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  1. Independent Bookstore DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | East Bay Express

    On Saturday, April 30, Independent Bookstore Day will once again be taking over local bookshops. To celebrate, bookstores will be hosting a grab-bag of literary festivities.

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  2. To Kill A MockingbirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | East Bay Express

    For more than sixty years, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird has compelled audiences with its astute portrayal of racism and injustice in Depression-era Alabama. In 1970, ten years after the novel was published, playwright Christopher Sergel began working on a stage adaptation that took him twenty years to complete.

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  3. East Bay Tattoo Artist Publishes an Illustrated Vegan CookbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | East Bay Express

    What do tattoo art, veganism, and Italian home cooking have in common? Maybe not a whole lot - unless you happen to be a vegan tattoo artist who grew up in Italy. But these are the themes of Mama Tried: Traditional Italian Cooking for the Screwed, Crude, Vegan, and Tattooed , a new illustrated cookbook by Cecilia Granata , a Berkeley-based tattoo artist and freelance illustrator.

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  4. Access DeniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | East Bay Express

    As the evening of April 11 approached, Mike Zint prepared for the night as he always did - wide awake and stationed in front of the Berkeley Post Office, where he held the night watch shift for a group of protesters who had been camping out in front of the building for over seventeen months. Early the next morning, however, he received an unexpected visit from Berkeley police.

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  5. Mid-Week Menu: Handlebar Shifts Gears, Cupkates Changes Owners, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | East Bay Express

    Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, our roundup of East Bay food news. 1) Some pretty significant changes are on the horizon at Handlebar , the burger- and tater tot-serving West Berkeley bar, Berkeleyside Nosh reports.

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  6. Vandana Shiva: Feeding the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | East Bay Express

    Physicist, environmentalist, and economic, food, and gender equality activist Vandana Shiva is visiting Oakland on Wednesday, April 27 to speak about Seed Sovereignty, Food Security; Women in the Vanguard of the Fight Against GMOs and Corporate Agriculture, a recently released book that she compiled and edited. The anthology is an extensive collection of essays from women around the world on topics such as seed-sharing, indigenous agricultural practices, and small-scale farming.

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  7. The Lesbian Sex Haiku BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | East Bay Express

    Pulley and Beyer will be holding a book release and reading at Pegasus Books Downtown on April 28 at 7:30 p.m. Free. AnnaPulley.com In 2010, Anna Pulley's life fell apart.

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  8. The Art of Data-tellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 13 | East Bay Express

    There's an unconventional piece of cartography currently covering a wall at Betti Ono Gallery in the heart of downtown Oakland. For the "Oakland Community Power Map," installed by the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project MP), a data-visualization and storytelling collective that maps housing displacement in the Bay Area, locals were asked to contribute cultural data by physically marking community assets over a geographic rendering of Oakland.

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  9. HamletRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | East Bay Express

    The next production from Shotgun Players sounds like a running joke amid theater types: "Wouldn't it be hilarious if we all learned every part in Hamlet, then didn't find out which character we were playing until minutes before show time?" Well, that's actually what they're doing. Currently showing as a discounted preview until it officially opens on April 20, Shotgun Players' rendition of the Shakespeare classic is a wacky game of "Hamlet roulette."

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  10. Chester BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | East Bay Express

    Cartoonist Chester Brown caused a small stir with his 2011 graphic memoir Paying for It , which argued for the decriminalization of sex work from the perspective of a longtime john. Now, the seasoned illustrator is furthering his polemic on sex work with a new graphic novel entitled Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus , which will be published by Drawn & Quarterly on April 12. The book is a series of biblical adaptations that, essentially, collectively argue that the Bible implicitly promotes prostitution.

