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Lucca Beer Garden is Growing

Lucca Beer Garden is Growing

Lucca Beer Garden is Growing Opening in 2016, Lucca Beer Garden was the brainchild of Jan Lucca, Sonya Battersby, and a few outside music lovers. It was a hit right from the start.  Beginning slowly, the Beer Garden attracted talented local musicians and a few big...

Picket Fences — February 2024

Picket Fences — February 2024

Picket Fences On a beautiful Sunday morning in Benicia, residents are enjoying various activities. While some may be attending church, others may be spending a lazy day in bed. However, for one resident named Angela, it's a time for strategizing to deceive someone. In...

Booktails: “Martyr!”

Booktails: “Martyr!”

Martyr! by Kaveh Akbar “Which would weigh more on the cosmic scales: a tear of gratitude at the great beauty of a flower lifting through ash, or a tear of delirious rage?” Having high expectations for a new book release can often lead to disappointment. It’s almost a...

Sculptor Patty Taylor

Sculptor Patty Taylor

Sculptor Patty Taylor: The Splendor of Mystery When gallerist Jennifer Perlmutter asked sculptor Patty Taylor where she could see her art, Patty had little to offer. She had no website, nor a significant body of work at home. But Perlmutter insisted. “People keep...

Picket Fences — January 2024

Picket Fences — January 2024

Picket Fences Late at night, Payton secretly listens to his mother's therapy sessions. During one session, she reveals her past in college with her friends, Connie and Sarah. The three of them had attempted to pledge a sorority together, but were rejected. So they...

Booktails: “Mother, Nature”

Booktails: “Mother, Nature”

Mother, Nature by Jedidiah Jenkins “We cannot feel this, but many of the biggest changes—in nature, in life—go unnoticed. They happen without the moment ever being named.”  If you know me personally, you know that Jedidiah Jenkins holds a special place in my heart. In...

Yayoi Kusama at SF MOMA

Yayoi Kusama at SF MOMA

Yayoi Kusama at SF MOMA: Spreading Infinite Love It only costs $30 to see Infinite Love, an exhibition of artwork by the 94-year-old artist Yayoi Kusama, now on display at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, through September 2024. But only if you can get a...

Picket Fences — December 2023

Picket Fences — December 2023

Picket Fences: Session 6 Double-clicking on an audio file, Payton hears a woman's voice beginning what seems to be a typical therapy session. "So, tell me what brings you here today." The other voice in the session responds, "I don't know, lately I just don't feel...

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