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‘Body Full of Stars’ Chronicles Postpartum Grief, Rage and Joy

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:30:00 +0000

A series of postpartum health complications, compounded with the exhaustion of caring for a newborn, left writer Molly Caro May feeling like her body was betraying her. Like many new mothers, Caro May’s emotions oscillated between shock, sorrow, rage and joy. In her memoir, “Body Full of Stars,” Caro May describes the anger she felt … Continue reading ‘Body Full of Stars’ Chronicles Postpartum Grief, Rage and Joy

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Berkeley Rep Explores the Terror of School Shootings with Julia Cho’s ‘Office Hour’

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0000

Playwright Julia Cho’s “Office Hour” was written in response to the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting and revolves around a teacher’s attempt to break through to a sullen student named Dennis. Cho joins us to discuss the Bay Area debut of “Office Hour” and to share her thoughts on the problem of school shootings in the … Continue reading Berkeley Rep Explores the Terror of School Shootings with Julia Cho’s ‘Office Hour’

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Reading Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’ in the Wake of the Florida School ShootingQ.Logo.Break

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:00:36 +0000

'You have this metaphor for the military-industrial complex being a god of child sacrifice... It just hits you over the head."

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We Used to be Able to Send Children in the Mail

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:02:05 +0000

Didn’t want to fork out for a train ticket? Slap some stamps on that baby and hand him to the postman!

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A Fashion Show for FreaksQ.Logo.Break

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:01:20 +0000

FILF brings together the best of Oakland's underground music and DIY fashion scenes.

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Ticket Alert: Michelle Obama at Oracle ArenaQ.Logo.BreakCampaign for Change

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:01:08 +0000

The scoop on presales for the former first lady's talk in Oakland on Mar. 28.First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the launch of the mental health initiative Campaign to Change Direction, at the Newseum in Washington, DC March 4, 2015.

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Guide: The 19 Best Margaritas in SonomaLa Rosa Tequileria & GrilleLa Casa RestaurantOso SonomaMaya RestaurantTaqueria La HaciendaMateo's Cocina LatinaRustic Francis's FavoritesPlaza TequilaAgaveEl FarolitoKinUnderwood Bar and GrillEl Coronel Mexican RestaurantLa BodeguitaRocker Oysterfeller'sMi Ranchito

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:53:43 +0000

Today is National Margarita Day! Here’s where to celebrate. No matter how you like yours – frozen or on the rocks, with or without salt, flavor-infused or classic – Sonoma serves up marvelous margaritas. Did we miss one of your favorites? Let us know in the comments. La Rosa Tequileria & Grille (courtesy Sonoma Magazine) … Continue reading Guide: The 19 Best Margaritas in Sonoma

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How Astu Left the Pulpit and Found Herself in R&BQ.Logo.Break

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:00:45 +0000

Astu’s battles against religious dogma and the inescapable soul-searching that followed inform her compelling debut, 'Patterns.'

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S.F. Choreographer Robert Moses Connects Foster Youth and the Arts

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0000

San Francisco choreographer Robert Moses’ latest work, “Bootstrap Tales,” is inspired by his company’s new outreach initiative for foster youth. The initiative, called The Bootstrap Program, seeks to expose foster youth to “the process of creating a life in the arts.” Moses joins us in the studio for a conversation about the initiative and the … Continue reading S.F. Choreographer Robert Moses Connects Foster Youth and the Arts

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Self-Confessed Rapist Tries and Fails to Start #IHave Conversation

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:50:22 +0000

What do you get if you put a rapist in a room with a reporter? Absolutely nothing of use whatsoever.

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The Sculpture Wonderland That Once Delighted I-80 Drivers

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:00:52 +0000

Anonymous artists once created sculptures made from driftwood and trash at the Emeryville Mudflats.

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