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Arts Benicia Kicks Off 31st Year

Member artists showcase their works in the annual Art of a Community exhibit, in conjunction with Ekphrastic poetry from Benicia’s First Tuesday Poets.

BOTTG Conducting Auditions for Spring Season

Award-winning local theatre group gears up for its spring season with new director Angelina LaBarre, for the romantic comedy Coming Apart, by Fred Carmichael.

Annual Animated Short Film Show of Shows

Vallejo’s Empress Theatre event offers 16 contemporary animation films February 8, 2018, that express issues in the U.S. and around the world.

Paintings by Benicia Artist Susan Street January 2-31

In her upcoming show at the Benicia Plein Air Gallery, Susan Street's art exhibit, Glorious New Mexico, captures on canvas her impressions of Cochiti Lake.

Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Arts Benicia’s December Exhibit, Gems IV, Exquisite, Intricate, Intimate Small Works of Art, presents local, original artworks that offer an intriguing alternative to commercial shopping

Upcoming Exhibit at Milinda Perry Gallery

After designing books for 40 years, California artist John Tullis discovered the joy of oil painting. His upcoming show, Eyes Wide Open, runs Nov. 1 – Dec. 31.

Benicia Plein Air Gallery November Featured Artist

Local artist Samantha McNally’s plein air watercolor paintings are featured this month at the downtown Benicia gallery, next to Gallery 621 and the HQ Gallery.

Dennis Sheil Exhibit Beyond The Brush At Milinda Perry Gallery

The Milinda Perry Salon in downtown Benicia will host the abstract paintings of internationally recognized local artist Dennis Sheil, through October 31.

Community Theater Adds to a Town’s Social Capital

From her younger days in theater, Christina developed a healthy appreciation for local theater and the volunteer commitment needed to pull off a production. She’s now on the board of the Benicia Old Town Theatre Group.

Marsh, Mud, and Microbes California wetlands Exhibit

Through October 2017, the Benicia Library Gallery features photos of two Northern California wetlands sites, including Archaea, a 3-billion year old life form.