This Week in Arts

VISUAL ART As a center for innovation, renewable energy solutions, art and communal education, Oakland seems like the perfect home base for nonprofit organization Kinetic Steam Works. Since 2005, it has worked to preserve steam power heritage, presenting art and performance pieces to the public, highlighting the merits of this
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Inside Outside Lands: 2012 Recap

They came. They saw. They most likely got cold due to all the fog. Our arts staff, Sarah Burke, David Bradford and Ian Birnam recap the best of Outside Lands 2012. Passion Pit Passion Pit played just as the sun was setting. Behind them glowed the orange and pink watercolor
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Catwalk hip-hop

With its big egos and conspicuous consumption, hip-hop is not as distant from fashion as it might seem. The relentless ferocity of hip-hop beats and strength of its personalities molds hip-hip into a fitting runway soundtrack. Ad campaigns too can hitch a fashion brand to the popularity of a current
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