Island Arts

The winning poster in the Everyone Belongs Here Poetry and Poster Contest (above)was designed by Britney Chau, a ninth grader at Encinal High School

‘Everyone Belongs Here’ Contest Winners Named

Jun 11,2020

The Everyone Belongs Here Poem and Poster Contest theme this year was how everyone still belongs here and belongs together, but how everyone needs to adapt to show unity. The winning poem and poster appear here. 

Thirteen in Quarantine

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AHS Theater Performs Livestreamed Cabaret

May 28,2020

What was supposed to be an end of the year event turned into an online extravaganza for the Alameda High School (AHS) drama department. On May 22, the drama department livestreamed The Living Room Cabaret.

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2nd Friday Openings Include Kitch at Inkblot

Mar 12,2020

As part of the Island City’s 2nd Friday art openings, San Francisco collage artist Maureen Shields will exhibit works at Inkblot Gallery, 933b Central Ave., this Friday, March 13, from 6 to 9 p.m.

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Association to Host Two March Events

Mar 05,2020

On March 10, at noon, the Alameda Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the College of Alameda will host a midday discussion in observance of International Women’s Day globally celebrated on Sunday, March 8. Dr.

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Alameda on Camera Deadline Approaching

Jan 23,2020

Photographers can still enter Alameda on Camera, a juried, photo-based, multimedia competition featuring 48 photographers working in 48 sections of Alameda over 48 hours from Feb. 21 to Feb. 23. Apply for $50 through Sunday, Feb. 2.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Cathy Dana and Rev. Nancy Gordon celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Express Yourself.

Express Yourself! Open Mic Turns 20

Jan 16,2020

Express Yourself! a local, open- mic event will celebrate its 20-year anniversary tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 17, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Home of Truth, 1300 Grand St. The open mic was founded 20 years ago by Rev.

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The Writing is on the Wall

Jan 09,2020

While the new artwork is currently hanging, a celebration for Rhythmix’ “The Writing on the Wall” will not take place until Feb. 19.

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Clayton Mitchell Photography

Menorah Lighting Celebrates Chanukah

Dec 27,2019

Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft marked the beginning of the Jewish festival of lights, Chanukah, last Friday at the Bridgeside Center by lighting a 10-foot menorah. Chabad of Alameda hosted the lighting, which featured performances, crafts and other fun.

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Eric Thompson Photography.  Join Bululú for a festive concert of tropical holiday music this Friday.

Christmas in the Tropics

Dec 20,2019

Whether one personally celebrates a particular holiday tradition or not, it can always be fun to experience the celebrations of another culture.

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