As part of their mission to bring cultural experiences from other islands to the Island City, Rhythmix Cultural Works (RCW) presents the Island Arts Concert series. Launching the series this year is the Cuban Maestro Fito Reinoso y sus Clasicos De Cuba (and the Classics of Cuba).
Students from Alameda High School (AHS) are presenting their watercolors, drawings and image transfer projects now through March 26 at Rhythmix Cultural Works’ K Gallery. The show is titled A Brief Display of Works: Alameda High School and Charlie Milgrim.
The Encinal High Drama Department is currently presenting the mega opus extravaganza: Hairspray.
Based on the 1988 John Waters film of the same name, this musical is ostensibly centered on 1960s-style dance music and “downtown” rhythm and blues; but don’t be fooled.
Coinciding with the second Friday openings happening all over town tomorrow night is the presentation of one particularly giant piece of art by local artist d’Arci Bruno at the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM).
Alameda author and editor Julia Park Tracey annouced Monday her latest book in The Doris Diaries series: Reaching for the Moon won the grand prize at the Great Northwest Book Festival, which honors the best titles of the late winter and early spring season.