Feature Articles

A true miracle of thespianism, a creation beyond the reach of ordinary actors, “The Lord of A Ring in A Suitcase” brought magnificence, drama and madcap hilarity to Franklin Park last Saturday. The Peripatetic Players, an ensemble of five actors, played every part of the broad dramatis personae of the J.R.R. Tolkien book, The Fellowship of the Ring.

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. 

The City of Alameda’s Climate Action and Resiliency Plan (CARP) — adopted by the city in July —serves to better Alameda’s environment by improving upon existing environmental initiatives, addressing sustainability, climate resilience and general environmental quality. Some of the most pivotal aspects of this plan are its proposed reduction of greenhouse-gas emissions and implementation of clean electricity.