The Alameda Island Poets November reading will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with featured poets: Alison Hart, Dr. Jennifer Lisa Vest and Nanette Bradley Deetz. The reading takes place Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru St.
On display now through Dec. 21 in the Frank Bette Center for the Arts’ (FBCA) Main Gallery, the exhibition Transformation features local artists expressing themselves on the theme of change. An opening reception for the artists will be held 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11.
The Grand Master Fiddler Youth Champion (GMFC) for 2019 is Miles Quale of Alameda, who had placed second the past two years.
“I was pretty excited that I won,” he said. “It’s always fun to compete and play with some of the best fiddlers in the nation.”
The Alameda Island Poets will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with readings from featured poets: Ivan Argüelles, Naomi Quiñonez and Hector Zamudio. The poets’ monthly reading takes place Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru St.