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Published on February 28th, 2024
Art Gallery at Wilder reopens to public
The Lamorinda Arts Council will be hosting a Grand Reopening of the Art Gallery at Wilder on Sunday, March 3. There will be a reception with light refreshments from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Orinda Vice Mayor Latika Malkani will be present to officially reopen the gallery, ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on January 18th, 2023
January art exhibits in Orinda galleries
The Lamorinda Arts Council is pleased to present a virtual gallery of original illustrations by featured artist and author Elaine Drew through Feb 3. Meet a bevy of colorful characters in Drew's historical fiction graphic novel, "A Knight's Bad Day."
By Sora O'Doherty

Published on September 14th, 2022
'The Good Boss,' a wry comedy at the Orinda Theatre
"The Good Boss (El buen patrĘn)," a Spanish movie that represented its country at the 94th Academy Awards and has received 30 international awards, makes its Contra Costa debut at the Orinda Theatre on Sept. 23. Ferociously entertaining and fast paced, it portrays ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on September 14th, 2022
'The Fisherman' makes big splash in West Commons Park
There's a new art installation in Moraga's West Commons Park (across Moraga Road from Moraga Commons Park), and Art in Public Spaces Committee Chairperson Teresa Onoda is anticipating more to come.
By Vera Kochan

Published on August 17th, 2022
Modern verse translation of Shakespeare's 'King Lear' opens at Cal Shakes, Sept. 7; Ting to step down after 7 years at helm
California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) announced the full cast and creative team for ”Lear,” the world premiere modern verse translation of Williams Shakespeare’s ”King Lear” by playwright and Oakland-native Marcus Gardley (`black odyssey’ at Cal Shakes).
Submitted by Kevin Kopja

Published on August 3rd, 2022
THT presents third staged reading in 'New Voices' series
An original piece written by San Francisco resident Justin P. Lopez, "The Re-Education of Fernando Morales" will have a one night only staged reading at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at Town Hall Theatre in Lafayette.
Submitted by Elizabeth Curtis

Published on May 11th, 2022
GCCP's 'A Cultural Crossroads' features acclaimed flutist R. Carlos Nakai
Past, present and future unite in Gold Coast Chamber Players upcoming performance of "A Cultural Crossroads, Black and Indigenous influences on Dvorak in America." Led by Artistic Director Pamela Freund-Striplen, the May 14 concert in Don Tatzin Community Hall at the ...By Lou Fancher

Published on May 11th, 2022
Two pieces of art to be purchased for Orinda
Based on the recommendations of the Art in Public Places Committee, the Orinda City Council has agreed to the purchase of two pieces of art that have been on loan to the city for some years.
By Sora O'Doherty

Published on April 27th, 2022
'Moods For Moderns' at Town Hall Theatre
Oakland-based contemporary painter Michael Robinson will be the subject of a special free art exhibit at the Town Hall Theatre in Lafayette through May 31.
Titled "Moods For Moderns," ...
Submitted by Tracy Robinson

Published on March 2nd, 2022
SMC Museum of Art opens two new exhibits
"Stock" and "Power & Purpose" are two new exhibits currently featured in the Saint Mary's College Museum of Art. Both installations are poles apart from each other in content, but like-minded in their thought provoking natures.
By Vera Kochan

Published on March 2nd, 2022
Art Gallery at Wilder hosts a lively exhibition in March
The art gallery at Wilder Art & Garden Center will be returning to some in-person events this month. The featured artist for March, Bill Carmel, will be honored at a reception on Sunday, March 6 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Although the gallery is still generally closed to ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on February 16th, 2022
GCCP presents 'Culture, Crisis, and Creativity' with the Horszowski Piano Trio
The Gold Coast Chamber Players are delighted to bring back live music to the Lamorinda community at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25 at the Don Tatzin Community Hall at the Lafayette Library. The live concert will be recorded and all ticket holders will have the option to ...Submitted by Pamela Freund-Striplen

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

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