Your Day | Dave Malloy

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From Preludes, a musical fantasia set in the hypnotized mind of Sergei Rachmaninoff. Dave Malloy is a composer/writer/performer/sound designer. He has written eleven musicals, including Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, an electropop opera based on War & Peace headed to Broadway this fall. Other shows include Ghost […]

Two Poems | Kayla Krut

Grizzly Peak shows Mount Diablo in the distance: the last time they think a grizzly killed a man was 1865, Strawberry Canyon. This was also the last reported sighting. The dregs of that canyon’s creek slices Berkeley campus. They killed the biggest ever found in California in Valley Center earlier […]

The Takes | Heather Keton

Heather Keaton Painting

2016, 48″ x 48″, oil on canvas. Heather Keton has been painting since childhood, when she was gifted a class in landscape oil painting and realized that combining birch trees and fireworks makes people uncomfortable. She attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she focused on writing, […]

Lean Away

Review: ‘After Birth’ by Elisa Albert. In 2013, there were murmurs of a new feminist manifesto emboldening women across the nation, reviving a stalled second-wave feminism. You might have heard it whispered by the women leaving book club meetings, heard it from the lips of Sheryl Sandberg herself, heard it […]

“All Colors Change”

          Brian Russ is a photographer, musician, writer and teacher who has been living in Brooklyn for the past 11 years. He has played music in over 80 different venues in New York City, exhibited photos in several galleries over the years here and continues to teach middle children how to […]