Live at the Orinda Features Tony Award Nominated Christine Andreas

(Courtesy of Orinda Theatre)Christine Andreas and her producer/composer husband give romance a nod in their Jan. 30 concert.     The Orinda Theatre’s popular concert series...

First Friday Forum Topic for January is Crisis on the Korean...

(Courtesy Dr. Michael Baker)As the United States continues to have a tenuous relationship with North Korea, First Friday Forum presents the timely topic, “Crisis...

Friends of Orinda Creek Score Big

(Shawn Kumagai, Photographer) (L-R) Orinda Chamber of Commerce Vice President Juliet Don, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan and Friends of Orinda Creeks President Bob Stoops are happy...

Music Returns to the Jelly Belly Factory

(Christian Gavin, Photographer)     Once an annual tradition prior to the pandemic, sweet music has returned to the sweet Jelly Belly Factory once again. Orinda...

Children’s Health Guild Benefits UCSF Benioff

(Leigh Ann Pincus, Photographer) Children’s Health Guild members, pictured above at Diablo Country Club, held their annual boutique and fundraiser Nov. 5 to benefit UCSF...

Orinda Woman’s Club 35th Annual Festival of Trees Pandemic Era Success

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Maryann Aude (right) was one of the models at the Orinda Woman’s Club Festival of Trees fashion show.     A carefully planned...

A Night of Indian Classical Music & Dance

(Michelle Lewis, Photographer)     A night of North Indian classical music and South Indian dance will take place Dec. 11 at Piedmont Center for the...

Pianist Bobby Mitchell Dazzles with Schumann’s Concerto Without Orchestra Op 14

(Jiyang Chen, Photographer)Bobby Mitchell is an American classical pianist, composer and soloist. He frequently performs new and rarely heard works in the contemporary music...

Friends of Orinda Library Celebrates Anniversary, Fundraiser, Book Sale

(Courtesy of Jane Kim)Jane Kim, founder of InkDwell studio, commenting on the project said, "Orinda hills are full of wonder. The city's boundaries encompass...

Holiday Wreaths, Trees Adorn City Streetscapes and Buildings

(Courtesy of The Orinda Garden Club)Members of the Orinda Garden Club will place fresh holiday wreaths throughout the village plus two larger wreaths at...

Gallery: Lamorinda Arts Alliance “Inspired by the Greats”

Charlynn Throckmorton, I Charge My Crystals in a Full Moon, 20”h x 16”w, Oil/Cold Wax Medium on Cradled Wood Panel, $685Charlene Steen, Four Winds,...

Wilder Gallery: Abstract Orinda

(Christian Ehrhorn)When viewing Caldecott, a 36” x 36” oil painting on canvas, different sections of the painting come in and out of focus. Christian...

Clean, Used and New Coat Donations Accepted Through December 15

(Courtesy of Krysta Lapcevic)Wagner Ranch Girl Scouts collected 273 adult and youth coats for the One Warm Coat organization in October. The donated coats...

First Friday Forum Kicks off New Season of Amazing Speakers in...

(Courtesy Dr. Michael Baker)As the United States continues to have a tenuous relationship with North Korea, First Friday Forum presents the timely topic, “Crisis...

Register for CERT Winter Class

(Courtesy of Lamorinda CERT)     The Lamorinda Community Emergency Response Team or CERT, is now accepting enrollment for their Winter class series. The CERT program...

Journey of Love Senior Crab Fest Honors the Elderly December 5

(Courtesy Candace Evans)Journey of Love Senior Crab Fest honors the elderly Dec. 5, 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Orinda Community Center parking...

Daughters of the American Revolution Place Wreaths on 290 Graves

(Yoni Mayeri, Photographer)     For the second year in a row, Acalanes DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Chapter will place wreaths on 290 veteran...

Art of Mixology

(Jeff Heyman, PHotographer) Tim Rita known as “Tiki Tom” turns up the heat on his flaming creation “Kawailani” at the 8th Annual Art of...

A Life Lived Side by Side with Art

(Courtesy of Michelle Lewis)Last month Michelle Lewis’ 16” x 20” piece,“Sacred Loons, was part of an exhibit entitled “Eight Women Artists” at the Piedmont...

Dr. Jan Cushman Named Distinguished Woman for OML Branch of the...

(Kay de Groot, Photographer)Jan Cushman, Ph.D. stands with her son James McGurk and husband Bruce McGurk at an outdoor luncheon in her honor Sept....
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