Five museums call Alameda home: the Alameda Museum, 2324 Alameda Ave.; the Meyers House and Gardens, 2021 Alameda Ave.; the Naval Air Museum, 2151 Ferry Point; the USS Hornet Museum, 707 W. Hornet Ave.; and the Pacific Pinball Museum, 1510 Webster St.
Large (3-foot by 4-foot) charcoal drawings by Alameda resident Katherine Meyer, featuring Crown Beach (pictured), the Elsie Roehmer Bird Sanctuary, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Shoreline are currently on display at the Triton Museum in Santa Clara.
The Altarena Playhouse is currently presenting Side Show; a semi-biographic musical based on the life of Daisy and Violet Hilton.
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Opportunities for the 50-plus community abound at Mastick Senior Center to further their creative skills. Mastick holds stained glass, creative writing, drawing, painting, ceramics, quilting, beaded jewelry design, graphic arts and other classes.
As part of a seven-day tour of the Bay Area, a cast of more than 35 teenagers will perform Andrew Lloyd Webber’s popular musical Jesus Christ Superstar in a fully staged and choreographed production at First Congregational Church on Saturday, Feb. 15.
The Alameda County Arts Commission invites artists to attend one of two grant-application workshops to learn about the 2014 Artsfund grants program. The commission will host a workshop next Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the county’s Lakeside Plaza Building, 401 Lakeside Dr.
Alameda resident Mark E. Miller announced recently the release of “Donkey Sanctuary,” the first in a series of comics he conceived while travelling in Ronda, Spain, in 2012. The comic books feature a team of animal superfriends drawn by Oakland-based illustrator Greta Aalborg-Volper.