Arts & Events

Press Release: March with Families to Seek Justice in Trayvon Martin Case

Friday July 19, 2013 - 10:41:00 PM

Oakland neighbors, including families with young children, will gather in downtown Oakland Saturday morning to seek justice in the case of Trayvon Martin. -more-

Film Review: Redemption Song: 20 Feet from Stardom--Now playing at the Shattuck Landmark

Reviewed by Gar Smith
Thursday July 18, 2013 - 09:40:00 PM

The word is getting out. Morgan Neville's Sundance Festival stunner, 20 Feet from Stardom, is the must see/must feel movie of the summer. Even on a sunny Tuesday afternoon, I found the Landmark's screening room packed and the management promising refunds if there were no seats left. -more-

Film Review: How to Make Money Selling Drugs--Now playing at the Elmwood

Reviewed by Gar Smith
Thursday July 18, 2013 - 09:35:00 PM

How to Make Money Selling Drugs is a message film with a simple message: It's surprisingly easy to amass a fortune pushing pot and cashing in on cocaine. Director Matthew Cooke spells it out in Ten Easy Steps that are so simple even a school kid could do it. -more-