Readers' Poll Winners: Arts and Culture

Best Annual Event
Eat Real Festival

Best Art Gallery
Swarm Gallery

Best Artist
Adam Caldwell

Best Art Murmur Offshoot
Temescal Art Walk

Best Band
California Honeydrops

Best Blogger
V Smoothe, A Better Oakland

Best Club
The Uptown

Best Cover Band
Total BS

Best DJ
DJ Platurn

Best DJ Night at a Club
Club Drama at The Uptown

Best East Bay Slang Word

Best Genre-Bending Book or Graphic Novel
Wilson — Daniel Clowes

Best Genre-Mixing Band
The California Honeydrops

Best LGBT Party
Hella Gay at The Uptown

Best Local Album
Spreadin' Honey — The California Honeydrops

Best Local Author
Michael Chabon

Best Local Book
The Big Short — Michael Lewis

Best Local Film

Best Local Film Festival
Temescal Street Cinema

Best Mash-Up DJ
DJ Platurn

Best Multi-talented Artist
Lech Wierzynski

Best Mural

Best Music Venue
The Fox Theater

Best Musician
Lech Wierzynski

Best Place to Dance

Best Poet
Robert Hass

Best Radio Station

Best Record Label
1-2-3-4 Go! Records

Best Rapper
Too $hort

Best Singer

Best Theatrical Production
Let Me Down Easy — Berkeley Repertory Theater

Most Diverse Programming at a Club
The Uptown

Most Unlikely Place to See Art on the Walls
The Uptown

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