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Treasure Island at Berkeley Rep: Faithful Story-Telling Gives Fresh Vitality to an Old Swashbuckler

Leo Stutzin | Posted 05.06.2016 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

Steven Epp as Long John Silver and John Babbo as Jim Hawkins in Mary Zimmerman's adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's tale. Photos by Kevin Berne ...

Mary Zimmerman's Latest Epic Journey at Sea, Treasure Island, Is See-worthy

Erika Milvy | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts
Erika Milvy

This week, stage spellbinder Mary Zimmerman returns to Berkeley Rep where she has staged numerous productions.

Normand Island, BVI: Cave Diving

Zorianna Kit | Posted 06.04.2016 | Travel
Zorianna Kit

Norman Island is an uninhabited island at the southern tip of the British Virgin Islands Archipelago. It is known for its three shallow caves at the ...

First Nighter: James McAvoy Rules 'The Ruling Class,' A Feminized Treasure Island,' 'Di and Viv and Rose' on Friendship

David Finkle | Posted 04.22.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

When Peter Barnes decided the ruling English class was nutty, he created Jack Gurney and wrote The Ruling Class, a hellzapoppin satire during most of which Gurney (James McAvoy) contends he's Jesus.

Dreamlike, Hovering 'Treasure Island' Park Proposed For New York City

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts

New York City's West Side could be getting a lot more whimsical if plans succeed for an imaginative new park. The Hudson River Park Trust this week...

5 Storied Isles of the South Pacific: Going Literary on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.21.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Not for nothing have some of the world's most famous authors dwelt literarily on and physically in the islands of the South Seas, the mystic beauty of...

Hoist the Jolly Roger! -- 10 Must-Read Pirate Books

Scott DiMarco | Posted 03.23.2014 | Home
Scott DiMarco

Pirate-mania is all the rage these days. Luckily for us, there is a virtual treasure trove of pirate books. Here are some classic tales of piracy to keep your ship afloat.

The Mystery Behind Google's Secret Barges May Be Solved

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.04.2013 | Technology

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a...floating showroom? Google's mysterious barge in San Francisco Bay just became a bit less of a mystery. KPIX, a ...

Treasure Island Music Festival Photos -- Day 1

Adam Rutkowski | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Adam Rutkowski

Saturday of Treasure Island Music Festival had a great balance of electronic, indie rock, and hip hop to cater to anyone's music needs. Atoms for Peace closed out the night with a mesmerizing set while the band and crowd almost froze to death.

Ancient Trash Triggers New View Of Human Migration

LiveScience | Charles Choi | Posted 08.30.2013 | Science

Ancient trash heaps in Bolivia used for millennia now suggest humans explored the western Amazon as early as 10,000 years ago, researchers say. This ...

TREASURE ISLAND: Lineup Announced!

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.28.2013 | San Francisco

From the outside, the Treasure Island Music Festival seems like a recipe for disaster: packing dozens of bands and thousands of music fans onto a smal...

Tragedy Strikes Treasure Island

The Contra Costa Times | Daniel M. Jimenez | Posted 04.18.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A 10-year-old girl was killed early Saturday morning as a raging two-alarm fire spread through an apartment building on Treasure Isla...

Make It To Treasure Island? Add Your Photos To Our Slideshow!

Posted 12.15.2012 | San Francisco

"The sun is setting behind the Golden Gate right now," mused electronic music producer Matthew Dear as he gazed at the early evening light glimmering ...

Finding My Lost Treasure in Port Jefferson

Sherman Yellen | Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts
Sherman Yellen

After seeing Treasure Island for the first time in a full stage production I was more than ever convinced that we don't need the angel Clarence from that beloved old Jimmy Stewart movie to remind us that it can be a wonderful life.

SF Cracks Down On Treasure Island

This article comes to us courtesy of The Bay Citizen. By MATT SMITH and KATHARINE MIESZKOWSKI San Francisco will ask the state to conduct its ow...

Did Officials Try To Downplay Radiation On Treasure Island?

This article comes to us courtesy of The Bay Citizen. By Matt Smith and Katherine Mieszkowski As U.S. Navy officials readied a report this summe...

Treasure Island's Toxic Danger

This article comes to us courtesy of The Bay Citizen. By Matt Smith Radioactive contamination at the Treasure Island Naval Station, where San Fr...

Author: My Risky Sequel To 'Treasure Island'

Andrew Motion | Posted 10.07.2012 | Home
Andrew Motion

"How dare you?" No one actually said that, when I told them I was writing a sequel to Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, but I could see lots of people thinking it. How dare I interfere with an acknowledged masterpiece? How dare I imply it was somehow incomplete?

What To Watch This Week: A Double Dose Of Van Der Beek And More!

Posted 04.30.2012 | TV

What's not to love about a week with a double dose of James Van Der Beek? The "Dawson's Creek" vet will first make his usual appearance on "Don't Trus...

Matt Sledge

In Wealthy Florida County, Charity Plans Tent City For Homeless | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.22.2012 | Impact

When the wealthy come to visit Indian River County on Florida's Treasure Coast, they can sleep in $7 million pads on Ocean Drive in Vero Beach or hit ...

'This Is Not Your Grandfather's Suspension Bridge'

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.20.2011 | San Francisco

As months have gone by on the seemingly endless construction of the Bay Bridge's new eastern span, the structure has gradually started to look more an...

Treasure Island Music Festival Is Underrated

Julie Dyer | Posted 12.12.2011 | San Francisco
Julie Dyer

If you live in San Francisco and you're into music, Treasure Island Music Festival is on the brink of something really great. Unlike most festivals, it feels attainable and not overly jam-packed people or artist-wise.

It's Live! Presenting The 2011 Treasure Island Festival Lineup

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.24.2011 | San Francisco

The lineup for this year's Treasure Island Music Festival includes performances Death Cab For Cutie, Cut Copy, Empire of the Sun, The Hold Steady, Bea...

The New Interactive Book: Not Just Your Old-Fashioned Videobook

Patricia Benesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patricia Benesh

FlyingWord is creating a line of books that immerses the reader in a totally new experience. And it's not a matter of adding video or audio streams, as on typical DVDs.

Astoria Characters: The Man to the Mansion Born

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Michael Halberian wanders through the central hall of the fabled Steinway Mansion and flips the switch that turns on the 1,000-pound crystal chandelier, big and round as the sun. It's motorized.