Island Arts

Courtesy photo - Devon Yee, a recent graduate of Alameda High, recently led a team of fellow students in producing a mural. She drew the concept sketch, presented the project before library officials and put together a team of artists to make it happen. The design incorporates an image of Alameda City Hall.

Teens Unveil Mural at Main Library Sunday

Jun 19,2014

For the past month, a group of teenage artists have been hard at work at the Alameda Free Library. The teens designed and painted an entire mural themselves, despite having no prior mural experience.

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Courtesy photo - Among the performers in this year’s West Coast Dance production are, back row, left to right: Alexandria Esplana, Talia Grumet, Mary Archibeque, Ella Phillips and Isabella Ibarra; center row, left to right: Zoe DeGuzman, Hadassah Zenor-Davis, Samantha Woo and Jessica Woo; front row, left to right: Javia Anderson, Caitlyn Freeman and Kaiya Smith.

West Coast Dance Performance Set

Jun 12,2014

Come see the West Coast Dance Theater’s 41st annual June show “Dance to the Music,” on Friday, June 20, and Saturday, June 21, at 7 p.m. both days. 

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Courtesy photo. Photographer Chris Adamson won this year’s “1,000 Words” award in the Frank Bette Center’s Alameda on Camera contest.

Adamson Takes Home ‘1,000 Words’ Award

Jun 05,2014

Photographer Chris Adamson noticed that when he tilted the photograph he had taken on its axis, it had the configuration of a yin-yang symbol. The cool turquoise and blues on the wall of the home in the picture formed one curve, and the fence, the other.

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Courtesy photo. This owl on a tray is just one of the pieces of art by Jon Kerpel currently on display at the Main Library.

Main Library Displays Good Earth Artworks

Jun 05,2014

Alameda artist Jon Kerpel is exhibiting his assemblages at the Alameda Free Library through Saturday, June 28, on the second floor of the Main Library, 1550 Oak St. This is the first in a series of shows of Kerpel’s artworks entitled The Good Earth Project.

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Courtesy San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Richard Diebenkorn’s “Ocean Park #54” from 1972 will be part of a community conversation on June 18 at the Main Library.

California Artists from Figure to Funk

Jun 05,2014

An upcoming presentation with docent Avril Angevine will explore San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s longstanding history of showcasing and nurturing California artists.

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Museum Offers Laughs, Chat, Shows

May 08,2014

The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM), which continues its fundraising efforts to secure a permanent home at the Alameda Carnegie Library recently announced a series of events taking place in May.

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