Even standing before the 12-foot tall tree that takes center stage in the Coastal Repertory Theatre’s production of “Native Gardens,” you wouldn’t imagine that the tree is primarily made up of carpet bits.
Coastside artist Jane Kim of Ink Dwell opens her new show on Friday at Palette, a San Francisco gallery and restaurant. Her work focuses on our relationship with food and its connections to the natural world.
Irving Norman, a European immigrant who lived in Half Moon Bay for 27 years before his death in 1989, believed that art could inspire. His work grappled with overarching problems of the world in the hopes that viewers would take away something new. His life and body of work are getting new a…
Coastsiders may know Belinda Hernandez-Arriaga as the founder and director of Ayudando Latinos a Soñar, a Latino-centered nonprofit that hosts many cultural arts programs, mental health services, and social justice and immigration initiatives.
Before the pandemic shuttered schools, Wilkinson Elementary School’s main hallway served several functions at once. It was part art gallery, part communal gathering space where students and teachers would gather before classes began. In the mornings, the entire school would discuss the art, …
This year’s Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival has been canceled, leaving many local artists who would normally participate without a means to showcase their work to the thousands who visit the Coastside during the two-day event.
For the past several years, performances by the Coastside Chorale at the Coastside Lutheran Church typically marked seasonal holidays with festive songs. Fans came to expect lively spring and winter concerts.
Investors Michael O’Leary and Warren Valdmanis have written a prescription to cure what ails our capitalist society in a new book that is easier to swallow than most bitter-pill business tomes. It does, however, come with a side effect: You may never look at this newspaper the same way again.
Just when it seemed all in-person events were in the rear-view mirror, a new feature has appeared through the windshield. Pending final approval from San Mateo County, Coastsider Julie Mell is planning to host a drive-in movie on the evening of Aug. 13.
For Purvi Jejurkar, the Pagrav Dance Studio artistic director, dancing has provided a spiritual and physical experience since she was 10 years old. And she is bringing that experience to the Coastside this weekend.
It’s no secret the recent outbreak of coronavirus cases has caused major changes around the world. Canceled flights, restrictions on international border crossing, and cities in quarantine are commonplace as cases of the COVID-19 continue to emerge.
The first time A.J. DeMello saw a major stand-up comedy set, he thought he would never be able to do anything like that. But the late George Carlin’s 1999 special, “You Are All Diseased,” provided DeMello with a framework and goal to work toward.
Comedy Sharks, the stand-up comedy show produced by local comedian Phil Griffiths, continues to attract unique comics to the Hop Dogma brewery on the Midcoast. Friday night’s 8 p.m. show features several nationally touring comedians.
Snoop Dogg, yes, the famous Long Beach rapper, producer and media personality was sippin’ on gin and juice — or at least playing the turntables — at the Half Moon Bay Brewing Co. on the night of Feb. 12.
Mackenzie Melemed found his calling at a yard sale. Three-year-old Melemed was given a $1 keyboard by his grandfather. Relatively soon afterward, his undeniable talent began to reveal itself, and a musical prodigy was born.
The Pescadero Opera Society has long had a knack for screening classic tales, comedies and riveting dramas. This week’s showing of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” should be a blend of all those themes.
Next week, the Half Moon Bay High School community will watch a film designed to shed light on an issue that is sometimes ignored until it’s too late. “Angst” focuses on the problem of teenage anxiety disorders that experts say are prevalent across the country.
Kacey Christine Roche, of Half Moon Bay, was named to the president’s list at Clemson University for her academic achievements during the 2019 fall semester. Roche is a psychology major and averaged more than a 4.0 GPA.
Though it took time for the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society to earn its reputation, Pete Douglas proved deft in getting shows together on the Coastside. It was established in 1964 and for more than 50 years it has hosted top-tier jazz and classical music talent in the seaside venue in Miramar.
Steve Bologna enjoys plays like this. He appreciates transcendent themes, relatable across generations, that highlight humorous and complex relationships. All of that is on display in the Coastal Repertory Theatre’s latest play, “On Golden Pond.”
The Photographers Rendezvous is a monthly gathering in which both amateur and professional Coastside photographers can share and discuss their work with peers under the guidance of veteran National Geographic photographer Gordon Wiltsie.