Azeen is the former Calendar Editor at the East Bay Express. She has previously written for Mother Jones, Seed magazine, and the Berkeley Science Review. A former fruit fly neurobiology researcher, she’s pretty sure she’s watched more fly sex than you. She likes reading at the laundromat and tends to not follow recipes.
The Recreational Adult Dodgeball league is serious about its commitment to dodgeball, and cold brews.
by Azeen Ghorayshi | Jun 19, 2013
Whether you want to dance till morning or be in bed by midnight, we've got the rundown on the best events happening this year.
by Lenika Cruz | Dec 19, 2012
Oakland sees its first-ever video-game conference.
by Azeen Ghorayshi | Mar 13, 2013
Forget taxidermy. The new 25,000-square-foot exhibit is a fresh take on California's wealth of biodiversity.
by Azeen Ghorayshi | May 29, 2013
A Bay Area sketching group finds the beauty in everyday urban details.
by Azeen Ghorayshi | Jan 16, 2013
An Oakland storytelling series turns to local musicians for stories and sounds.
by Azeen Ghorayshi | Aug 7, 2013
A recent Kickstarter campaign to genetically engineer a glowing plant and distribute its seeds across the country has raised questions about the ethical responsibility of DIY scientists in the brave new world of synthetic biology.
by Azeen Ghorayshi | Jul 31, 2013
by Azeen Ghorayshi | Jul 26, 2013
The Berkeley Kite Festival brings tens of thousands of people to the Berkeley Marina to celebrate the simple joys of kite-flying.
by Azeen Ghorayshi | Jul 24, 2013
Kiese Laymon's whimsical new novel, Long Division, paints a picture of America's most contemporary race issues.
by Azeen Ghorayshi | Jul 17, 2013
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