Island Arts

Courtesy photo  Cheryl Kettell and Linda Benson let the Alameda Sun shine on the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Salt Lake City.

Local Pair Attends Utah Parliament

Jan 21,2016

Courteous. Warm. Kind. Respectful. 

These are the words Cheryl Kettell and Linda Benson used to describe the people they met in October at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Salt Lake City. 

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Courtesy photo. Poet Patricia Caspers

Poetry Reading Slated

Dec 30,2015

Alameda Island Poets present the first of 2016’s monthly readings, with two Alameda poets. A poetry reading featuring Julia Park Tracey and Patricia Caspers, with open mic to follow, has been scheduled for Wednesday, Jan 6.

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Donna Eyestone (right) and her 11-year-old daughter, Emma. Courtesy photo

Gingerbread Masters Unveil ‘Crab Cove’

Dec 23,2015

Donna Eyestone (right) and her 11-year-old daughter, Emma, have created the seventh in a series of Alameda gingerbread replicas. This year’s creation is the Crab Cove Visitors Center on McKay Avenue.

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R. Beach  The New Esterhazy Quartet kicks off Rhythmix Cultural Works’ first-ever classical concert series Friday, Jan. 8, at 8 p.m.

From Beatles to Baroque, Rhythmix Has it in 2016

Dec 17,2015

Among the many musical talents that swirl around Alameda’s own Rhythmix Cultural Works, (RCW) is Stephen Schultz, a professor of music at Carnegie Mellon University. Schultz has put together two exciting musical offerings at RCW for the New Year. 
Classical Fridays at Rhythmix

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Courtesy photo  Alameda resident Bryan Schwartz has penned Scattered among Nations that describes isolated Jewish communities throughout the world.

Book Explores Jewish Diversity

Dec 10,2015

On Dec. 8, Bryan Schwartz released Scattered among the Nations, a collection of photos and stories from the world’s most isolated Jewish communities.

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Courtesy photo  Images like this comprise Visible opening this Friday.

Visible Show Opens Friday

Dec 10,2015

A collaborative project between local photographers, St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County, and the homeless called Visible goes on display this Friday at Redux Studios & Gallery, 2315 Lincoln Ave. in Alameda.

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West Coast Dance Performers 2015

Dance to The Music

Jun 25,2015

Two productions of the 42nd annual musical song and dance extravaganza by Alameda-based West Coast Dance (WCD) is set for this weekend, Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. Dance to the Music presents a cavalcade of fluorescent colors, pop tunes, and funky fancy footwork.

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