Island Arts

Courtesy photo. Temple Israel’s celebration last year brought light to South Shore Center. This year’s event also features a table for the public to light their own menorahs Monday, 23.

Menorah Lightings Coming Up for Local Families

Dec 20,2019

 Sunday, Dec. 22, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Chabad of Alameda will host a free Hanukkah Community Celebration. The third annual menorah lighting will feature a fire and LED light show as well as snacks, crafts, a raffle and more.

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Courtesy photos &nbsp&nbsp Anto Aghapekian worked for more than two years to complete a handmade stained-glass window celebrating Mastick Senior Center. The window appears below.

New Glass Art Adorns Mastick Center

Nov 07,2019

A new stained glass window depicting the Santa Clara Avenue entrance of Mastick Senior Center has hung in the center’s office as of Oct. 2. The window faces into the Mastick courtyard. 

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Top row, left to right, Zoey Ericson as Marmee and Bonita Pinales as Aunt March; bottom row, left to right, Addie Wade as Meg March, Emily Price as Jo March and Catie Price as Beth March perform this weekend in the Encinal High School production of Little Women.

Little Women to Grace Encinal Stage

Nov 07,2019

This Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9, and next Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, at 7:30 p.m. Encinal Junior-Senior High School students will present Louisa Mae Alcott’s classic Little Women.

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Poets to Mark Native American Month

Oct 31,2019

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. 

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