Downtown Benicia plays host once again to the annual Waterfront Music Festival with two days of nonstop rock and roll, a vendor village and food and drink, with the dramatic backdrop of the Carquinez Strait.
From war-torn Beirut, Aline Karpoyan, former kindergarten teacher and for the past twenty years, owner of downtown Benicia shop Artcentric, continues to delight local school children at the paint your own pottery studio.
David Dodd, Benicia Public Library’s new director of library and cultural services, discusses his transition into the role, being a librarian, family man, gardener and musician, and his dog named Benicia.
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.