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Tickle your taste buds at annual Taste of Lafayette
Orinda isn't the only community celebrating its culinary delights. Lafayette's downtown area will be transformed into a large, strolling, community dinner party on May 16 when the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce once again hosts the Taste of Lafayette.
By Pippa Fisher

Orinda Restaurant Tour: One more bite for the roads
Food, wine, art and music will be the stars ...By Sora O'Doherty

Wagner Ranch Nature Area opens its gates for a day of fun and learning
On Sunday, April 23, the public will have ...By Sora O'Doherty

Pet Projects
Our wet winter this year has brought many benefits to parched California, and more specifically the Bay Area. However, one negative consequence might be an increase in the number of animals exposed to a potentially fatal disease called Leptospirosis - or Lepto, for ...By Mona Miller, DVM

Pacific Chamber Orchestra's spring concert offers breathtaking Brahams
Pacific Chamber Orchestra's last concert of the season will be its largest, with 36 musicians playing brass, winds, and string instruments, interpreting works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Edward Elgar and Johannes Brahms. Once again Maestro Lawrence Kohl proposes a unique ...By Sophie Braccini

Project Empathy: opening young minds
In the Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School large gym on March 16, sixth-graders with blindfolds over their eyes sat divided into seven groups, each led by two or three eighth-graders. One group clumsily try to spread jam, mustard or ketchup on a piece of bread. Another ...By Sophie Braccini

'Frantz': Love, lies and secrets during WWI
Dramatic and sentimental are two of the many adjectives that characterize this month international film presented in Orinda Theatre, "Frantz."
The French/German film touches on many ...
By Sophie Braccini

SMC performs 'In the Heights', a slice-of-life play From Lin-Manuel Miranda
These days it's hard to scroll through social media without seeing a photo or post about a recent performance of "Hamilton." The rap-happy musical about U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton won a Pulitzer Prize, Grammy Award, and 11 of its 16 Tony nominations in ...By A.K. Carroll

Town Hall Theatre continues to lead by 'green' example in Lafayette
Joining forces with Sustainable Lafayette for an educational movie night, Town Hall Theatre continues to be a leader in "going green."
Sustainable Lafayette will be presenting a special ...
By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette's Earth Day Festival targets 'Sustainable Youth'
With a very "hands-on" approach this year, Lafayette's 12th annual Earth Day Festival will showcase local youth groups as well as exhibitors.
The fun will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 ...
By Pippa Fisher

Film Clips
John DiResta will bring laughter to the Orinda Theatre at 8 p.m. on Thursday April 13. DiResta is the real deal. He was raised on the rough and tumble streets of Long Island where he made fun of people. If you got mocked by John DiResta then you were in with the "in" ...By Derek Zemrak

Looking Good in Lamorinda
It's spring! Time to revisit the closet and consider a new addition or two to freshen up our look.
Specialtees in Lafayette's Fiesta Square says this season celebrates the shoulder. ...
By Moya Stone

Academy of Language and Music Arts/ ALMA

Teen Writes
In the car, it smelled like the new paint on ...By Alexandra Reinecke

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