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History, Aesthetics & Usage of Benicia Water Portrayed in Art Exhibit

Benicia’s waterfront location as a port city in the 1800s, the aesthetics of the Carquinez Strait, water usage, the affects of drought, flooding and more are captured through the lens of local artists in Drop by Drop, an upcoming Exhibit.

Paintings by Jack Laycox Exhibited at Benicia Gallery

The late, renowned artist Jack Laycox’s paintings will be exhibited July 10-September 10 at the Milinda Perry Gallery in downtown Benicia. A reception for Cydne Kaye, Laycox’s niece, will be held July 28, 5-7pm, 117 East F Street.

Benicia Old Town Theatre’s Spring Performance

Intimate Apparel is a heartwarming portrayal of Manhattan life in the early 1920s when thousands of African-Americans were moving north to find jobs.

Mike Kendall Honored with Retrospective Exhibit

Long-time supporter of the arts, the revered Benicia artist will have a solo exhibit of his sculptures, paintings and perhaps mixed media pieces at the Arts Benicia Gallery this month.

HQ Gallery Relocates To Downtown Benicia

Art permeates Benicia's cultural scene in numerous ways

Arts Benicia and the Benicia Library to offer gallery exhibits featuring local artists, including one with student art

From Texas to Benicia, a camel caravan arrived for military operations

The Solano & Napa County 2017 Live Music Scene Brightens Up Winter

From folk to tribute bands and blues to symphony, there’s a huge diversity of music in Solano and Napa Counties to chase away winter doldrums.

Downtown Benicia comes alive in December, with events throughout the month

Benicia Poet Laureate Brings Creative Ideas to the Program

Benicia’s newest poet laureate, Johanna Ely, is passionate about bringing more poetry into the schools, and helping people to not be afraid of poetry. Launching the First Sunday Poetry Series, other events and programs are to follow.