in the Bay Area

Rene Lopez celebrates the culture with 3,000 discs and regular DJ sets across the Bay Area. His Suavecito Souldies brings a soul night to The Uptown every First Friday.

Arts Feature The Provocations of Brontez Purnell

The Provocations of Brontez Purnell

The writer, filmmaker, and dancer is back with a new work at San Francisco's FRESH Festival.

Arts Feature A Year of Planning, 18 Hours of Shopping

A Year of Planning, 18 Hours of Shopping

It takes a village to stage the annual White Elephant Sale.

Staff Picks

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My Name Is My Own

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Rain Checks

Rain Checks

When should you cut it off for good, and when should you just stop for a while?

Food & Drink

Restaurant Review Binney Park's Quest for the Perfect Bacon, Egg, and Cheese

Binney Park's Quest for the Perfect Bacon, Egg, and Cheese

How far would you go for the perfect kaiser roll?

Restaurant Review Staying Saucy in Temescal

Staying Saucy in Temescal

Though the menu at Saucy has its highs and lows, the best dishes prove that Asian fusion, once written off as a trend of the past, is here to stay.

Movies

Movie Review You Talk Too Much

You Talk Too Much

Guy Ritchie’s violent yakfest The Gentlemen exists in a well-worn groove.

Movie Review Full Medal Blackout

Full Medal Blackout

The Last Full Measure gets lost in the Pentagon.

Movie Review Don’t Drink the Water

Don’t Drink the Water

Nicolas Cage and family go on a rampage in Color Out of Space.

Movie Review The Oligarch and the Potentate

The Oligarch and the Potentate

Citizen K is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. So to speak.

Movie Review
Misery

Misery

Ladj Ly's Les Misérables is a furious bulletin from the have-nots.

Movie Review
Desolation Row

Desolation Row

Clemency takes us where we don't want to go, for our own good.

Movie Review
Escape from Death Row

Escape from Death Row

Anti-racism courtroom drama Just Mercy thrives on its characters.

Music

Music Confounding Expectations For More Than 50 Years

Confounding Expectations For More Than 50 Years

Thirty-two years after its original CD release, The Residents’ production of God in 3 Persons officially premiers at New York’s Museum Of Modern Art

Music Black London, Bringing ‘Voodoo’ Back to the East Bay

Black London, Bringing ‘Voodoo’ Back to the East Bay

Ensemble hopes to keep the sound of Oakland alive.

Staff Picks

Eric Harland Quartet

El Cerrito High School Performing Arts Theater (El Cerrito, CA United States)

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