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Tenure finale for Artistic Director Andrew Brown

Vallejo Choral Society’s Andrew Brown takes a final bow after conducting Handel’s Messiah in December, handing the baton to incoming Artistic Director Derek Tam.

The West Meets East Fabric Art Exhibit at Benicia Library Gallery

Jan Radesky’s intricate techniques include Japanese sashiko, Chinese brush painting and collage, through December 2018The West Meets East Fabric Art Exhibit at Benicia Library Gallery

Retired Hasbro Executive Promotes Public Art In Benicia

Terry Scott’s love of public art is noteworthy in his role as Benicia Arts and Culture Commission, as he works to ensure that Benicia public art flourishes and becomes more visible.

Writers and Poets Can Hone Their Skills in Benicia

Local writers and poets of all levels can showcase and develop their skills through Benicia Literary Arts, with workshops, helpers and lots of encouragement.

Last Call for Social Security, BOTTG’s Fall Play

Inspired by Andrew Bergman (Blazing Saddles, The In-law), Benicia Old Time Theatre Group’s fall play will have you laughing in the aisles under the deft direction of Clinton Vidal.

Benicia Artists Showcase Works in Perfect Square Exhibition

Artist members of Gallery 621 in Benicia will feature fine art works that fit into a 12” square in their annual exhibit this November.

Benicia Tattoo Art Reflects Culture and Personality

The ancient art of tattooing has endured through history. Using one’s body as a statement-making canvas is still as popular as it has ever been.

Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Jack Bethards, owner of Shoenstien & Co., shares his expertise building extraordinary, meticulously crafted pipe organs—a childhood dream come true.

Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Showcases Joyful Artwork in November

Benicia, for a small town, is fortunate to have a wonderful, light-filled art gallery housed in our Public Library. Works by local artist Ruth Stanton is on display Oct-Nov 2018.

Benicia Plein Air Gallery Features JoAnn McMahon

This month’s featured artist shares her enthusiasm for plein air painting and where she finds inspiration.