Arts & Culture
For a change of pace from dinner and a movie, make it a date to explore some of the best museums of the west in the East Bay.
Introduce your child to the magic of reading with a book from one of these North Bay bookstores.
If you’re an art lover who likes to get involved in activities such as drawing, singing, painting, teaching guitar and arranging flowers, a good number of volunteer opportunities are just waiting for people like you to connect.
Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.
In addition to Bay Area museums and studios, truly good art classes for small groups run by highly trained and inspirational instructors can be found in the neighborhoods of San Francisco.
Today, the experience to be had in a vintage movie house is entirely different from a multi-screen megaplex at the mall. Fortunately, some independent cinemas have been saved from the wrecker’s ball and others are focused on screening independent filmmakers.
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, attend a festival or two in the East Bay. You can be sure of good times and good food for young and old, and even for Rover.
Here are a few picks of East Bay up-and-coming artists we’ve noticed are getting lots of attention.
What a pleasure for art lovers to spend a few hours together in these places.
We pause to look at San Francisco’s five oldest standing churches.