Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Books

Tracking the turbulent concept of ‘care’ in a pandemic-ravaged world

'Contact Traces' at CCA offers entry points for urgent discussion, on topics from environmental racism to commercial wellness shams.

Mixing — and celebrating — cultures in a Bayview child-care center

Teaching Behind the Mask: Antonia Velegas and Maki Matsunami team up to build bridges and educate young children in a challenging environment.

Tom Ammiano gets his high school varsity letter — with ESPN filming

Special sports segment will focus on a five-minute miler in 1958 who was "'too gay' to get his letter -- and an overdue apology 63 years later.

Good Taste: It’s-It Minis, Double Double sushi, and Indigenous energy bars

Plus: MoAD chef Bryant Terry’s new food book imprint and a needed Grocery Outlet opens in Bayview

Brilliant color and dynamic forms define Orin Carpenter’s poignant paintings

The Northern California artist addresses social issues and identity in his wide-ranging, spiritually-rooted work

If we don’t have to wear masks outdoors, how will we angrily judge each other?

The CDC rolls back restrictions for activities and small gatherings. Now what will we use to measure our moral superiority?

Nevermind the Oscars: Here’s Ficks’ Picks favorite flicks of 2020 (and beyond)

The overlooked, the underseen, and more: Unmissable gems to search out, from a very strange cinematic era

AAA insurance agents in California are seeking to unionize

Complaints about pay and working conditions drive effort to form a union among giant nonprofit's insurance employees.

In memory of Shock G, the Piano Man

The death of a Bay Area funk and rap legend hits home

X-Men to X-acto: The otherworldly analog collages of Michael Tunk

Wild West meets interplanetary apocalypse (and plenty more) in the Alameda artist's visions.