Wilder Gallery: Open Ended Paintings Explore the Unexpected

(Courtesy of Katie Korotzer) Katie Korotzer’s 60” x 60” acrylic on canvas painting Open Ended VIII is part of a series of large works she...

Library Gallery: Paintings and Lace Tatting Demo by Yuka Yoshi

    The Lamorinda Arts Council presents Kath Balamuth and Lassie Colebourn’s paintings and lace tatting by Yuka Yoshi in the virtual and in-person...

Lamorinda Idol Singers Go Live with In-Person Performances

(Dan Klein, Photographer)(L-R) Miranda Klein, Curtis Resnik, Isabelle Porcella and Cara Impallomeni braved the heat to open the Orinda Fourth of July parade by...

Manager Retires after 20-Plus Years of Service at UPS Store in...

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Linda Heasell steps down from her office manager position at Orinda's UPS store after more than 20 years at the location.    ...

Hoarding Disorder: How to Help Loved Ones Let Go of Unneeded...

(Rachel Seavey, Photographer)A hoarder saves used and leftover bathroom supplies, including bags of diapers, preventing access to the toilet. Considered a risk factor, a...

Spend Hot August Weekends with Starlight Players

(Bill Chessman, Photographer) Suzan Lorraine directs the third production in August.     August marks the return of the Orinda Starlight Village Players (OrSVP) to their...

Artist Grant Rusk’s Photography Draws Inspiration from Social Issues

(Courtesy of Grant L. Rusk) Grant Rusk’s Ambient Fence II reflects his locale as he investigates familiar places and surroundings.     The Lamorinda...

Library Gallery Features Lino Prints and Landscapes

(Courtesy of Mike Yashar)Wild Horses by Mike Yashar is an 18” x 24” pastel on paper on view at the gallery through...

Seniors Around Town Recognizes and Appreciates Volunteer Drivers

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)The Orinda Association Board Member Cindy Powell, third from the left, joins volunteer Seniors Around Town drivers Greta Westeson, Joel Jackson and...

Tubach’s Latest Novel is Multi-Layered with Comedy and Suspense

(Herlinde Spahr, Photographer)Long-time Orinda resident, Sally Tubach, is author of her newest novel, The Grande Dame and Hitler’s Twin: A Comedy of Errors, which was...

Guest Speaker Series of Local High School Graduates Hosted by SIR

(Courtesy of Wallace Kratter)Fall speaker, Tia Wallace Kratter, who might speak in-person instead of Zoom, will share a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how great animated...

COVID-19 Retrospective – 80 Inspired Artworks Escape Local Studios

(Courtesy of Ellen Reintjes) Ellen Reintjes has a series of paintings beginning with the title, “Name That Tune.” When you view Name That Tune ___+___...

Wilder Gallery: Sophie’s Lush Bouquets Highlight Elegant Floral Drawings

(Courtesy of Sophie Sanders)Sophie Sanders’ 13.5” x 10.5” pen and ink drawing, Flowers for My Mother, swirls and dances in a floral waltz that...

Cal Shakes The Winter’s Tale Sept. Plus Music and Opera in...

(Courtesy of Cal Shakes)Tickets are on sale now for Cal Shakes The Winter’s Tale in a sparkling new adaptation by Artistic Director Eric Ting...

OrSVP Presents Stories by Starlight

(David Dierks, Photographer) The stage at the Orinda Community Center Amphitheater is home to the Orinda Starlight Village Players during the summer months. This year...

Orinda Garden Club Members Participate in Bouquets to Art 2021

(Phoebe Kahl, Photographer)The bouquet, created by the Orinda Garden Club for the 23rd annual Bouquets to Art 2021, took a few weeks to create....

Parks & Rec’s Camp Orinda is Back 

(Courtesy of Parks and Rec Department)A youngster enjoys the lego camp at Camp Orinda a few years ago.     This summer, Orinda Parks and...

Orindan Anna Lisa Kronman Provides Good Home for Bees

(Bobbie Dodson, Photographer)Beekeeper Anna Lisa Kronman points to the queen. All the bees are attuned to the queen’s scent. Her entire job is laying eggs...

Educator, Playwright, Writer and Performer: A Life Full of Creativity and...

(Courtesy of Rich Schwab)Kathy McCarty dedicated her life and considerable energy to the creative arts as a playwright, actor, director, journalist and educator.  ...

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