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Booktails: “Whoever You Are, Honey”

Booktails: “Whoever You Are, Honey”

Whoever You Are, Honey by Olivia Gatwood “But what if all of this pain has been caused not by a person, but by the things people won’t say out loud to one another, all the assumptions we make to fill the silence, until it’s too late? Lena thinks of everything she...

Abstract Painter Johanna Regan

Abstract Painter Johanna Regan

Abstract Painter Johanna Regan: Blue and Other Stories Recently relocated to Benicia from Occidental, Johanna Regan has been in the process of letting go. “I made this decision one day, as I’m trying to simplify my life, what can I let go of? I spend too much time...

Porchfest Benicia!

Porchfest Benicia!

Porchfest Benicia! Photos by Michael Van Auken What is Porchfest? In broadest terms, Porchfest is an annual music festival. Porchfests are held across the United States and in Canada on front porches, storefronts and driveways. Porchfest began in Ithaca, New York, in...

In Harmony Music: The Beat Goes On

In Harmony Music: The Beat Goes On

In Harmony Music: The Beat Goes On Benicia’s In Harmony Music goes above and beyond to create more opportunities for students. In Harmony Music provides local youth music programs for children aged 0-8, with parent or guardian participation highly encouraged—it’s a...

Booktails: “James”

Booktails: “James”

James by Percival Everett “I will be outraged as a matter of course. But my interest is in how these marks that I am scratching on this page can mean anything at all. If they can have meaning, then life can have meaning, then I can have meaning.” Many of you may be...

Fiber Artist Akiko Suzuki and The Case of Mr. F

Fiber Artist Akiko Suzuki and The Case of Mr. F

Fiber Artist Akiko Suzuki and The Case of Mr. F Not only has artist Akiko Suzuki been exhibiting her award-winning contemporary art quilts and fiber works internationally over the last two decades, but her works express her personal and global concerns and hopes on a...

Picket Fences — May 2024

Picket Fences — May 2024

Picket Fences As another Monday morning dawns, the residents of Benicia are starting their week as they usually do.  Things in the Walker house are no different. Hank is getting ready to meet with clients about a new housing development that his company is bidding on....

Booktails: “All Our Yesterdays”

Booktails: “All Our Yesterdays”

All Our Yesterdays By Joel H. Morris “If only men could take a turn at childbirth, risk their lives for it. Let women rest, let women live on. Then what would the world become? It would be a world made of words and not swords. The difference of a single letter. Yes,...

Benicia Art Weekend

Benicia Art Weekend

Benicia Art Weekend: A Vibrant Celebration of Creativity True to its reputation as an arts destination, Benicia will draw art lovers to town for a celebration of art during the first weekend in May. On May 4th and 5th between 10:00am and 5:00pm, over 50 artists in the...

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