Island Arts

Courtesy photo -- Tina “Bean” Blaine shares the annual award with Oaklander Naur Kwina

Alamedan Receives Arts Award

Sep 25,2022

Former Executive Director of Rhythmix Cultural Works Tina Blaine was one of six recipients of the 2022 Alameda County Arts Leadership Award. The awardees were selected by the Alameda County Arts Commission (ACAC).

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Local Events Around Town

Sep 16,2022

Friday, September 16
Starlight Movies in The Park: Sing 2 — In person, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Leydecker Field (3225 Mecartney Road)

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It’s Only a Play Review

Sep 08,2022

I had the good fortune to see a dress rehearsal of It’s Only a Play on August 20 at the Altarena Playhouse’s fascinating theater (1409 High St.). This iteration of Terrence McNally’s renowned 1982 off-Broadway play was directed by Altarena’s artistic director Katina Psihos Lerheule.

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Local Events Around Town

Aug 25,2022

Saturday, August 27
It’s a Family Affair (Kiwanis Foundation fundraiser event) — In person, 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; O Club at Alameda Point (641 W Red Line Ave.)

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More Public Art Pieces Decorate Alameda

Aug 25,2022

After the unveiling of the nearly 40-foot-tall steel art sculpture, Beken, at the Seaplane Lagoon Park at Alameda Point (“A Beacon of Art Rises at Seaplane Lagoon Park,” Aug. 10), more art pieces have been raised around the city.

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The Food Bank Players' Hamlet Postponed

Aug 25,2022

The Food Bank Players announced recently that they had to postpone the last two dates for their production of Shakespeare's Hamlet after several cast members were diagnosed with COVID-19. The last two shows were scheduled for Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28.

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