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Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in May 2019. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre, Uptown Theatre in Napa and Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.

Benicians comprise half of Vallejo Choral Society

Derek Tam, the new Artistic Director of the VCS, will bring his deft direction and infectious enthusiasm to upcoming June concerts.

Painting and Photography Merge in Love of the Land

Artist Judy Neal and photographer Philip Venable share a common love of the landscape, and will be exhibiting their separate works at Downtown Benicia’s Arata Gallery in June.

Acrylic Paintings by Erika Hoffe

Hoffe’s acrylic paintings will be on view at the Milinda Perry Gallery this month, with an artist reception Thursday, May 16, 5-7pm

Carquinez Strait Stichers Sew Love Into their Quilts

Open to new members of all skill levels, the philanthropic guild of 90 local quilters combine quilt art with community outreach.

Expecting Another Stellar Turnout for Benicia Open Studios

Artist Open Studios weekend brings thousands to First Street and the Lower Arsenal. View original art and talk to artists in their live-work spaces.

All Experience Levels Welcome To New Benicia Chorus

Golden Gate Symphony Orchestra and Chorus to open new chorus chapter in Benicia; all are welcome to join.

Vision and Harmony meet In Artist’s Paintings

Painting with acrylics forces Ken Cook to slow down, allowing his heart to catch up with his inspiration, revealing a deeper, layered journey.

The Pompom Fashion Trend is Back with a Vengeance

Fashion-savvy inspiration is found in New York City as Christina Strawbridge seeks out the latest trends, from an Andy Warhol exhibit to The Cher Show on Broadway.

Benicia Boutique Offers Boho-chic Fashion

Jennifer Negrete’s creative side is evidenced at Collektive Boutique, with quality women’s clothing and jewelry.