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Artist’s Work Evokes Empathy and Connection

Misuk Goltz brings her interpretation of everyday surroundings to life in her watercolors, on view this month at Benicia’s Milinda Perry Gallery.

Ghost Walks Enhance Benicia Halloween Season

Benicia’s paranormal history makes for spooky Ghost Walks that enhance the Halloween Season. Dine at the Union Hotel Restaurant and you might wind up with a corporeal companion at your table.

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.

Textile Arts Take a New Direction

Current trends in fiber art are taking yarn, thread and other fibers into creative new directions. Classes and supplies can be found around the Bay.

Hand Crafted Goods at The Little Art Shop

The Little Art Shop in Benicia provides works by local artists along with fine crafted gifts. The gift and gallery store offers handmade items from fused glass to mixed media and Steampunk to paintings.

Janet Barnes’ Art Reflects Family, Traditions & Community

Milinda Perry Gallery features paintings by Janet Barnes, whose use of bold, bright colors in her depictions of everyday life is influenced by 20th-century artist Jacob Lawrence.

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

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

Benicia Library’s 25th Anniversary Triggers Fashion Memories

Benicia’s remarkable Library sends Christina Strawbridge down 90’s fashion memory lane for its ongoing 25th anniversary, channeling with famous supermodels, grunge, jumpsuits and more.

Vallejo Choral Society Thriving after a Century of Song

After a year celebrating the 100th season of the Vallejo Choral Society, of which many Benician’s are members, audiences continue to be impressed.