Island Arts

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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Courtesy photo. Temple Israel’s celebration last year brought light to South Shore Center. This year’s event also features a table for the public to light their own menorahs Monday, 23.

Menorah Lightings Coming Up for Local Families

Dec 20,2019

 Sunday, Dec. 22, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Chabad of Alameda will host a free Hanukkah Community Celebration. The third annual menorah lighting will feature a fire and LED light show as well as snacks, crafts, a raffle and more.

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