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Film Clips
Looking for something other than a beast at the movies? Check out "The Sense of an Ending" now playing at the Orinda Theatre. The movie is far different from Disney's mega blockbuster, live-action "Beauty and the Beast."
By Derek Zemrak

Teen Advisory Board offers students the chance to make a difference
The Lafayette Library and Learning Center has a program for teens called the Teen Advisory Board, or TAB for short. In TAB, students decide on programs that can be put on for the enjoyment of the teenage community. These are relatively small scale programs, and are ...By Namratha Kasalanati

Campolindo High School Presents 'Beauty and the Beast'
"Be Our Guest!" and step into the magical world of the modern classic, Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," presented by Campolindo High School. Follow the "tale as old as time" as the Beast encounters Belle and races to break the spell and return to his former self with ...Submitted by Sachi Enochty

'Zucchini' is a poignant, real family film
This month the International Film Showcase offers a Swiss-French film, "My Life as A Zucchini, directed by Claude Barras. It's a beautiful animated movie that engaged the work of over 100 artists. This movie is a delicate and charming tale of resilience, hope and love ...By Sophie Braccini

5 biographies of stars of Golden Age of Movies by Swindell republished
Forty-eight years ago, Larry Swindell published his first book, "Spencer Tracy: A Biography," about the legendary Hollywood actor who had starred in some 75 movies from "Captain Courageous" to "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner." Swindell, who was a journalist, editor and ...By Sophie Braccini

Complex U.S./Iran relationship explored in Saint Mary's exhibit
How is it that art can open up the creative process of a viewer to forge new associations with familiar iconic material?
This is one of the driving questions behind IRAN|USA, an ...
By A.K. Carroll

Mackenzie urges people to get 'Off the Couch' in new book
There are experiences that change a person forever, and when Budd Mackenzie launched Trust In Education, that was one of those life-altering decisions.
For 14 years now, Mackenzie has ...
By Sophie Braccini

Wild Magnolia Blooms in Orinda
Restaurant mogul Michael Karp is at it again. After scrapping the tequila passports, unstoppable guac and high-end Mexican entrees of Theater Square's Barbacoa and opening business casual taproom and comfort food eatery The Fourth Bore last fall, Karp has moved a few ...By A.K. Carroll

Brazilian beach volleyball comes to Moraga Commons
A large dose of Rio de Janeiro arrived in the Lamorinda area recently when Fabio Ribeiro moved here to establish a Brazilian beach volleyball club. The club is called Carioca, which literally translates to "born in Rio."
By John T. Miller

Film Clips
"Logan" is rated R and Director James Mangold ("Walk the Line," "The Wolverine," "Girl Interrupted") sets the tone with the first word spoken in the film.
"Logan," the second R-rated ...
By Derek Zemrak

11th Annual Summer Camp Guide

Family Focus
Many parents face the difficult issue of how to coordinate their efforts to discipline their children. One parent may tend to be a strict disciplinarian, while the other may be more lenient.
By Margie Ryerson

Vintage Madame Alexander dolls are on display at Lafayette Library
A talk with Lauren Tombari about her Madame Alexander doll collection is a chance to learn a bit of history and perhaps uncover a Lafayette mystery.
Tombari is a great teacher - in fact ...
By Cathy Dausman

Lamorinda Village sponsors managing End-of-Life discussions
Lamorinda Village's planned simulcast of Dr. ...By John T. Miller

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