November Galleries: Work of Area Teachers, Mini-Oriental Carpets

Previous Next     The Lamorinda Arts Council this month features the work of current and retired teachers who are also artists in an exhibit called...

Tickets Available for Festival of Trees

    After months of planning, the Festival of Trees, featuring an array of decorated trees, wreaths and baskets, is set to take place...

Zamboni’s Pizza Reopens After Remodel

(Elana O'Loskey, Photographer)     On Sept. 5, Tim Miyamoto-Mills wielded the Orinda Chamber of Commerce’s ribbon cutting scissors to reopen Zamboni’s Pizza at 1...

Tickets on Sale for Festival of Trees Benefiting Two Local Nonprofits

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)A guest admires the assortment of table top trees, baskets and wreaths available for raffle at last year’s Festival of Trees.     The...

Olive Festival Festivities set for Oct. 6

(Wade Barrett, Photographer) A family at last year’s festival works on an arts and crafts project, with one guest showing off the signature olive crown.  ...

Baha’i Faith Plans Celebration to Mark Birth of Prophet

(Contributed Photo)The first Local Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Orinda formed in 1989: (L-R) Massoud Fanaieyan, Jaleh Kilpatrick, Ziba Fanaian, Thomas Kilpatrick, Shookoh...

Car Show Roars Into Orinda

(David Dierks, Photographer)A young attendee takes a closer look at Richard Boughlosky’s 2018 Ferrari 488 Spider, one of over 200 automobiles on display.    ...

Holly Penfield Joins World-Class Lineup at Orinda Jazz Festival

(Ian Ritchie, Photographer)Well-known in London for her eccentric cabaret shows, singer and Orinda native Holly Penfield returns home for the Sept. 8 jazz festival.  ...

Call for Teacher Artists

    The Lamorinda Arts Council is accepting entries for a November exhibit that puts the spotlight on local teachers and is aptly entitled...

Live at the Orinda Returns with Phantom Star Lisa Vroman

(Michael Blank, Photographer)With her impressive vocal range, Lisa Vroman has won over audiences in opera houses and theaters throughout the United States.     The...

Sip Sip Hooray at the Art of Mixology  

(Elana O'Loskey, Photographer)Winners of the sold-out 2018 Art of Mixology competition at Orinda Theatre Square show off their awards and certificates.    Eighteen professional...

Free Concert Brings Opera and Musical Theater to Orinda Park

(Rodney Lai, Photographer)Mezzo soprano Leandra Ramm performs in the park’s gazebo before an appreciative audience. More than 200 people came out to the Orinda Community...

Classic Car Show Just Around the Corner

(David Dierks, Photographer)Enthusiasts and those just curious admire the impressive array of classic and new cars at last year’s show.     The first week...

Children’s Health Guild Fundraiser Raises More Than $440,000

(Fimfolio, Photographer) (L-R) Children’s Health Guild event chairs Audrey Mao Michaels, Hannah Kim, President Dariana Ross and Tania Celante organized the nonprofit’s successful spring fundraiser...

A Station Wagon Named Biquette to Join Ranks at Classic Car...

(Ysabel Lagache, Photographer) (Sally Hogarty, Photographer) Edouard Lagache posed in front of his dad’s 1965 Buick Deluxe Special Station Wagon when he was 7 years old...

65 Global Films on Tap This Month at Independent Film Fest

Vinnie Van Patten’s 7 Days to Vegas opens the California Independent Film Festival at the Orinda Theatre Aug. 23.     From an impoverished Kenyan...

‘Team Friel’ Rides in Support of Parkinson’s Research in Wine Country

(Contributed Photo) Kathe Friel and her team of friends and family celebrate their ride at last year’s Tour de Fox.     On Aug. 24 the...

Register for NorCal Kids Triathalon

(Lauren Bennett, Photographer) These young triathletes are suited up and ready for the swimming portion of last year’s competition.     Athletes between the ages...

Comedy Continues in the Park

(Charlie Jarrett, Photographer)(L-R) Monica Bonnington, Joseph Hirsch, Kieran Cross, Alia Rose and Remington Stone) from the Orinda Starlight Village Players production of The Musical...

Cultural Evening Planned for Joaquin Moraga Adobe Fundraiser

(Theresa Long, Photographer)Miramonte High School students (L-R) Gil Peled, Athena Davis, Robert Fuhriman, and Zahra Hasanain demonstrated historic dances at last year’s Fandango.    ...
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