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Arts & Entertainment

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Story of De La Salle's Legendary Winning Streak Hits Theaters

Story of De La Salle's Legendary Winning Streak Hits Theaters

The movie chronicles the journey of Coach Bob Ladouceur and his record-breaking 151-game winning streak as head coach at the Concord school.
'Sneak Peeks' To Be Held at 3 East Bay Libraries of Upcoming Eugene O'Neill Festival

'Sneak Peeks' To Be Held at 3 East Bay Libraries of Upcoming Eugene O'Neill Festival

The artistic director will present advance lectures in Lafayette, Danville and Pleasanton for the festival, now in its 15th year.
Watch: Robin Williams Makes 'Koko' the Gorilla Smile

Watch: Robin Williams Makes 'Koko' the Gorilla Smile

In 2001, the famous Bay Area gorilla hadn’t smiled for seven months. Then she met Robin Williams.
East Bay Illusionist Bringing Magic Back to the Masses

East Bay Illusionist Bringing Magic Back to the Masses

Patch FashionSpot blogger chats with Dublin illusionist Alvin Lui about his upcoming show “Before Your Eyes” coming to Walnut Creek.
Mark Your Calendar for Winery Getaway

Mark Your Calendar for Winery Getaway

The event celebrates the winery’s first ten years of organic wine grape growing and its CCOF certification.
Free Ice Cream to Promote New Film

Free Ice Cream to Promote New Film

Heading to San Francisco on Sunday? Put this on your 'to do' list.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

"Bears," in theaters April 18, combines beautiful footage with a style and story accessible to children, making it a success for the whole family.
'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

Get ready to see the real-life story about a boy who says he went to Heaven. Sponsored by Sony.
'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' opens in movie theaters this weekend.
TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

Film debuts in theaters this weekend; rated PG-13.
'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3 out of 5 stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

The Muppets are back! Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
'Need for Speed' Video Review: Being Real with Aaron Paul

'Need for Speed' Video Review: Being Real with Aaron Paul

Aaron Paul talks about living on-the-edge in his new film, “Need for Speed," and the adrenaline rush that signifies love, honor, and redemption.
TRAILER + REVIEW: Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

TRAILER + REVIEW: Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Cinema Siren gives the film five stars.