Island Arts

Maryam Nasirova &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Joan Tharp has her work on display at the Alameda Women Artists’ new show.

Turbulent Art Show in Town

May 25,2017


On the night of May 20 the air hung with quiet expectation at the Rhythmix Cultural Works K Gallery. The space was adorned with the vivid artwork of the Alameda Women Artists (AWA).

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Courtesy photo  Kids in the Mike’s Paddle Summer Camp will learn physical, mental and social skills and gain memories that will last them a lifetime.

Summer Sessions for Paddle Board Camp Set

Apr 27,2017

Young people in and around Alameda can learn to “walk on water” at Mike’s Paddle Kids Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Summer Camp. Explore beautiful Ballena Bay while learning to SUP.

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Courtesy Wikipedia  This 1747 painting by Giovanni Paolo Panini “Teatro Argentina” captures the panoply of the opera. Locals can learn to appreciate opera at two upcoming events.

Island Gets Operatic

Apr 20,2017


Two events coming up here in the Island City are focused on learning to appreciate the artform of opera. Today, at 1:30 p.m., catch “The Exceptional Giuseppe Verdi,” a new performance by Mastick Senior Center music director John Kendall Bailey at the center.

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File photo  The spring festival will feature a spirited lion dance.

Spring Fest on Slate

Apr 13,2017


The annual celebration of spring and the Lunar New Year in Alameda has been set for Saturday, April 29, at the Harbor Bay Landing Shopping Center. Now in its 19th year, the Harbor Bay Intercultural Committee’s Spring Festival will celebrate The Year of the Rooster. 

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Playwright, Poet, Painter to Perform

Apr 06,2017


A free event featuring readings, an art exhibit and conversation with East Bay poet, playwright, performer and painter Charles Curtis Blackwell has been scheduled for Saturday, April 29, at 1:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room at the Main Library, located at 1550 Oak St. 

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Learn to Love Jazz with Library

Apr 06,2017


The Alameda Free Library is hosting a free concert celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month, showcasing the talents of the Dave Rocha Trio. The concert will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., Sunday, April 30, at the Main Library, 1550 Oak St. 

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