Photo gallery: Treasure Island Music Festival 2016

Check out our full Treasure Island 2016 festival coverage here. Will Toledo from Car Seat Headrest woke up the sleepy crowd on Sunday afternoon. Héloïse Letissier, known by her stage name Christine and the Queens, charmed the crowd with her goofy theatrics and queer-tilted French pop. Christine and the Queens brought already
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Dancing in the rain: Treasure Island Music Festival 2016

Last weekend wasn’t exactly smooth sailing for Treasure Island Music Festival, its 10th anniversary and last year on the island. Instead of Coachella couture-style bralettes and sunhats, the best-dressed were adorned in flower crowns over ponchos and mud-soaked Wellies. Those who braved an outdoor musical festival during the first rainy
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Mac DeMarco channels charismatic charms at Fox Theater

“Fuck Taco Bell!” was the unlikely slogan of last Monday evening’s Mac DeMarco show at the Fox Theater in Oakland. In between songs, the odd-ball artist joked about hugging the toilet after a meal at the popular fast food chain, and the crowd absolutely gobbled up the comedy, cheering as
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Picks of the week: Local haunts

We are at that point in the semester when our patience and motivation for getting out of the house and taking advantage of beautiful Berkeley are dwindling. Despite this mid-semester slump, find the last ounce of determination in your darkened lump of a soul and remember why you chose to
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