Island Arts

Church Rummage Sale on Tap

Jul 18,2018

St. Barnabas Church presents its annual rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., this Saturday, July 21, at the parish hall and school parking lot, 1427 Sixth St. To learn more call Patrick McNamara, 522-2630.  

 

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Art Walk this Friday

Jul 12,2018

Join Rhythmix Cultural Works for another Love Our Island Art Walk, Radical Beauty Part 4, this Friday, July 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. at South Shore Center. The inner courtyards of the mall will transform into a magical landscape of music and art.

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Maurine Killough

April is National Poetry Month

Mar 29,2018

Alameda Island Poets will celebrate National Poetry Month with a reading featuring John Rowe, Jan Dederick and Maurine Killough. Nanette Deetz is hosting the reading. Light refreshments will be served and an open mic follows the featured poets.

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A Poem Celebrating Women’s History Month

Mar 29,2018

Warriors for the Working Day
When I was a little boy, 
my mom worked,
And so one day I went to daycare,
Where she let go of my hand,
And someone else,
A woman I did not yet know,
Took it in hers,
And took care of me.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Meet raptors, rodents, reptiles and other creatures at the library this Saturday.

Zoo Day at the Alameda Free Library

Mar 22,2018

The Alameda Free Library will host animal visitors this Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Children’s Department of the Main Library, 1550 Oak St. Families will have the opportunity to meet animals from the Oakland Zoo at 11 a.m., Wild Things, Inc.

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George Zeferes Aki Kumar brings his unique blend of Blues and Bollywood music to Rhythmix Cultural Works on Saturday, March 24.

Concert Blends Blues, Bollywood, Barbecue

Mar 15,2018

Straight from India via San Jose, Rhythmix Cultural Works (RCW) presents Aki Kumar’s Bollywood Blues on Saturday, March 24. Kumar’s band demonstrates that down-home Chicago and Mississippi blues and Bollywood music have a lot in common and complement each other well.

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Stefanie Richardson &nbsp&nbsp The chorus sings to Amina in Act 1 of La Sonnambula to celebrate her upcoming marriage to Elvino. Island City Opera’s final performances are this weekend.

Opera Draws Glowing Reviews

Mar 15,2018

Island City Opera has crowned its highly successful season with what is indisputably Vincenzo Bellini’s most accomplished opera, La Sonnambula. For nearly 200 years, La Sonnambula has enjoyed sustained success and popularity since its triumphal opening in Milan in 1831.

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