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Published on September 29th, 2021
THT announces first in its 'New Voices' series - 'The Children's Farm'
Playwright Sean Dunnington's piece, "The Children's Farm," will be brought to the stage by Director Ciera Eis. This lightly produced, two-weekend performance model will be the first in Town Hall's "New Voices" series. New Voices will produce two brand new, never ...Submitted by Lisa Anne Morrison

Published on September 15th, 2021
'Anything Goes' at the Moraga Art Gallery
"Anything Goes," the title of the Moraga Art Gallery's latest show, captures the essence of the art on display Sept. 22 through Nov. 28. Featuring the work of Lafayette's Judy Miller and Lucy Beck, the show includes not only the paintings, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, ...Submitted by George Ehrenhaft

Published on August 18th, 2021
'Antigone' - a resounding Greek tragedy transposed to modern day Canada
In 441 B.C. Sophocles wrote and produced with great success the play "Antigone," based on the myth of Oedipus' daughter who defied authorities to honor her outlawed dead brother, risking her life in doing so. This version, blending in with today's social reality, set ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on August 18th, 2021
Backstage at Lafayette's Town Hall Theatre
In 1914 the Town Hall Theatre - the "oldest continuously active theatre company in Contra Costa County," according to its website - offered its first event: a Grand Ball.
Additional such ...
By Vera Kochan

Published on August 18th, 2021
Live Lamorinda Idol returns to Orinda Community Park
Although the Lamorinda Idol finals were scheduled to return to the Orinda Theatre, unfortunate circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic forced the organizers to make a last minute change. Organizers rapidly changed the venue to the Orinda Community Park, ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on August 4th, 2021
Moraga Art Gallery enlivens East Bay art scene
To celebrate its full-time return to ...Submitted by George Ehrenhaft

Published on July 7th, 2021
'Midsummer Synergies' comes to Moraga July 14
The Moraga Art Gallery presents a new summertime show, "Midsummer Synergies,"’open from July 14 to’Sept. 19, featuring the vibrant creations of two Lafayette artists: ceramicist Donna Arganbright and Danguole Rita Kuolas, a printmaker and etching specialist.’’
Submitted by George Ehrenhaft

Published on June 9th, 2021
Local artists open studios in Lamorinda June 12-13
One of the most interesting aspects of art is experiencing it in person and talking to the artists about their work and what inspires them. East Bay Open Studios will once again be offering these in-person opportunities, featuring five Lamorinda artists - Allison ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on February 17th, 2021
Lamorinda Arts Council features Leon Kennedy in celebration of Black History Month
In celebration of Black History Month, the Lamorinda Arts Council is presenting a virtual exhibit of Leon Kennedy's paintings. The exhibit is entitled "Twelve Apostles," so named because the artist loves the church he attends - out of doors during COVID-19 - and loves ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on February 17th, 2021
Artify Orinda
Mayor Amy Worth has been honoring the Artify Orinda Initiate of the Lamorinda Arts Council by using one of the recent installations as her background during city council Zoom meetings.
By Sora O'Doherty

Published on January 20, 2021
LAC keeps Orinda galleries going virtually
The Lamorinda Arts Council, which manages both the gallery at the Orinda Library and the gallery at the Wilder Art & Garden Center, continues to offer online gallery exhibitions in the month of January: "African Wildlife in Photographs" at the Library Gallery and a ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on January 20, 2021
No plays in the park? Enjoy 'Pinocchio' online
Recognizing that fans are missing live performances at Orinda Community Park, the Orinda Starlight Village Players (OrSVP) has released a video of its 2015 production of "Pinocchio." The free video is available through the end of January.
By Sora O'Doherty

Published on December 9th, 2020
'The Weasels' Tale': a gift from Argentina celebrates 10 years of IFS
Ten years ago Jo Alice Canterbury from Orinda and Efi Lubliner from Lafayette invented a local movie distribution system out of their common love of foreign films: the International Film Showcase. This December, they are celebrating 10 years of presenting monthly ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on December 9th, 2020
Orinda gallery announces new exhibit, 'Arrivals'
CE Fine Arts in Orinda's Theatre District is inviting the community to meet the artists who are now showing their work in the gallery as part of the new exhibit, "Arrivals," which is open through Feb. 19. The virtual Open House is scheduled at 5 p.m. Dec. 12. This will ...Submitted by Christian Ehrhorn

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