Discover HQ Gallery

Taking pride in showing diverse artistic styles is what makes the HQ Gallery, now in its fifth year, a favorite of repeat visitors to Benicia. Located at 333D First Street in the Historic Washington House in the heart of downtown,…

Arts + Culture

Picket Fences - January 2021

Previously in Picket Fences… Prompted by threats from an unwelcome visitor, Angela had just finished recounting a dark story from her past to her husband, Bruce. Astonished by the story, Bruce had stormed away from the house. We rejoin our…

Local Artists at de Young Museum

Currently on exhibit at the de Young Museum in San Francisco is The de Young Open, with the theme of "On the Edge." The submissions are from artists who live in the nine Bay Area counties. A juried show, 762…

Picket Fences - December 2020

Previously in Picket Fences … Angela begins to tell her husband about a terrible accident that occurred on Kellyn Court which has haunted her for years and is now threatening the life she has built. Where we left off in…

Vallejo Choral Society

Who would’ve thought anything good could come out of this pandemic? When the very act of singing was singled out as a risky activity, it was a double whammy for those singers who are “herd animals.” Choristers need to gather…

Kamala Harris: Vice President with Style

Kamala Harris is a woman for the 21st Century, with her political experience, multi-racial background of African American and Asian American, California upbringing and relaxed attitude when it comes to fashion. Her place in history will be legendary and, as…

Benicia Ballet: A New Chapter

After calling the Arsenal home for 34 years, Benicia Ballet has officially moved. Facing the imminent loss of half of their studio space, they opted to find a new home at 390 Military East, where Stage One Dance Center used…

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