Island Arts

 

Maze Daiko anniversary event scheduled at Rhythmix

Maze Daiko, the musical quintet based at Alameda’s Rhythmix Cultural Works, celebrates its 10-year anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 11, with an enchanting evening concert. Maze Daiko and guests from Gamelan Sekar Jaya, the Bay Area’s premiere Balinese gamelan and dance company, will perform.

 

“Festival Latinoamericana,” an evening of Latin music, dinner, dancing and entertainment at First Congregational Church, has been set for Saturday, Nov. 11, at 5:30 p.m. 

The church’s Fall fundraiser features an evening of live music by Martin Franco of Mambo Soul, traditional Latin American cuisine dinner, a silent auction and Latin dancing.

 

Fright Night Escape Room
Something isn’t quite right. There’s an eerie calm in the air and it seems like you and your friends are the only people left on earth. Can you solve the mystery and get out in time before succumbing to the force that has taken over?  

 

The Alameda Community Band (ACB) will present a free concert titled “Autumn Compendium,” its first of the 2017-18 season, next week. The free concert will showcase a wide variety of classical and popular favorites arranged for wind orchestra at the Alameda Veterans’ Memorial Building at 2203 Central Ave., Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. The band will feature special guests from the Dave Alt Big Band — an Alameda favorite — playing jazz and swing tunes and featuring Janese Powell. 

 

A special opportunity to help children in Africa receive the food, clothing and shelter they need is coming up this weekend. Trinity Lutheran Church will host an African Art and Crafts Bazaar on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the church, located at 1323 Central Ave. at Morton Street. The event will be presented by the Asante Network, an all-volunteer, non-profit, fair-trade organization. 

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