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  11. Re: No New Bus Service Planned for Hayward Courthouse, Despite Controversial MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | East Bay Express

    According to records obtained by the Express through a Public Records Act request, there is no plan to establish a new shuttle service, or extend existing bus services to connect the Hayward BART station with the Hayward Hall of Justice - despite the fact that the Alameda County Superior Court has proceeded with a controversial plan to consolidate court operations by closing its self-help center located in Oakland's Rene C. Davidson Courthouse, just blocks from BART's Lake Merritt Station, and re-locating hearings for all eviction lawsuits to Hayward.

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  12. Re: Berkeley Progressives Say Mayor Bates' Housing Plan is a "Blueprint for Gentrification"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | East Bay Express

    Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates recently released a list of thirteen recommendations to spur housing development to address Berkeley's staggering affordable housing crisis. Some residents, however, see several components of mayor's plan as an invitation for further displacement in Berkeley, where, according to a recent city staff report, the median rent jumped 12 percent in the last year alone.

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  13. No New Bus Service Planned for Hayward Courthouse, Despite Controversial MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | East Bay Express

    According to records obtained by the Express through a Public Records Act request, there is no plan to establish a new shuttle service, or extend existing bus services to connect the Hayward BART station with the Hayward Hall of Justice - despite the fact that the Alameda County Superior Court has proceeded with a controversial plan to consolidate court operations by closing its self-help center located in Oakland's Rene C. Davidson Courthouse, just blocks from BART's Lake Merritt Station, and re-locating hearings for all eviction lawsuits to Hayward.

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  14. El Cerrito Gets a Himalayan MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | East Bay Express

    For many true food adventurers, restaurants are a dime a dozen, and it's the international markets - tucked away in ethnic enclaves and at remote suburban strip malls - that are often the real treasure trove. Here in the East Bay, the latest addition is Himalayan Grocery , a Nepalese-owned grocery store in El Cerrito that had its first day of business on Sunday, April 3, according to Taniya Acharya, whose father, Kiran Acharya, is one of four Nepalese friends who are opening the store together.

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  15. Berkeley Progressives Say Mayor Bates' Housing Plan is a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | East Bay Express

    Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates recently released a list of thirteen recommendations to spur housing development to address Berkeley's staggering affordable housing crisis. Some residents, however, see several components of mayor's plan as an invitation for further displacement in Berkeley, where, according to a recent city staff report, the median rent jumped 12 percent in the last year alone.

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  16. Re: El Cerrito Gets a Himalayan MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 3 | East Bay Express

    For many true food adventurers, restaurants are a dime a dozen, and it's the international markets - tucked away in ethnic enclaves and at remote suburban strip malls - that are often the real treasure trove. Here in the East Bay, the latest addition is Himalayan Grocery , a Nepalese-owned grocery store in El Cerrito that will have its first day of business on Sunday, April 3, according to Taniya Acharya, whose father, Kiran Acharya, is one of four Nepalese friends who are opening the store together.

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  17. Police Body Camera Records Lawsuit Still Un-DecidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 30 | East Bay Express

    A still image from a police officer body camera video showing a Hayward police officer holding a shotgun loaded with less-lethal ammunition at Berkeley protest in 2014. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Evilio Grillo declined to issue a decision yesterday in a case that could have far-reaching implications for public access to police officer body camera video.

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  18. Alvin Ailey Leaps into The FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is now in residence at Cal Performances through April 3. $36-$150. CalPerformances.org .

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  19. Antoinette Serves Hotel Food for the One PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | East Bay Express

    As of this printing, Antoinette's various social media accounts are a blank slate, and there isn't even a sample menu posted on the hotel or restaurant websites. It's an odd marketing strategy that the folks at The Claremont have deployed - to continue to withhold every scrap of potentially useful information from prospective customers nearly two months after Antoinette opened to the public.

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  20. Re: Blighted Downtown Oakland Property To Become Affordable HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker announced Wednesday that the Empyrean Towers, a dilapidated residential property in downtown Oakland located at 13th and Webster streets, has been approved for sale by the US Bankruptcy Court. According to Parker, the towers had a "long history of substandard and inhumane living conditions."

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