Island Arts

Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Guitarist Pat Wilder, left, and vocalist Pamela Rose will perform in Rose’s “Blues is a Woman” show this Saturday, March 23.

‘Blues is a Woman’ Set for Saturday

Mar 21,2019

Celebrating the great women of blues in the heart of International Women’s Month Rhythmix Cultural Works presents Pamela Rose’s critically acclaimed new show: “Blues is a Woman — from Ma Rainey to Bonnie Raitt.” Many women have left their mark on the blues: Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Sister Ro

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Laureates Launch ‘Poem of the Week’

Nov 15,2018

Alameda’s dual poet laureates, Gene Kahane, top with a local barista, and Cathy Dana, bottom, have launched a new literary program to encourage poets. The “Poem of the Week” project now has displays in three coffee shops and all three branches of the Alameda Free Library thanks to the laureates.

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Artists! Register Now for Holiday Contest

Nov 08,2018

Local artists have until this Saturday, Nov. 10, to register for the 2018 Downtown Alameda Holiday Window Contest. The contest is presented by Flax Art & Design, Alameda Artists and the Downtown Alameda Business Assoiciation. All Bay Area artists are invited to participate.

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Vijay Rhakra &nbsp&nbsp Duniya Dance and Drum Company will present traditional dance and music from Guinea in West Africa at the ‘Round the World Festival, a free event taking place this Sunday.

Bringing the World to Alameda

Oct 02,2018

Bringing the community together for a celebration of global cultures through dance, music, art and food, Rhythmix Cultural Works presents its third annual ‘Round the World Festival this Sunday, Oct. 7, from noon to 3 p.m.

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Teen Artwork Goes on Display Friday

Sep 13,2018

Alameda teen Malcolm Fooks has been drawing since he was a very small boy. In the first-ever solo exhibition of his works, he revisits drawings that his mom kept over the years and recreates their essence, using his current skills with graphite.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Charlie Sullivan’s artwork will grace the long-abandoned gas station across from City Hall Friday.

Love Our Island Friday Night

Sep 13,2018

For the past six months, RCW has been bringing art and music to the streets of Alameda with the theme of Radical Beauty as part of its Love Our Island Art Walk series.

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